Careless Water


Ilse van Garderen

Author: Ilse van Garderen (based on Tender Buttons by Gertrude Stein)
Illustrator: Ilse van Garderen
Publisher: Ilse van Garderen

Careless Water was made as an artist book in 2000 as a response to Gertrude Stein’s 1914 prose poem of the same name. Well received, it was a finalist in both the 25th Annual Shell Fremantle Print Award and The Hutchins Art Prize. Only one copy, 31cm wide by 34 cm high, was created. It featured hand-coloured linocuts and blind embossed text.
Ten years later, for the centenary of the poem`s first publication (in the anthology Tender Buttons, 1914) Ilse revisited the project and the book was published in an edition limited to 1,000.

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