Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: Feminist Art Base: Catya Plate

Clothespin Tarot -- Artist Book

Clothespin Tarot -- Artist Book

Catya Plate. Clothespin Tarot -- Artist Book, 2007.

Self-published in 2007, edition of 50 and signed and numbered by the artist. Consists of an 86-page artist's book with text and illustrations, a card tray with 78 cards, and a "Clothespin Freak" sculpture embedded in a secret compartment of the slipcase. All elements of the work are hand made and enclosed in a cloth-bound slipcase. Cloth-bound decorated with an embroidered appliqué featuring one of Plate's “clothespin freak” designs on the front and the spine of the book as well as on the spine of the card tray. Since 2003, Plate has been working on the Clothespin Tarot, a series of watercolor and pencil drawings inspired by the 78 cards of the traditional Tarot.


clothespins, advice, cards, tarot, play, doll, slipcase, secret, compartment, thimbles, darners, buttons, hat pins, seriocomic, print

Clothespin Mandala VIHatpin MandalaClothespin Tarot: Ten Of ButtonsClothespin Tarot -- Artist BookThe UnUsual Suspects-- Clothespin Freak Line-upButton In The Garden of Earthly Delights X"Sanguine Bedtime Stories" Installation with participant for "But Fear Itself" Exhibition, Lance Fung Gallery, New York, 2001

Promotional Trailer for "The Reading", an animated short film by Catya PlateI Have A Secret!

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