Artist’s Book Exhibition of Anne-Maree Hunter

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Anne-Maree Hunter. “Un-Zip the World” (detail), 2016, altered map & zips, 50 x 50 x 50 cm

Anne-Maree Hunter
ATLAS: Artists’ Books, Artists’ Objects and Lithographs

 

Time: 29 July – 8 October 2017
Location: Maitland Regional Art Gallery, Australia

We are happy to present artist’s book creator, participant of our Artist’s Book Triennials – Anne-Maree Hunter from Australia and her Exhibition of artist’s books and artist’s book objects “Atlas”.

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Anne-Maree Hunter. “Shop till you drop”, 2008. Artist’s book from the “5th Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2009”

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Anne-Maree Hunter. “My honeycomb heart”, 2011. Artist’s book from the “6th Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius 2012”

“ATLAS draws together the love and the beauty to be found in maps. Maps are functional as well as works of art and have always been treasured and coveted for both reasons. We use them to travel and explore. They ‘map’ the known, the unknown and the imagined -“here be dragons”. A Cartographer devises and uses symbols to represent the world on paper but can never be wholly successful nor complete.

Maps and Atlas’ have long been made by hand and with the invention of various printmaking techniques such as Etching and Lithography, they have been reproduced in multiples. So my background in Printmaking and Artists Books perfectly marries with the world of Maps and Atlas’.”

More info: http://mrag.org.au/exhibition/anne-maree-hunter-atlas/

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