Chip Duyck

My Thieving Hands: A Story of Jean Genet

Chip Duyck

My Thieving Hands: A Story of Jean Genet

Date

2005

Edition Size

50

Media

Letterpress

Binding

Hand-sewn

$ 900.00

3 in stock


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Jean Genet has spoken to me with surprising lucidity about life, love, and morality. He saw beauty in the grotesque and elevated it to the status of a diamond. When I look through this diamond, I see life with a unique clarity and brilliance.
— Chip Duyck

The book was printed by hand from Weiss type and metal photo plates by Ruth Lingen in New York, NY and Walla Walla, WA. The images were hand-colored by the artist. The text paper is Arches with French marbled end sheets. The edition was sewn by Kathy Kuehn and bound by Mark Tomlinson.