Deena Schnitman ~ Massachusetts

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Deena Schnitman: " Making paste paper is always exciting as it offers me endless opportunities to explore both color and design. My designs are inspired by primitive art, ornamental motifs, and the patterns, textures and colors found in nature."
   
1939 New York World’s Fair Stamp Book
By Deena Schnitman
Boston: Deena Schnitman Designs, 2014. One-of-a-Kind.

12.75 x 3.25"; 9 pages with 54 stamps. Flag book structure. Mounted on paste paper made by the artist. Accordion binding with canapetta bookcloth covered boards. Matching cloth band closure. Artist's logo on lower edge of back board.

The artist took a complete set of stamps that were produced for the New York World's Fair of 1939 and put them into a flag book. The publishing information regarding the stamps, which accompanied the stamps, is tipped to the front and back boards.
$295
   

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50 Animals & Birds
K. Elompok Binatang Bagian 3
By Deena Schnitman
Boston: [2009], Deena Schnitman Designs. One of a kind.

2.6 x 8"; 11 pages with 50 cards. Flag book structure. Paste paper handmade by the artist. Found ephemera. Accordion binding with paste paper covered boards and ribbon tie closure. Artist's logo on lower edge of back board. Text in Malaysian.

Deena Schnitman: "The 'cards' in the books were found in a French flea market and although they are not in French, I suspect they are part of a series of cards used in a game for children. The strip for each of the series is included with each book on the strip of the accordion fold. The paste paper I used is mine."

The title in Malaysian loosely translates as a partial collection of animals. Each of the 50 cards is placed on a piece of Schnitman's paste paper then adhered to a flag. Each print is numbered. The Malaysian word for the animal or bird is printed on the print and is numbered.

25 burung elang (eagle)
45 onta (camel)
27 gajah (elephant)
21 musang (weasel)

(SOLD)

   

50 Fruits and Vegetables
Seri Buch & Un Bagian 2
by Deena Schnitman
Boston: [2009], Deena Schnitman Designs. One of a kind.

2.6 x 8"; 11 pages with 50 cards. Flag book structure. Paste paper hand made by the artist. Found ephemera. Accordion binding with paste paper covered boards and ribbon tie closure. Artist's logo on lower edge of back board. Text in Malaysian.

Deena Schnitman: "The 'cards' in the books were found in a French flea market and although they are not in French, I suspect they are part of a series of cards used in a game for children. The strip for each of the series is included with each book on the strip of the accordion fold. The paste paper I used is mine."

The title in Malaysian loosely translates as drawings of fruits. Each of the 50 cards is placed on a piece of black paper then adhered to a flag. Each image has its original number from the series. The Malaysian word for fruit or vegetable is printed under the image.

1 buah apel (apple)
23 bawang (onion)
44 randu (kapok)
29 oli palem (palm oil)
19 wortel (carrots)

(SOLD)


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