Beautiful Crap and Spineless Books invite you to an Open Studio and Book Signing for here/gone: AN ABC FLIP BOOK FOR GROWN UPS, an artist's book by Karen Green published by Spineless Books Eat. Drink. Stare. Meet the artist. And publisher. Buy the book or the exclusive limited edition. Support art. Push the ocean uphill. Saturday, Dec.13 12:00-4:00 p.m. Upstairs @ The Packing House 532 W. First Street #212 Claremont, Ca. 91711 Call 909.291.5685 for more information Private viewing by appointment. beautifulcrap.com/spinelessbooks.com here/gone: AN ABC FLIP BOOK FOR GROWN UPS, by Karen Green is an invertible, constrained artist’s book comprising 52 mixed-media paintings. Zipping and unzipping the alphabet in a narrative of love and unlove, these phosphorescent compositions shed a dizzying, serenity-disrupting beauty. here/gone is a runner-up of the Fitzpatrick-O'Dinn Award for Best Book Length Work of Constrained English Literature (2004), as judged by Christian Bök, author of Eunoia.
"Karen's aesthetic observations are nothing less than infectious. Her art has the ability to draw you into a world that only you thought was secret". -A.S. Ashley