Rose Folsom

Silver Spring, Maryland

The Acrobat

Artist Book

The artist's calligraphy scanned and placed in Photoshop as background for printed text of a poem about an acrobat. Words in motion are balanced by the centered, red text, to represent the poise and concentration required for acrobatic movement. Gray cloth case binding.
8-1/2 x 5-1/2 x 1/2"

ROSE FOLSOM has been a calligrapher for thirty years, mostly working on wall pieces. She turned to the book format ten years ago because of the enhanced ability to tell a story in successive pages, and for the more intimate relationship between a book and its viewer.

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