Author: paul robertson

40 x 37 x 4cm (approx) two part wooden and plastic toilet seat with applied digital image on adhesive label of Turner's "Light and Colour (Goethe’s Theory) – The Morning after the Deluge – Moses Writing the Book of Genesis" from 1843. A unique work shown in series along with other famous images from art history all placed on such seats. Mint and thankfully unused....

Essex: Fithsyllable, n.d. (2021)
16 x 11.5cm, grey foil stamped boards content of a 32pp concertina folded sheet displaying a selection of people looking at art (with the art not being shown) taken by Monk from the internet. This is one of only 50 such books produced. VG+. Very scarce. ...

Glasgow: Elke Finkenauer, 2016 6 x 16cm (approx), strip of vegan bacon in plastic bag sealed with tape along with a 15 x 21cm, 4pp homemade card with a photographic image by the artist. Inside the card is a lengthy pencil note from the artist to Paul Robertson noting the "bacon" was a part of her Approximately Bacon installation and wishing Robertson well during the COVID -19 lock-down. AN original relic from the show. Limitation unknown but not many. All VG+. ...

Edinburgh: Sarah Muirhead, 2020 9 x 6.5cm printed white cardboard box content of 52 different playing cards with each back a different reproduction of a small painting by Muirhead. During the 2020 first Covid lockdown, the artist painted 53 different small paintings on cards (each commissioned by a different person) with the imagery being in the main sexual (and taboo) imagery. This is the full set of cards issued in only 50 examples with the box signed in pencil on the outside by Muirhead, dated and numbered. VG+. ...

30 x 22.3cm, found advertising page from a woman's magazine  with added watercolour and gouache. One of a series of works where Monk has recreated paintings by the arte povera artist Salvo who is known for his stylised tree paintings and painted them on to either digital outputs or, as here, magazine pages. Unique. Unsigned by the artist who sent it to Paul Robertson as a gift and presumably forgot to sign the sheet. VG+.  ...

Glasgow: WAX366, 2021
21 x 15.5cm, 2pp. Artist's postcard printed letterpress black on white with an image of 12 drinking vessels in cross section - each is identified with a different month. One of Bellingham's annual end of year postcard editions. This example is unique as Bellingham has coloured in the bottom parts of each vessel with a coloured felt tipped pen. VG+.

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Glasgow: WAX366, 2021
21 x 15.5cm, 2pp. Artist's postcard printed letterpress black on white with an image of 12 drinking vessels in cross section - each is identified with a different month. One of Bellingham's annual end of year postcard editions. VG+.

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Loch Ranoch: Maris, 2020
30 x 21cm, 2pp archival inject print on Hahnemuhle German Etching paper inviting Paul Robertson to a “requiem supper” by Alexander and Susan Maris commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Celtic (Kinloch Rannoch) Scottish Symphony by Joseph Beuys and Henning Christiansen. The event has a menu of soup, fish and other Scottish gourmet items but sadly the event was “in spirit only” and a theoretical meet up (in part because the COVID-19 pandemic had meant lock-downs in parts of Scotland were in place and travel dsicouraged). Signed by both Alexander and Sue Maris on the reverse. VG+.
JOINT:
30 x 21cm, 1pp press release for the event. VG+.

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Glasgow: Project 78 Gallery, 2017
23 x 17 x 5cm, unprinted two part cardboard box content of a 63 part (large piece format) jigsaw which when solved shows the work SIGH - which the title indicates as coming from the creator of the Peanuts cartoon series. An image of the completed jigsaw is tipped on the inner box lid. One of only three such puzzles signed and numbered on a 7.5 x 21cm, 1pp printed insert. Some stains to outer unprinted box else VG+. JOINT WITH: A signed typed letter from Scott Robertson offering the work as a gift to Paul Robertson from the artist. ...

Glasgow: s.p. (Robertson), 2015
9 x 6.4cm, standard pack of 52 playing cards with two additional colophon and title cards in unprinted box. A conceptual artwork where each card carries a text indicating alternative ideas for the artwork that were not realised. One of only 10 such boxes signed and numbered by Robertson on one of the cards.VG+. ...