LA NEIGE ROUGE, 1991


LA NEIGE ROUGE, 1991

Book consisting of twenty sewn signatures protected by a felt sheet 5 mm thick. Created by Jaume Plensa, it contains a poem by the artist and thirteen images of a clock printed from twenty-six engraved copper plates. The poem appears in the form of fragments cut out and stuck on red-tinted pages. A clockface made of paper and metal and covered with glass is the cover of the aluminium case.

Measurements of the closed book: 28.5 x 37.5 x 6.5 cm
Edition: 75 signed and numbered copies and 2 hors commerce copies
Printer, collage and assembly: Magí Baleta, Barcelona
Binding: case made at the Fundició Cabot, Olesa de Montserrat
Publisher: Galerie de France, Paris, and Galeria Carles Taché, Barcelona

IV.1 to IV.13
13 images
Etching and aquatint
26 plates: copper 32 x 25 cm
Paper handmade at El Molí de Gelida, 33 x 50 cm
Printer: Magí Baleta, Barcelona