Rob Pruitt, Tommaso Speretta (ed)
Rob Pruitt’s eBay Flea Market: Year 1
Venice, Italy: Bruno, 2015
Edition size unknown
"Flea market is a a project by Rob Pruitt where everyday he posts an item on Ebay: worn clothes, silly items., etc. He sells the most diverse objects- for ridiculous prices mostly. Each item then comes with a signed print- showing the object on a cloud and sky background. (If you type Rob Pruitt in ebay you will find them).
Rob Pruitt's bookclub is similar: every day he sells a selection of his books. Mostly sets of two books - the selection of books are based upon funny combinations of titles, or for example a book about Norway + a tourist guide, etc., etc. Each book then is stamped with a bookmark indicating that it comes from his 'Bookclub collection'. These are similarly ridiculously low priced - sometimes you're the only one bidding and then you buy the items for 1 $ (+ shipping costs). I've done it a few times and it's always a good service. The items arrive quickly.
I like this project a lot! He also made a book which includes all the of the sold items and indicates the price that they sold for. It's like a biography of the artist through things he didn't need anymore.
for example: http://www.mottodistribution.com/site/?p=40085"
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