The Naked Eye. A Compilation of Quotations. JoAnna Poehlmann.

The Naked Eye. A Compilation of Quotations.

Milwaukee, WI: 1992. One of 10 copies only, each numbered by the artist / author / publisher, JoAnna Poehlmann, all on one-ply Strathmore paper. Page size: 4 x 5". 80pp. Bound by the artist: flesh colored leather embedded with a glass mannequin eye from Van Dyke's Taxidermy Supply, accordion fold. Illustrated with color copies of pictorial material gathered from art history and natural history books, cuts from antique seed catalogues and encyclopedias along with postage stamps and other ephemera. For example, to illustrate the quote from the Johnny Mercer song, "Jeepers Creepers- where'd you get them peepers?", we have a Cracker Jack prize cut-out of eyes and glasses attached with grommet so that they move as well as Magritte's "The Different Crossing". Slightly surreal, with an image of Duchamp and several Magritte paintings, this is a witty, provocative book. Item #8988

Price: $950.00

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