Dark Vertical, Oil on Canvas, 1964. £1,200
A near - complete run of Modern British Art auction catalogues from the 70's to the present day. Southeby's, Christie's, Bonham's, Phillips. £5000.
A set of six fine bone china plates designed by contemporary British artists: Peter Blake, Patrick Caulfield, Bruce McLean, Patrick Heron, Eduardo Paolozzi, John Piper. From a limited edition of 500. £2500.
10 issues in 8 volumes, 42 x 30 cm comprising issues 1-2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7-8, 9, 10. Each volume 39 pp with numerous b&w illustrations. English text edition. All in very good condition, with spines and some edges lightly worn and dustmarked.
We are pleased to be offering a group of Ed Ruscha's artist's books. They come from a single private collection aquired through the late 1960's and 70's, several from the Arnolfini in Bristol, one of the few major outlets for artist's books at that time. A few books contain the minature Ardolfini bookshop sticker inside the front or back cover. While priced individually, we are happy to enter discussion on selling as a collection with the relevant discount. Twenty Six Gasoline Stations - 1969, 3rd Edition. Fine in glassine, minor foxing on top and fore edges. £750.... Read More
Three woodcut prints produced in 1938 as part of Issue 3 volume 1 of the magazine XXieme Siecle, edited by Gualtieri di San Lazzaro. The magazine had a relatively short print run of 1200 copies and each of the prints an original Kandinsky albeit not signed. £250 each.
ARK, a style and design journal created by RCA students, was part of an era of cultural transformation across fashion, film, television, advertising, newspapers and magazines. Such was the stature of ARK that it drew contributions from creative luminaries including Ralph Rumney, Lucio Fontana, Alison and Peter Smithson, Toni del Renzio and Reyner Banham. In his preface to ARK: Words and Images from the Royal College of Art Magazine, Rick Poynor describes this influence: '...ARK has become a vivid historical document. It records, narrates, evokes and recalls... Read More
The last three volumes of Max Ernst's five-part masterpiece of surrealist collage, from 1934. This is not a reprint. £450, £600, £600.
Lithograph mounted on franked envelope signed with initials in ink by David Hockney. From an edition of 250. As a consequence of the prolonged postal strike of 1971, Hockney along with a group of British artists, published "Culture Carriers Stamp Out Art" to raise funds for striking workers. Single lithograph by Hockney signed, £700.