February 1985

Little Sparta: Wild Hawthorn Press, 1983
27.9 x 18.4cm, red and black offset lithograph which lists the names of those on the governing body of the Scottish Arts Council and with a sythe calling on the body to be "reaped" and people to join the Saint-Just Vigilantes. Finlay felt the SAC had not supported his fight with Strathclyde Region. Arts bodies who attempt to oversee art are always a stupid idea - and today nothing much has changed with the replacement of the SAC with Creative Scotland.

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Wangen im Allgäu: FIU, 1985
10.5 x 15cm, 2pp promotional card listing the various Beuys and FIU publications available and promoting the new book "Ein kurzes erstes Bild von dem konkreten Wirkungsfelde de Sozialen Kunst". Printed brown on cream thin card, there is a photograph of Beuys and others at a panel discussion. VG+.

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Schaffhausen": Halle fur Neue Kunst, 1985
21.4 x 10.5cm, 8pp. Promotional card for the museum created from the former textile factory. The text on the card is in English and German and notes the 5,000 square metres contains major works by Andre, Juss, Kounellis, LeWitt, Long, Mangold, Merz, Nauman, Ryman and Weiner. Four b/w images of the installations on the inside and on the outside a wrap around image of the Beuys installation Das Kapital.
This card is signed in red felt tipped pen on the front. VG+.

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