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T Crossed

Artist creator: Laura Wait
Categories: Bookwork / Drawn/Painted Books, Image-graphic Books, Intaglio Print Books, Multi-media Books, Poetry/Proses/Text Works, Printmakers' Books, Relief Print Books

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Reference no.:L/Wai.L/07.00 Place/Shelf:2BL

Book title: T Crossed
Year made: 2007
Place made: USA
Original: Yes
Edition:
(No. in Edition)
7
(5)
Dimensions: 100 x 255
Binder: bound by L Wait
Physical description: millimetre binding
Medium: text, drawings, graphics, collage
Further information:
"This book is the final book (I think) in a series of books about geometric/religious symbolism. I have done one called 'Four' and one called 'Cross' but I did not feel I was done with this imagery.
The cross is a potent image, and has negative connotations in some circles since it was the crucifix that murderers were crucified on.
The cross comes from a commonly used visual division of the World. In many cultures a cross in a square signifies the World and it is divided into four colors, areas, directions etc.
The cross is also a symbol for Christianity in its fiery war mongering version, a version of the tree of life and the Church in general. So I decided to do one last book about the cross. the cross is also 'T'." Laura Wait

Artist creator: Laura Wait
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IMAGES: T Crossed

T Crossed

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