08 April 2013


The cure for anything is salt water-- sweat, tears, or the sea. (Isak Dinesen)

In 1837, according to the date on the inside cover, a girl named Georgiana tore this end paper and stitched it back together again. She repaired her book and made it better in more ways than one. The 19th century fast forwards to the 21st century and I add a sea of indigo marks.

ink on 19th century paper, thread
9.5 x 11.75" each
copyright Kate Castelli 2013

part of End Page: Books and Works on Paper, MFA thesis exhibition at Fourth Wall Project, Boston

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