Wednesday, May 6, 2015

"Ephemera Collector" by Laura Gable [reposting]

This book is in the current show at the Allied Arts Gallery through May 30th, so I am reposting this previous entry.

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Crow / Ephemera Collector was inspired by my book artist friends. It evolved from being a simple small oil painting on the back of a bamboo box. Inside it has a few small "found objects' that I've collected along the street, much like a crow would do. The companion handmade book with pamphlet stitch is tucked inside-- it includes hand written prose which praises the worthiness of this magical, curious creature.

"Ephemera Collector"
original oil painting on bamboo box, handmade mini book, and collected ephemera;
©Laura Gable

4 comments:

  1. There is so much to touch, see and learn from your entry Laura, only the shadow knows!
    Love your work, patti

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  2. Thank you friends. It was definitely inspired by my book artist friends. I hope to bring it to the next meeting and show you.

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  3. I love the clear glass case that you have arranged this book and its ephemera collection in.

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