Three superb works by Ian Hamilton Finlay: 'Dazzle' - Concrete poem etched on glass. 57 x 10 x 44cm. Price on Application. 'Sails/waves' - Concrete Poem embroidered on blanket. Wool/cashmere. Approx 6 x 4 ft. £4,500. 'The Divided Meadows of Aphrodite' - Concrete Poem embroidered on blanket. Wool/cashmere. Approx 6 x 4 ft. £4,500.
Marcus Campbell are pleased to announce our acquisition of the working library of Richard Hollis. A major British graphic designer, Hollis designed the quarterly journal Modern Poetry In Translation, became the art editor of the weekly magazine New Society and created John Berger’s Ways of Seeing He designed the visual identity and marketing material for the Whitechapel Art Gallery in London. He also co-founded the School of Design at West of England College of Art. His 'Graphic Design. A Concise History' was published as part of the Thames & Hudson World of Art series in... Read More
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. Now £4000.
Three original lithographs by Enrico Baj (1924-2003) exhibited at Victor Musgrave's Gallery One, London circa. 1960. Signed and dated in pencil by the artist (1957-59). £650-£750 including frame.
Eight of the original collages that formed the basis of David Wild's 'Fragments of Utopia: Collage Reflections of Heroic Modernism'.Constructed from mainly contemporary sources, the collages recount episodes in modernist architecture in the twentieth century. This is a story of a fragile and occasionally noble dream, in the context of a history going violently wrong. These images were supplemented by short parallel prose meditations, politically charged, with a disconcerting sense of erotics and low humour. £350 - £500.
Three vintage exhibition posters fro Galerie Maeght, each £450.
A limited edition of 9,000 signed and numbered copies, this giant-size Annie Leibovitz SUMO presents some of the most famed actors, musicians, artists, writers, athletes, and business people of our time. This edition features a dust jacket designed by Keith Harring. This at once intimate and iconic portrait collection is also presented with a Marc Newson designed book stand and a supplementary essay compendium. £2,000.
A group of 19 printed cards of various sizes and shapes, which were sent in the 1980's by Ian Hamilton Finlay to Peter Townsend, who had been editor of Studio International, during its heyday in the 1960's. Includes 3 handwritten addressed envelopes, some with extra rubber-stamped exhortations, plus a handwritten note from Finlay. The cards include Thoughts on Waldemar( 15 of the 16 cards, lacking Thought No. 4), The Enlightenment, I Was Published By Jonathan Cape, The Desmoulins Connection (in 2 versions) Barr* Le Traitre Lis Ta Sentence, Mr. Greene and the White Brigands, Menu A La... Read More
A collection of plasters, resin moulds, maquettes and other objets d'art from the studio of the late Eduardo Paolozzi.
Alan Riddell, Poet, Artist and Journalist, was born of Scottish parents in Townsville, Australia in 1927. He was educated in Scotland where he founded the Scottish Poetry Magazine Lines in 1952. He worked as a journalist in Scotland, England and Australia. He had his first one-man exhibition of Screen-Printed Concrete Poems, at the New 57 Gallery in Edinburgh in 1971. His seminal books Eclipse, Concrete Poems 1963-1971, and Typewriter Art came out in 1972 and 1975. His Concrete Poetry has been exhibited in many group shows, among them... Read More