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  • Creation Artist's Pop-up BookCreation - unique artist's pop-up book

    Creation (1/1)

    850.00

    Born from reflections on a verse by French poet Arthur Rimbaud, Creation (2024) explores the creative process through a poem and pop-up sculptures of raw architectures in white.

    Accordion book, entirely handcrafted by the artist.
    18 p., 6 pop-up spreads, rigid boards, housed in a collapsible paper receptacle in a cardboard box. Text in French, translation sheet in English.

    This is a unique copy, numbered 1/1 and signed.
    It is the origin of the smaller regular edition.

    Size: 21.8 x 30.3 x 3 cm (ca. 8.6 x 11.9 x 1.2 in) closed, and about 2.5 m (8.2 ft) long when fully unfolded.

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  • Creation Artist's Pop-up BookCreation Artist's Pop-up Book

    Creation Pop-up Book

    350.00

    Born from reflections on a verse by French poet Arthur Rimbaud, Creation (2024) explores the creative process through a poem and pop-up sculptures of raw architectures in white.

    Accordion book, entirely handcrafted by the artist.
    18 p., 6 pop-up spreads, rigid boards, housed in a collapsible paper receptacle in a cardboard box. Text in French, translation sheet in English.

    30 copies, numbered and signed.

    Size: ca. 15.5 x 22 x 3 cm (6.1 x 8.6 x 1.2 in) closed, and about 1.8 m (5 ft 9) long when fully unfolded.

    A unique artist’s book, larger in size, is at the origin of the present series: more info here.

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  • Full Night Steps Pop-up Artist's BookFull Night Steps Pop-up Artist's Book

    Full Night Steps

    850.00

    Full Night Steps (2024)

    
A poetic kiri-origamic architecture pop-up book.

    A maze of dreamed sceneries of star-lighted, impossible stairs.
    
Backlighting reveals stars and constellations!

    The first large-sized variation in the Steps artist’s books series.
    It entails all designs from Steps 1 and Steps 2.

    11 pop-up spreads, hardcover, hardcover slipcase.

    Entirely handcrafted by the artist, finished on January 1st, 2024.
    This is a unique copy, numbered 1/1 and signed.
    The book can be unfolded into a leporello.

    Size: 
ca. 21.5 x 28.5 x 4.5 cm (8.5 x 11.2 x 1.8 in) closed, and 4 m (13 ft) unfolded.
    
Text in French and English.

    The last picture puts this Full Night Steps next to the smallest book of the series, Small Night Steps.

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    More info about the Steps artist’s books series.

  • Une Saison en Enfer - A Season in Hell - Pop-up Book - Arthur Rimbaud - Nicolas CodronUne Saison en Enfer - A Season in Hell - Pop-up Book - Arthur Rimbaud - Nicolas Codron

    Une Saison en Enfer

    650.00

    Une Saison en Enfer (A Season in Hell) is an interpretation in typographics and pop-ups of the full text by the French poet Arthur Rimbaud, created on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the publication of the first edition.

    A5 size (approx. 16 x 21 x 4.5 cm = 6.3 x 8.2 x 1.7 in), 9 pop-up spreads, in slipcase, 50 numbered and signed copies, entirely hand-cut and assembled by the artist, crafted on order (please allow about one week for crafting).

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  • Calligrammes Animés Pop-up Book - Guillaume Apollinaire - Nicolas CodronCalligrammes Animés Pop-up Book - Guillaume Apollinaire - Nicolas Codron

    Calligrammes Animés

    650.00

    Calligrammes Animés (Movable Calligrams) is a selection of French poet Guillaume Apollinaire’s “graphic poems” interpreted into pop-ups.

    A5 size (approx. 16 x 21 x 3.5 cm = 6.3 x 8.2 x 1.4 in), 9 pop-up spreads, in slipcase, 50 numbered and signed copies, entirely hand-cut and assembled by the artist, crafted on order (please allow about one week for crafting).

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  • Lettre-Ocean Pop-up CalligrammeLettre-Ocean Pop-up Calligramme

    Lettre-Ocean Calligram Pop-up Artwork

    120.00

    Guillaume Apollinaire double calligram “Lettre-Océan” graphic poem interpreted into a large and elegant pop-up artwork and decorative object.

    A3 size (14.8 x 42 cm = 5.8 x 16.5 in closed, about 28 x 42 cm = 11 x 16.5 in open), folder.

    100 copies only, hand-cut and assembled by the artist, numbered and signed.

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  • Steps Moonless Night Artist Pop-up CardSteps Moonless Night Artist Pop-up Card

    Steps: Moonless Night

    50.00

    Steps 2 Variation: Moonless Night (2022)
    A stand-alone, poetic variation on the artist’s book Steps 2.
    Its center is of black darkness, like a moonless night, like a black hole.

    Signed pop-up card.
    ca. 14 x 20 cm (5.5 x 8 in) closed / 25 x 20 cm (10 x 7.8 in) open.
    Entirely handcrafted by the artist,
    each card is unique.

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  • Steps Endless Pop-up ArtworkSteps Endless Pop-up Artwork

    Steps: Endless

    230.00

    Steps 2 Variation: Endless (2022)
    A stand-alone, poetic variation on the artist’s book Steps 2.
    Three staircases intertwined, falling endlessly into the light.

