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  • Creator is exactly "Pirkle, Amy"

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/artists-books-df-brown/Pirkle-Vertigo-01-cover.jpg
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"I printed Vertigo at Penland School of Crafts during a week-long retreat for instructors in September 2011, shortly after having been diagnosed with vertigo. The imagery represents things that make me feel better…

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The brief text intertwines two narratives centered on the artist's father.
Illustrations printed in blue, gray, green and yellow. Includes one folded leaf. Bound in paper-covered boards with black cloth on spine;…

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"Levertov's poem speaks of the power and mystery of poetry; Hughes' poem speaks to a power and mystery of life that is at once more personal and more general"--From Tramp & Vamp website (viewed June 17, 2014)…

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"Smoke is a book project about my grandfather ... who died from lung cancer in 1992"--Colophon.
The box is made from board covered in paper and is designed to resemble a pack of Salem cigarettes, with the word…

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The text is a record of dreams the author had in June and July of 2009. The text for each dream is printed in a color chosen to match the mood of the dream.

"The book has been printed on both sides so that it…

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The brief text is accompanied on each page by one very large capital letter printed in color; the letters spell "happiness." No two large capitals are printed in the same color.

"I began printing this book…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/artists-books-df-brown/perkolator-eight-Bedrooms-s.jpg
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Artist's statement: "Eight bedrooms examines the prominent role that memory serves in my relationship with my twin sister. From birth through our senior year in college, we shared eight bedrooms, and each page in…

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The brief text is a poem about a grandmother and the bread she bakes.

"Letterpress printed from metal types and linoleum blocks on Nideggen mould made paper in the spring of 2006. Design, printing, artwork, and…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/artists-books-df-brown/perkolator-FightingMan-s.jpg
An artist's book made by Amy Pirkle, combining a brief narrative by her grandfather with a sequence of identical photographic images of him in a flag book structure.

"All images are based on snapshots that my grandfather, Lee Pirkle, sent home to…

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Doubled sided accordion with two pop-up elements. Letterpress printed from handset metal types on Johannot mouldmade paper. Linocuts. Pochoir. Cloth-covered boards with kite tipped on front board.

Amy Pirkle:…
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