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JONATHAN MONK

EXHIBIT MODEL FOUR – PLUS INVITED GUESTS. 2019. SIGNED BY MONK.

Berlin: Kindl, 2019
21 x 10.5cm, 2pp announcement card for a solo show where the walls were papers with images of his works and others. On the front is an installation view. Verso- gallery details. Signed by Monk on the back. VG+.

UNTITLED (LEWITT). 2019. UNIQUE WORK.

12 x 6cm, printed thermal restaurant receipt upon which Monk has drawn a faux Sol Lewitt "incomplete cube". This is one of a series of such drawings on receipts where the original price of the work is the total on the receipt. Here $39.93. Framed in glass and wood. VG+. Unique.

THE END. 2019. UNIQUE HANDMADE MARBLE PAPER/SILKSCREEN ON PAPER FROM A SERIES.

Paris: Three Star Books, 2019
25 x 70cm, unique print made by hand-dipping and creating a marbled paper with silk screened text in white. This work being created in the aftermath of the limited edition book THE END. The title refers to the Ed Ruscha prints where the final frame of films were recreated but also to the end papers of books which are often made by a similar colour dipping process. Each print in the series of 180 unique works are signed in pencil on the back by Monk. VG+

RESTAURANT DRAWINGS. 2019. SIGNED BY MONK.

NYC: Casey Kaplan, 2019
15 x 11.5cm, 2pp, announcement card for an exhibition of drawings by Monk on real meal receipts - the price of each work being the amount printed on the receipt. The drawings are parodies/homages to drawings by conceptual artists - the one illustrated on the front there being a Boetti. This card is signed by Monk on the back. VG+.

THE END. 2019. UNIQUE HANDMADE MARBLE PAPER/SILKSCREEN ON PAPER FROM A SERIES.

Paris: Three Star Books, 2019
25 x 70cm, unique print made by hand-dipping and creating a marbled paper with silk screened text in white. This work being created in the aftermath of the limited edition book THE END. The title refers to the Ed Ruscha prints where the final frame of films were recreated but also to the end papers of books which are often made by a similar colour dipping process. Each print in the series of 180 unique works are signed in pencil on the back by Monk. VG+

UNTITLED (MAGAZINE TREES) XXVII. 2019. UNIQUE PAINTING ON DIGITAL PRINT.

33 x 20.3cm, digital print on paper 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 digital print outs of scanned furniture adverts (objects made from trees as is the paper.) Unique. Signed by the artist.

UNTITLED (WALLPAPER FRAGMENT FROM EXHIBIT MODEL FOUR). 2019. SIGNED BY MONK.

Bielefeld: Kerber Verlag, 2019
18 x 6.5cm, offset fragment of the unused wall paper from the EXHIBIT MODEL FOUR installation. Signed on the back in pencil by Monk. VG+.

IMAGES DIFFEREES. 2019. SIGNED BY MONK.

Le Havre:Galerie 65 de l'Esadhar, 2019
15 x 21cm, 2pp announcement card for a group show with a work by Monk (Today is Just a Copy of Yesterday (Sunset) from 2005 on the front in colour. This example is signed by Monk in black felt tipped pen on the back. VG+.

UNTITLED (MAGAZINE TREES) XXIX. 2019. UNIQUE PAINTING ON DIGITAL PRINT.

33 x 20.3cm, digital print on paper 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 digital print outs of scanned furniture adverts (objects made from trees as is the paper.) Unique. Signed by the artist.

JONATHAN MONK AT SAFE GALLERY. SIGNED BY MONK.

Belin: Safe Gallery, n.d.
15 x 10.5cm, 2pp announcement card with one work of a drawing reproduced on the front and verso gallery details. This example is signed on the back of the card by Monk in pencil. VG+.

PRESS RELEASE FOR EXHIBIT MODEL SIX – THE TEL AVIV VERSION. 2019.

NYC: Casey Kaplan, 2019
28 x 22cm, 1pp offset lithographic press release from the solo exhibition.
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NYC: Casey Kaplan, 2019
28 x 22cm, 12pp offset lithographic biography and exhibition list for Monk's artistic career. Very useful documentation. BOTH VG+ in original white unprinted folder as released.

UNTITLED (MILANESE SOFT DJ). 2020. SIGNED BY MONK.

Milano: Loom Gallery, 2020
10.5 x 15cm, 2pp announcement card with one work Untitled (Milanese Soft DJ) which references Judd and Oldenberg on the front, verso gallery details. This card is signed by Monk in pencil on the back.

THE CORNER OF A POSTCARD HELD OVER THE CORNER OF ANOTHER POSTCARD WITH A WHITE PAPER CLIP. 2020. ONE OF ONLY 16 SIGNED, DATED & NUMBERED EXAMPLES.

