Oct 10, 2019 - Sale 2519

Sale 2519 - Lot 411

Price Realized: $ 2,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
MABE, JONI / GREEN STREET STUDIOS. The Elvis Presley Scrapbook. Elaborate scrapbook comprised of color and black-and-white mixed media reproductions of photographs, promotional images, clippings, magazine images, all in double-page collage spreads with several center pop-up elements. Handset Spartan Black typeface on Rives BFK dyed with cadmium red Procion. 336x241 mm; 13 1/4x9 1/2 inches. Folio, black velvet with color photographic image of Elvis on front cover; edges lined in pink lace; laid into Mabe's custom black velvet-covered box with hinged Plexiglass lid, the sides decorated with various beaded and woven ribbon. (SA) Athens, GA: Green Street Studios, 1982

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one of only four copies created and signed by mabe, the talented artist and bookmaker, who is also a self-described Elvis fanatic. She possesses, among other King ephemera, buttons she crafted from Elvis's hair clippings and hosts an annual Elvis Tribute Show.
One of the most fun and amusing items in the Sackner collection, each page displays humorous photomontage juxtapositions of pop culture fashions, foods, cars, and household appliances with various images of Presley. Mabe's artwork was recently featured at the 2019 Atlanta Biennial.