For the past 25 years, Irvin Tepper has been engaged in an exploration of the physical and conceptual idea of the coffee cup. Endowed with animistic qualities, Tepper’s cups (made of porcelain or bronze, seen in photographs and drawings) hear, think, and even speak, commenting on the stories they overhear and the lives they witness as we drink our daily cups of coffee–with friends, business associates, or just the daily paper.
Edited by Jo Farb Hernandez.
Essays by Edmund Burke Feldman, Marc Freidus, James Harithas, Janet Koplos, David A. Ross, Paul Schimmel and Armando Suárez-Cobián.
Foreword by Robert W. Milnes.
Hardcover, 9 x 11 in., 136 pages, 100 color illustrations