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Book, Gem, from [2,3], 2011

This is a Book. It was designed by Tauba Auerbach and published by Printed Matter, Inc..

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Smithsonian Libraries as part of Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color.

It is dated 2011. Its medium is paper contruction.

Like much of Auerbach’s work, this pop-up book uses color to explore a space between two and three dimensions. Each facet of the paper gems appears a slightly different color, and reflections from the yellow page further complicate the interplay of color and form.

It is credited Smithsonian Libraries, N7433.4.A94 B73.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 50.8 × 81.3 × 18 cm (20 in. × 32 in. × 7 1/16 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color.

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