Chip Duyck

My Thieving Hands: A Story of Jean Genet

Chip Duyck

My Thieving Hands: A Story of Jean Genet



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Boston Athenaeum

Chapman University

Cornell University

Dartmouth College, Rauner Library

Multnomah County Public Library

Oberlin College

Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD)

Scripps College, Denison Library

Stanford University

Temple University

The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State)

University of Arizona Library

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University of Delaware Library

University of Louisville

University of Minnesota

University of North Carolina (UNC), Greensboro

University of Wisconsin, Kohler Art Library

Wesleyan University

Whitman College

Yale University, Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library

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.