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CONTRAT POUR UN CORPS PROJECT /BODY CONTRACT/VERTRAG FUR EINEN KORPER/CONTRATTO PER UN CORPO. 1972.

£85.00

Paris: Galerie Stadler, n.d. (1972)

21 x 15cm, 10pp brochure which has the details for Journiac’s body work where individuals agree to give their body after death for the artist to create unique works of art – there are three different contracts: A – “you settle for painting – your skeleton is lacquered white”, B – “you settle for an object – your skeleton is dressed in your clothes”, C – “you settle for a sociological factor: the gold standard – your skeleton is gold plated.”

The conditions for the work to take place are noted:

1. bequeathe your body to Journiac

2. die

There are three b/w internal 1pp plates showing a skeleton in each of the three conditions they can be presented in.

The contract is reproduced in French, English, German and Italian. The back of the brochure has a list of exhibitions by the artist and a small b/w photo portrait of the artist.