multiples qca exhibition 2017

multiples

Dan Graham
USA

One
(1996)
A multiple for almost everyone familiar with the numbers game.
16 squares plus one open spot on a plastic board. One maneuvres squares by using the empty space until the game is solved. Not necessary with Dan Graham’s game There is only one outcome. 7.5 x 9.0 cm. Yves Gavaert Editeur, Brussles. Photographer Carl Warner.
Collection: Centre for the Artist Book, grahame galleries + editions

Josef Beuys
Germany 1921-1986

holzpostkarte
(1974 ongoing)
Multiple in shape of a postcard. Silkscreen on pine wood.
10.5×14.7×1.0 cm Edition of 2000. Edition Staek. Photographer Carl Warner.
Ref:
Klüser, Bernd, Schellmann, J, 6th edition 1985, Joseph Beuys Multiples, Catalogue Raisonné of Multiples and Prints1965-1985, Editions Schellmann, Munich and New York. no. 99 (illustrated).
Schellmann, Jörg (ed.) 1997, Joseph Beuys : The Multiples, Catalogue Raisonné of Multiples and Prints, Edition Schellmann, Munich, New York. no. 104, p. 133 (illustrated).
Collection: Centre for the Artist Book, grahame galleries + editions

Richard Tipping
Australia

1c Life in New York
(1996)
A multiple containing an oversize 1¢ piece and published by the New York Gallery Ubu to advertise the exhibition ‘The Box from Duchamp to Horn’  is altered by the artist by retitling it as ‘1¢ Life in NY’ thus creating a new publication. 9.0 x 9.0 x 3.0 cm.  Signed, dated ‘97 and numbered verso on box. UBU Gallery, N.Y. Photographer Carl Warner.
Ref:
Barkley, Glenn 2007, Multiplicity : prints and multiples from the collection of The Museum of Contemporary Art and the University of Wollongong, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney. p. 33 (illustrated).
Collection: Centre for the Artist Book, grahame galleries + editions

Josef Beuys
Germany 1921-1986

Noiseless Blackboard Eraser
(1974)
Felt blackboard eraser, yellow label. Felt and wooden multiple. Signed by Beuys in felt pen in Sutterlin (prewar German) script; numbered in felt pen by another hand. 5 x 20.2 x 2.5 cm.
Edition of 550, plus 6 hors commerce. Beuys had the idea for this edition at a political lecture he held during his first trip to the United States. When collectors wanted to purchase a blackboard he had drawn and written on, Beuys had it erased with this type of blackboard eraser. Edition 91/550. Robert Feldman Fine Arts, New York. Photographer Carl Warner.
Ref:
Klüser, Bernd, Schellmann, J, 6th edition 1985, Joseph Beuys Multiples, Catalogue Raisonné of Multiples and Prints1965-1985, Editions Schellmann, Munich and New York. no. 93.
Schellmann, Jörg (ed.) 1997, Joseph Beuys : The Multiples, Catalogue Raisonné of Multiples and Prints, Edition Schellmann, Munich, New York. no. 101, p. 132.
Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York
Collection: Centre for the Artist Book, grahame galleries + editions

Josef Beuys
Germany 1921-1986

filzpostkarte
(1985)
Postcard multiple on felt. 10.5 x14.7 x 0.9cm
Silkscreen on felt. Edition: unlimited, unsigned, unnumbered.
Edition Staek. Photographer Carl Warner.
Ref:
Bury, S 1995, Artists’ Books The Book as a Work of Art. 1963-1995, Scolar Press, Aldershot. p. 174 (illustrated).
Schellmann, Jörg (ed) 1997, Joseph Beuys : The Multiples, Catalogue Raisonné of Multiples and Prints, Edition Schellmann, Munich, New York. no. 539, p. 396.
Stanhope, Zara, 1997, Multiplication: the multiple object in art, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne. pp. 5-6, p. 18.
Collection: Centre for the Artist Book, grahame galleries + editions

Robert Jacks
Australia 1943-2014

Robert Jacks ‘Stamped’ Envelope
(2001)
An original artwork by Robert Jacks – an envelope with four unused Australian postage stamps – reproduction of Jacks’ painting ‘Cord Long Drawn, Expectant’ from 1985 accompanied by a ‘cancelled’ Jacks rubber stamp and dedication ‘To Noreen Grahame From Robert Jacks’. Reference Robert Jacks rubber stamps books. Robert Jacks. Photographer Carl Warner.
Ref:
Douglas Stewart Fine Books, January 2010, Robert Jacks, Douglas Steward Fine Books, Melbourne. Item 72 illustrated
Collection: Centre for the Artist Book, grahame galleries + editions

Colin Sackett
United Kingdom

Double-Check (2006)
Card, printed on both sides, A to B – A to B, A- to B shows left hand holding measuring rule. 9.9 x 9.3 cm and A to B shows right hand hold measuring rule. inkjet in clear bag with title card. Edition unknown. Collin Sackett.
Collection: Centre for the Artist Book, grahame galleries + editions