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2008

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2015

2022

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Book, Letter "W" from ABC3D

This is a Book.

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 and Archives as part of Making Design: Recent Acquisitions.

It is dated 2008. Its medium is cut paper.

Bataille is a graphic artist, illustrator, and paper engineer who trained at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris. For her pop-up books, she uses numbers and letters to tell a kinetic story, rendered all the more dramatic by her reliance on minimalist color schemes.

It is credited Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Library; PE 1155 .B3874 2008 CHMRU.

  • Book, “Cubearc,” [2,3]
  • cut paper.
  • Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Library; fN 7433.4 .A94 B73 2010X v.....
  • 58.2015.2
  • Book, No. 5 culture Chanel
  • embossed paper.
  • Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Library; N 7433.4 .B64 N6 2013 CHMRB.
  • 58.2015.3

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Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 18.4 × 28.6 × 10.2 cm (7 1/4 in. × 11 1/4 in. × 4 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Making Design: Recent Acquisitions.

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