Artist Lynne Avadenka, American, born 1955
Printer Land Marks Press, American
Title
  • Mem
  • Boundaries of the Universe: Twenty-Two Letters (series title)
Date 1998
Medium etching, aquatint, drypoint, mezzotint, and monoprint printed in color ink on wove paper
Dimensions Sheet: 12 1/8 × 18 1/8 inches (30.8 × 46 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, with funds from Beverly Baker in memory of Morris D. Baker
Accession Number 1999.24.13
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Embossed, below papier collé, lower left: מ‎ [Hebrew character Mem]
Inscriptions Printed, in red ink, on papier collé, left half of the sheet: MOTHER | WATER | EFFECT | RULER OVER WATER | BELLY OF THE SOUL | SOURCE OF LIFE
Printed, in black ink, on the same sheet of papier collé, just to the right of the text printed in red: SWOLLEN | WITH SOMEONE | OTHER | THAN YOURSELF. | WATCHING FROM | OUTSIDE | AS CHANGES INSIDE, | OUT OF | YOUR CONTROL | FLOOD YOU.
1999-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)