Art + Objects: Artist Multiples
This Mondrian-inspired and "tramp art" styled box is signed and numbered by the artist, Bob Magahay. Magahay, a Hollywood set and costume designer made elaborate boxes such as this one for his friends and patrons. This box is made entirely from pieces of cardboard (the work is not glued to a manufactured cardboard box). The interior of both sides of the box include inlayed acrylic painted cardboard pieces. The exterior of the box is a multilayered construction of cardboard. Perhaps most pleasurable is that the lid of the box perfectly...
Influenced by their correspondence with Ray Johnson, Michael Morris and Vincent Trasov co-founded Image Bank in 1969 in Vancouver, Canada. Paralleling the rise of mail-art, Image Bank was a collaborative, postal-based exchange system between artists; activities included requests lists that were published in FILE Magazine, along with publications and documents which directed the exchange of images, information and ideas. The aim of Image Bank was an inherently anti-capitalistic collective creative conscious. One red and one light blue pencil.
Condition: Fine, unused and unsharpened.
A box of five screenprinted, signed and numbered folded greeting cards with political overtones by Erika Rothenberg, No. 4 in an edition of 125. Rothenberg said "In 1992 the Museum of Modern Art, New York, invited me to do a one-person exhibition as part of its Projects series. I have been making satirical greeting cards from 1991 to today, but this was my chance to create a portrait of America in a large space on the main floor of a hugely attended museum. The 90 hand-painted greeting cards are a....
A set of artist playing cards, designed by painter/sculptor/printmaker Donald Sultan, who gained prominence in New York in the 1980s. He is also known for using industrial materials such as tar, vinyl tile, masonite, rubber and spackle in his work. The original drawings were charcoal and conte crayon, and a signed/limited edition of 100 of the decks were issued in a wooden box. This deck is from the unsigned trade edition and contains 52 playing cards, two jokers and one deck identification card in a stiff paper box.