In Ted Greenwald’s poetry, tradition is never more than an extension of innovation, history never more than an engaggement with the present, and commonplace never more than a glimpse at something extraordinary. Building on New York’s remarkable history of painter and poet collaborations, this is striking art and text project features nearly thirty painting and poems by two seasoned artist.
The dimensions of the images are true to the original works of art. The fonts (Palatino and Michelangelo) were designed by Hermann Zapf. In the paperback edition, sparkling metallic covers were printed letterpress and the images and text were printed offset.
Hardcover copies were bound by hand and signed by the painter and poet. Printed on pure cotton rag paper in full color by Booksmart Studios.
Cloth Delux edition limited to 20. (2007)
Hardcover, Deluxe Hardcover