Item #3799 Throw It Amidst Our Enemies. Gabriel Liston.

Throw It Amidst Our Enemies

Liston, Gabriel

Portland, OR: Author, 2012.

Original work. 4 x 5.25 inches. Unique artist's book, titled, signed, and dated on the spine. Fine condition. Item #3799

Artist Gabriel Liston, whose paintings typically depict an unsentimental view of the world of children's experience, creates these one-of-a-kind "book tiles" by sewing shut copies of cheaply made commercial children's books (all from the same series), sealing them with acrylic medium, and painting images in a blue reminiscent of Delft tiles. Liston maintains the book tiles' tenuous connection with their origin by typically taking the title from a caption in the book, and by sanding away tiny areas to allow the original cover coloration to show through.

Price: $250.00

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