Missing. Dorothy Krause.

Missing.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL: 2016. Artist's book, unique, on tan laid paper, each page with an original etched copper that is1.25 inches square, signed on the colophon and on the text page by the artist / author Dorothy Krause. Page size: 8.75 x 9.5 inches; 15pp. 13 pages with a 1.25-inch copper portrait mounted on each page. Bound by Dorothy Krause: post bound boards, as if a photograph album, covered in moss green silk with collaged image (young girl in skeletal outline collaged over text fragment, mounted under distressed glass, with copper square on laid to distressed glass, within a lead- wrapped wood frame. The text is digitally printed on Graphix Matte Film, with an image of one of the copper portraits. The colophon page has an original copper plate, 3 inches' square of grasses, mounted above the artist's signature. The 14 original copper etchings are somber in feel adding gravitas to this tragedy. The text reads, in part: "It is estimated that at least 8 million children worldwide go missing each year, including 800,000 in the U.S...A multilingual database that features photographs and information about missing children from around the world was established in 1998 by the International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children (ICMEC)..." The text is a catalogue of distressing facts calling the reader / viewer's attention to this world-wide tragedy. Item #11267

Price: $1,500.00

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