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Original artwork and book: Limited Edition

$300.00 AUD

Limited Edition original artworks commissioned especially for the release of Daniel Eatock Pens Paper. All 25 editions are unique state artworks resulting from Eatock's pens paper practice. Signed and numbered, each piece is a unique original artwork.

A mesmerising kaleidoscope of pages documenting two decades of compulsive practice. 

British artist and designer Daniel Eatock creates work about the recording of actions. A compulsive serialist, Eatock's most recognisable work configures paper and felt-tip pens, leaving time to do the rest. 

Pens Paper explores Eatock’s action-based approach to producing work focused on instruction, participation and simple gestures, augmented by the most democratic of materials, pens and paper. Combined with time and chance, the simple act of putting pen to paper results in abstract fields and markings that reveal beautiful, kaleidoscopic, bleeding constellations.

Eatock's eccentric observations mingle image, language, miscommunication, subversion, open systems and participation. He is very much a visual explorer but manages to harness his curiosity with reduction, logic and objectivity.

Half Canadian bound with exposed stitching, this is the first publication dedicated to surveying Eatock's absorbing pen and paper works. Including an insightful essay by Cranbrook Art Museum director, Andrew Blauvelt.

Each of the 25 original works comes with a copy of the book, Pens Paper.

Artwork:
Preface Pen Prints
Edition: 25 unique felt-tip pen prints
2016
Felt-tip pens, paper
29.7 × 21 cm

Book:
Hardcover
304 Pages
150 × 215 mm
Essay: Andrew Blauvelt
Design: Mark Gowing Studio
Edition: 1000
ISBN: 978-0-9875268-0-9
2016 FE008