Tuesday, August 11, 2015

International Index of Multiples: From Duchamp to the Present

Daniel Buccholz, Gregorio Magnani [editors]
International Index of Multiples: From Duchamp to the Present
Cologne, Germany: Walther König, 1993
pp. 223. 25 x 19 cm., hardcover with dj
Edition size unknown

Published in conjunction with the exhibition "Three or More-Multiplied art from Duchamp to the Present", October 1992 at Wacoal Art Center of Spiral Garden, Tokyo, this title remains the best reference book on the subject of Artists' Editions. The volume includes a six-page introduction and a transcription of a round-table discussion between the editors, gallerist Esther Schipper and Isabel Graw, co-editor of Texte zur Kunst magazine. The four attempt to answer the question "How would you define multiples today?". The remainder of the book consists of illustrated listings of artists' multiples and three-dimensional editions, arranged alphabetically by artist and chronologically by work. There are over 2,500 entries in total, with 700 of them illustrated.

Artists featured include Genpai Akasegawa, Gabor Altorjay, Arman, John Armleder, Richard Artschwager, Mowry Baden, Ian Baxter&, Alan Belcher, Joseph Beuys, Barbara Bloom, George Brecht, John Cage, Christo, Mark Dion, Marcel Duchamp, Hans-Peter Feldmann, Robert Filliou, Fluxus, Robert Fones, Katharina Fritsch, General Idea, Gilbert & George, Jenny Holzer, Mike Kelley, Martin Kippenberger, Alison Knowles, Cary Leibowitz, Les Levine, Man Ray, Christian Marclay, Maurizio Nannucci, Bruce Nauman, Claes Oldenburg, Panamarenko, Dieter Roth, Robert Smithson, Rosemarie Trockel, Ben Vautier, Andy Warhol, Lawrence Wiener and countless others.

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