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2016-Jul-10 Lights Out p. 28 by Arthur Geisert

2016-Jul-10 Lights Out p. 28 by Arthur Geisert

Artist: Arthur Geisert (American, b.1941)
Title: Lights Out, p. 28
Date: 2005
Accession #: 2006.3.39
Medium: Hand-colored etching on BFK Rives paper
Dimensions: 10 3/4 x 8 in.
Acquired by: Arthur Geisert & Bonnie Geisert (made possible by Jack & Mantea Schmid)
About the Artist: In this thirty-two paged book, illustrated by Arthur Geisert, one determined piglet is set on never turning the lights off for bedtime (for fear of the dark). By creating a complicated Rube Goldberg-type machine using bicycle wheels, hammers, and other contraptions, this little piglet is set on never allowing the lights to be turned off.

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