The Thread of an Idea

An exhibition of artworks by Martha Edlestein and Barbara Mauriello. Each of the books in this exhibition communicate through the use of continuing or connecting lines.

Exhibition Checklist:

Martha  Edelstein

  • # 3
    Paper, acrylics, thread
  • #10
    Paper, acrylics, thread
  • #11
    Paper, acrylics, thread
  • #12
    Paper, acrylics, thread
  • #7
    Paper, acrylics, thread
  • #8
    Paper, acrylics, thread

Barbara  Mauriello

  • Bird Book
    (1982) Oriental binding and folding
  • Fruit Frieze
    (1982) Accordion fold book with vellum envelope
  • Kimono Book
    (1983) Artist’s book with collage, stenciling, and rubber stamps, on Nepalese paper pages, sewn onto concertina; folding box, cloth over boards with panel insets.
    6 1/4  x 6 1/4  x 6 1/4 inches
  • Paper Quilts
    (1979) Artist’s book with collage on handmade paper, bound on velum tapes with panel insets on both boards; in a cloth-covered clamshell box.
    7 7/8  x 7 7/8  x 1 3/4 inches

Exhibition Views

cube shaped red box
Kimono Book (1983) Barbara Mauriello
red book sits open on its tail in an unfolded box
Kimono Book (1983) Barbara Mauriello
opened book shows its front and back covers with a kimono shape wrapping from cover to cover
Kimono Book (1983) Barbara Mauriello
book spread with an abstracted kinomo shape on each page
Kimono Book (1983) Barbara Mauriello
white book sits open showing its front and back covers with inset white squares
Paper Quilts (1979) Barbara Mauriello
right page of spread with muted quilt pattern surrounded by a black border
Paper Quilts (1979) Barbara Mauriello
brightly colored quilt pattern on the right side of a page spread
Paper Quilts (1979) Barbara Mauriello
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