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VLADIMIR NABOKOV: ALPHABET IN COLOR -- JEAN HOLABIRD. Brian Boyd. Gingko Press Inc., Corte Madera, 2005. 42 pp. with 28 col. ills. 18 x 24 cm. LC 2005-29678 ISBN 1584231394 In English.
Including an introductory essay and an excerpt from Nabokov's Speak, Memory: An Autobiography Revisited (1947), this artist's book presents 28 watercolor illustrations of individual letters of the alphabet by American artist Holabird (b. 1946), the images inspired by the celebrated Russian-born writer's autobiographical account of his experiences with a form of synesthesia that manifested itself as the involuntary attribution of colors to the sounds of letters.
Artist(s):Holabird, Jean
Indexing: Western — United States — Post-1990 — Drawing and Watercolor — Women Artists
Worldwide Number: 119646
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