Topographical and slightly surreal fan book by a pioneer of the artist's book medium.
"The seventies saw the emergence of a class of facilitators: artists or art-trained people who also have a high level of printing expertise."–Davids and Petrillo
Lyons, both a printer and an artist, was one of the founders of the Visual Studies Workshop, one of several establishments that directly contributed to the proliferation of artists' books. Lyons here experiments with the book form, giving depth and variability to an repeated image of the New Testament landmark through creative sculpting of pages — creating both sacred and yonic connotations. As Betsy Davids and Jim Petrillo note: "These artist-printers close the gap between artists who have little knowledge of printing and printers who have little knowledge of art." One of the rarest works from one of the most influential book artists to emerge from the 1970s.
Read more: Davids and Petrillo, "The Artist as Book Printer" in "Artists' Books: A Critical Anthology and Sourcebook."
[Rochester]: Visual Studies Workshop Press, 1977/1978. Original black wrappers with title label to front. Illustrated on every page in black and blue.  leaves, mounted to wrapper at one corner with metal grommet. Limited edition, one of ten numbered copies, this #10. Small contemporary price sticker to upper wrapper flap. Mild edgewear, small hole to center of upper wrapper flap (closure element possibly perished). Sharp and clean overall.
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