    Signed and numbered (1/1) pop-up artwork.
    210 gsm white bristol / blue paper, hardcover with translucent window.
    ca. 15 x 21 cm (5.9 x 8.2 in) closed / 24 x 21 cm (9.5 x 8.2 in) open.

    Entirely handcrafted by the artist,
    this is a unique artwork.

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  • Small Night Steps

    350.00

    Small Night Steps (2021)
    A poetic, kiri-origamic architecture, miniature pop-up book.
    Dreamed sceneries of impossible stairs under infinite starry skies.
    Backlighting reveals stars and constellations!

    5 pop-up spreads, hardcover, slipcase.
    Entirely handcrafted by the artist.
    Only 10 copies, numbered and signed.

    This miniature book unfolds into a leporello / accordion!
    6.3 x 7.2 x 2.5 cm (2.48 x 2.83 x 1 in) / approx. 35 cm (13.78 in) unfolded.

    Small Night Steps is in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York City (Thomas J. Watson Library).

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  • Steps 2: More Steps

    350.00

    Steps 2: More Steps (2018)
    A poetic kiri-origamic architecture pop-up book.
    Dreams of impossible sceneries of stairs.
    Will you want to wake up?

    6 pop-up spreads, hardcover, slipcase.
    Entirely handcrafted by the artist.
    Text in English.
    20 copies, numbered and signed.

    The book can be unfolded into a leporello!
    20 x 15 x 3.5 cm / 20 x 120 cm unfolded

    A copy of Steps 2 is in the collections of the Berkeley Library.

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  • Steps: Baby Steps

    250.00

    A beautiful, unique, decorative book-object
    for all bookshelves and table tops!

    Leporello-book, 5 pop-up spreads, slipcase.
    This book can be unfolded into a leporello!
    ca. 8.5 x 10.5 x 3 cm (3.3 x 4.1 x 1.2 in),
    ca. 55 x 10.5 cm (21 x 4.1 in) unfolded.

    Only 20 copies, numbered and signed.
    Entirely handcrafted by the artist.

    The mini version of Meggendorfer Award finalist Steps!

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  • Steps 1.5

    80.00

    A spiral of stairs in intricate pop-up kiri-origamic architecture.

    Leporello pop-up panel in signed slipcase.
    ca. 10.5 x 20 x 1 cm (4.1 x 7.8 x 0.4 in) in case,
    ca. 35 x 20 cm (13.7 x 7.8 in) unfolded.
    Two in One: both sides, obverse or reverse, can be displayed!
    Entirely handcrafted by the artist.

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  • Steps

    200.00

    Steps
    A poetic kiri-origamic architecture pop-up book.
    Two characters are lost in imaginary mazes of stairs.

    5 pop-up spreads, hardcover.
    The book can unfold into a leporello!
    Dimensions: approx. 21 x 15 x 3 cm / 21 x 120 cm unfolded.
    Text in French.
    Entirely handcrafted by the artist.

    Originally 10 copies, numbered and signed, plus a few artist proof copies.
    Now crafted on demand in a slightly different making and size.

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    There is also a mini-version of this book: Steps: Baby Steps.
    It’s half the size, twice as difficult to craft, and ten times as cute!
    A unique book-object for all bookshelves and table tops!

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  • Steps 2: Night Steps

    Steps 2: Night Steps (2021)
    A poetic kiri-origamic architecture pop-up book.
    Dreams of impossible sceneries of stairs.
    Backlighting reveals stars and constellations!

    6 pop-up spreads, hardcover, slipcase.
    Entirely handcrafted by the artist.
    Only one copy, numbered and signed.

    The book can be unfolded into a leporello!
    ca. 15 x 20 x 3.5 cm (5.9 x 7.8 x 1.3 in) / 120 cm (47 in) unfolded.
    Text in English.

    – This unique copy is now in the collections of the Forney Library in Paris, France. –

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  • Steps 2: More Steps: Colors!

    Steps 2: Colors! (2018)
    A poetic kiri-origamic architecture pop-up book.
    Dreams of impossible sceneries of stairs.

    6 pop-up spreads, hardcover, slipcase.
    Entirely handcrafted by the artist.
    Text in English.
    Only 3 copies, all sold.

    The book can be unfolded into a leporello!
    20 x 15 x 3.5 cm / 20 x 120 cm unfolded

    Steps 2: Colors! is in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York City (Thomas J. Watson Library) and of the Berkeley Library of the University of California.

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  • Steps Boxed Cards Set

    Steps: Boxed Color Cards Set
    The art pop-up book Steps in a colorful set of 5 separate cards,
    housed in a wonderfully dashing box.

    Limited to one unique copy, numbered and signed.
    Cards & box entirely handcrafted by the artist.

    5 pop-up cards, monogrammed,
    signed certificate, box.
    The box is 15.6 x 11 x 2 cm (6.1 x 4.3 x 0.8 in).
    The cards (closed) are 10.4 x 14.7 cm (4.1 x 5.8 in).

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    There is also a mini-version of the initial book, Steps: Baby Steps.
    It’s half the size, twice as difficult to craft, and ten times as cute!
    A unique book-object for all bookshelves and table tops!

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