Mary Kocol
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New: Ice Garden Series
Mary Kocol's Artist Books



Selected pages from
Book of Poems

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©2010, Mary Kocol
Handmade book featuring Mary's original poems, photographs, and Cyanotype endpapers
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Pinhole Camera Book

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©Mary Kocol
Altered book, mixed media. This is a functioning pinhole camera embeded inside a book.
Photographs made by the camera-book are mounted on the back pages.
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Round House Book



©Mary Kocol
An architectural book structure designed after Somerville's historic Round House
built by Enoch Robinson in 1852. Pages include a mini tunnel book, various foldouts,
vintage and modern photographs, and a 3D panoramic page. Mixed media.
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Sainte-Chapelle Tunnel Book
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©Mary Kocol
This tunnel book is made of transparent and inkjet pages, designed after the
famous Gothic cathedral in Paris built 1240
. Mixed media.
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Exquisite Art of Paris Book
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©Mary Kocol
Another artist book inspired by Paris. Surrealist “exquisite corpse” design based on the
fine art seen at the Louvre Museum, Musée D’Orsay, and Palace of Versailles.
Moveable pieces can be reassembled to create new interpretations
. Mixed media.


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Ephemeral poems and ice books:


Homage to Emily Dickinson, Ice Poem
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Front View ....... .............. .....................Back View
©2010, Mary Kocol

A line from Emily Dickinson's poem is constructed from leaves and ice


Detail
©2010, Mary Kocol



Snowstorm Haiku

©Mary Kocol


Detail
©Mary Kocol



Wintertime, original haiku by Mary Kocol

©Mary Kocol



another Ice Homage to Emily Dickinson

©Mary Kocol


Alphabet Ice Book
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©2011, Mary Kocol
Remake of 2005 Alphabet Ice Book

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