MICAH LEXIER AT SOUTHERN ALBERTA ART GALLERY. 1991.

Lethbridge: Southern Alberta Art Gallery, 1991 18 x 18cm, 80pp plus pictorial card covers. One of the very first of Lexier's exhibitions - here with 28 images of works in b/w and two in colour. Essays by Renee Baert and Don Goodes iu English. VG+.

£40.00

NAME AND FAMILY NAME. 1992.

Calgary: Stride Gallery, 1992 21 x 17cm, 48pp plus thick cardboard covers which is spiral bound. Exhibition catalogue designed by the artist for a very early Lexier show. Text by Reesa Greenberg. Seventeen b/w images of works and 7 in colour. VG+. Scarce.

£40.00

BOOK SCULPTURES. 1993.

Ontario: Oakville Galleries, Oakville, 1993 24 x 16cm, 496pp plus pictorial boards. Artist's book designed by Micah Lexier and Lisa Naftolin for the former's book sculptures where the images on spines of a number of books when installed correctly show a portrait (each spine having a different part of the overall image). Nine such works are reproduced in the centre of the book along with short essays by Marnie Fleming and Nancy Tousley. The rest of the book (around 400 pages) is blank. VG+.

£50.00

CROSS REFERENCE: DICTIONARY ILLUSTRATIONS WORKS 1981 – 1993. 1994.

Charlottetown: Confederation Centre Art Gallery & Museum, 1994 17 x 13cm, 192pp plus card covers. Artist's book and documentation of the title works which were created in series over a twelve year period from found imagery in school dictionaries from the north Americas. Designed by Bruce Mau in collaboration with Micah Lexier, there is an essay in English by Robin Metcalfe. 77 b/w images throughout. VG+.

£45.00

A PORTRAIT OF DAVID AND RELATED WORK. 1994.

Winnipeg: Winnipeg Museum of Art, 1994 23 x 14.5cm, 6pp (single folded sheet). Short essay in English by Jon Tupper on Lexier and a list of the 16 works exhibited in the solo show. VG+.

£25.00

A PORTRAIT OF DAVID. 1994.

Winnipeg: Winnipeg Museum of Art, 1994 23.5 x 16cm, unpaginated (c. 74pp printed recto only) plus boards. Exhibition catalogue and artist's book where Lexier advertised for people called "David" to be photographed and the resulting 72 b/w images of men and children from age 1 to 72 were installed in the museum. each of the images are reproduced here one per page. Original advertisement is also included. VG+.

£40.00

PROJECT FOR SURREY & OTHER SITE-SPECIFIC WORKS. 1994.

Surrey: Surrey Art Gallery, 1994 19 x 17cm, 48pp plus pictorial boards. Exhibition catalogue with 17 works in detail with 15 b/w and 2 colour images and essays by Liane Davison and Helga Pakasaar. Designed by Brian Gee with the collaboration of Micah Lexier. VG+.

£45.00

MANAGING. DOCUMENTS 1967 – 1974. 1995. NUMBERED FROM THE EDITION.

Toronto: Art Metropole, 1995 10.5 x 24cm, printed envelope content of a 30 x 21cm, 1pp printed letter with an invitation text for an exhibition of documents from the bookshop for the period of 1967 - 1974. The invitation letter is in itself an object multiple which is numbered from an edition of 1500. Fine.

£20.00

THIRTY-SIX SEVENTY-FIFTHS. 1997.

Toronto: Gallery TPW, 1997 17.8 x 14cm, 16pp plus horizontally perforated card covers. Stapled. An early exhibition catalogue for a sculptural and photographic solo show by the Canadian conceptual artist. Essay by Kim Fullerton and 4 b/w images of works. VG+. Now scarce.

£40.00

A MINUTE OF MY TIME. 1998.

Regina: s.p., 2019 21 x 16cm, 136pp. Original boards. First edition of this artist book documenting Lexier's three year project of creating drawings that take exactly one minute. VG+.

£40.00

37. 1998. WITH PERFORATED ENDPAPERS.

Quebec: Musee d'Art Contemporain de Montreal, 1998 21 x 18cm, 52pp plus 8pp perforated endpapers and printed card covers. Exhibition catalogue with 12 works in b/w reproduced and essays in French and English byPierre Landry. The title of the catalogue is the age of the artist at the time of printing. Slight fading to the off white covers else VG+.

£40.00

DAVID THEN & NOW. 2006. SIGNED & DATED BY LEXIER.

