Mikhail Karasik. Ecclesiastes 2000

St Petersburg, 2002. 440 × 297 mm

Ecclesiastes 2000 written by the artist refers to the book Ecclesiastes in the Bible. It consists of 6 folded sheets (24 pages) of white paper with six full page colour lithographs illustrating the text lithographed in green. The Russian language text was written with reed pen, the separate English translation is silkscreened on 7 folded sheets of paper. Both the loose sheets of the book and the appendix are kept in a lithographed paper cover. The 15 copy edition as well as the supplementary artist proof have two slipcases: the first of folded Plexiglas, the second made of black cardboard.