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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
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 (www.eabfair.com). 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.