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#12918

Capture the Flag

Artists
Jesse Purcell and Josh MacPhee
Price
$800.00
Date
2016
Publisher
Self-published
Format
Artists' Books
Length
20 pp
Genre
Prints & Posters
Description

A meditation far more than a statement, this massive 20 page screen printed artist book starts with flags. Flags are paradoxically used as both markers of the internal cohesion of nation or tribe, and also as external proclamations of transformation and utopia. It is this tension that binds this book together. Beginning with MacPhee’s illustrations of flags stacking beneath, piling on, and wrapping around each other, these images become increasingly convoluted and unclear as the pages turn. For the tail end of the book, Purcell works his more playful imagery and textures into the fields of flags, meeting in a middle where all this imagery begins to conflict, contest, and even consume itself.

Edition of 35.

  1. Capture the Flag prints
  2. Capture the Flag prints
Images:12
 

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