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Wurm 12

Artwork date(s): February 1970

Phil du Plessis  - (edited by)
Marié Blomerus  - (edited by)
Peter Wilhelm  - (edited by)

Description: The final edition of Wurm (February 1970), edited by Phil du Plessis. See also 'Hulde Uit 1970' an addendum to the edition, by clicking the link button bottom left of the page.

Measurements: 256mm
Edition: One of 20 copies

Type: South African Artists Book

Place publication: Pretoria, RSA
Publisher: Wurm
Pages: 116pp

Reference noteThis is the twelfth and final edition of Wurm. Stapled red cover wrap-around. David Paton states that a 'Special Edition' of only 20 copies included a number of foolscap pages folded to fit.

The last three pages - Naskrif:- Hulde Uit 1970 - Phil du Plessis:

1. Hulde aan Standpunte - with a stapled piece of sandpaper.

2. Hulde ann de Sestigers - with a stapled piece of yellow toilet tissue.

3. In Memoriam - with a large black spray of paint matching the decoration on the covers. This copy does not have the condom with semen on the inside back cover (per David Paton's description of Phil du Plessis' copy).

A very early example of an 'artist's book'.

Exhibition notesItem 179 in the exhibition 'Artists Books in the Ginsberg Collection' at the Johannesburg Art Gallery 25/8/96-27/10/96

Ref: GB/10033

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