Friday, March 23, 2012

The not-so-blank blank



This is the new, farm-made blank I referred to in my last posting. It and others like it will begin to appear around the perimeter of The Map as soon as I get back to my Cold Spring studio.

This "blank" is made of Map misprints and remnants which have been collaged with wallpaper paste onto heavy card stock. I like the quality of these sheets- a little rumpley and sturdy. They definitely have a handmade quality to them which I respond to.

I'll soon move onto the next generation of "blanks": ones in which more beautiful, recycled paperboard shows through.

5 comments:

  1. Hello Jerry, just watched your mapping Vimeo. Great to see you're still mapping! Love to you and yours. Dóra Jónsdóttir

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  2. Dora! Great to hear from you! Love back to you! You can email me at biggouda@aol.com. Hope you are doing well!

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  3. I don't get one thing of the map. Is a map from the real world or a created world?
    Awesome job, I hope you pass to the Art History ;)

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    1. The Map is entirely of an imaginary place, but some of the places on it resemble real world areas.

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