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Satin, Claire Jeanine
Pentimento: Mappa Antica Venezia
Dania Beach, FL: Claire Jeanine Satin, 2009. Fine. A unique book created as part of a series about Venice. The book artist describes this beautiful and mysterious work as an homage to the city of Venice, Italy, where she was awarded three residencies in 2009, 2012, and 2015. During these residencies, she pursued her research on the waters and gardens of the city. Following her residencies, in addition to her books about Venice, she produced two short videos: "The Waters of Venice: Remembering Henry James" and "Water Veils". The MAPPA ANTICA VENEZIA images are printed on transparencies, with embedded monofilaments and small crystals on the filaments or embroidered on the pages. Images of the churches of Venice are printed on the side edges of two of the pages with metallic overlays. Claire states: "PENTIMENTO refers to the idea of reappearences manifested by employing the use of transparency, multiplicity, interpenetration. These factors result in the concept of indeterminacy influenced by my association with John Cage whom I met in 1979." A native of Brooklyn, Claire Jeanine Satin's talent was first recognized when she was just 8 years old. After high school she continued her education at Brooklyn Museum of Art School and Sarah Lawrence College. Her mentor, Theodore Roszak, shepherded Claire into the MFA program at Pratt Institute, and recommended her for a Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation grant in sculpture, which she was awarded. In the late 70s, while teaching in the Art Department at Broward Community College (now Broward College), she met the composer John Cage, … [Click Below for Full Description]
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