Purification of Fagus sylvatica var pendula / Paul Etienne Lincoln
- "Comprised of photographs, diagrams and text, The Purification records the series of experiments and performance which detail the afterlife of a specimen of local vegetation. The book begins, "Situated at the perimeter of Weeping Beach Tree Park in Queens, New York, was a small pavilion looking on to a stump of the oldest Weeping Beach in America." -- Publisher's web site.
Purification of Fagus sylvatica var pendula was first exhibited for the exhibition 'Crossing the Line' at the Queens Museum of Art, June 24-Oct. 7, 2001.
"An edition of six hundred copies . . . Sixty copies enclose a laser printed photograph of the crystal jacket and beechnut, signed and numbered by the artist; the remaining books are numbered sixty-one to six hundred, the first forty of which are artist copies."--Colophon.
- Source of Acquisition:
- UP-PAT copy: Purchased with funds from the J. Burn Helme Memorial Fund; 20067.
- Endowment Note:
- J. Burn Helme Memorial Fund
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