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Brains & spines
Brains and spines
8 unnumbered pages, illustrations, 18 cm.
Cover title. Limited edition of 200 numbered copies, signed by all three artists. "Concept by Jessie Nebraska Gifford as part of her MS series. Text & design by Esther K. Smith. Letterpress and hand set metal types: Agency Gothic Open, Bank Gothic & Horizon Italic by Dikko Faust, who also made the photopolymer plates directly from Gifford's brain & spine MRI films"--Colophon. "Autobiographical artist Jessie Nebraska Gifford (1939) collaborated with Purgatory Pie Press to produce this one sheet editioned instant book. The book was conceived in a collaboration among the three artists, referencing Gifford's computer-based work she had been making with her MRI scans. The images are printed from photo-engravings made directly from MRI scans of Gifford's brain and spine. Brains & Spines is the second book in Purgatory Pie Press's InstaBook series"--Vamp & Tramp Booksellers' website, viewed on March 15, 2016. One sheet book with cut-out windows and a pop-up in the center.
University of Puget Sound Collins Library, Archives & Special Collections
Call Number: Box 3, N7433.4.G54 B7 2005
SubjectMultiple sclerosis in art ; Diseases in art ; Multiple sclerosis -- Magnetic resonance imaging -- Pictorial works ; Brain -- Magnetic resonance imaging -- Pictorial works ; Spine -- Magnetic resonance imaging -- Pictorial works ; Autobiographical memory in art ; Body image in art ; Artists' books -- Specimens.
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Letterpress printing; Photomechanical Processes; Other
Colors; Illustrations; Text (layout feature); Visual
Kendyl Chasco, Collins Memorial Library
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