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the peter norton family christmas project

Every year, since 1988, the Peter Norton Family commissions an original artwork as a greeting for the holiday season.
We offer here the presents/editions from 1994 to 2001 (except the Jim HODGES's one, a blanket, 1998): Lorna SIMPSON; Yasumasa MORIMURA; Brian ENO/Peter SCHMIDT (and Pae WHITE); Kara Elizabeth WALKER; Vik MUNIZ; Takashi MURAKAMI; Anna GASKELL

 

Lawrence WEINER: Stars don't Stand Still in the Sky  

The 1991 Peter Norton Family Christmas Project:

Lawrence WEINER: Stars don't Stand Still in the Sky. 1991.

Multiple.
Enamelled cloisoné pin on a cotton cushin housed in a matchbox-lik box, printed with red characters.
Box: 4.3x5.6x1cm.
Pin: 3x2.5 cm.
Unnumbered limited edition, published by the Peter Norton Family Foundation, Santa Monica, CA, Xmas 1991.
As new.

     
 Lona SIMPSON: III.    The 1994 Peter Norton Family Christmas Project:

Lona SIMPSON: III.

Multiple.
Wooden box containing three wishbones made of ceramic, rubber and bronze inserted in two felt pads.
Box: 34.5x13.7x5.5 cm.
Edition of 5000 unnumbered copies.
With the Norton Famiy's Christmast greeting card for Christmas 1994.
     
Yasumasa MORIMURA: Ambiguous Beauty/Aimai-no-bi   The 1995 Peter Norton Family Christmas Project:

Yasumasa MORIMURA: Ambiguous Beauty/Aimai-no-bi.

Multiple.
Fan (wood and paper) with a colored photographic image. In a wooden box.
Closed: 29x4x2.5 cm. Open: variable.
Edition size: unspecified.
With the Norton Family's Christmast greeting card for Christmas 1995.
     
Brian ENO/Peter SCHMIDT: Oblique Strategies. One Hundred Worthwhile Dilemnas. Fourth Again Revised and Lore Universal Edition   The 1996 Peter Norton Family Christmas Project:

Brian ENO / Peter SCHMIDT: Oblique Strategies. One Hundred Worthwhile Dilemnas. Fourth Again Revised and Lore Universal Edition.

Multiple. Object.
Deck of 100 cards (+ a small booklet) in a white marble-like plastic container. One hundred dilemnas printed in colors on cards in English, translated into Mandarin, Hindi, Spanish, Russian and Arabic.
Graphic and container, in the shape of a dog bone, designed by Pae White.
Cards: 7.6x10.6 cm. Container: 16x12.9x3.8 cm. Edition size: unspecified.
With the Norton Family's Christmast greeting card for Christmas 1996, inside its original packaging.
     
Kara Elizabeth WALKER: Freedom: A Fable. A Curious Interpretation of the Wit of a Negress in Troubled Times with Illustrations   The 1997 Peter Norton Family Christmas Project:

Kara Elizabeth WALKER: Freedom: A Fable. A Curious Interpretation of the Wit of a Negress in Troubled Times with Illustrations.

Artist book.
Pop-up silhouette book. Hard cover. `
23.7x21.2 cm.
Edition of 4000 unnumbered copies.
With the Norton Family's Christmast greeting card for Christmas 1997, inside its original packaging.
     
Untitled (Caravaggio's Medusa; Medusa Marina)  

The 1999 Peter Norton Family Christmas Project:

Vick MUNIZ: Untitled (Caravaggio's Medusa; Medusa Marina).

Photographic image in colors, an adaptation of Caravaggio's Medusa (painted 1590), on a circular cast porcelain plate.
Diameter: 31.8 cm (12.5").
Edition size: unspecified.
Made by Bernardeau, Limoges, France.
It comes with its original packaging and the Norton Family's season greetings card.

The 1999 Peter Norton Family Christmas Project.

     
Takashi MURAKAMI: Untitled (Mister Wink, Cosmos Ball)   The 2000 Peter Norton Family Christmas Project:

Takashi MURAKAMI: Untitled (Mister Wink, Cosmos Ball).

Multiple.
Polychrome plastic sculpture containing a CD (music by Zakyumiko).
22.2x19.1x19.1 cm.
Edition size: unspecified.
Produced by Cube Company Limited, Tokyo.
Inside its original packaging.
     
Anna GASKELL: Untitled   Anna GASKELL: Untitled

The 2001 Peter Norton Family Christmas Project:

Anna GASKELL: Untitled.

Artist book/Edition.
Paper construction with printed colored photographic images opening like an expanding photo camera. Under two hard cloth covers with ribbon.
Closed: 15.4x18.3 cm. Open (without the fist cloth cover: 15.3x17.9x25.5(variable) cm.
Edition size: unspecified.
With the Norton family's Christmast greeting card for Christmas 2001, inside its original packaging.

 

 

 

 


We are interested in purchasing artist books, multiples, prints and unique artworks by these artists.
Please contact us.

Nous sommes intéressés par l'achat de livres d'artiste, estampes, multiples et oeuvres uniques de ces artistes.
Merci de nous contacter.


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