Skip to main content

Happiness : happiness is--

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/artists-books-df-brown/perkolator-happiness-L.jpg
2010
Perkolator Press

http://www.perkolatorpress.com/

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 during my winter residency at Penland School of Crafts, after having a conversation about happiness with my friend and fellow master printer there, Bill Hall. We took turns naming things that make us happy; this book is that conversation ... Letterpress printed by Amy Pirkle, Winter 2010"--Colophon.

Sewn into violet endpapers and red paper wrapper.

Title

Happiness : happiness is--

Creator

Publisher

Perkolator Press

Date

2010

Description

http://www.perkolatorpress.com/

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 during my winter residency at Penland School of Crafts, after having a conversation about happiness with my friend and fellow master printer there, Bill Hall. We took turns naming things that make us happy; this book is that conversation ... Letterpress printed by Amy Pirkle, Winter 2010"--Colophon.

Sewn into violet endpapers and red paper wrapper.

Rights

Courtesy of the artist

Source

Vanderbilt University Special Collections, Southern Civilization Collection

Files

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/artists-books-df-brown/perkolator-happiness-L.jpg

Citation

Pirkle, Amy, “Happiness : happiness is--,” Gallery, accessed September 21, 2021, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/1252.