FACSIMILE LETTER FROM JACQUES DERRIDA TO MARIS REGARDING THE TRUTH IN PAINTING ALONG WITH ORIGINAL DESIGN FOR ANNOUNCEMENT CARD. 2006.
Schiehallion: s.p. (Maris), n.d. (2002) 29 x 21cm, 1pp high resolution full colour ink jet facsimile copy of a letter sent by Jacques Derrida to Maris regarding their work "The Truth in Painting" which was a response to Derrida's philosophical work of the same title. Maris pulped a copy of Derrida's book and made it into a grey pigment which they used to paint 12 canvasses which were hung as "The Truth in Painting" in Paul Robertson's Heart Gallery in Edinburgh in 2002. JOINT: ANNOTATIONS ON THE TRUTH IN PAINTING. Two 30 x 21cm, 1pp sheets with notes by the artists on the philosophical implications of their work. JOINT: JUSTIFIED SINNERS. Edinburgh: Morningstar Publications, 2002 12.5 x 17cm, 2pp announcement card for the title publication - the image on the front of the card is a reproduced photograph of Alexander Maris holding a Kalashnikov rifle in a countryside landscape. On the reverse is a note to Paul Robertson apologising for forgetting to send the facsimile and noting their design for an announcement card for the exhibition was included. JOINT DESIGN FOR THE TRUTH IN PAINTING AND OTHER PROPOSITIONS. 2002. Two 30 x 21cm, 1pp sheets with a design for the front and back of the proposed announcement card for the artist's show in Heart Gallery. ALl VG+.