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This Book

Artist
Barbara Balfour
Price
$5.00
Date
2009
Publisher
self published
Format
Multiples
Size
9.7 × 12.7 cm
Description

This project is inspired by Norman Bethune’s personalized bookplate, which reads: “This Book Belongs to Norman Bethune and Friends”. Bethune, the Canadian doctor eulogized by Mao Zedong, turned the notion of ownership upside down by this simple gesture.

With a collectivist spirit Balfour’s book plates read “This Book belongs to ____________ and Friends”

Sold in sets of five in a glassine envelope.

Edition of 1000.

  1. This Book
 

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