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Bruno MUNARI: An unreadable Quadrat-Print. Un libro illegibile quadrato. Une feuille-cadrat illisible... (1953).
Dust jacket (detail) 2 pages
(32) pages of white or red paper geometrically cut up. Front cover with square cut off. Totally blank book. The meaning is made by the play of the sheets, of different colors, shapes and formats, among themselves.
In its original paper dust jacket, in fact a folded poster, with text printed in green in 7 languages.
Exceptional condition, as new, exept two tiny lacks at two corners of the jacket.
(de Jong & C°, Hilversum, Holland, 1953). 2.000 unnumbered.
B. Moore & J. Hendricks, in J. Lyons, Artists' Books, 1987, p. 89.
Munari: I Libri, G. Maffei, pp. 88-89.
Twelve little books, each 10 x 10 cm, each of different kinds of materials, cardboard, wood, cloth of wettex, flisellina, transparent plastic, each with a diffenrent binding.
6 to 16 pp. each.
The twelve books presented in transparent plastic holders in the original printed card covers folder.
Danese, Milan, 1980. First edition.
Bruno MUNARI; Enzo MARI. Contenir Regarder Jouer. Productions et Editions de Danese. 1970.
Unpaginated. Text in French by E. Mari and G. M. Acccame. B/w illustrations. Works mainly by E. Mari and B. Munari. Softcover. 15x15 cm. No jacket as issued.
Show of the "Danese Production", at trhe Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, Januray 14 - March 9, 1970.
Catalogue layout: Enzo Mari.
Reference: Danese editore di design italiano 5 continents Milano 2005 p.172.
Paint brush and pink ribbon.
Mounted on a wooden socle with printed text: "La Pennellessa" Bruno Munari.
50 esemplari numeriati e firmati, mostra di Duchamp a Palazzo Grassi Venzzia 1993".
Housed in a plexiglass box.
Brush: 16.5 x 32 x 7 cm.
Box: 25.4 x 40 x 7.5 cm.
Numbered 22/50 and signed on the wooden handle.
Provenance: Palazzo Grassi, Venise.
Scultura di Viaggio (Travelling sculpture) 1958-1989
Steel and recontructed stone.
18.5 x 35 x 22.5 cm.
Edition of 99, this one numbered III / XXX.
20 x 6 cm.
Cubo + Maiorca. 1958.
Ashtray "Cubo" and paper clip holder "Maiorca"
White ininflammable melamine and anodized aluminium.
6 x 6 x 6 cm each.
Danese ed, Milano, 1958
Tempo Libero GN172. 1997.
Diameter Case: 33.90mm
Case Thickness: 8.90mm
Band width: 17mm
Original card box.
Published by Swatch
White tubular elastic fabric and aluminum
160 x 40 (diam.) cm.
Danese ed., Milan, 1964.
Painted wood, ping pong ball and printed card.
Edition of 100, numbered (60/100), dated and signed on one of the elements.
Silkprint on ceramic dish.
Diameter: 30,5 cm.
Signed and numbered 92/250 on the back.
Edition Danese, Milan.
35.5 x 21.5 cm
Provenance : Modernariato.
Printed ceramic ashtray.
3 x 20 x 17 cm.
Printed on the bottom, reverse:
B. Munari; "Il Manifesto"; Collezione Campari; Made in Italy by Campari.
Bruno MUNARI/ Luca STEINER
Gelatin silver prrint.
Paper: 24.6 x 23.4 cm
Picture: 22.3 x 23.4 cm
Edition of 8 signed and numbered
Costruzioni di Spugna (Sponge constructions)
Giocco per architects (Toy for architects)
Foam construction pieces.
Two complete sets of 3 and 6 color synthetic foam pieces, each in the original publisher's transparent plastic bag.
Made by Martini S.p.a., June 2008
Published by Maurizio Corraini, Manntova, 2008
Special series of unnumbered 100 of a 1989 Munari's project, produced on the occasion of the XXIIIrd Architects World Congress, Turin, June 30 - July 2, 2008
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