The Spectrum A to Z
By Karen Hanmer
2003. Edition of 20
5 x 5 x 18". Pigment inkjet prints. Tunnel book with letters of the alphabet colored to run through the spectrum and back.
Karen Hanmer: "Most years Chicago Hand Bookbinders members make alphabet books as a fund raising project to benefit a local book arts institution. 'The Spectrum A to Z' and 'Patriot Alphabet' were first created for this purpose, then improved and editioned. "The Spectrum A to Z "artists’ proof was a birthday present for my husband, who likes bright colors, from his wife, who prefers black."