Laurie Snyder
Ithaca, NY

Apples and Houses, in memory of my motherís home and the last apples from her orchard.

Accordian book covered in linen with laser printed title inset on Rives BFK; 12 silver gelatin print photographs; printed in negative; drymounted back-to-back on linen; endpapers of pigmented paste monoprints.

"This book was made in response to the death of my mother and the sale of her home. I made several books during that period that commemorate my parentsí home and garden. The images depict this home, a Victorian farmhouse outside Ithaca, as well as my own Greek revival farmhouse. The apple images were made from a basket of apples that I saved after the sale. As they dried and shriveled I photographed them. I was most intriqued by their image in negative, so I printed them in negative."

35 x 35 x 2cm
Created: 1995

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