Margiela 2000-1 (Xerox)Mark Borthwick
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Borthwick reproduced photocopy versions around 2002 for friends who had missed or could not afford the by then rare first editions of his books. He did them in a small print run, though the total number is unknown. It appears to be made by laying the book directly on a photocopier; the image is of the book itself rather than an accurately flat reproduction of the original image. Rendered in grayscale tones, the work is much more unified, and typifies Borthwick's obscure and quotidien style. These self-published 'xerox' versions have probably taken an even more cult status than the original books.
8.5 inches x 11 inches