Search products by

Ada

Atak & Gertrude Stein

Price: £11 / €13.20 / $18

Out of stock

Dimensions: 13 x 20.5 cm | Extent: 32 pp | Colours: 4 | Format: Saddlestiched + Free 38 x 52 cm poster | Edition: 3000

In this illustrated version of celebrated poet and art patron Gertrude Stein’s first ‘word portrait’, Berlin based artist Atak visually recounts the fortunes of the poem’s two protagonists Barnes and Ada Colhard alongside a hand written version of the poem. Generally thought to have been created for Stein’s lover Alice Toklas, the poem represented a significant breakthrough in her prose writing as it focused on the interior quality of the characters and established the stylistic format for many ‘portraits’ to come.

Atak’s unique style of illustration harks back to the days of chromolithography. As with these early printing techniques, on every page of the book each print layer is meticulously created by hand directly onto film. There are only a handful of artists left still using this technique and the result is inimitable. The book has the look and feel of something created in the early days of printmaking.

Atak & Gertrude Stein

Price: £11 / €13.20 / $18

Out of stock
NB3_thumbNobrow 3: Topsy Turvy nb3print_thumbNobrow 3: Topsy Turvy Screenprint  

Site designed by Alex Spiro

Nobrow Ltd, 62 Great Eastern Street, London, EC2A 3QR | (+44) 0207 033 4430 | info@nobrow.net