PETER FRIE Skyarna / Die Wolken
(i.e. The Clouds)
The Swedish painter Peter Frie, born in 1947, has chosen the poem 'Die Geschichte der Wolken' (The history of the clouds) of the German poet Hans Magnus Enzensberger (original text and the Swedish translation of Madeleine Gustafsson) and a poem of the Swedish poet Gunnar Ekelöf (original text and the German translation of Klaus-Jürgen Liedtke).
The book is hand-set and printed on the letterpress by Klaus Raasch in Hamburg, Germany on 280g Rives cassé art paper using Romulus Antiqua type from the Offizin Haag-Drugulin in Leipzig, Germany. The sheets are folded in the Depping bindery in Münster, Germany to produce the format of 15 x 11,2 inches / 38,2 x 28,5 cm and form a loose-leaf book of 24 pages in a white glazed birchwood slipcase.
Each book contains in the middle on p. 12 and 13 an original monotype in the format 15 x 22,4 inches / 38,2 x 57 cm printed by Atelje Larsen in Helsingborg, Sweden and signed by the artist.
The edition is limited to 50 copies numbered 1/50 - 50/50 and 20 copies a.p. and p.p. signed. Numbers 1/50 - 3/50 each include one painting, oil on canvas 19,7 x 15,7 inches / 50 x 40 cm.
The book is the second part of the tetralogy elementum.
€ 500 / € 4.500
This artist's book is available exclusively at the studio Kleinheinrich in Münster, Germany.