LUMINOUS: [VARIATION #1, HOT DOUG'S SAUSAGE SUPERSTORE]. Sarah Nicholls, Artist's Books.
LUMINOUS: [VARIATION #1, HOT DOUG'S SAUSAGE SUPERSTORE].
LUMINOUS: [VARIATION #1, HOT DOUG'S SAUSAGE SUPERSTORE].

LUMINOUS: [VARIATION #1, HOT DOUG'S SAUSAGE SUPERSTORE].

(No-place: no-publisher, 2012). First edition. An artist's book exploring themes loosely related to food, eating and appetite via abstract narrative. NUMBER ONE OF EIGHT COPIES, each one being unique. SIGNED AND NUMBERED at base of rear pastedown, "2012 SN 1 of 8." Additionally INSCRIBED to collector Allen K. Mears who purchased the book from an auction benefiting The Center for Book Arts, New York: "For Allen Mears, Sarah Nicholls, April 18, 2013." Text printed in black over abstract pastel color designs; accordion bound in unprinted green linen boards measuring 4.25 x 5.75"; unpaginated (approximately 38 "pages," each one spanning 2 physical pages). On her website, Nicholls' describes how she created the items in her "HOT DOUG'S SAUSAGE SUPERSTORE" series: "Several linoleum blocks were carved in different abstract forms that were used as a simple alphabet of shapes, and then printed spontaneously, layering color on top of color . . . . Each print was ... then arranged and re-arranged to form an abstract narrative . . . . the prints were bound into a series of eight accordion books and repurposed into three sets of boxed prints." Fine condition. Understandably rare. Provenance provided.
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Price: $425.00

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