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Book, “Cubearc,” [2,3]

This is a Book. It was designed by Tauba Auerbach and published by Printed Matter, Inc..

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Smithsonian Libraries as part of Making Design: Recent Acquisitions.

It is dated 2011. Its medium is cut paper.

Auerbach is a visual artist working across many disciplines, including painting, artists’ books, photography, and sculpture. The title [2,3] refers to Auerbach’s transition between 2D and 3D works. The 6 die-cut paper sculptures in this book are based on geometric forms, including the pyramid, the Möbius strip, and this ziggurat.

It is credited Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Library; fN 7433.4 .A94 B73 2010X v. 1-6 CHMRB.

  • Book, No. 5 culture Chanel
  • embossed paper.
  • Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Library; N 7433.4 .B64 N6 2013 CHMRB.
  • 58.2015.3

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Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 50.8 × 81.3 × 17.8 cm (20 × 32 × 7 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Making Design: Recent Acquisitions.

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