This letterpress printed book contains an excerpt from Gertrude Stein's "If I Told Him: A Completed Portrait of Picasso." The book must be pulled from the covers to reveal the text printed on the inner pages. Stein's repetitions are echoed by the placement of the text nested in these inner pages.
RiTUAL. A ceremonial act ~ Rites used in the course of worship ~ The performance of ceremonial acts ~ The prescribed form of conducting the ceremony ~ A method of procedure that is followed without variation ~ performance with gestures, words, and objects, often in a sequestered place.
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