Sunday, September 23, 2012

Jonas Mekas | Reminiscensijos (Reminiscences)

Jonas Mekas
Reminiscensijos (Reminiscences)
New York City, USA: Self-published, 1972
[48] pp., 14 x 19.5 x 3 cm., hardcover
Quarter-inch wooden covers with brass hinges house photographic plates bound together with bolts. The content features imagery of travel accompanied by text in Lithuanian. Designed by George Maciunas, the cover features only the edition number, stenciled. 
Edition of [250] copies. 

The book is unpaginated, and the number of pages may vary from copy to copy, as Printed Matter list 48, the Getty 52, and Harvard 26. The title is scarce, with the only copy offered online listed at $1250 US. 

The Serpentine recently announced a major retrospective of the 89 year old artist/filmmaker's work to open on December 5th, 2013. 

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