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Leaf / Peter Lyssiotis
Bib ID 7766550
Format BookBook [still image, text, volume]
Author
Lyssiotis, Peter, artist
 
Description [Melbourne] : Masterthief, 2017 
28 unnumbered pages (two folded) : chiefly colour illustrations ; 34 cm 
Summary

"Leaf takes the myth of the Sibyl from classical Greece, transplants it in foreign soil and lets it play out in order to see, quite simply, if it can survive and bear fruit." -From the artist's statement.

Notes

"Leaf was completed in 2017. The paper is Magnani Pescia 160 gsm. and the pre press work is by Chris Boone. The offset printing is by Redwood Prints. The book has been bound by Pohlmann Binders and is in an edition of 10 with 3 artists' proofs." -Colophon.

Red satin thread stitching (with retained needle) in one of the leaves by Margaret Dietrich.

Limited edition of 10 copies, including 3 artists' proofs.

National Library of Australia's SRf copy is no. 7, signed by the artist. It is accompanied by a four page artist's statement.

Subjects Leaves -- Pictorial works.  |  Trees -- Pictorial works.  |  Nature photography.  |  Photomontage.  |  Myth.  |  Artists' books -- Australia.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Boone, Chris  |  Pohlmann, Fred, binder  |  Redwood Print, printer

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