Berkeley, CA: Karen Shimoda, 2019.
Original work. 3.75 x 5.5 inches (closed). Five-panel accordion book, with acrylic paintings on mylar mounted on each panel, signed and dated by the artist.
Unique artist’s book. New. Item #4529
Karen Shimoda is a painter living in Berkeley, California. For several years she has been converting Moleskine accordion notebooks into both editioned and unique artist’s books. After painting the covers in acrylic, she mounts paintings, prints, or monotypes on the panels.
Universal Absolution is from a recent series of unique books containing abstract acrylic paintings evocative of natural processes and environments. See The Rabbit Hole, also on the site, for another example, and please don't hesitate to inquire for descriptions and images of other books in the series.