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Auctions 31, Session 5 - Avant Garde 1960s, Fluxus, herman de vries, Group Shows 1970s, Conceptual Art 1970s, Women Artists, Audio Video Performance, Small Press, 1980s and Up, Ephemera

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Lot 6008 - [1960s] Gard Sivik. Complete set of 33 numbers published in 29 issues in Antwerp/Brasschaat and Rotterdam between March 1955 and February 1964. Original wrappers of various sizes. Rare set kept in three exquisite custom made red cloth boxes. Box Nos.1-12, 23.5 x 16.5 x 6 cm; Box Nos.13-30, 25.5 x 19 x 10 cm; Box Nos. 31-33, 30 x 19 x 2.5 cm. Usual discolouration on some covers of the early issues and some light edge wear, generally a very fine set. Important Dutch/Flemish literary and avant-garde magazine. Originally founded by Gust Gils, Hugues C. Pernath, Paul Snoek, Tone Brulin, Simon Vanloo and Herman Denkens, later joined by Armando, Simon Vinkenoog, Cees Buddingh et al. Illustrations by Asger Jorn, Armando, Lucebert, Dan Van Severen, Maurice Wyckaert, Gust Gils and others. Includes rare supplements such as No.9 'onder één hoedje' (6 stencilled pp); No.10 newspaper announcement 'onder één hoedje'; No.12 'DADA!' sheet; No.13 order form for publications by Pernath and Gils; No.15/16 invitation card for the presentation of Paul Snoek's 'De heilige gedichten' and announcement flyer 'hollandse informelen'; No.26 with erratum note; No.29 announcement for 'de avonturen van cornelis bastiaan vaandrager'. Added is the complete two-volume publication 'de nieuwe stijl' (the new style: work of the international avant-garde), which followed up Gard Sivik, published in 1965 by Bezige Bij Amsterdam, edited by Armando, Henk Peeters, Hans Sleutelaar et al, similarly housed in a beautiful red linnen box, 20.5 x 13 x 4 cm. (lot of 4)

Estim. 800 - 1 000 EUR

Lot 6046 - [1960s] Cubics, Slothouber and Graatsma, extensive lot Signature designed books, multiples and documents by Dutch architects and designers Jan Slothouber and William Graatsma, from the collection of Wim Crouwel. Comprises: (1) Kubiese vitrines 67 DSM (Dutch State Mines), 1966-1967. Ill. cardboard folder, 17.5 x 17.5 cm, with a loose inlaid booklet featuring vitrine designs and 7 loose, folded sheets, as well as a stencilled text by Jean Leering and installation images for the exhibition 'kubiese struktuur' at the Van Abbemuseum 1966. With 2 (formerly paper-clipped) name cards from the artists. (2) Three original b/w press photographs featuring the artists at the award ceremony of the Sikkensprijs 1966, with annotations on rear. (3) Catalogue Galerie de Mangelgang Groningen, December 1969, 8 pp. (4) Original printed paper sleeve housing 6 coloured cardboard plates for model making. (5) Cubics, Cubic Constructions Compendium. Heerlen, Centrum voor Cubische Constructies, 1970. Softcover, 17.5 x 17.5 x 3.5 cm, 428 pp. Publication on the occasion of the XXXV Venice Biennale. Added by Crouwel: 5 affixed post stamps designed by S & G. Various pages loose in spine due to dried glue, regular toning of covers. (6) The same publication as above with a different cover, published in 1971, sheets still attached to binding. (7) Postage stamps, Kinderzegels, 1970. Sheet with 6 stamps (eerste dag van uitgifte 10 November) and folded poster, 70 x 70 cm. (8) 3 Cubic Cell Graphics, booklet printed at Drukkerij Rosbeek, 1970, 20 pp. (9) Kunsthalle Bern, 1972. Exhibition announcement poster, 35 x 35 cm, folded twice. (10) Cubic Cosmic City. Nuth, Rosbeek, undated ca. 1973. Amazing colour printed leporello in printed folder, 160 x 20 cm, folded to 20 x 20 cm. (11) Cubische constructies van Slothouber en Graatsma 1965-1970. Nuth, Rosbeek, 2000. Goodwill Series Rosbeek No.50, ed. 1500. (12) Vivid Vormgeving, Rotterdam, 2003. Exhibition announcement poster, 70 x 70 cm, folded to 17.5 x 17.5 cm. (13) Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 2006. Exhibition announcement poster/ SM catalogue No.884, 70 x 70 cm, folded to 17.5 x 17.5 cm. (total 13)

