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Still Life


Still Life

Code: 24LKASM2
Price: $25,000.00
Dimensions: 55" L x 93.5" W x 16" H



Mixed Media Pulped Book Sculpture. In my never-ending quest to find different ways to eviscerate books, I stumbled upon the book collage. First I find a book which interests me, either for some element of text, image or marginalia, or for the look of the book itself. Sometimes I remove some of the pages and glue and/or sew the book open to the particular page of interest. Other times I remove all the pages and use the inside covers as the collage surface. I build upon what initially interests me by layering images and text from the same or other books, found photos, and other small objects, using a variety of collage and transfer techniques. Often I scrape away and dig into the surface as well. Many of the books have sculptural protrusions and extensions because I feel that the shape of books shouldn't be limited to a rectangle.

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Artists Inspiration:

Lisa Kokinís work in artistís books, mixed media installation, assemblage and sculpture is about memory, history, and social commentary. Her work has been exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions in the United States and abroad. A recipient of a California Arts Council Individual Artistís Fellowship and a Eureka Fellowship from the Fleishhacker Foundation, Ms. Kokinís work is in numerous public and private collections.

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