Twinkako Ishiwata-Pichler: Desperately Seeking Twinka (One Picture Book #36), Limited Edition (with Print)
Publisher: Tucson, Arizona: Nazraeli Press, 2006
Edition: 1st Edition
Condition: New / No dust jacket as issued
Item #: 101683
First edition, first printing. Limited edition of 500 signed and hand-numbered copies, with one hinged original [black and white] Type-C print (4-3/4 x 3-1/8 inches) on Fujicolor Crystal Archive paper. Hardcover. Paper-covered boards, no dust jacket as issued. 16 pp., with 37 four-color reproductions. 7-1/2 x 5-3/4 inches.
The 36th publication in the Nazraeli Press One Picture Book series. From the publisher: "The ginger-and-white Twinka, born into an undomesticated family in El Cerrito, California in 1994, is well-known around the Nazraeli Portland office by artists who come to work on their books. Desperately Seeking Twinka is a visual diary of Twinka in conversation with, and in the laps and arms of, dozens of artists she has questioned over the years -- Robert and Kerstin Adams, Lee Friedlander, Toshio Shibata, Anne Tucker, Ron van Dongen, Jerry Uelsmann, Naoya Hatakeyama, Michael Kenna, Camille Solyagua, and Masao Yamamoto, to name but a few -- as she seeks out her namesake, Twinka Thiebaud. The book ends with an original print of Twinka and Twinka meeting face-to-face in the garden."