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Project Statement

by S Strang


This book uses photographs of rubbings from a topographical globe to examine the idiom of the four corners of the earth through scale and representation.

4 Corners

Leroy Stevens

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Agents

Leroy Stevens

type: initiating

role:
artist

nationality:
born: U.S.

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Publication Information

publisher: self

dates:
publication: 1997-00-00

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Aesthetic Profile

movement:

subject:
political art (AAT)

themes: Both playful and socio-politically sharp, 4 Corners approaches globalization through the familiarity of the "four corners of the earth", a phrase from Isaiah 11-12. [S. Strang]

content form:

publication tradition:
artists' book (local)

inspiration: []

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other influences: Although perhaps not a conscious influence, 4 Corners references elementary education and the classroom through its simple "board book" structure and its use of the globe. [S. Strang]

community: school Stevens was a student at the University of Illinois at Chicago at the time of publication [S. Strang]

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