To Véra (2020), mirror vinyl on mirror, 4 pieces (out of 17), dimensions variable, between 11 x 2 and 20 x 3 cm.

As installed at Haus Wien, Vienna, September 21 - September 27, 2020. From left to right: Pale Fire, Lancer Books: New York 1963; Speak Memory (Revised Edition), Putnam: New York 1966; The Eye, Pocket Books (Phaedra Edition): New York 1967; Lolita (The Annotated Lolita), Penguin Classics: London etc. 2000

* Nabokov dedicated 17 of his 20 books to Véra: Laughter in the Dark (1938), Speak Memory (1947), Pnin (1953), Invitation to a Beheading (1959), Lolita (1959), Pale Fire (1962), The Gift (1963), The Defence (1964), The Eye (1965), Despair (1965), King, Queen, Knave (1968), Ada or Ardor: A Family Chronicle (1969), Mary (1970), Transparent Things (1971), Glory (1971), Look at the Harlequins (1974), The Enchanter (1986). The three other books are without any dedication: The Real Life of Sebastian Knight (1941), Nabokov's Dozen: Thirteen Stories (1958), The Original of Laura (2009)

Photo documentation: Flávio Palasciano

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