Monday, March 30, 2020

Jeremy Deller | I Love Joyriding



Jeremy Deller
I Love Joyriding
London, UK: Self-published, 1998
35.5 x 51 cm
Edition of 20 signed and numbered copies [+8 AP]


A Photograph of a police car sporting one of Deller's bumper stickers, and some for the buyer to affix.

"You put the sticker on, take a photograph, and then you run off," Deller told the Independent in 1998. "There's not much point in hanging around."

Deller turns 54 today.

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Herman de Vries | Humulus Lupulus





Herman de Vries
Humulus Lupulus
Tuttlingen, Germany: Galerie der Stadt Tuttlingen, 2016
16 x 25 x 4.5 cm.
Edition of 19 signed and numbered copies

Published on the occasion of the exhibition herman de vries – no beginning, no end, which ran from the 10th of September to the 16th October, 2016, this boxed work contains a selection of the hop cones used in the installation. The gallery image above is from the following year: one hundred and eight pounds of hops collected in Spain (Carrizo de la Ribera, León).


Sunday, March 22, 2020

Yayoi Kusama | Big Sticker




Yayoi Kusama
Big Sticker (Love Forever)
Tokyo, Japan: Mark's Inc., nd
8 x 9.5 x 0.6 cm.
Edition size unknown

Kusama turns 91 today.

Friday, March 13, 2020

Ben Vautier | Manuscrit Pour la Première Internationale Ethniste






Ben Vautier
Manuscrit Pour la Première Internationale Ethniste
Nice, France: Association La Différence, 1986
111 pp., 22 x 16.5 cm., softcover
Edition size unknown


Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Art Metropole Spring 1977 Catalogue



[Art Metropole]
Catalogue No. 4
Toronto, Canada: Art Official, 1977
39 pp., 8 x 10.5", staple-bound
Edition size unknown

The fourth sales catalogue issued by Art Metropole in the Spring of 1977, featuring a cover photo from Michael Snow's NSCAD Press book Cover to Cover.



Rosemarie Trockel | Moscow-Boston






Rosemarie Trockel
Moscow-Boston
Boston, USA: Institute of Contemporary Art, 1991
3.75 x 4.25 x 1"
Edition of 37 (+3 AP) signed and numbered copies


Commissioned by the Institute of Contemporary Art for their "Limited Editions Series", this faux crocodile patterned leather Russian billfold was produced following the artist's first trip to the USSR, made with the staff of the ICA. The object included inside the wallet (pills, coins, bills, a coupon, a black and white photograph with a handwritten note, a postcard mailed from the US, a bill, a ticket, a hand-scrawled note, etc.) are intended to imply a narrative.

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Carolee Schneemann | Early Work 1960 / 1970





Carolee Schneemann
Early Work 1960 / 1970
New York City, USA: Max Hutchinson Gallery / Documentext, 1982
[unpaginated], 17.5 x 20.5 cm., softcover
Edition size unknown


Carolee Schneemann died last year on this day, at the age of 79.