Lunar Calculations unfolds into a three dimensional celestial map. The etched imagery printed on both sides of the Turkish map folds are of lunar phases and mathematical symbols; these symbolic images are my text. Display options: it can hang or sits unfolded.
Intaglio printed on white Rives BFK paper; binder board, black linen
Artist and educator, Katherine Venturelli is recognized for creating unique artist books and fine prints produced from her printmaking studio in California. Her works are held in collections throughout the United States. Inspired by the power of symbol, universal order and meditative intimacy; she explores the various printmaking forms and artist book structures. ‘The artist’s book has provided me with a distinctive medium for resolving and integrating my ideas’.