October 1972

Dunsyre: Wild Hawthorn Press, Spring 1970
Six 25.5 x 20.4cm, 1pp offset lithographic price list for the Press stapled top left. Mentions a long list of old and new publications from the Press with prices. Various vintage annotations (probably by Sue Finlay) in blue ink indicating some items had sold out else VG+. With each passing year the size of these lists increased, of course, while the Press published new work and sold those items not out of print. VG+.

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Lincoln: Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, 1972
18 x 13.5cm, 1pp typographic announcement card for a University of Nebraska group show which included Finlay with all of the major international proponents of concrete poetry. VG+. A scarce card.

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Dusseldorf: Organisation fur direkte Demockatie, 1972 15 x 10.5cm, 1pp. Announcement card (and multiple) for a boxing match which took place during Dokumenta VI where Beuys represented "Direct Democracy" and Christian-Moebuss who represented "Representative Democracy". Judged by Anatol Herzfeld (one of Beuys' students and hardly a neutral figure) it was claimed Beuys had won the metaphoric competition. Beuys had recently set up the "Organisation fur direkte Demockatie" while being a teacher at Düsseldorf Academy - a post he waqs sacked from soon after the match. This is one of only 100 copies of the card which is stamped with a Haupstom stamp in blue and signed by both artists. VG+.

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Paris: Multiplicata, n.d. (1972)
30 x 21cm, 1pp. Original vintage xerox with a text announcing two books - one by Boltanski "10 PORTRAITS PHOTOGRAPHIQUES DE CHRISTIAN BOLTANSKI 1946 - 1964" and the other by Jean Le Gac "LE DECOR".
The letter announces they can supply signed examples of the book for 80Fr. Folded as issued for mailing else VG+.
JOINT:
Original mailing envelope franked 3-10-72 hand addressed by Boltanski to M. Berg.

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