here/gone: AN ABC FLIP BOOK FOR GROWN UPS, by Karen Green is an invertible, constrained artist’s book comprising 52 mixed-media paintings. Zipping and unzipping the alphabet in a narrative of love and unlove, these phosphorescent compositions shed a dizzying, serenity-disrupting beauty. here/gone is a runner-up of the Fitzpatrick-O'Dinn Award for Best Book Length Work of Constrained English Literature (2004), as judged by Christian Bök, author of Eunoia.
here/gone is available in a perfect bound edition and a limited case-bound edition of 26 copies lettered A-Z and signed by the author.
|Perfect bound. $26. ISBN 978-0-9801392-4-2||Limited, Definitive Edition. Case bound, 26 copies lettered A-Z and signed by the author. $100. Shipped by insured, priority mail. ISBN 978-0-9801392-5-9|
|here/gone: AN ABC FLIP BOOK FOR GROWN UPS, by Karen Green. 8.5 by 8.5 inches. 52 color pages. Distributed by Spineless Books. 10-12-2008.|
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