POP DELUSIONS
Creation and Fabrication

[click here to see photos of the original work, Pop Delusions: A House of Cards]

POP DELUSIONS
Creation and Fabrication

The story of the concept and creation of the book shrine Pop Delusions: A House of Cards. Inside the shrine is the 1852 edition of Charles Mackay's classic work, Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds, in the original binding by Burn of Hatton Garden, and a 1963 printing of the 1932 L.C. Page edition with an introduction by Bernard Baruch, bound in Minsky's credit cards.This work from start to finish was presented on facebook as a series of updates while the construction evolved. Screen shots of these posts, which took place from March 1 through May 1, 2012, are presented along with full color images printed from the original photo files.

Three formats and a poster are available. All copies are signed and numbered.

The SOFTCOVER Edition of 50 copies has a printed paper dust wrapper and includes a piece of Chinese paper money as a bookmark:

 

 

$250.00

POP DELUSIONS: Creation and Fabrication
SOFTCOVER EDITION
Limited to 50 copies

$250.00

The HARDCOVER Edition of 25 copies with pigment printed cloth cover and archival polyester dust jacket includes a "House of Credit Cards" enclosure. A piece of genuine Chinese paper money is included as a bookmark. The enclosure is a 9"x9"x9" assembly pigment printed from photographs by Minsky of the original Pop Delusions House of Credit Cards, backed with a pigment print of Chinese money from a collage created for this edition on a scanner bed.

$750.00

POP DELUSIONS: Creation and Fabrication
HARDCOVER EDITION
Limited to 25 copies

$750.00
The DELUXE Edition of 5 copies is hardcover, with a printed fold-out "House of Cards" enclosure as above, and incorporates one of Minsky's actual credit cards. A (used, reprint) copy of the 1932 edition of Mackay's Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds is included, with a piece of Chinese paper money as a bookmark. It fits within the enclosure, which has a base.

$1,800.00.

POP DELUSIONS: Creation and Fabrication
DELUXE EDITION

Limited to 5 copies

$1,800.00
The POSTER Edition of 100 copies is 13" x 19" with an 11" wide photo of Pop Delusions printed in high resolution archival pigment inkjet, with the title and descriptive text. Signed and numbered.

$50.00

POP DELUSIONS POSTER
Limited to 100 copies

$50.00

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