MOLLY SPRINGFIELD
Installation view of The Real Object at Thomas Robertello Gallery, Chicago, April 27-June 2, 2007.The Real ObjectThe Real Object (detail)The Real Object (detail)The Real Object (detail)The Real Object (detail)Old ScrapsOld Scraps (detail)Old Scraps (detail)Old Scraps (detail)Old Scraps (detail)Selected Poems (James Tate)Selected Poems (James Tate) (detail)Untitled (Xerox Book, 1968)Untitled (Xerox Book, 1968) detailUntitled (Xerox Book, 1968) detailUntitled (Xerox Book, 1968) detailUntitled (Xerox Book, 1968) detailThe Future of ArtThe Future of Art (detail)The Future of Art (detail)The Future of Art (detail)The Rings of Saturn (Boustrophedon)The Rings of Saturn (Boustrophedon) detailThe Rings of Saturn (Boustrophedon) detailThe Rings of Saturn (Boustrophedon) detailA Guide to Better PhotographyThe Responsibility of the ArtistOh! Fickle TasteInstallation view of The Real Object at Thomas Robertello Gallery, Chicago, April 27-June 2, 2007.Installation view of The Real Object at Thomas Robertello Gallery, Chicago, April 27-June 2, 2007.
The Real Object
The pages that appear in these drawings are carefully chosen— from books on the history of art or books with personal significance—and the content of the pages, in turn, dictates the form of the drawings. In some of the pieces, this relationship is made explicit; in others, less so.

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Review by Alan Artner in the Chicago Tribune.

Review of Leaded in Art Papers by Andy Kozlowski

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Project exhibition history:

Thomas Robertello Gallery, Chicago
April 27-June 2, 2007

The Real Object and Selected Poems (James Tate) were included in Leaded: The Materiality and Metamorphosis of Graphite, curated by Elizabeth Schlatter at the Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art in Richmond, VA from August 23-September 30, 2007. The exhibition traveled nationally through 2009.