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Pace Publishing

Kiki Smith

The Fourth Day Destruction of Birds

Design by Tomo Makiura & Paul Pollard

Reproducing a single twenty-foot, monumental print by Kiki Smith over ten panels, this accordion-fold artist’s book opens to mimic the horizontal format of the original work.

The etching depicts birds—dead or “destructed,” rather than having just been created as on the biblical fifth day—a common subject in Smith’s work. The book was made for the artist’s solo exhibition Reconstructing the Moon at Pace in New York in 1997.

Publication Details

Kiki Smith: The Fourth Day Destruction of Birds
Design by Tomo Makiura & Paul Pollard
Accordion-fold
1997
12 Panels
5 x 3 1/2"

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Kiki Smith

Exhibition

Kiki Smith: Reconstructing the Moon
Sep 25 – Oct 25, 1997

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Pace Publishing — Kiki Smith: The Fourth Day Destruction of Birds, Sep 25, 1997