Front cover image for The complete works of William Shakespeare

The complete works of William Shakespeare

"Since making my first photograph at 14, I've been fascinated with alternative processes including high school experiments in holography, solarization, and high contrast imagery. Later studies with Jerry Burchfield introduced me to color photograMs. Early in this millennium I learned the 19th century wet plate photography from France and Mark Osterman. Recent book projects include collaboration with Leonard Seastone on handmade artist books ..."--Bill Westheimer
Print Book, English, 2014
[Bill Westheimer?], [West Orange, New Jersey?], 2014
artists' books (books)
1 3-D printed book : portraits ; 6 x 5 x 1.5 cm
Edition of 10 copies
Title from Bill Westheimer website and accompanying information sheet
Materials: PLA resin, paper, ink, blue velvet fabric, USB flash drive
"In today's world, books are evolving into different formats. Some people find that digital books are undesirable, others embrace them. This book is a digital - 3D printed book shaped vessel which cannot be opened. There is a printed title page and author portrait. The book cannot be read without destroying the book. It is presented in a 3D printed box (9.5 x 8.5 x 3 cm) with the artist's name 3D printed inside the top"--Accompanying information sheet