Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Katie Paterson | Fossil Necklace Postcard Edition

Katie Paterson
Fossil Necklace Postcard Edition
Glasgow, Scotland: Self-published, 2013
342 pp., 14.3 x 19 x 9 cm., boxed
Edition of 100

Katie Paterson - whose recent work has been consistently strong - created Fossil Necklace a year ago, in the summer of 2013. The work consists of 170 carved, rounded fossils, spanning and representing geological time. Each fossil on the necklace, excavated from around the world, represents a major event in evolution. For a full listing of each stone, visit the artist's website, here.

The clothbound boxed postcard set features a micro lens portrait of each bead, with the relevant information printed on the verso. It is available for £250, here.

The Exhibition Katie Paterson: Ideas, runs at Ingleby Gallery until September 27th. For more information, visit the gallery site, here.

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