Mark Dion. Fragments of Travel, Exploration and Adventure. 2007

Mark Dion Fragments of Travel, Exploration and Adventure 2007

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In his first book project Dion assumed the role of an eighteenth– or nineteenth–century naturalist, exploring and documenting the flora and fauna of a fictional terra incognita. Assembled as a field guide, the book reproduces writings, drawings, and photographs of the artist’s observations and discoveries in this unknown land.

Gallery label from Wunderkammer: A Century of Curiosities, July 30–November 10, 2008.
Illustrated book with twenty-seven bound-in lithographs, offset printed, six bound-in digital prints, five loose lithographs, offset printed and two loose digital prints
page: dimensions vary; overall: 10 1/4 x 12 5/8 x 7/8" (26 x 32 x 2.3 cm)
Christophe Daviet-Thery, Paris, xn Éditions, Paris, In situ, Paris
Arte Print, Brussels
The Monroe Wheeler Fund
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© 2020 Mark Dion
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