Stephen's hand made Raskols artist book will be featured in an upcoming exhibition at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing China from September 18 - October 28, 2012.
The Exhibition, 'Diamond Leaves: Artist's Books from around the World' is a collaboration between Booklyn Artists Alliance and the Academy in Beijing curated by Xu Bing, artist and vice - president of CAFAM and Marshall Weber, artist and directing curator of Bookyln. It will be the first large scale museum exhibition of contemporary international Artist Books in China.
Diamond Leaves will feature over 200 masterpieces of the Artist Book form created by more than 100 visual artists, some well known and some emerging, who approach the creation of Artist Books as an interdisciplinary and multi-media practice. the exhibit demonstrates how an Artist Book can function as both fine art and as an experiemental laboratory for global visual language development.
Some of the featured artists inclue; Marcel DuChamp, Roy Lichtenstein, Kiki Smith, Stephen Dupont, Ed Ruscha and over 100 other artists.
Read more about the exhibition here.
Stephen Dupont's hand made Raskols Artist Book, containing sixty gelatin silver prints of photographs and hand etched text on pages assembled in accordion fold binding with stainless steel front and back covers. Book is housed inside rubber sealed inner lining, screw and bolted stainless steel case.
Each book is unique with a different chemical etched photo on the case cover. Each page is hand printed in the dark room by the artist's printer Chris Reid and all etching and design is by the artist.
All books are totally hand made by the artist.
Dimensions are 23 x 19.5 inches with 60 pages. The edition is 15 with each on Unique.
Edition 3/15 is available. Editions #4 to #15 are made to order.