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Dream Forest

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2012
BlueMarigold Press

"The first installation of Alan LeQuire's Dream forest was in the Crouch Gallery at the Customs House Museum in Clarksville, Tennessee during the summer of 2009. The exhibit consisted of nine colossal sculptures, sixteen woodblock prints, the dream narrative, and a backlit, hanging scrim. Visitors were encouraged to walk through the forest and among the "trees" ... LeQuire collaborated with other artists to complete the project -- Madison Smartt Bell embellished the dream narrative for the installation and wrote an epilogue for the book ... A limited edition artist book was created by Susan Hulme / BlueMarigold Press. It is an interpretation of LeQuire's work in book form and allows the viewer to quietly experience the sculptures, prints and dreams and their inner relationships"--Pamphlet, set inside clamshell box.

An artists' book. Bound to leather-covered boards with an inset panel of a woodcut print on the front cover, and with the title printed in gold. Set in a brown cloth-covered clamshell box with interior covered in a fine green-colored paper. Includes a folded pamphlet with additional information about the book and a small paper panel with binder information.

"This special limited edition of Dream forest was letterpress printed at Larkspur Press, Monterey, Kentucky by Susan G. Hulme and Jerry Keeter, BlueMarigold Press, Nashville, Tennessee. Additional printing by Thomas Leech, the Press at the Palace of the Governors, Santa Fe, New Mexico. The typeface is Garamond and the paper is Mohawk Superfine. The eight tipped-in prints are reproductions of the forest panels originally created by Alan LeQuire and Jim Sherraden. They were printed digitally on archival paper, as were the installation photographs by Dean Dixon. The cover panel was embossed, hand-colored and overprinted with a carved wooden block by Alan LeQuire on Arches Text Wove paper. The binding is half leather of dark brown morocco, with hand tooling, handsewn silk headbands, and gilt edging by Susan G. Hulme"--Colophon.

"The woodblock prints surround the exhibit and extend the forest beyond the gallery walls. The eight prints, reproduced here, measure 27" x 96." They were conceived in pairs and each printed in a Spring and Fall color scheme. The paper is embossed with oak leaves, hand-colored, and over-printed with a carved wooden block. The originals are each printed in an edition of eight on Fabriano Soft Press watercolor paper"--Page 4.

"Don Etherington, clamshell box construction"--Paper panel, set inside clamshell box.

Title

Dream Forest

Creator

Publisher

BlueMarigold Press

Date

2012

Description

"The first installation of Alan LeQuire's Dream forest was in the Crouch Gallery at the Customs House Museum in Clarksville, Tennessee during the summer of 2009. The exhibit consisted of nine colossal sculptures, sixteen woodblock prints, the dream narrative, and a backlit, hanging scrim. Visitors were encouraged to walk through the forest and among the "trees" ... LeQuire collaborated with other artists to complete the project -- Madison Smartt Bell embellished the dream narrative for the installation and wrote an epilogue for the book ... A limited edition artist book was created by Susan Hulme / BlueMarigold Press. It is an interpretation of LeQuire's work in book form and allows the viewer to quietly experience the sculptures, prints and dreams and their inner relationships"--Pamphlet, set inside clamshell box.

An artists' book. Bound to leather-covered boards with an inset panel of a woodcut print on the front cover, and with the title printed in gold. Set in a brown cloth-covered clamshell box with interior covered in a fine green-colored paper. Includes a folded pamphlet with additional information about the book and a small paper panel with binder information.

"This special limited edition of Dream forest was letterpress printed at Larkspur Press, Monterey, Kentucky by Susan G. Hulme and Jerry Keeter, BlueMarigold Press, Nashville, Tennessee. Additional printing by Thomas Leech, the Press at the Palace of the Governors, Santa Fe, New Mexico. The typeface is Garamond and the paper is Mohawk Superfine. The eight tipped-in prints are reproductions of the forest panels originally created by Alan LeQuire and Jim Sherraden. They were printed digitally on archival paper, as were the installation photographs by Dean Dixon. The cover panel was embossed, hand-colored and overprinted with a carved wooden block by Alan LeQuire on Arches Text Wove paper. The binding is half leather of dark brown morocco, with hand tooling, handsewn silk headbands, and gilt edging by Susan G. Hulme"--Colophon.

"The woodblock prints surround the exhibit and extend the forest beyond the gallery walls. The eight prints, reproduced here, measure 27" x 96." They were conceived in pairs and each printed in a Spring and Fall color scheme. The paper is embossed with oak leaves, hand-colored, and over-printed with a carved wooden block. The originals are each printed in an edition of eight on Fabriano Soft Press watercolor paper"--Page 4.

"Don Etherington, clamshell box construction"--Paper panel, set inside clamshell box.

Language

English

Rights

Copyright; licensed to Vanderbilt University courtesy of the artist

Format

32 unnumbered pages: color illustrations

Source

Vanderbilt University Special Collections, Southern Civilization Collection

Files

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/artists-books-df-brown/dream-forest.jpg

Citation

LeQuire, Alan, “Dream Forest,” Gallery, accessed August 19, 2022, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/1219.