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Jean-Marc POINSOT: Mail Art, Communication, A distance concept. 1971.

Jean-Marc POINSOT: Mail Art, Communication, A distance concept. 1971.

Art monograph.
28pp., foreword by Jean Clair, bilingual French-English text by J.-M. Poinsot, bibliography, + 22 b./w. plates featuring the artists and their works of Mail Art, classified under the alphabetical order of the names.
Hard cover, 22x24 cm.
Editions CEDIC, Paris, 1971, Collection "60+".
First monograph on this subject, very well documented. An important source book. The term "Mail Art" was coined by J.-M. Poinsot on the occasion of the writingof this book. Very probably, THE source book on the subject.
Reference:
A. Moeglin-Delcroix, Esthétique du livre d'artiste, 1995, p. 364.

 

ANTIVALUES. Art Magazine. In the Circle '77.



Artist magazine. Mail Art.
Issue totally dedicated to the exhibition "In the circle 77". List of the 172 participating artists. 8 leaves printed red. Stapled bound. 43.4x30.6 cm. Elblag (Poland), P. Petasz, L. Przyjemski et K. Przyjemska, Arrière-Garde, Uniart, 1977.
Reference: International Artist Cooperation: Mail Art Shows, 1970-1985, Dallas Public Library, Dallas, Texas, 1985, front cover and p. 15 and 131.

 

Sztuka Poczty: In the Circle '77, 1-30 Déc. 1977.



Exhibition poster. Mail Art.
Printed sepia on white paper. 36.3x50.4 cm. Poster designed by Pavel Petasz. Laboratorium Sztuki Galeria El (Uniart Gallery), Elblag, Poland.
Show organized by P. Petasz (and M. Wrobel), 172 participating artists.
Reference: International Artist Cooperation: Mail Art Shows, 1970-1985, Dallas Public Library, Dallas, Texas, 1985, p. 15 et 131. (Publication dont l'affiche présentée ici fait la 1ère ce couverture).

 

COMMON PRESS, Magazine of Art, N°1 (December 1977).



Artist magazine. Mail Art.
1 title page, 48pl., some in colors. Stapled bound. 19.5x14.3 cm. Mail part publication, each issue is directed by a different artist. Some 60 issues were published. Contributions to this issue: P. Below, T. Bradley, P. Bruscky, Carioca, M. Crane, L.F. Duch, A.M. Fine, J. van Geluwe, M. Jones, K. de Jonge, G. Niccolai, A. Spatola, E. Sterling, P. Petasz/Arrière Garde, C. Burch, R. Crozier, R. Crowcroft. Elblag (Poland), Arrière-Garde Edition (Pawel Petasz), 1977.
Reference: International Artist Cooperation: Mail Art Shows, 1970-1985. Dallas Public Library, Dallas, Texas, 1985, front cover and p. 15 and 131.

 

Maurizio NANNUCI: Rose Aux. 1975.

Artist publication. Edition.
Manilla paper envelope containing the original contributions (mail art pieces) of the 20 artists to whom M. Nannucci pays homage: Armleder-Garcia-Lucchini, Ben, Boetti, Brecht-Filliou, Buren, Byars, Chiari,Crozier, Dias, Friedman, Gerz, Kounellis, Paolini, Parliggiani, Tot, Ulrichs, Garcia-Lucchini, Ben, Boetti, Brecht-Filliou, Buren, Byars, Chiari, Crozier, Dias, Friedman, Gerz, Kounellis, Paolini, Parliggiani, Tot, Ulrichs, Williams. Edited on the occasion and as the catalogue of the M.N.'s show at the Ecart Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland. Edition Ecart, Geneva, 1975. Edition of 250 unnumbered copies.
Catalogue Nannucci, Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, p. 10. L. Bouvier and C. Chérix: L'irrésolution commune d'un engagement équivoque: Ecart, Genève 1969-1982: n° 27, p. 125.

 


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