CLOSE READING series

SANCTITY OF THE SALES CONTRACT  excisions into found book page, floated in frame, 12" x 9", 2002

CLOSE READING series

If reading is good, then a close reading is even better. Is it possible to be too close? To read so closely you change what is written?

CLOSE READING series

SANCTITY OF THE SALES CONTRACT  (detail) 2002

CLOSE READING series

CLOSE READING III  found book pages (form letter on how to collect a debt), de-acidified, cut & mounted to museum board, 8.5" x 11", 2002

CLOSE READING series

EYES (WORDS USED TO DESCRIBE THEM)  pigment print of found book page with excisions, 10" x 8", 2010

CLOSE READING series

HOW LANGUAGE WORKS (detail)  found library cards cut & mounted on museum board, 24" x 36", 2002

CLOSE READING series

DEATH NOTICE I: HENRY, ISIDORE  graphite & found newspaper elements on graph paper, 11" x 17", 2002

CLOSE READING series

DEATH NOTICE I (detail)  2002

CLOSE READING series

60 x ED  newspaper punch-outs on paper, 11" x 8.5", 1997

The last two letters from 60 verbs in the past tense. Contributed to a portfolio of works from various artists for Ed Ruscha on his 60th birthday.