19. Red Empire

Edition of 39 copies
Book closed: 2.87″ x 2.5″ (7.3c x 6.35c)
Book open: 21″ x 2.5″ (53.34c x 6.35c)
1990

Red Empire by Angela Lorenz in Bologna Italy 1990 34th St + 5th Ave = 39 copies Red Empire is an “upwordly” mobile book composed of a 9 – plate collograph with a rubber stamp.


TEXT

I
F
YOU
THINK
RED IS
KING OR IS
KONG
YOU ARE
RED WRONG
THE
DIRECTION
OF THIS
RED
PROJECTION
IS
UPWORDLY
MOBILE BUT
RED
RISES
FOR
EXERCISE
AND
DESCENDS
WHEN THE
BOOK
BENDS
RED
CLIMBS IN
TIME AND
IN RHYME
THE RHYTHM
IS IN
YOUR
MIND
AND
THE
BOOK
IS IN YOUR
HAND GOING
UP GOING
DOWN
RED ON THE
TOWN FROM
THE BASE
TO THE
SPIRE

RED
EMPIRE

ooo

RED WAS BORN IN BOLOGNA ITALY IN 1985, BUT HE ENJOYS NEW YORK.
RED EMPIRE MARKS RED’S DEBUT IN PRINTED FORM AT 5TH AND 34TH.

Bologna, Italy 1990

9027D7E7-D29B-4E72-9A81-C336B8482817

8863C819-F10C-4A84-8F64-D55188122255