Ruth Francken and Bernard Heidsieck
Paris, France: Le Soleil Noir, 1973
149 pp., 34.3 x 32.7 x 7.6 cm., 6 33rpm records
Edition of 75+250+875
An aluminum and Plexiglas sculpture which houses a softcover book containing six vinyl discs, which contain:
Partition V, Poème-Partition, Livre-objet de Ruth Francken.
Partition V, Poème-partition, sides A and B;
Side A: Poème-Partition B2 B3, le 4ème Plan. Side B: La Pénétration, La Convention Collective.
Side A: La Cage, La Mer est Grosse, Quel Age Avez-Vous? Side B: Bilan ou Mâcher Ses Mots.
La Semaine, passe-partout n°5, Sides A and B.
Ruth Francken a Téléphoné, passe-partout n°8, sides A and B.
A copy recently sold at auction for $625 US, about half less than the mid-point estimated value of between $1,000 - $1,500.