By Maryann Riker
Phillipsburg, New Jersey: JUSTARIP Press, 2023. Edition of 2.
6.5" x 4.25" x .25". Materials: vintage cabinet card, mask fabric, binders board, paper. Housed in a gold organza bag. Signed by the artist. Fine.
Maryann Riker: "’Uncovering the History of Masking Up’ is an artist book exploring the history of the medical mask and its evolution, use and controversy. It has vintage cabinet cards that are altered to include actual medical mask fabric to mask these turn-of-the-century women for covers with illustrations and photos of early masks on the back.”
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