By Michelle Segal
Tempe Arizona: Little Black Dog Press, 2013. Edition of 16.
6.25 x 12" closed, 11" diameter opened. Star carousel structure. Fabriano Tiziano and Murillo papers. Hobo type. Bound in red cloth boards with red ribbon tie closure. Paper title on front cover. Designed, printed, cut, and bound by Michelle Segal. Signed and numbered by the artist.
Michelle Segal: "Three-dimensional book features cut-paper images of classic carousel animals from the early years of the twentieth century, and opens up to format an actual carousel!"
Text from The Circle Game by Joni Mitchell. Animal cutouts inspired by the following – frog: Herschell/Spillman circa 1912; bronco: C.W. Parker circa 1910; giraffe: Daniel Muller circa 1905; lion: Charles Looff circa 1905; and goat: Gustave Dentzel circa 1920.