Bruxelles: MORE Publishers, 2020
17 x 12cm, 2pp commercial postcard displaying a view of the Atomium in Brussels taken during daylight hours. Added to the bottom left of the card is a quarter of another card with the exact same view - but here the image is at nighttime. The two sections are kept together by the use of a white plastic coated paper clip.
The back of the card is signed and dated in pencil by Monk and there is another printed sheet of card with the details of the edition and the number from the edition. Only 16 such combination of cards were made. VG+.

THE CORNER OF A POSTCARD HELD OVER THE CORNER OF ANOTHER POSTCARD WITH A BLACK PAPER CLIP. 2020. ONE OF ONLY 16 SIGNED, DATED & NUMBERED EXAMPLES.

Bruxelles: MORE Publishers, 2020
17 x 12cm, 2pp commercial postcard displaying a view of the Atomium in Brussels taken during nighttime hours. Added to the bottom left of the card is a quarter of another card with the exact same view - but here the image was taken during daylight hours. The two sections are kept together by the use of a black plastic coated paper clip.
The back of the card is signed and dated in pencil by Monk and there is another printed sheet of card with the details of the edition and the number from the edition. Only 16 such combination of cards were made. VG+.

LA AIR. 2020. SIGNED BY MONK.

N.p. (Kopenhagen): Den Danske Radeerforeining, 2020
25 x 19cm, 4pp announcement brochure for Monk's limited edition inkjet print showing images of a transparency slide - being a holiday photograph of someone (perhaps a Monk family member) in LA. Referencing the Bruce Nauman artist's book. Short text in danish. Signed in pencil on the back page by Monk. One small mark on front else VG.

THE DE CHIRICO BAKERY CHEESE PIE 2020. 2020. SIGNED BY MONK.

N.p.: Loodd Art, 2020
15 x 10.5cm, 2pp announcement card for an object multiple where Monk purchased a cheese pie from a Greek bakery designed by Giorgio de Chitico's father in 1911 where the baker still uses the olive wood burning ovens following the traditional recipes of his forefathers.
"The pie was immediately 3D scanned and this digital pie was then perfectly recreated by a CNC routing machine in hard wood... from one organic material to another" and then made into a limited edition multiple.
The front of the card shows the bakery. The card is signed in pencil on the reverse. VG+.

UNTITLED (“WAS GOING TO THROW THESE OUT” 2020.

Berlin: s.p., 2020
30 x 21cm white paper on which Monk has tipped on 8 different Design/Miami VIP plastic cards sent to him by the Art Fair over the last eight years. On the front Monk has attached a yellow post-it note "Was going to throw these out - thought they might be of interest?" and that is it - pure ephemera? Unintended collage?. VG+.

A DOUBLE HEADED COIN. 2020. ONE OF ONLY 90 NUMBERED COPIES.

Leonards-on-sea: Project 78 Press, 2020 21 x 15cm, unpaginated (28pp) plus card covers. Exhibition catalogue and artist's book issued for a neo-conceptual art exhibition curated by Scott Robertson who included work by Jonathan Monk, Ryan Gander and Lynda Morris, Aidan Moffat amongst others. Monk's work was based on a number of visits to Starbucks where the artist gave his name as that of famous conceptual artists which were written on the cups by the Barista. One colour image of a "Carl Andre" cup is reproduced. This is one of only 90 initialled (by Robertson) and numbered copies. VG+.

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BEHIND CLOSED DOORS V NORMA MANGIONE GALLERY. 2020. SIGNED BY MONK.

Torino: Norma Mangione Gallery, 2020
21 x 15cm, 24pp. Digitally printed exhibition catalogue with the exhibited eight oil of wood paintings all illustrated - the paintings are blurred (by enlargement) images from German photographs from football matches. The blurring is reminiscent of Gerhard Richter's early work. Text in English and German Luca Cerizza. This example is signed on the back cover in black felt tipped pen by Monk.

PICTURE POSTCARD POSTED FROM POST BOX PICTURED. VIENNA. 2020. HAND ADDRESSED & SIGNED BY MONK ON REVERSE.

Berlin: Spike Art Magazine, 2005
14.8 x 10cm, 2pp colour postcard with an image of a Viennese post box where the card was posted. One of a long series of similar cards sent from all over the world. This example is hand addressed to Paul Robertson by Monk and has been signed by Monk in ink on the reverse. VG+.

AN ORANGE FOR JOHN. 2020. UNIQUE TRIAL PRINT.

Berlin: s.p., 2020
30 x 21cm, digital output on Epson paper with an image of an orange in purple on the front and the word below ORANGE. The title of the work refers to John Baldessari who died in 2020 - the homage by Monk being a reflection of the way that Badessari used large circular patches of colour to hide faces and other significant parts of his photographic works. This is an unique trial print created by Monk for a future work and has a handwritten label on the back with the title and which is signed. VG+.