This text only book, consists of texts by the artist from 1982 till 1997. The book shows a variety of texts, from poetry to slogans, from essays to literary texts in a chronological order. Images are only used as a brief introduction to the visual work of the artist. The typography reflects the characteristics of the texts in a subtle way. The choice of paper makes the texts almost tactile. It invites the reader to treat it like a pocket book and pick it up again and again.
Marlene Dumas: Sweet Nothings. Notes and Texts
format 15,0 × 21,0 cm
author Marlene Dumas, Mariska van den Berg (ed.)
publisher Uitgeverij De Balie
gallery Galerie Paul Andriesse
info Paperback, 168 pages, ill., ISBN 9789066172005
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