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The Readers

I love books, and I love reading. This print started out as an extension of the sketches I have been doing of worms, and then I converted them into hands and books while working on a logo for my friends’ bookstore Human Relations in Brooklyn. I then extended the logo and made some more complicated designs, one of them being used on the cover of the eighth issue of the literary magazine SLAB. This print is a variation of that design. (Detail images below.)

Another variation of this design is included in a Justseeds Collaborative portfolio about education, Liberating Learning.

 

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