Fish in the Sky, OH MY!

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/artists-books-df-brown/mary-s-Fish-in-the-Sky-L.jpg
2010
[Lexington, Ky.] : [Mary S. Rezny]

An artist's book in star book structure, with no text except that on the covers. Features six double-page, multi-layer pop-up constructions juxtaposing images of fish against backgrounds of clouds. Bound in paper-covered boards. The book can be opened until the front cover meets the back, creating a 360-degree carousel-like display.

"Archival ink jet prints. Other materials: vel[l]um and for the closure, an authentic fish hook (de-bar[b]ed) and bobber"--Vamp & Tramp Booksellers website, viewed Feb. 10, 2014.

"Photographs of cumulus clouds create a dimensional representation of sky into which cut out photographs of brightly painted fish (models) are suspended. A sculptural star book that incorporates many pop-up book techniques to juxtapose the fish into the sky--OH MY!"--Artist's statement, Vamp &Tramp Booksellers website.

Title

Fish in the Sky, OH MY!

Creator

Publisher

[Lexington, Ky.] : [Mary S. Rezny]

Date

2010

Subject

Description

An artist's book in star book structure, with no text except that on the covers. Features six double-page, multi-layer pop-up constructions juxtaposing images of fish against backgrounds of clouds. Bound in paper-covered boards. The book can be opened until the front cover meets the back, creating a 360-degree carousel-like display.

"Archival ink jet prints. Other materials: vel[l]um and for the closure, an authentic fish hook (de-bar[b]ed) and bobber"--Vamp & Tramp Booksellers website, viewed Feb. 10, 2014.

"Photographs of cumulus clouds create a dimensional representation of sky into which cut out photographs of brightly painted fish (models) are suspended. A sculptural star book that incorporates many pop-up book techniques to juxtapose the fish into the sky--OH MY!"--Artist's statement, Vamp &Tramp Booksellers website.

Rights

Copyright; licensed to Vanderbilt University courtesy of the artist

Format

[12] pages : color illustrations

Source

Southern Civilization Collection, Vanderbilt University Special Collections

Files

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/artists-books-df-brown/mary-s-Fish-in-the-Sky-L.jpg

Citation

Rezny, Mary S., “Fish in the Sky, OH MY!,” Gallery, accessed September 22, 2019, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/1267.