Lu Zhang is a multi-disciplinary artist, researcher, and organizer who works in installation, sculpture, drawing, and text – often in response to a chosen site.
2015 / bound volume of 58 monoprints / 20.5 X 15.5 X 1.25 inches
Book one is a compilation of images taken from material in the George Peabody Library. Images are sourced from architectural renderings by E. G. Lind (architect of the George Peabody Library), insurance maps of Baltimore, mechanical drawings, and various encyclopedias. This book emphasizes the reference collection, the foundation of the George Peabody Library, and the connections of the library collection with the world at large. Captions to the images can be found in the sixth book in the series, 027 B197G 2015 FOLIO c. 1 [BOOK 6, LEVEL 6, BIBLIOGRAPHY AND BOOKS ABOUT BOOKS].
Part one of a 6 volume set of works, compiled and created to document the collection and site of the George Peabody Library of the Johns Hopkins University. Each part finds its expression based on the material housed in the particular level of the library.
photos by Joseph Hyde, book bound by Almanac Industries