A Storm of Stars.

(p's & q's press) TACQ (Christine, artist & printer)

A Storm of Stars.

Description: 4/7 COPIES, four collograph prints on Arches paper with chine-collé and watercolour in form of octagonal concertina, letterpress text in smaller octagonal concertina, four extra prints, each signed on reverse by the artist with caveat 'not neccesarily identical in every way', pp. [10, prints]; [10, text], [4, loose prints], 34 x 34cm, concertinas housed in star-patterned octagonal card 'hat box', extra prints in linen folder, linen slip case, fine

Publication Details: [Wantage], p's & q's press, 2017

Notes: A celebration of women's suffrage, through the highly original idea of where each of the four women Tacq has chosen - The Maid (a fictional 'everywoman' inspired by a 2012 found newspaper), Vera Brittain, Clare Leighton and Marina Tsvetayeva - might have decided to ''hang her hat'. A continuation of Tacq's earlier Hatbox series - 'Hats are a metaphor for social change' (prospectus) - these striking, vivid images complement Tsvetayeva's verse, 'I know the truth...' (1915), quoted here at the end of the text, in a translation by Elaine Feinstein. Tacq's p's and q's press books are held in a numb...more

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Price: £1,200

Subject: Private Press

Published Date: 2017

Stock Number: 62491

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