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  • Literature

    Editions Alecto 1019-1024

  • Catalogue Essay

    In a letter accompanying the publication, Joe Studholme writes: "If you display or sell individually Video Disques without motor unit, use a black ultraviolet light. They work marvellously statically as well as kinetically."
    -- quoted in Editions Alecto: Original graphics, multiple originals 1990-1981, ed. Tessa Sidey, p. 212

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Video Disques

1969-70
The complete portfolio of six kinetic screenprints, in fluorescent colours, on spun aluminium,
each disc 76 cm (29 7/8 in.) diameter
crate 80 x 84 x 23.5 cm (31 1/2 x 33 1/8 x 9 1/4 in.)

signed, titled, dated '1970' and numbered 12/100 in white ink on the reverse of each disc with an electric engraving tool (there were also 10 proposed artist's proofs, only half the edition is thought to have been produced), published by Editions Alecto, London, all contained in the original black wooden box with titles on the top, lacking the motor and ultra-violet light unit.

Estimate
£2,500 - 3,500 

Sold for £3,750

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Robert Kennan
Head of Sale, Editions
London
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Evening & Day Editions

London Auction 11 June 2015 2pm & 6pm