Ben Vautier: Nine Directions In Art, 1964 (artist’s book + extras)


artist's book, card / postcard, edition / multiple, exhibition catalogue
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Amstel 47

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Amsterdam: Amstel 47, 1964 (11), 13×18,5 cm [book]. Loose leaves. Unpaginated. English; French. Artist’s book cum exhibition catalogue in assemblage form, one of the very first artist’s books by Vautier. Includes the leaflet editions “Le temps: Création” from 1961 and “Je soussigné Ben Vautier déclare authentique oeuvre d’art” from 1963. This particular copy includes as extras  ‘”J’aime et j’admire Ben…” Déclaration card from 1960 and an antique tourist postcard from Seville as a print ready-made.  Hand-written correction of the exhibition date by Ben in red marker pen. Exceedingly scarce complete, even more so with the added extras.

[Ref: FONDAZIONE BONOTTO, CODE FX0284-1; MOMA Object number 3240.2008.x1-x6]

condition:  Near Fine.