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Tauba Auerbach and Printed Matter team up for [2,3] Pop-Up BookJuxtapoz // Saturday, 09 Jul 2011
One of our favorite aritsts, Tauba Auerbach, has created an oversized pop-up book featuring six die-cut paper sculptures that unfold into wonderful, elaborate forms. And because of the "flux state between 2D and 3D," the book has an interesting title: [2,3].
As PrintedMatter notes, "The six sculptures in [2,3] take their cue from a range of geometric forms—the pyramid, sphere, ziggurat, octagonal bipyramid (gem), arc, and möbius-strip. The use of a bright, contrasting palette is familiar from Auerbach’s previous work across a range of materials, including acrylics, etchings and C-type prints. This groundbreaking project stands as an astonishing art-object, part bookwork and part sculpture, and represents an advance in the field of pop-up technology.
"The six volumes will be housed in a specially designed slipcase, and each folio will measure 20” x 32” when open. [2,3] is co-published by Tauba Auerbach and Printed Matter, Inc. in a signed and numbered edition of 1,000 plus 100 proofs."
Pre-order the book at the link above.