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The Violinator

Artwork date(s): October 1991

Sonja Strafella


Measurements: 340mm
Inscription: Signed and dated and inscribed by the artist.
Edition: Unique

Type: South African Artists Book

Place publication: (Johannesburg, RSA)
Publisher: Artists Book
Cat. 216
Pages: unpaged

Reference noteArches paper. Drypoint, etching, aquatint, cutouts and card rods.

Concertina fold, attached to cloth on card ends. Housed in solander box. A letter dated 13 June 1996 is enclosed.

Colophon: 'Violinators. This is a hand-bound book with fold out pages. Each etched image is transformed by movable parts.'

Exhibition notesItem 216 in the exhibition 'Artists Books in the Ginsberg Collection' at the Johannesburg Art Gallery 25/8/96-27/10/96.

Item 2 on the exhibition Navigating the Bookscape: Artists' Books and the Digital Interface which took place at the Aardklop Arts Festival, Potchefstroom, from 25th - 30th October 2006 and the FADA Gallery, University of Johannesburg, from 5th - 13 October 2006.

Ref: GB/09843

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