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Dana Schutz


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Title: Backstroke

Medium: Three color woodblock with one color photo-litho on Coventry paper

Size: 17 3/4 x 12 1/4 in.

Edition: Edition of 25

Release: 2012

Price: $1,600.00

DANA SCHUTZ, Backstroke (2012), three-color woodblock with one color photo-litho printed on Coventry paper by Rob Swainston, Brooklyn, New York in an original Edition of 200; 25 Artist's Proofs; 10 Printer's Proofs; and 1 B.A.T. published by I.C. Editions, NYC to benefit the Editions | Artists’ Book Fair 2012. 175 pieces from the editions were destroyed in Hurricane Sandy.

The presciently titled Backstroke was published to benefit the 2012 Editions | Artists' to Book Fair, postponed due to the effects of what was considered the largest storm system to ever hit the Atlantic Coast. A story of redemption and renewal, the Fair was rescheduled to run 23 to 27 January 2013 ( Proceeds from the sale of the print will ensure the realization of this memorable event and celebration, the 15th anniversary of the Editions | Artists' Book Fair.