• For Art's Sake / Nicolás Dumit Estévez
For Art's Sake / Nicolás Dumit Estévez For Art's Sake / Nicolás Dumit Estévez

For Art's Sake / Nicolás Dumit Estévez


4 leaves; 20.5 x 10.4 [closed]; blue log book; 12.4 x 9 cm
Center for Book Arts Workspace Arist-in-Residence 2006
Ana Paula Cordeiro
New York City
CBA copy 1, Number 3 in an Edition of 100; This work consists of three parts (book, small, blue, inset logbook-- "Aesthetic Credential" passport; and double side-printed leaflet). Red cotton velvet, Vade Mecum bound book with embossed title text, yellow thread and maroon tassel; with folded, expandable pages. Text is handset Scotch Roman type, and illustrations were printed from polymer plates on Arches paper and hand painted by CBA interns from a design by Ana Cordeiro. Structure, design and bookbinding technique was based on a historical model taught by Pamela Spitzmueller. Aesthetic Credential letterpress printed and designed by Amber McMillan and Nicolás Dumit Estévez. Handset Scotch Roman type and polymer plates on handcut Fabriano Elle Erre paper. Blue, folded, tri-fold, letterpress printed logbook (housed in a rear pocket in red book); inset, double side-printed colophon with acknowledgment and benefactor information. Project funded by The Center For Book Arts; The Franklin Furnace Fund for Performance Art; The Lambent Fellowship Program of Tides Foundation; The Michael Richards Fund, The National Association of Latino Arts and Culture. (This CBA copy should be number 1 in the edition series)