Collage, Letterpress, Lithograph, Pencil, Photo, Silkscreen
8.5 × 5 × 1.5 in
1 in stock
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art
Harvard University, Houghton Library
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Smith College, Mortimer Rare Book Room
St. Louis Art Museum (SLAM)
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Kunstbibliothek
The New York Public Library (NYPL)
The University of the Witwatersrand, Wits Art Museum (WAM), Jack Ginsberg Centre for Book Arts
Toledo Museum of Art
University of California, Irvine (UCI)
University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
Walker Art Center
Yale University, Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library
This book is the result of a 2-year collaboration between poet Jeremy Sigler, artist Jessica Stockholder, and the brilliant artist/printer Ruth Lingen. The images were made using lithography, transfer, letterpress, digital, collage and hand coloring on an incredible variety of paper and plastic pages. The artist etched the litho images directly onto the plates. The type is Bulmer, with various metal and wood sans serifs, all hand set.
All typography and printing done by Ruth Lingen, with assistance from Kathy Kuehn, Ariel Kitch, and Casey Roberts.
The paper is Somerset and vintage Coloraid, with various mylars and Jean Tetan plastics.
The binding was done by Mark Tomlinson and Ruth Lingen
Edition of 30, plus 9 artist proofs.
Numbers 16 – 30 are glued onto 1″ balsa wood, five copies came with a sculptural wall unit.
The book measures 8.5 x 5 x 1.5 inches
The book/sculptural unit measures approximately 14 x 18 x 9.5 inches.
The plastic casting is by Squire Broel.
Published by Picture Books