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Wurm 12

Item date(s): February 1970

Mari√© Blomerus  - (edited by)
Phil du Plessis  - (edited by)
Peter Wilhelm  - (edited by)

Pages: 116pp
Size: 256mm
Edition: One of 20 copies

Place publication: Pretoria, RSA
Publisher: Wurm
Cat. 179
Exhibition 1996; 2019

Additional notes:
David Paton states that the edition was only 20 copies(?)

This is the twelfth and final edition of Wurm. Stapled red cover wrap-around.

Including 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 notes:
Item 179 in the exhibition "Artists Books in the Ginsberg Collection" at the Johannesburg Art Gallery 25/8/96-27/10/96.

Samplings: South African Artists' Books

Basement Gallery, WAM

26 March to 6 July 2019

Ref: GB/10033

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