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Christie, John, 1945–

The blue diver.

London : Objectif, 1995.
Physical Description:
[34] p. : chiefly ill. ; 25 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7433.4.C447 B58 1995+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
"The images in the sequence are taken from a photograph by Harry Shunk of Yves Klein's Leap into the Void. The event took place at 3 rue Gentil Bernard in the Paris suburb of Fontenay-aux-Roses in mid-October 1960. ... The book was made after visiting Yves Klein 'Leap into the Void' at the Hayward Gallery, London in April 1995."--Colophon.
Edition limited to 4 copies.
Folded leaves inserted in plastic sleeves.
Bound in gray boards. Issued in a box covered with black cloth. The front cover of the box features a square of Yves Klein blue (International Klein Blue), and the interior of the box is covered with two images printed in the same hue.
Selected exhibitions: “Graphic!: British Prints Now" (Yale Center for British Art, April 8 - June 6, 1999).
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. [3] of 4 signed and boxed copies.
Subject Terms:
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Blue in art.
International Klein Blue.
Klein, Yves, 1928-1962.
Objectif -- Publisher.
Photography, Artistic.
Trick photography.
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Klein, Yves, 1928-1962. Leap into the void.

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