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The Resource Book of lies, [conceptualized, organized and produced by Eugenia Butler]

Book of lies, [conceptualized, organized and produced by Eugenia Butler]

Label
Book of lies
Title
Book of lies
Statement of responsibility
[conceptualized, organized and produced by Eugenia Butler]
Title variation
Book of lies project
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Artist-published works of art and poetry on the subject of truth and lies at the end of the second millennium, it is a collaborative multi-sided dialogue that take place through the medium of works of visual art and language ... Each portfolio contains 20-30 works of art created, produced, signed and numbered in the artist's or poet's studio ... The materials of the works of art include incised and collaged lead, oil paint on vellum, unique pencil drawings, photograph on platinum paper, poloroid photographs, cyanotypes, ashes of love letters, hand embroidery, and handwritten and mechanically reproduced image and text"--Book of lies project vol. 1 & 2: writers' responses and commentaries
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
YJE
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
N7433.4.B88
LC item number
B66 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
  • Public Access press series
  • Public Access press series
Series volume
  • no. 12
  • no. 22
Label
Book of lies, [conceptualized, organized and produced by Eugenia Butler]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Vol. 3: Accompanying CD recording of the participating artists was produced by Richard Haxton at Garage Mahal, Los Angeles. 2nd CD by Richard Haxton: Mini vacation at the last resort
  • Originally projected to be 4 v., only 3 v. were produced
  • Vols. 1 and 2 are part of the 'Public Access press series', numbers 12 and 22 respectively
  • Vol. 1: Portfolio designed by Julia Lohmann ; introductory essay written by Meghan Ferril
  • Vol. 2: With assistance of Ophelia Joy Decena and Rodney Saavedra
  • Vol. 3: Box designed by Carolee Campbell and handmade by Judi Conant. Booklet printed and bound by Carolee Campbell at Ninja Press in Sherman Oaks, California. Seth Kaufman's work was executed by Katherine Ng at Pressious Jade Press and Janet Fitch's work was executed by Aardvark Press, both in Los Angeles
  • Vol. 3 includes a small box with a lid. Illustrated paper over boards, printed with images of money. On the lid is a metal sheet with slits cut into it and prongs sticking up from the lid. Interior of box is also lined with paper printed with money. A metal eagle charm is glued into the box along with a cut out image of a dollar bill and two quarters. A slip of paper reading "Fortune cookie says: your sensitivity is an asset" is mounted onto the interior lid
Accompanying material
2 CDs.
Contents
  • Vol. 1 artists: Lita Albuquerque, Eve Aschheim, Rod Baer, Mirella Bentivoglio, Eugenia Butler, Ed Colver, Georganne Deen, Chiara Diamantina, George Evans, Elizabeth Grier, Stephan Koehler, Kim Jones, Penelope Lee, Adolphe Lechtenberg, Julia Lohmann, Jim Melchert, Gisella Meo, John O'Brien, Lala Rukh, Iika Juhani Takalo-Eskola
  • Vol. 2 artists: Lisa Adams, Edgar Arceneaux, Robert Aitchison, Deanne Belinoff, Theresa Chong, Sally Elesby, George Evans, Lidia Fiabane, Marcel Hardung, Mary Beth Heffernan, Kady Hoffman, Joan Jonas, Gertrude Moser-Wagner, Beverly Piersol, Maria Porges, Peter Reading, Ann Reiniger, Barry Sanders, Eve Sonneman, Arthur Sze, Toadhouse (Allan Graham), Matthew Thomas, Daisy Zamora
  • Vol. 3 artists: Carolee Campbell; Michael Hannon; Lynn Aldrich; Michael C. McMillen; Tom Marioni; Jill Giegerich; Rita Barnes; Gloria Graham; Sam Erenberg; Benji Whalen; Seth Kaufman; Eugenia Butler & Corazon del Sol; Bruce Whiteman, Gloria Kondrup & Milt Jewell; Mary Rakow & Steve DeGroodt; Richard Haxton; William T. Wiley; Minoru Ohira; John Outterbridge; Marvin Harden; Diana Jacobs; James Cobb; Madam X; Kim Abeles; Garth Erasmus; Jenny Watson; Bronislava Dubner; Janet Fitch; Kim McCarty; Xavier Fumat; Melissa Smedley; Biljana Bakaluca; Rhonda Saboff
Dimensions
32-37 cm +
Extent
3 portfolios
Note
  • Spec. Coll. has vol. 1, number 31 of a limited edition of 80 copies. Artists' contributions laid in phase portfolio of translucent paper; cover design printed in chartreuse green; laid in phase portfolio of thin black cardboard with tongue enclosure (37 x 29 cm); white paper label with title "The Book of Lies. Volume One. number 31/80." In modern beige cloth clamshell case. Purchase, F.A. Bernett Books, 2014.
