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Made Up
Ellen Knudson
Art Library Rare Books Collection N7433.4.K6258 M34 2015

Limited edition of 50 copies, Art Library has copy 13. "[A] non-scientific science book about the imaginary cellular composition of the human body. Fourteen cells are illustrated: Anger, Curiosity, Failure, Fear, Jealousy, Joy, Knowledge, Location, Love, The Past, Success, Talent, Trust, Work. The cell images are vibrant multi-block and reduction linoleum prints with a diagram explaining how each cell operates ... imaginary, emotional cellular structures that might 'make up' a person … wrote text for each cell using indirectly scientific language. To further support the pseudo-scientific nature … I used a non-digital form of image creation for the cells--multi-block linoleum cuts"—Artist's statement at the Vamp & Tramp Booksellers' website, viewed on February 12, 2016.

The front cover of Made Up Made Up opened and with the pages fanned

Discover. Create. Succeed.