Dieter roth at trag

Dieter Roth
Germany 1930-1998 Switzerland


Collected Works, Volume 1
2 Picture Books
Versions of the books published by forlag ed, Reykjavik 1957 and Dieter Roth, Reykjavik 1956

Children’s Book:
28 pages, four colour screenprinting and die-cutting, 22.5 x 23.5 cm, spiral binding

Picture Book:
22 sheets of colour acetates and white card, die-cutting, 22.5 x 24 cm, spring-clip folder, 23 x 25 cm

books house in  box 23.5 x 26.5 cm x 4.5 cm
printed by Frank Kicherer, Stuttgart and Staib + Mayer, Stuttgart
edited by hj. mayer and d. rot
published by edition hansjörg mayer, Stuttgart, London, Reykjavik, 1976 in an edition of 1000

First publications:
Children’s Book
28 pages, four-colour letterpress, geometric shapes with hand cut and die-cut holes (1954-1957). 32 x 32 cm, spiral binding
printed by Hólar Prent, Reykjavik
published by forlag ed, Reykjavik 1957 in an edition of c. 25 signed (with cut-outs) and c. 75 unsigned (without cut-outs)

Picture Book
approx. 20 sheets of transparent colour foil with rectangular holes of various sizes, 24 x 24 cm, spring-clip folder
published by Dieter Roth, Reykjavik 1956 in an edition of 3

Dobke, D 2006, Dieter Roth in Print, Artists’ Books/Künstlerbücher, Zucker Art Books, New York. no. 8 (illustrated).
Kellein, T, Dobke, D, Walter, B, Maka, T, Döjl, F, Rühm, G, Jud, E and Ripplinger, S, 2004, Dieter Roth Books + Multiples, edition hansjörg mayer, London. p. 146, pp. 147-8 (illustrated).
Glasmeier, M 1994, Die Bücher der Künstler: Publikationen und Editionen seit den sechziger Jahren in Deutschland, Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, Edition Hansjörg Mayer, Stuttgart. p. 197, p. 198 (illustrated).
mayer, hj, rot, d and sohm, h (eds) 1972, Collected Works, Volume 20 – books and graphics (part 1) from 1947 until 1971, Stuttgart, London, Reykjavik. nos. 1, 3 (illustrated).
Roth, D (ed) 1979, Collected Works, Volume 40 – Books and Graphics (part 2) and other stuff, edition hansjörg mayer, Stuttgart. no. 84 (illustrated).