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The onion as it is cooked

  • Object:

    Artist's book

  • Place of origin:

    New York (published)

  • Date:

    1990 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Rower, A.S.C. (designer)
    Steven J. Bernstein, born 1950 - died 1991 (writer)
    Schneider, Sally (writer)
    Flockophobic Press (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    paper and envelope, baked semolina and saffron, ink

  • Museum number:

    38041992101519

  • Gallery location:

    National Art Library

Physical description

Artist's book consisting of a poem imprinted upon a strip of baked semolina and saffron, accompanied by a sealed envelope marked "Open after consumption" and containing printed matter, a packet of desiccant, labelled chiefly in Chinese and bearing the legend "Tasteless, Odorless, Harmless - Do not eat", and a printed card containing publication data and signed by the authors.

Item has been placed in a conservation box.

1 sheet.

Place of Origin

New York (published)

Date

1990 (published)

Artist/maker

Rower, A.S.C. (designer)
Steven J. Bernstein, born 1950 - died 1991 (writer)
Schneider, Sally (writer)
Flockophobic Press (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

paper and envelope, baked semolina and saffron, ink

Dimensions

Height: 32 cm

Descriptive line

Artist's book, 'The onion as it is cooked', by Steven J. Bernstein and Sally Schneider, Flockophobic Press, New York, 1990

Materials

Paper; Ink

Techniques

Printing

Categories

National Art Library

Collection

National Art Library

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