December 2002

Pistoia:Gli Ori, 2002
22.5 x 17cm, 120pp plus boards. Publisher's bandeau with title. Monograph and exhibition catalogue published on the occasion of the exhibition at the Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena with txts by Maurizio Marrone and Marc Scheps in Italian and English. Biography and bibliography. B/w and colout reproductions of works in the text and in plates outside the text. VG+.

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Toronto: Art Metropole, 2002
10.5 x 15cm, 2pp printed b/w postcard with a hand-drawn pencil line by Monk with instructions to "install this postcard on any wall with the pencil line six feet above the floor". A self portrait of the artist of sorts. One of 200 copies of this object multiple which is signed on the reverse in pencil. VG+.

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Graz: Grazer Kunstverein, 2002
23 x 15cm colour photographic print - displaying an image of Monk's hand holding up a commercial postcard of Arnold Schwarzenegger Stadium which is in flames. One of a series of editioned photographs by Monk in an unstated limitation. Verso this example is unusually signed in blue ink by the artist and has a title label displaying the date and the museum (Grazer Kunstverein, Graz and 2002) where the work was created. VG.

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Glasgow: Wax366, 2002
15 x 10.5cm, 2pp artist postcard displaying a photograph of a neon work by Simon Cutts. The neon was theoretically meant to be powered by wind turbine. The text reads: "Found the pomes in the fields and only wrote them down." VG+.

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Karlsruhe: Meyer Riegger Galerie, 2002
21 x 9.9cm, single sheet folded to 12pp which opens to 42 x 29.5cm. Announcement and exhibition poster printed on grey paper which internally notes over a flat sheet of grey that the first public exhibition of Daniel Buren's vertically striped paintings in Paris at the Galerie Fournier in March 1966. This leaflet is signed by Monk on the front in pencil. VG+.

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Copenhagen: Galleri NIcolai Wallner, 2002 30 x 42cm, 1pp black and brown offset lithographic exhibition poster with one b/w photograph of a family party above gallery information. This example is signed boldly by Monk in red felt tipped pen. Folded as issued for mailing, else VG+....

Glasgow: WAX366, 2002
19.7 x 13cm, 64pp plus card covers. An anthology of poems by Finlay edited by Thomas A. Clark and published by David Bellingham. The works are often more traditional in format although some are concrete. VG+.

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Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum, 2002
15 x 21cm, 2pp announcement card for a group show on neo-conceptual art including British artists Jim Lambie, Kenny MacLoed, Francis Stark and Monk as well as works by Sol Lewitt. Typographic design on front, verso details in Dutch. VG+.

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Milano: Charta, Date: 2002
24 x 17cm, 72pp plus picotiral card covers. Monograph cum exhibition catalogue on the occasion of a major installation by the artist in the Palermo Monte di Pieta. Vestments are hung with images of faces on them, a shadow play installation, a floor covered in flowers and the wonderful wooden walls of the building with various commemorative portraits surrounded by bulbs and their associated wiring are reproduced in b/w and colour at the back of the catalogue preceeded by a text by Sergio Troisi in English and Italian. VG+

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