The space of reading

Kovats, T (2019) The space of reading.

Item Type: Artefact
Creators: Kovats, T
Abstract: This permanent commission is a sculpture created from casts of 21 open books and has been installed above the public entrance of the New Bodleian Library, Weston Library, Oxford University. Kovats drew inspiration from the ceiling of Duke Humfrey’s Library, the oldest reading room at the Bodleian Libraries. The sculptures were cast from actual books taken from Kovats’ personal collection of books, mainly books she read with her son.
Date: January 2019

It was commissioned by the Bodleian Libraries with funding from Art Fund and the Henry Moore Foundation.

Divisions: Bath School of Art, Film and Media
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Date Deposited: 19 Aug 2019 10:21
Last Modified: 15 Aug 2021 09:53
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