The Standard 1997
The poem, written by Harry Reese in 1975, has been recontextualized by Sandra Liddell Reese within a faux gold brick, covered with genuine imitation gold leaf. A Victor-brand rat trap is set into the inside cover of each drop-spine gold brick. Printed from handset Times New Roman and Franklin Gothic types on MacGregor- Vinzani handmade paper, and decorated with ten dead-rat paintings by the poet. This gold brick measures 5 by 10 by 3 inches, and weighs in at approximately 3 pounds. Edition of 26.