A Rose Is A Rose Is A Rose
Mönchengladbach, Germany: Stadtisches Museum Mönchengladbach, 1971
20.5 x 16 x 3.5 cm
Edition of 550 numbered copies
Often known as Gas Graphische Werk, 1960 - 1970, this boxed catalogue contains a waxed plastic rose and three rolled sheets. The texts include an introduction (in German) to the exhibit by curator Johannes Cladders, a short essay on Gertrude Stein's poem (which provides the work with its title), and a German translation of a poem by the artist. Also include are a banner advertisement for Johns' "lightbulb" works, and a checklist of the exhibition.