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Boothroyd, Sharon
The subtext of a dream / Sharon Boothroyd.
London : Sharon Boothroyd, 2017.
Physical Description:
[20] pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7433.4.B66 S53 2017
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of the artist
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Cover title.
Imprint from colophon.
BAC: British Art Center copy accompanied by an autograph letter from the artist (explaining the work), removed to the book artists file.
"The Subtext of a Dream centres around fictional experiences of imagined contact or fantasy as experienced by a fictional character Madame Beauvais. Bombarded by a glut of erotica this series reads like a swim through erotic literature. The text fragments are written by multiple authors (from writers as diverse as Chris Krauss, E. L. James, Anais Nin, Judy Blume and Georges Bataille) and re-appropriated by the artist. The images of water surfaces represent the character's desire to fall in, to experience contact with seductive thresholds, yet remains, for now, teetering on the edge. The Subtext of a Dream is a self-published artist book."--http://www.sharonboothroyd.com, accessed August 17, 2018.
Subject Terms:
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Bodies of water.
Erotic literature.
Women in natural history.
Artists' books.

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