The Lost Cent, 2013
softcover book with gold plated (limited edition only) copper coin, duotone, 368 pages illustrated throughout
7 3/4 in. x 5 1/2 in.
Edition: 50 (limited edition), 750 (standard edition)
A drawn book with a cent and a hole. Included are a short story by Charles Baudelaire, 'The Counterfeited Coin' and a conversation about the cent by Serge Onnen and Olav Velthuis. Standard edition comes with copper cent on the cover. The limited editions comes with a gold plated cent on the cover. Numbered.
Serge Onnen is a Dutch artist whose work has been shown in Europe, South America and North America. Residencies: Rijksakademie, Amsterdam; Glassell Program Houston, TX; ISCP program NYC; Cite International des Arts Paris. He is the trumpet player for the improvisational band Oorbeek.