Kurt AllerslevMarshall Weber

House of Ghosts

Kurt Allerslev, Marshall Weber

House of Ghosts



Edition Size

35, 50






Artist Book


8.75 × 6 in


Brooklyn, NY


Booklyn, Inc.

$ 2,300.00


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House of Ghosts uses physical and metaphorical architectural structures to illustrate the interior emotional landscape of psychic exile and repatriation within one’s own body, psyche, and home. The pencil drawings were done in 1990 by Andrew E. Graef, an architect in Summit, New Jersey for a house built in Morristown, New Jersey, the consummate suburban community.

First edition: 2000, edition of 50. Ink jet on onion skin paper with original architectural pencil drawings, 28p, relief printed mylar cover, side stab binding, wood, and plexiglass case. Second edition: 2002, edition of 35, black and white Epsom ink jet. printing. The master pages of edition one are overprinted onto blueprints of the Manhattan water treatment plant. The text is matched and printed backward on every verso page giving the illusion of transparency to the pages. With a relief printed Mylar cover and Japanese stab binding.