Artwork

BookPeople / Jay Dantry

2005
Jay Dantry, BookPeople, 2005
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Identifier

IWC.2005.250

Materials

photographs, doors, painting

Description
For the past fifty years Jay Dantry has been selling books in Oakland, taking photographs of his customers and writers he has encountered. An enormous documentation is here distilled into a single Gesture, evoking the space of his bookshop
About the Artist
Jay Danrty was a book store owner in Oakland, PA until 2008, when he retired. He created a piece of artwork for the Mattress Factory that includes pictures off the people he encountered around books.
July 31 - October 8, 2005
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