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artists' books (books)

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

"Divide and Conquer" pages, 2007

 File — Box 2: [Barcode: 31151034381941], Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Two pages, each with three individual paper doll-like prints with portraits on the front and text on the back, from Maureen Cummins' artist book Divide and Conquer. The pages' text shares the stories of Essick Harris and Charlotte Fowler. The front portraits may be mixed and matched. The medium is intended to illustrate how the Ku Klux Klan objectified and played with people's lives and raise questions about how communities form and are pulled apart.Source:...
Dates: 2007

Maureen Cummins artist books, 2007 - 2017

Scope and Contents

Excerpts from artist books Divide and Conquer (2007) and The/rapist (2017) by Maureen Cummins.

Dates: 2007 - 2017

The Latinx Art Culture and Memory Archive (TLACMA)

Identifier: MS-1028

This collection of twelve books were created by Latinx artists residing in Baltimore as part of The Latinx Art Culture and Memory Archive (TLACMA) program in partnership with the Winston Tabb Special Collections Research Center.

Dates: 2022 - 2023

"The/rapist" pages, 2017

 File — Box 2: [Barcode: 31151034381941], Folder: 2-4
Scope and Contents

Three pages, in the form of engraved aluminum plates, from Maureen Cummins' artist book The/rapist. One is a page from the middle of the book, while the other two plates are the last two pages of the book. The book explores the gendered history of psychosurgery via the history of Dr. Walter Freeman, whose work popularized lobotomy. The book's shape mimics a medical chart, while the aluminum plates evoke a hospital environment and surgical tools.

Dates: 2017