Monday, March 2, 2015

Dieter Roth | Little Tentative Recipe

Dieter Roth
Little Tentative Recipe
Stuttgart, Germany: Edition Hansjorg Mayer, 1968
11.3 x 10.3 x 10.3 cm
Edition of 100 signed, dated and numbered copies

Produced at the Watford School of Art, England, this miniature book (8.8 x 8.8 x 8.8 cm) is made from approximately 800 multicoloured Rotaprint-prints and is housed in a stamped wooden case.

"Little tentative recipe: PRINT until you cant stand it anymore or [until] you dont want anymore, take away, for binding for instance, the sheets which the machine cannot take anymore (torn, wrinkled, or beautiful according to someone's taste), dont throw anything away"
- Dieter Roth, [leaf]

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