Alexandra Haeseker RCA “Burning Sappho’s Books / Glimmer” #7/15 2003

Lot 15

Fair Market Value $1200

015

digital print with UV ink on paper

signed, titled and numbered along bottom; printer shop lower right; framed with archival mat

15x22x1

 BURNING SAPPHO’S BOOKS is my exhibition that toured museums in Japan, Thailand, Korea, and China, ending up in the collection of the new Biblioteka Alexandrina in Egypt where Sappho’s original nine volumes of poetry were edited by fire in the 3rd Century AD when the Biblioteka burned to the ground…

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