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Burning Me Open : [Patterns, Sample Shapes and Cut Stock], 2011

Identifier: M341.0001.00006


Patterns and cut pieces of copper leaf for the artist's book, Burning Me Open. The rigid pages that make up the text block are constructed of several layers, a sandwich (from the bottom up) of etched cast acrylic, copper leaf shapes and etched cast acrylic. The pattern shows which shape is used with the specified text; the samples have been cut with a laser. Handwritten notes by the artist on the printout of the pattern, and on cards inserted with the cut sheets.


  • 2011



1 Items (7 sheets)

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Copper leaf, paper. 28 centimeters or smaller


In plastic bag.

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on cards: "Example of copper leaf with PMA on both sides before removal of PMA carrier. When PMA is removed, a sticky surface is exposed, making it possible to adhere the copper leaf shape to another surface" "Sheet of copper leaf/PMA from which shapes have been cut out via laser cutter" "Second version of leaf shapes - further refined before final production" On pattern: "Final version of copper leaf shapes - produced by copper leaf monted both sides to positionable mounting adhesive then cut out via laser cutter"


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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