Estim. 500 - 800 EUR

Lot 6072 - [Fluxus] Documents of Fluxus events organized by Willem de Ridder, early 1960s (1) Program for the World Premiere of Moving Theater No.1, October 5 1962. Part of first Fluxus show in Amsterdam at Gallery Monet titled ‘Parallele Auffuhrungen Neuester Musik’. Participants included Nam June Paik, Gosewitz, Higgins, Knowles, Maciunas, Patterson et al. The event took place at night on the ‘streets, canals, bridges, bars, cellars of Amsterdam’. Folded sheet, 22.5 x 21 cm, with considerable age wear/ small tears. (2) Press material and stationary for Afsrinmor (Association for Scientific Research in New Methods of Recreation) and S.E.O. (Society for Exhibition Organizing), set up by de Ridder in 1963, 4 items. (3) Brochure for an international Fluxus event at De Kleine Komedie, Amsterdam, December 18 1963, organized by Emmett Williams, Tomas Schmit, Wim T. Schippers and Willem de Ridder. Black offset on green paper, 31 x 21 cm, 4 pp. Folded once, toned around margins. (4) Press release for De Kleine Komedie and several side events such as Wim T. Schipper’s manifestation at Petten (famous performance in which he emptied a soda bottle in the sea). (5) Press release and newspaper clipping 'Mars door Amsterdam', organized by Schippers and de Ridder, December 6 1963. (6) Press texts, program list and letter regarding the Flux festival Kurhaus Scheveningen, November 1964 (4 items). Participants included La Monte Young, Emmett Williams, Robert Watts, Arthur Koepcke, Eric Andersen, Takehisa Kosugi et al. (total 13)

Estim. 150 - 250 EUR

Lot 6087 - [Fluxus] Ben Vautier, extensive lot from the collection of Ad Petersen Includes 10 text pieces by Ben, some signed, and 4 publications. Petersen (1931-2021) was curator at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam from 1960 until 1990. (1) Tiny envelope, postmarked Nice 21-6-1966 containing 9 text pieces ‘Art=Ben’, 7.5 x 5 cm. (2) Handwritten letter ‘Chere Ad’, on thin pink sheet, signed 1976. (3) Handwritten letter on stationary paper from Ben Vautier and Vicky Remy, dated 5 Aug. 1977, signed Ben. (4) Typed letter dated 5 Aug. 1977, signed. (5) Text piece ‘I accept no limitations’, black marker on white A4 sheet, signed Ben. This work was also part of the publication ‘The Archives’, van Beveren 1981. (6) Two invitation cards Galerie Baudoin Lebon Paris, in original envelope sent to Petersen. One card features the title of Ben’s solo show ‘L’art c’est les autres’, the other card shows only question marks and the exhibition date 5 Oct - 1 Nov 1977. (7) Three small printed text pieces. (8) Ben Vautier, Ecrit pour la Gloire a force de tourner en rond et d'etre jaloux. Nice, self-published, ca. 1970. Black two-hole metal ring binder, 23 x 20 x 3.5 cm. A collection of texts, reproduced drawings and photographs on 96 loose pages with perforation holes. Includes 3 plates with mounted envelopes with printed text works by Ben, and an empty transparent plastic sleeve. Unnumbered copy from a print run of 750. Binder with wear on spine, interior with some pencil notes, else fine. (9) Flash Art No.23, Milan, April 1971. Special issue on Ben, 43 x 31.5 cm, 8 pp, folded once. Text in Italian and English. Small hole in front page, some creasing. (10) Une lettre de la fenetre. N° 1 (Fevrier) 1973. Nice, Self-published by Ben and Annie, 27 x 21 cm, 8 pp. Light toning and creasing of paper. (11) J’aime et j’attaque, Janvier 1976. Printed folder, 29.5 x 21 cm, with 12 loose inlaid stencilled sheets, text in French. Handling wear. (total 14)

Estim. 200 - 400 EUR