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Pen in Hand, 1996

Pen: 5 x 12 inches (closed), 20 pages
Edition of 125

Artist’s book. Sheaffer black pen casing laser-cut laterally and reattached with chrome hinge designed by Daniel E. Kelm. Displayed with instruction sheet on two-ply bristle vellum paper. Packaged in men’s cotton shirt pocket with vinyl pocket protector. Each page contains a witty quote from a writer on writing. “He is a writer for the ages — the ages of four to eight” (Dorothy Parker).

Collection of Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Shown in “Books as Art” anniversary exhibition, National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1997.

Pen in Hand, 1996

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