|Author:||Main Author: Gilbert, Sharon - 1944-2005
|Digital Record:||St. Louis, Missouri: Washington University in St. Louis, University Libraries
2008, Washington University in St. Louis, University Libraries. Data are freely accessible.
[United States?], S. Gilbert, 1992.
Sam Fox Keywords: Industrialization / decay
Sam Fox Keywords: Political / social commentary
Library Keywords: Artists' books -- United States
Library Keywords: Copy art
Title Description - A book of matches in a zip-lock bag with photo-copied images of nature, and a New York Times article on the matchbook industry. This
book/object makes a wry comment on the decay of U.S. cities in light of the L.A. riots. "A standard matchbook was altered to comment on our
volatile society in the aftermath of the L.A. riots and particularly on the power of simplistic solutions.”--artist’s statement. 29 June 2009