2016 Dollhouse Gig Posters from Starshaped Press. Comes with 12 tiny 2x3 prints, a flexi from John & Marc of the Coctails, Dan Grzeca temp tatts, P22 Analog letterpress print! #starshapedpress #quimbys #quimbysbookstorechicago A post shared by Quimbys Bookstore (@quimbysbookstore) on Mar …
Published by NoBrow Press
"In this illustrated version of celebrated poet and art patron Gertrude Stein’s first ‘word portrait’, Berlin based artist Atak visually recounts the fortunes of the poem’s two protagonists Barnes and Ada Colhard alongside a hand written version of the poem. Generally thought to have been created for Stein’s lover Alice Toklas, the poem represented a significant breakthrough in her prose writing as it focused on the interior quality of the characters and established the stylistic format for many ‘portraits’ to come.
Atak’s unique style of illustration harks back to the days of chromolithography. As with these early printing techniques, on every page of the book each print layer is meticulously created by hand directly onto film. There are only a handful of artists left still using this technique and the result is inimitable. The book has the look and feel of something created in the early days of printmaking."
32p, full color, 5.25"x8"