Karen Hanmer

Artists' Books & Installation

Gallery: History & Culture

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Title: Whirlwind Romance

Whirlwind Romance

Whirlwind Romance

Pride Prejudice Passion: Whirlwind Romance | 2011 | $800

Carousel Book: inkjet prints and found images

Closed size 6.75 x 4.25 x 3”
Open Size 6.75 x 8.5 x 8.5”

Edition of 3

This sculptural work pairs text from the archetypal 1813 romance novel by Jane Austen with images cut from the covers of its modern counterparts. Background pattern references Regency era roller-printed textiles.

This piece was created from a minimum quantity of recycled and already-purchased materials and with limited use of electricity for Sustainable Book and Paper Arts, a 2011 exhibition curated by Shawn Sheehy and Melissa Jay Craig.