Books by Artists. ARTISTS' BOOKS, Tim GUEST, Germano CELANT, edit.
Books by Artists.


Books by Artists.

Toronto: Art Metropole, 1981. First edition. 4to. Wrps., 128pp. Illustrated throughout. Bi-lingual English/French text. Book design by AA Bronson, with cover by Michael Snow. Preface and 10pp. introduction by Tim Guest; 18pp. essay by Germano Celant (first published in 'Book as Artwork' in 1972).

Scarce catalogue for an exhibition on artists' books that toured several venues in Canada between May 1981 and October 1982. Documents work by Sol LeWitt; Susan Hiller; Mario Merz; Art & Language; Joseph Beuys; Dick Higgins/Wolf Vostell; George Maciunas; Vito Acconci; Marina Abramovich/Ulay; Chris Burden; Laurie Anderson; George Brecht/Robert Filliou; John Baldessari; Victor Burgin; Hamish Fulton; Ed Ruscha; General Idea; Ulises Carrión; Diter Rot; Andy Warhol; Gilbert & George; Bruce Nauman; Maurizio Nannucci; Carolee Schneemann; Marcel Duchamp; and others.

Page edges slightly age-toned, o/w Near Fine. Not often found in such nice condition.