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For Camden" Poems by Dennis Brutus and Walt Whitman
Woodcuts and Silk Screens. 18.5” x 13.25”. Loose double pages in wrapper with woodcuts. Some pages with gauze overlays containing images and allowing the viewer to glimpse the words or images below. Text cut of linoleum with excerpts of Dennis Brutus poem. Laid in a card box with brown title on the lift-off lid, edition of 7 copies. Signed by artist and poet. 2007/ 2008.
“Hamba Kahle Solomon Mahlangu”
Woodcuts by Ilse Schreiber-Noll, 22”x15”, 1987. Conceived, printed and bound by the artist in an edition of ten copies on black Arches Cover paper. The poem is cut out of the woodblock and is printed in white ink over a populated green and brown landscape, which is continuous over eighteen pages. The book is housed in a drop-back box covered with dark brown handmade paste paper. A small woodcut is inlaid into the front cover.
Signed by poet and artist.
“For Nelson Mandela”, a poem by South African poet and activist Dennis Brutus with 9 woodcuts by Ilse Schreiber-Noll, 20” x 18 ½”, 1993. Conceived, printed and bound by the artist in an edition of nine copies. This powerful, moving poem, written after Mandela was released from prison, was handwritten by the poet and reproduced for this edition from the original manuscript by photoengraving. Unbound, in a brown-red board portfolio. Woodcuts and poem are printed on German Etching paper.
Signed by poet and artist