Florence, 1999 – 2000
Artist’s book hand-made by the artist in 21 versions, each signed and numbered by the artist. Cover size variable approximately17 x 27.5cm, hand-made and hand-painted paper and stitched with gold thread by the artist. Forty internal pages 14.5 x 22cm, Ingres paper, some containing colour xeroxes of original works by the artist, others hand-painted with texts hand-written in gold ink by the artist. Each book follows the same format and is part of a series but is also unique as the painted pages and script vary. The colours are predominantly shades of blue and gold. The book is about the idea of the Sea and Origins.