Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Robert Fones | G, S, Y Types

Robert Fones
G, S, Y Types
Toronto, Canada: Nothing Else Press, 2016
2 x 2 cm.
Edition of 50 (each type)

The Nothing Else Press is pleased to announce an new edition by Robert Fones: three cloisonné pins, available individually in an edition of 50 (each design) and as a signed set of three, also an edition of 50. Launching tomorrow at the /edition Toronto Art Fair, the pins will sell for $10 each or $25 for the signed set. They are also available on the website, here.

"The G, S, Y Types represent the only three possible configurations that can be constructed on a nine-square grid by tracing a continuous pathway through all nine squares. Additional variants can be generated by flipping or rotating the three basic types. The bevelled pathways were inspired by overhead views of gabled roofs and by First Style paintings from Pompeii. The three types are named after the letterforms they most closely resemble: G, S and Y."
- Robert Fones

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