Artists in the News / by Karen Hawkins

October 2015

Drawn to the structure of books, Karen Hawkins asks, “How many ways can I objectify books?” in an engaging video about her work.

At the 5 DECADES opening, the Austin-based artist talked with Natalie and Paul Bardgjy about “Jelly Melts” (left) and “Once Upon a Time” (right).

These works, featuring whimsical clusters of rolled book pages, appeal both nostalgically and visually.

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