Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Some Books are for tasting……..

I ran across a photo of a commission I did some years ago for a library renovation in my town.
The theme I based the piece upon was a quote by Sir Francis Bacon, 1561-1626:

Some books are to be tasted,

Others to be swallowed,

And some few to be chewed and digested.

Depicted on a plate were tiny book hires d'orvures, a bowl of Book Soup with a spoon labeled, Curiosity on the handle.  

Not shown are the wooden base that included the quote and the casing that enclosed the sculpture.