Amee Pollack/Laurie Spitz – Professor Pinkerton’s Pop-up Library


© 2007
edition of 30
dimensions in inches: 8.6 x 8.75 x 1

In stock

About this piece:

Tie back the pages of this three-room 3D carousel book, where printed and hand-painted pop-ups, pamphlets, and movables reveal certain surprising – and hitherto neglected – legacies from the record of mankind. Hand-engineering; collage; screen printing. 5 slides, 1 wheel, 9 pop-ups, 6 pamphlets. Ancient, Medieval and Victorian-Modern pages.

Last copy of the work.


ink, paper, cardstock, deco flock, davy board

About the artist(s):

Lives and works in Highland Park, New Jersey and New York, New York, United States

Amee Pollack has been a maker of artists’ books and sculptural works for 30+ years receiving her MFA in Book Arts and Printmaking in 1994 from The University of the Arts. Her books and constructions, under the banner “Spitz & Pollack”, are in the permanent collections of over 50 organizations such as the Cooper Hewitt-Smithsonian Design Museum, The Brooklyn Museum, The Getty Research Institute, and Yale University. Amee currently oversees the BFA programs in the Department of Art & Design at Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers New Brunswick. Amee collaborated with Laurie Spitz (1946-2017) on creation of several artists’ book works over a 12 year period.


Amee Pollack/Laurie Spitz – Professor Pinkerton’s Pop-up Library