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Sculptural Bookworks

Barton LidicÚ Benes
Censored Book
, 1974
26.7 x 20.3 x 12.7 cm.
Book tied in rope, nailed, gessoed and painted.

Without needing to be opened, this important work communicates everything the artist intended, creating a strong feeling in the "reader." It is a quintessential example of visual literature.

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