Winnipeg: Plug In ICA/Plug In Editions, 2006 24 x 16cm. 184pp plus boards. Artist's book with 80 b/w images of the 75 "Davids" who were first photographed in 1996 and exhibited in a museum setting life sized. Ten years later the same 75 people were re-photogrpaherd (where possible as some could not be found or had died) and the photographs of the earlier and later people again displayed. Additionally there are essays by Steven Matijcio and Alison Gillmor and photo-essays by Shelia Spence and Doug Lewis as well as some additional works shown in colours. Designed by Susan Chafe with Micah Lexier. VG+. This copy of the book is signed "ML" and dated 2007 on the first blank page.

£35.00

THE FIVE WORD PHRASE CALENDAR (EXECUTIVE HINGED DOOR CASE VERSION), 2001. 2007.

Sackville: Owens Art Gallery, 2001 11.8 x 17.2cm, printed white envelope content of a 15.2 x 10cm, 36pp plus pictorial card covers artist's book. Stapled. The documentation of the installation of the title work where each day in a month is associated with a different phrase and the text displayed on the public "calendar" near the front door of the gallery. Lexier has a particular phrase associated with each date number so "A bird in the hand" is always displayed on the first of the month, "Oops I did it again" (Brittney Spears) on the 16th and "Proven beyond a reasonable doubt" (Lawrence Weiner on the 17th. Each different day is reproduced one per page and there is a text by Lexier and another by Gerney Kelly at the back of the book. VG+.

£35.00

LIVES & WORKS. 2007.

Toronto: Birch Librato, n.d. (2007) 15.2 x 10.2cm, 116pp plus card covers. Artists' book with a number of works by Lexier and chosen by himself for the book reproduced in full colour. VG+.

FOUR LETTERPRESS CARDS IN ENVELOPES. 2007. ONE OF 100 COPIES.

n.p. (Toronto): s.p. (Micah), 2007 Four different printed 11 x 14.5cm, white envelopes each content of a single blue on white letterpress card. Each envelope has a different conceit - the first notes that Mary Lum and Micah Lexier have the same initials; the second that Mary Lum and Micah Lexier have the same number of letters (if their middle names are included); the third that Mary Lum and Micah Lexier both share the letter M and fourth Counts up then counts down with the phrase "MARY LUM AM I AM THE ONLY MICAH LEXIER". Each is in an edition of only 100 and is rather beautiful in its minimalism. VG+.

£100.00

THIS IS ME WRITING THE FIRST TEXT IN THE BOOK. 2008. ONE OF 300 NUMBERED EXAMPLES.

Toronto: Paul + Wendy Projects 2008 20 x 15.3cm, 32pp self-cover. Artist's book in the form of a zine where each page is a different statement by the artist about writing - and his facsimile holograph reproduced black on blue. One 300 hand numbered examples. JOINT AS ISSUED: 23 x 17.5cm, blue on white printed cardboard envelope.

£50.00

A NUMBER OF THINGS. 2008. YELLOW ENDPAPERS.

Vancouver: Artspeak, 2008 26 x 20cm, 32pp plus card covers. Artist's book in the form of a colouring-in book with drawings of famous (and less famous) conceptual artworks by various artists including Walter de Maria, Braco Dimitrijevic, Francois Morellet, Kay Rosen and others which Lexier identifies of his favourite artworks. This example is one of a variant with yellow endpapers. The book was distributed to students in Vancouver schools. VG+.

£35.00

A NUMBER OF THINGS. 2008. GREEN ENDPAPERS.

Vancouver: Artspeak, 2008 26 x 20cm, 32pp plus card covers. Artist's book in the form of a colouring-in book with drawings of famous (and less famous) conceptual artworks by various artists including Walter de Maria, Braco Dimitrijevic, Francois Morellet, Kay Rosen and others which Lexier identifies of his favourite artworks. This example is one of a variant with green endpapers. The book was distributed to students in Vancouver schools. VG+.

£35.00

A NUMBER OF THINGS. 2008. PINK ENDPAPERS.

Vancouver: Artspeak, 2008 26 x 20cm, 32pp plus card covers. Artist's book in the form of a colouring-in book with drawings of famous (and less famous) conceptual artworks by various artists including Walter de Maria, Braco Dimitrijevic, Francois Morellet, Kay Rosen and others which Lexier identifies of his favourite artworks. This example is one of a variant with pink endpapers. The book was distributed to students in Vancouver schools. VG+.

£35.00

A NUMBER OF THINGS. 2008. GREEN ENDPAPERS.

Vancouver: Artspeak, 2008 26 x 20cm, 32pp plus card covers. Artist's book in the form of a colouring-in book with drawings of famous (and less famous) conceptual artworks by various artists including Walter de Maria, Braco Dimitrijevic, Francois Morellet, Kay Rosen and others which Lexier identifies of his favourite artworks. This example is one of a variant with green endpapers. The book was distributed to students in Vancouver schools. VG+.

£35.00