…from portrait to self-portrait… Vol 1, by Antonio Nodar

In collaboration with Elsa Peretti Foundation
Since 1996 I’ve been taking B&W portraits of artists, and giving them a duplicated print of their portrait on which to create their self-portrait.
This album contains the portraits and self-portraits of 242 artists (from the over 900 portraits done till now) that feature in vol1.
The selection of artists is done by word of mouth, my personal likes or dislikes have no saying on the final list of artists,if they want to participate they are welcome
The inclusion on the Volumes is by arrival of self-portrait.
Book size 30x40cms, size A3 landscape

Video from the process of the making of
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SNnQDUdJGtc
Video of what the book looks like
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z34j2f5ouJY

“Ha escrito de forma gráfica la historia del arte contemporáneo”. Vanessa Graell, diari “El Mundo”, 1 de juny 2011

EL LLIBRE – THE BOOK

Relligat a mà dels 242 díptics amb el retrat i la rèplica dels artístes. Imprès a sis colors sobre paper satinat de 170 grams. Encuadernació artesanal en tela impresa (Podium Encuadernacions, S. COOP. C. L.). Dimensions: 30 X 40 cm, A3 apaïsat. Tiratje limitat: 1.500 còpies, 1.001 a la venda, numerats y firmats per Antonio Nodar, autor del projecte.

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The inside is printed by Staccato screen at 6 colours plus selective varnish on 170gr/m2 Magno Satin.
The binding is hand made by Podium Encuadernaciones, S.COOP.C.L.
Bound as hardback, sewn sections, Real Cloth Assuan 5069 cover over 4mm board with white and red foil blocking, rounded spine, head & tail bands and ribbon marker.
First print run was 1.500 copies, 1.001 copies for selling amd 499 copies “hors commerce”.

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