We are pleased to announce an exhibition of selected works by Mehrdad Rashidi, in association with Henry Boxer Gallery - 23rd March till 30th June. Mehrdad Rashidi was born in the town of Sari in Northern Iran in 1963. At the age of 20 he fled Iran because of his strongly held political views and settled in Germany. In 2006, for no particular reason, he began to draw. He found it relaxed him and made him feel happy, he also thought of his homeland, his childhood and easier times in his life whilst he doodled on any piece of paper that came to hand. Using old notebooks, envelopes,... Read More
16 mm b&w film. 3.13 minutes, negative trims from the completed film (approx. 20 mins). The trims have been assembled by a film laboratory in London, and also transferred to a digital file, enclosed. In original worn metal film can with label: Gevasonor Full Coated magnetic film, with handwritten title "History of Nothing, Neg Trims, o.k." In the summer of 1962 James (Meller) and I (Gillian Meller) were invited, by Eduardo Paolozzi, to join his family at a villa in Majorca. Eduardo wanted James to help him make a film that was to be called The History of Nothing. They played around... Read More
Plasters and Maquettes from the studio of the late Eduardo Paolozzi.
Two superb textiles by Ian Hamilton Finlay: 'Sails/waves' - Concrete Poem embroidered on blanket. Wool/cashmere. Approx 6 x 4 ft. £3,000. 'The Divided Meadows of Aphrodite' - Concrete Poem embroidered on blanket. Wool/cashmere. Approx 6 x 4 ft. £3,000.
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 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