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box for 26°57.3’N, 142°16.8’E
  • Japan
  • box for 26°57.3’N, 142°16.8’E, 2007
  • Where object was made: Tokyo, Japan
  • acrylic
  • Paper Type: Toshaban-Genshi
  • Museum purchase: R. Charles and Mary Margaret Clevenger Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0019.RA01.a,b

Traditionally bound book in tall vertical format, with parchment covers of translucent cream over a cover sheet with a cream-black gradient. Front and back covers seal together with a magnetic strip. Tissue thin interior pages feature tonal gradients of cream, black and blues, interspersed with text and mechanical drawings.

Object specifications/Colophon material:
Box made of 8 mm thick clear acrylic.