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Artists' Books
Babette Katz
Art Library Rare Books Collection N7433.4.K39 H69 2011 box 10.1

"How they found out what it was is an examination of the development of an "idée fixe". Two girls discover a mushroom. They endow it with meaning and thenceforth structures their universe… This [book] emphasizes how perception can arbitrarily be altered by preconception." — Artist's statement from Center for the Book Arts website, viewed March 13, 2017.