Order Nr. 139341 SILENT FACES / ANGKOR. Mary Heebner.
SILENT FACES / ANGKOR.
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(Simplemente Maria Press).

"Painter Mary Heebner calls 'Silent Faces / Angkor' an artist's book, but it helps to think of it as a many-layered treasure chest. It's a celebration of timeless artistry." -Joan Tapper

  • Santa Barbara, CA: Simplemente Maria Press, 2012-2013.
  • folio (68 x 35 in)
  • four scrolls nestled in niches beneath a bronzed metal tray holding the accordion book 'Apsara'; and the bound codex book 'Silent Faces / Angkor', all housed in a handcrafted wooden box

Price: $8,500.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 139341

Limited to only numbered 20 copies signed by the artist, Mary Heebner. Instructions on handling loosely inserted. Fine in fine hardwood box.

"A richley conceived contemporary interpretation of an aesthetically sophisticated ancient culture. Heebner's journeys to the ancient ruins of Angkor inspired this multi-faceted artwork."

A handcrafted red cedar box contains three forms of the book:

Accordion: Gold stamped and painted paper chemise contains two accordion fold books: Apsara, line drawings derived from on-site drawings, and The Churning of the Sea of Milk, an artist's interpretation of myth. Both printed letterpress.

Codex: Impressions of the Angkor temple complex with vignettes, sketches and photographs. Letterpress with printed portrait on cover, goatskin spine.

These two books rest on a crafted patinaed metal tray, beneath which lie...

4 Scrolls: Handmade watermarked paper and paper-lined silk frames four gold-edged prints from the silent faces series of paintings. When unrolled for viewing or display each scroll measures 37" x 18"