Papier en Vuur / Fire and Paper.
Papier en Vuur / Fire and Paper.
Papier en Vuur / Fire and Paper.
Papier en Vuur / Fire and Paper.
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Papier en Vuur / Fire and Paper.

Rijswijk, Netherlands: Gentenaar & Torley, 1998. Oblong small quarto. 255pp. Together with a smaller "child" book containing seventeen artistic paper samples, measuring 2 3/4 inches square, nested within the center of the "parent" book. Published on the occasion of the second Holland Paper Biennial in the Rijswijk Museum in 1998, the text, presented in both Dutch and English, explores the history of papermaking as an art form and craft. The first part is a collection of statements by paper artists from Europe, North America, and Japan discussing their work, accompanied by striking illustrations. The second section focuses on the relationship between fire and paper. A fine copy in exposed boards embossed with a flame design, and backed in silver-stamped blue cloth. Item #25549

Price: $450.00