Dieses Büchlein versammelt zwanzig Bildwitze über Kunst und Künstler, die ich vor Jahren zusammengetragen und aufgehoben habe, obwohl oder weil ihre Pointen so absehbar, redundant und dämlich sind, dass sich jedes weitere Wort über sie erübrigt.
digital print, b/w
14.8 x 10.5 cm, 24 pages
out of print
To celebrate the first anniversary in 2010, ABC Artists’ Books Cooperative launched a unique set of collectible trading cards printed by Topps, manufacturers of fine baseball cards since 1950. This limited-edition, must-have item features a stellar line-up of international artists. The set of 13 cards presents your favorite on-demand book artists along with up-to-date career stats, all held together with a simple belly band. Cards are printed on acid free, heavy weight card stock in full colour with high gloss lamination to ensure maximum durability. Printed at the international trading card standard size, these golden nuggets will fit snuggly in most trading card albums.
digital print, colour
13 cards, 9 x 6.5 cm each
few copies signed by several artists are available, price on request
Art Addicts Anonymous Collector’s Edition Boxed Set containing the AAA postcards and booklet, a set of twelve AAA stickers, a copy of the AAA poster (numbered and stamped), an AAA button, a set of AAA matchbooks, an AAA t-shirt, and an original internationally postmarked set of the complete 1992 AAA mailing.
44 x 33 x 4 cm
limited edition of 5 copies (numbered and stamped)
price on request
29.7 x 42 cm
100 copies, numbered and stamped
In keeping with the established format of 12-step programs, 12 different postcards with testimonials of former art addicts were sent anonymously from 12 different cities to approximately 100 art world figures (including artists, critics, and curators) and a number of museums, galleries, and art magazines in seventeen countries over the course of one year.
1993 by Edition Fricke & Schmid
12 postcards + a 16 page booklet, 14 x 9 cm each
ISBN 3 927365 23 8
16 € (last copies)