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Rook, Anne

Papiers peints - wallpapers : Japonaiserie & Chinoiserie.

[London] : anne rook @MM. Visual Catering, 2010.
Physical Description:
[23] leaves : color illustrations ; 21 x 29 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7433.4.R66 P37 2010+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, acquired with funds from the Bequest of Daniel S. Kalk
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Issued in a limited edition of five copies.
Each illustration is preceded by a tracing paper insert with title and description of wallpaper.
"The book was designed to resemble wallpapers sample books found in designers and decorators shops. Most of the images are retired from actual old wallpaper patterns found in various museums although the designs have all been changed and altered significantly. The wallpaper designs have been 'invaded' by fruit labels, fast food logos or whole apple entirely covered in their 'identification' labels. Nature hides itself. The book is part of a series of works commenting on the way contemporary economics of agriculture have altered the production of food and the way we consume it."--Description provided by the artist.
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 3 of 5.
Subject Terms:
Agriculture -- Economics -- Great Britain.
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Food -- Great Britain.
Logos (Symbols)
Wallpaper in art.
Wallpaper patterns.
Women in natural history.
Artists' books.

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