Mary McCarthy

Mary McCarthy
Spring Unfolding
May 1-31, 2013
Opening Reception Thursday May 16th, 5-7pm
Made in Fort Point will be featuring Spring Unfolding, hand made books by Mary McCarthy for the month of May. “In northern climates winter takes up half the year. As Spring approaches people start to get restless for warmth and the light green buds of a new season.” This work is a series of paper collage books and poetry. The books are designed on the 17th Century Japanese screens, which unfold to illustrate the magical stages of plant growth and the return to life, manifested each spring.

Mary McCarthy has been making one-of-a-kind and limited edition books for over thirty years. Her medium is collage, incorporating paper with various other materials. The subject matter varies from nature, social consciousness, history, and the universal qualities of all people.