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Executions and Democracy

A portfolio of prints by Sam Kerson,
Printed by Katah

This portfolio which includes 22 hand pulled linoleum block prints.  There are 20 images of specific individuals who have been condemned to capital punishment. 

The image names the person and has some description of the circumstances of their case and  describes their death  at the hands of different states and by various methods.

Executions and Democracy

A portfolio of prints by Sam Kerson
Printed by Katah at her Atelier du Livre 
in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada

ISBN:  978-0-9783871-7-4


22 linoleum block prints

Paper size : 51 X 33 cm

(20 X 13 inches )

Images size: 22 X 30 cm

( 9 X 12 inches)


Stonhenge,  250 gsm


The prints are in a portfolio,

Acquired by: 

  • The Fisher Rare Book Library     (U of Toronto)

  • The Library of Congress, WA

  • University of Vermont,

  • Library and Archives Canada,

  • the Jundt Art Museum

  • University of Texas in San Antonio

  • Center for the Study of Political Graphics  (CSPG, Los Angeles)

$ 2700 USD

production year:  2006-2008

>>>  Scroll down to view all the prints

Executions and Democracy has been exhibited at:

  • Culture Center in Kemi Jarvi, Finland (2007)

  • at the Musée d’art contemporain des Laurentides in Quebec; (2008)

  • at the Museo Historico de la Sierra Gorda in Jalpan de Serra , Queretaro, Mexico (2008)

  • and during the 2007 edition of the Biennale d'Estampe Contemporaine de Trois-Rivières (BIECTR)

>>> To include our work in an exhibition or to organize an exbition of the full series of Executions and Democracy, contact us:

Prints included in the Executions and Democracy Portfolio

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