Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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The Book of Snow
  • Igor Makarevich, artist
    born 1943
    born: Trialeti, Georgia, Soviet Union (present-day Georgia) ; active: Russia
    Dennis O'Neil, printer
    Hand Print Workshop International, printer
    founded 1984
  • The Book of Snow, 2005
  • The Corcoran 2005 Print Portfolio: Drawn to Representation
  • Where object was made: United States
  • screen print
  • Object Height/Width: 572 x 385 mm
    Object Height/Width: 22 1/2 x 15 3/16 in
  • Gift of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC
  • Not on display
  • 2014.0143.12
Description

The bakground is grey splots over a flat cream layer. In the upper center of the piece is a printed transparent brown square with and illustration of a man sitting next to a table with a candle in a small cave. Surrounding this brown square are paragraphs of red handwritings accompenied by illustrations of masks, camp fires and snow shoes.