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Twelve labours / etchings by Gwenn Tasker ; poem by Angela Gardner
Bib ID 6218858
Format BookBook
Author
Tasker, Gwenn
 
Description St Lucia, Qld. : Light-Trap Press, 2009 
[28] leaves (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 51 cm. 
ISBN 9780980486315
Summary

Twelve poems based on Herakles by Angela Gardner matched with twelve original etchings Gwenn Tasker. They provoke an unsettling visceral reaction in narrative style, with elements of Greek art, such as portraying the hero in profile, while fully engaging in the unique aesthetic qualities of the etching processes.

Full contents
  • I. Humming like bees
  • II. The thin reflection
  • III. One that got away
  • IV. My twin
  • V. What did they expect?
  • VI. A sickness of birds
  • VII. An unwanted gift
  • VIII. Someone expendable
  • IX. In the bag
  • X. Lost under the horizon
 
Notes

Limited edition of 10 livre deluxe A-J and 15 artists books 1-15.

Artists' book bound with hard cover embossed copper shim inset into black leather and red fabric with title in black stamped lettering. Digital printed, etchings, aquatint, text poems printed letterpress and woodtype on paper BFK Rives white 270gsm.

Lamb, Derek. "An unsentimental bloke," Verso : a magazine for the book as a work of art, no. 4, November 2016, pages 16-18.

Library's SR copy is no. D and is signed by the artist and the poet.

Subjects Heracles (Greek mythological character) -- Art.  |  Heracles (Greek mythological character) -- Poetry.  |  Private press books -- Australia.  |  Etching, Australian.  |  Prints, Australian.  |  Artists' books -- Australia.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Gardner, Angela  |  Light-trap Press
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245 1 0 |aTwelve labours /|cetchings by Gwenn Tasker ; poem by Angela Gardner.
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300 |a[28] leaves (unpaged) :|bcol. ill. ;|c51 cm.
500 |aLimited edition of 10 livre deluxe A-J and 15 artists books 1-15.
500 |aArtists' book bound with hard cover embossed copper shim inset into black leather and red fabric with title in black stamped lettering. Digital printed, etchings, aquatint, text poems printed letterpress and woodtype on paper BFK Rives white 270gsm.
505 0 |aI. Humming like bees -- II. The thin reflection -- III. One that got away -- IV. My twin -- V. What did they expect? -- VI. A sickness of birds -- VII. An unwanted gift -- VIII. Someone expendable -- IX. In the bag -- X. Lost under the horizon -- XI. The dogstar -- XII. Bloody apples.
520 3 |aTwelve poems based on Herakles by Angela Gardner matched with twelve original etchings Gwenn Tasker. They provoke an unsettling visceral reaction in narrative style, with elements of Greek art, such as portraying the hero in profile, while fully engaging in the unique aesthetic qualities of the etching processes.
581 |aLamb, Derek. "An unsentimental bloke," Verso : a magazine for the book as a work of art, no. 4, November 2016, pages 16-18.
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650 0 |aEtching, Australian.
650 0 |aPrints, Australian.
650 0 |aArtists' books|zAustralia.
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700 1 |aGardner, Angela.
710 2 |aLight-trap Press.
900 |aLibrary's SR copy is no. D and is signed by the artist and the poet.
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