Bern Porter - Editions New York Tuesday, June 8, 2010 | Phillips

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  • Catalogue Essay

    Published here is a found criminal record of an unknown person, documenting 89 criminal offenses committed a total of 502 times. These offenses are accompanied by a statement from Porter appropriating these acts as his own and acknowledging himself as the "Chief Deceiver and Master Offender".


89 Offenses

Lithograph and etching in black and blue, on Chine collé of Kitakata rice paper to Rives BFK paper, with full margins,
I. 30 3/4 x 7 1/8 in. (78.1 x 18.1 cm);
S. 41 x 15 in. (104.1 x 38.1 cm)

signed, dated `1991' and numbered 24/25, published by Volatile and Mark Patsfall Graphics, Cincinnati (with their inkstamps on the reverse), in excellent condition, unframed.

$1,000 - 1,500 


8 June 2010
New York