Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Lawrence Weiner | Afloat

Lawrence Weiner
Milan, Italy/London, UK: Massimo De Carlo Gallery, 1992
16.5 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm. (box)
Edition of 500 initialed, dated and numbered copies

A ballpoint pen featuring a text from Weiner’s 1988 book Towards a Theatrical Engagement: Ducks on a Pond floating inside water. In 2012 Printed Matter released a book bag using the same text as a fundraiser to recover losses caused by Hurricane Sandy (which included another Lawrence Weiner tote bag, produced only months earlier).

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