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Beautiful World

Item date(s): 2011

Christiaan (Chris) Diedericks  - (book artist)
Johan de Lange  - (poems by)
Hayden Proud  - (introduction by)
Eugene Vorster  - (preface by)

Pages: 22pp
Size: 520mm
Inscription: Signed by the artist and the poet.
Edition: #1/7

Place publication: Cape Town
Publisher: Artists Book

Additional notes:
With seven original hand-printed drypoints.

Printed and hand bound by the artist at the Frans Masereel Centrum, Kasterlee, Belgium.

Page numbers grommeted in silver. With striped ribbons and collage.

All artworks and text are hand printed in the etching and silkscreening studios at the Frans Masereel Centrum during a three wek residency awarded to the artist by the Vlaamse Overhijd from 13-28 January, 2011, in Kasterlee, Belgium.

All the drypoint engravings in this book are printed, signed, stamped, titled and dated by the artist on 100% cotton acid free Hahnemuhle 230gsm archival etching paper. The red endpapers are sheets of 220gsm acid free Fabriano Elle Erre.

Graphicraft in Cape Town using black bookbinding linen individually made the cover for each book. The silver leafed logo on the front cover and title page was also created and embossed by Graphicraft. Each individual artist's book is presented in a red cotton dust jacket.

Finally an original silkscreened artwork on brown 2mm Fun Foam is bound into the back of each book.

Ref: GB/12851

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