Forty-second Connection: Red, pink and white
Red (life force of blood) pink (tenderness) and white (innocence) sequins, beads, and threads adorn IF an artists book completed on February 14, 1989 to mark Valentine’s Day. When open its three pages form a structure reminiscent of a frame for three portraits. Each of IF’s pages contain a drawn imaginary archway - not a specific portrait. This was the month before my son was born and I was thinking about if and openings in terms of creating a welcoming physical, emotional and psychic space for a new and unknown life.