Dutch Details
  • artists' book
  • board covers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 11.4 x 38.1 cm.
  • [23] pp.
  • edition size alegedely 3000
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Dutch Details

Edward Ruscha

Dutch Details

description

Artist's book by Edward Ruscha featuring, literally, Dutch architectural details taken by Ruscha. Published in conjunction with the exhibition Sonsbeek 71, held June 19 - August 15, 1971. Book comprised of long horizontal format that opens vertically with pages that foldout horizontally. Allegedly scarce due to either binding errors or copies destroyed by a flood. Reference: "The Works of Edward Ruscha," Hudson Hills Press, New York, in association with the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1982, pp. 169. No. B14 in Siri Engberg and Clive Phillpot, "Edward Ruscha : Edition 1959-1999, Catalogue Raisonné," Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, and Distributed Art Publishers, New York, NY, 1999, pp. 126.

references

"Book as Artwork 1960 / 1972" by Germano Celant. London, United Kingdom : Nigel Greenwood Inc. Ltd., 1972, pp. 91.
"Esthétique du Livre d'Artiste 1960 / 1980" by Anne Moeglin-Delcroix. Paris, France : Jean-Michel Place / Bibliothèque Nationale de France, 1997, pp. 294.