# 16585

CRAWFORD, Marian (1955 - )

Antiquities

$660.00 AUD

[Melbourne : the artist, 2015]. Quarto, self-wrappers, stringbound, pp. [36], illustrated with photopolymer intaglio and relief prints. Limited to 6 copies signed by the artist. A contemporary artist’s book concerning the destruction of cultural artefacts in Iraq and Syria and broader tensions in the Middle East.

‘Antiquities’ combines texts found in newspapers with images that refer to political conflict and the destruction of antiquities in Syria to explore the currency of the book form, and the historical association of printmedia with political activism’ – artists statement.

A single example in Australian collections (SLQ)

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