  • Spec. Coll. has vol. 3, number 26 of a limited edition of 80 copies. Clamshell box: dark grey shiny cloth over boards. Brown title label made of Japanese paper mounted on lid. Brass metallic sheet lines interior of box lid, stamped in blind with a poem by Michael Hannon. 30 beige folios in box with an artist name label mounted on the cover. Accompanying matching booklet, letterpress printed. Includes small box. Gift, Bruce Whiteman, 2008.
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)711875057
  • ucoclc711875057
Label
Book of lies, [conceptualized, organized and produced by Eugenia Butler]
Publication
Note
  • Vol. 3: Accompanying CD recording of the participating artists was produced by Richard Haxton at Garage Mahal, Los Angeles. 2nd CD by Richard Haxton: Mini vacation at the last resort
  • Originally projected to be 4 v., only 3 v. were produced
  • Vols. 1 and 2 are part of the 'Public Access press series', numbers 12 and 22 respectively
  • Vol. 1: Portfolio designed by Julia Lohmann ; introductory essay written by Meghan Ferril
  • Vol. 2: With assistance of Ophelia Joy Decena and Rodney Saavedra
  • Vol. 3: Box designed by Carolee Campbell and handmade by Judi Conant. Booklet printed and bound by Carolee Campbell at Ninja Press in Sherman Oaks, California. Seth Kaufman's work was executed by Katherine Ng at Pressious Jade Press and Janet Fitch's work was executed by Aardvark Press, both in Los Angeles
  • Vol. 3 includes a small box with a lid. Illustrated paper over boards, printed with images of money. On the lid is a metal sheet with slits cut into it and prongs sticking up from the lid. Interior of box is also lined with paper printed with money. A metal eagle charm is glued into the box along with a cut out image of a dollar bill and two quarters. A slip of paper reading "Fortune cookie says: your sensitivity is an asset" is mounted onto the interior lid
Accompanying material
2 CDs.
Contents
  • Vol. 1 artists: Lita Albuquerque, Eve Aschheim, Rod Baer, Mirella Bentivoglio, Eugenia Butler, Ed Colver, Georganne Deen, Chiara Diamantina, George Evans, Elizabeth Grier, Stephan Koehler, Kim Jones, Penelope Lee, Adolphe Lechtenberg, Julia Lohmann, Jim Melchert, Gisella Meo, John O'Brien, Lala Rukh, Iika Juhani Takalo-Eskola
  • Vol. 2 artists: Lisa Adams, Edgar Arceneaux, Robert Aitchison, Deanne Belinoff, Theresa Chong, Sally Elesby, George Evans, Lidia Fiabane, Marcel Hardung, Mary Beth Heffernan, Kady Hoffman, Joan Jonas, Gertrude Moser-Wagner, Beverly Piersol, Maria Porges, Peter Reading, Ann Reiniger, Barry Sanders, Eve Sonneman, Arthur Sze, Toadhouse (Allan Graham), Matthew Thomas, Daisy Zamora
  • Vol. 3 artists: Carolee Campbell; Michael Hannon; Lynn Aldrich; Michael C. McMillen; Tom Marioni; Jill Giegerich; Rita Barnes; Gloria Graham; Sam Erenberg; Benji Whalen; Seth Kaufman; Eugenia Butler & Corazon del Sol; Bruce Whiteman, Gloria Kondrup & Milt Jewell; Mary Rakow & Steve DeGroodt; Richard Haxton; William T. Wiley; Minoru Ohira; John Outterbridge; Marvin Harden; Diana Jacobs; James Cobb; Madam X; Kim Abeles; Garth Erasmus; Jenny Watson; Bronislava Dubner; Janet Fitch; Kim McCarty; Xavier Fumat; Melissa Smedley; Biljana Bakaluca; Rhonda Saboff
Dimensions
32-37 cm +
Extent
3 portfolios
Note
  • Spec. Coll. has vol. 1, number 31 of a limited edition of 80 copies. Artists' contributions laid in phase portfolio of translucent paper; cover design printed in chartreuse green; laid in phase portfolio of thin black cardboard with tongue enclosure (37 x 29 cm); white paper label with title "The Book of Lies. Volume One. number 31/80." In modern beige cloth clamshell case. Purchase, F.A. Bernett Books, 2014.
  • Spec. Coll. has vol. 3, number 26 of a limited edition of 80 copies. Clamshell box: dark grey shiny cloth over boards. Brown title label made of Japanese paper mounted on lid. Brass metallic sheet lines interior of box lid, stamped in blind with a poem by Michael Hannon. 30 beige folios in box with an artist name label mounted on the cover. Accompanying matching booklet, letterpress printed. Includes small box. Gift, Bruce Whiteman, 2008.
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)711875057
  • ucoclc711875057

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