Marnie Powers-Torrey ~ Utah

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By Marnie Powers-Torrey
Salt Lake City, Utah: Marnie Powers-Torrey, 2000. Edition of 15.

4.5 x 4.75"; 12 pages. Double-sided accordion structure. Handset Goudy Open. Photopolymer plates handprinted letterpress and intaglio on an Asbern proof press. Bound in boards with title on front board. Signed and numbered by the artist.

A simple accordion paying homage to "the rocks here before now."

Marnie Powers-Torrey is the Managing Director of the Book Arts Program and Red Butte Press at the J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah.
$ 40

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A Casual Commentary
(Front Seat USA)

By Marnie Powers-Torrey
Salt Lake City, Utah: Marnie Powers-Torrey, 1999. Edition of 15.

7.875 x 11"; 22 pages. Twentieth Century Medium Italic typeface. Handset and printed on an Asbern letterpress at the University of Utah. The photographs are gum bichromate prints, photolithographs, and intaglio prints from photopolymer plates. Concertina structure bound in boards covered in texture black paper.

A cross-country road trip, recounted and pictured with bleary perception.

Text excerpt: "Each day on the road will pass while you watch out the window. Every morning you begin where the night left you, and by evening you have seen enough to fill three states. The days conjoin in your mind, forming a condensed conception of your collective experiences (which you will refer to as your trip across country)."

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