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‘Contained’ – Visible storage display arrangement of 3 of my concertinaed artist books.
Medium: Gouache, ink, acrylic, rag paper, glass, plastic.
Each Vessel Jar size: H 27 x D. 11 cm.
Photographed with my Pentax K10D 18-55mm F3.5-5.6

Art work was completed for Tablelands, Perimeters and Parameters (TPP), a curated group exhibition held at Tableland Regional Gallery Atherton, Far North Queensland, 2010.
Artist Statement for Tablelands, Perimeters and Parameters Exhibition work here.

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My “creative art practice” may be be succinctly summed up in the following fantastic metaphorical quote by Kandinsky:
~ “Colour is the keyboard, the eyes are the harmonies, the soul is the piano with many strings. The artist is the hand that plays, touching one key then another to cause vibration of the soul.”
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  • Shylie Edwards
    Shylie Edwardsabout 5 years ago

    great idea!!! well designed!!

  • Cool – thanks Shylie.

    – Kerryn Madsen-Pietsch

  • mmargot
    mmargotabout 5 years ago

    “If I could keep time in a bottle…”
    Somehow I imagined these to be huge acrylic cylinders!
    Complex simplicity or maybe how I feel sometimes.
    Wonderful!

  • Belatedly … Thanks mmargot. Yes indeed-ee, very ‘complex’ simplicity. And wouldn’t that be nice … if they were turned into a huge public art piece. Now dreaming on … 8 ) …
    I had envisaged some large painted canvas panel groups to accompany the artist books and containers for the group exhibition but this didn’t eventuate given the very short time frame we had to work within!

    – Kerryn Madsen-Pietsch

  • Soxy Fleming
    Soxy Flemingalmost 5 years ago

    they look wonderful

  • Thanks Soxy.

    – Kerryn Madsen-Pietsch

  • Charlie Mclenahan
    Charlie Mclenahanover 2 years ago

    super image, have sent you a bmail

  • Glad you like, thankyou.

    – Kerryn Madsen-Pietsch

  • Marion Chapman
    Marion Chapmanalmost 2 years ago

    such a cool idea! they look so interesting in the jars!!

  • Thanks Marion. Served the exhibition concept really well, with bonuses of preservation and alternate permanent manageable visual display instead of being hidden away inside a 3D made box on a shelf somewhere.

    – Kerryn Madsen-Pietsch

  • Kerryn Madsen-Pietsch
    Kerryn Madsen-...almost 2 years ago

    Independently selected and published in the Garden Tripod Issue 6 ~ A Festive Special -8 Dec 2012

  • Can see my work published on pages 60-61 (in Book Art section starting from p60).

    – Kerryn Madsen-Pietsch

  • Charlie Mclenahan
    Charlie Mclenahanalmost 2 years ago

    Wow ~

    This would look so cool here

  • Hi Agen. Glad you are the host now managing The Book Group and changed the rules back again to include book art (‘artist book’ ?) content.

    – Kerryn Madsen-Pietsch

  • I was very sad 8 ( and disappointed when the rules, not that long ago, became only for those books commercially printed/published elsewhere. It really disassociated itself to the purpose of being on the RB ‘print’ site for promotion and sales ability and hence ‘died’ for lack of activity.

    – Kerryn Madsen-Pietsch

  • That being said I’d be very honoured to resubmit my work back into the group.
    Thankyou.
    My best regards, Kerryn.

    – Kerryn Madsen-Pietsch

  • Charlie Mclenahan
    Charlie Mclenahanalmost 2 years ago

    Brillent, looking forward to seeing your work and all the other book art and images back into the the Book Group. This was a group I should have never given up… but back now, so do spread the word … its under new /old management .. so upset when I watched the group falling apart .. it will take time to rebuild, even better this time .!!

  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsover 1 year ago


    Lovely work

  • Thanks Karen.

    – Kerryn Madsen-Pietsch

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