The "Books" series began with my passion for found materials combined with my thoughts about the book as record.

Selected "Books" series
Laura Bell Selected "Books" series Acrylic on found, stamped wood
Invisible protector. Transparent image
Twice Burned
2016
Acrylic on found, stamped wood
8" x 7"

Laura Bell Selected "Books" series Painted found wood and gesso on found wood
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Fahrenheit 1984
2016
Painted found wood and gesso on found wood
8.5" x 4"
Laura Bell Selected "Books" series Found wood
Invisible protector. Transparent image
Last Edition
2015
Found wood
7" x 5.5"
Laura Bell Selected "Books" series Found carpet, gessoed on back side, on found wood
Invisible protector. Transparent image
Rough Draft
2015
Found carpet, gessoed on back side, on found wood
7.5" x 7"
Laura Bell Selected "Books" series Fired glazed clay and found wood
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Slate Chapter
2015
Fired glazed clay and found wood
10" x 6"
Laura Bell Selected "Books" series Fired clay on found wood
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Pi Zero
2015
Fired clay on found wood
8" x 6"
Laura Bell Selected "Books" series Gessoed screen on found wood
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Cosmicomics Eclipse
2015
Gessoed screen on found wood
9" x 7.5"
Laura Bell Selected "Books" series Fired clay
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Fossil Volume
2014
Fired clay
8" x 7"
Laura Bell Selected "Books" series Acrylic on pegboard
Invisible protector. Transparent image
Black and White and Pegged All Over
2014
Acrylic on pegboard
8.5" x 8.5"
Laura Bell Selected "Books" series Acrylic on found wood
Invisible protector. Transparent image
Bette Davis
2012
Acrylic on found wood
8.5" x 4.5"
Laura Bell Selected "Books" series Acrylic on found wood
Invisible protector. Transparent image
Invisible Man
2010
Acrylic on found wood
6" x 5"
Laura Bell Selected "Books" series Gesso, found wood, and pegboard on found wood
Invisible protector. Transparent image
A Tale of Two Cities
2008
Gesso, found wood, and pegboard on found wood
11" x 10"
Laura Bell Selected "Books" series Fired clay on found wood
Invisible protector. Transparent image
Cosmopolis
2005
Fired clay on found wood
9" x 3"
Laura Bell Selected "Books" series Acrylic on found wood
Invisible protector. Transparent image
Volume III, Burned
2001
Acrylic on found wood
6.5" x 6.5"
Laura Bell Selected "Books" series Acrylic and charcoal on found wood
Invisible protector. Transparent image
The Consolations of Philosophy
2000
Acrylic and charcoal on found wood
4" x 4.5"
Laura Bell Selected "Books" series Gesso, screen, and charcoal on found wood
Invisible protector. Transparent image
Moon Squared
1995
Gesso, screen, and charcoal on found wood
12" x 5.5"
Laura Bell Selected "Books" series Gesso and penciled text on found wood
Invisible protector. Transparent image
Notations
1990
Gesso and penciled text on found wood
12" x 6"
Laura Bell Selected "Books" series Acryiic and found wood strips on found wood
Invisible protector. Transparent image
Imagine You Can Dance
1986
Acryiic and found wood strips on found wood
10.5" x 3.5"
Laura Bell Selected "Books" series Acrylic on found wood
Invisible protector. Transparent image
Volume 1
1985
Acrylic on found wood
7.75" x 6.5"