About this piece:
A series of unbound folios that create three-dimensional dioramas of a stormy see framed by fragments of text from Joseph Conrad’s Typhoon. Forty-eight numbered pages, sequenced in groupings of 8 pages with extensive collage and hand-drawn images on Richard de Bas cream-wove paper. Cased into a soft, paper wrapper of La Papeterie Saint Armand, housed in a custom clamshell box with recessed label.
paper, collage, ink, leather, thread, book board, book cloth
About the artist:
Barry McCallion was born in the Bronx, New York and received degrees from Columbia University (English Literature) and Claremont Graduate University (Sculpture). His natural inclination to travel has been officially sponsored by the DAAD artist in residence program to Berlin, the Cite des Arts Atelier in Paris and most recently, by the Visual Arts Board of the New Zealand and Australian Arts Councils. The artist currently lives and works on the east end of Long Island, New York.