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Douglas, Helen, 1952–
A Venetian brocade / by Helen Douglas ; with a story by Marina Warner.
Yarrow : Weproductions, 2010.
Physical Description:
[180] p. : ill. ; 13 x 18 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7433.4.D68 V46 2010
Yale Center for British Art, Friends of British Art Fund
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"From Tommaso Mocenigo's tomb--its great curtain drawn back--the city of Venice unfolds in the hands of Douglas' rich visual narrative, delighting in textural contrast and intricate layerings. As oneiric zone that Venice embodies, stone, brick, water, inside and out, near, far, night, day, east, west, past in present are juxtaposed and woven as one continuous brocade. Within each landscape-format spread an inner page is floated and embellished at its edge. Borders of brick dissolve as sky, images shift, merge and overlay, water laps and floods, whilst reflective glimmerings morph into mosaic and golden threads. As masterful threading within this Venetian Brocade--at its fore, Marina Warner contributes a dexterous story of unique, wondrous wide-eyed looking from East to West."--Weproductions website.
"A visual narrative (166pp) in full colour offset by Helen Douglas with a contributing story by Marina Warner. Printed on 130gsm Hello Extra Matt. Case bound in Ratchfords Inspiration with foil blocking. Edition 1000."--Weproductions website.
Artist's book yearbook 2010-2011, p. 253
Subject Terms:
Architecture, Domestic -- Italy -- Venice.
Art -- Italy -- Venice.
Artistic collaboration.
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Venice (Italy) -- In art.
Livres d'artistes.
Warner, Marina, 1946-
Weproductions, publisher.

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