Bread and Water Alison Knowles

ISBN 1 880516 07 1

Left Hand Books: Barrytown, NY, 1995; 10"x7.5"; 70p; black on cream stock; perfect binding

"Looking at the cracks in homemade bread, Alison Knowles noticed their resemblance to
rivers. Using atlases, she matched each pattern to a river. Bread and Water reproduces in
halftone all seventeen palladium prints Knowles processed from xeroxed images of the
breads. These prints combine a river image with literary passages and text fragments from
books containing geographical and ecological information."

With an introduction by Henry Martin.

$35. (4.)

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