The Journey

By Mary McCarthy
Boston, Massachusetts: Mary McCarthy, 2003. One-of-a-Kind.

2.5 x 2.125 x 1.5" closed, opens to 25.75"; 12 pages. Accordion book of Davey board. Handwritten text and paper collage on Japanese Unryu Cream paper. Accordion exterior bound red and gold Indian cloth. Housed in a handmade cloth-covered drop spine box (2.87 x 2.5 x 2.87").

Mary McCarthy: "The Journey is a reflection on life, how we often want the end result and forget to enjoy the process. Like kids wanting to grow up fast and not enjoy being a kid. And then when they get to be a grown up, it isn’t what they thought it would be like."

"On our journey sometimes we are in a hurry, and forget to enjoy the moment…."