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Pandora's Box: the Media War

Flying Sugar Press, London May 1991

Limited edition of twenty copies plus five Artist's Proofs. Ten soft-ground and aquatint etchings by Yaron printed in black on 300gsm Arches.

Twelve pages hand-bound in black cloth over boards with a TV-shaped window cut out of the cover through which the etched title page can be seen. Title blocked in white on the spine. Black cloth-covered slipcase. Size of book: 201 x 277mm

Pandora's Box is a response, a visual post-mortem to the Gulf War of 1991 in which the media played a leading role. Perhaps more than in any other war of our time, the media presented and edited the conflict for a jaded audience, like a thriller with a happy ending but, in reality, a tragic one for the innocent on all sides.

Binding of Pandora's Box book
Soldiers on TV
Cameras filming each other