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Man Climbs a Mountain Because it is There
A Man Makes a Work of Art Because it is not There.

Item date(s): 1968

Carl Andre

Pages: unpaged
Size: 208mm
Edition: #225/660

Place publication: Mönchengladbach, Germany
Publisher: Städtisches Museum

Additional notes:
Austellung vom 18 Oktober bis 15 Dezember 1968.

White card cover containing two folded sheets of paper with "Artist interviews himself". Together with a stitched and folded linen cloth in a cardboard box with glassine lid.

Colophon on cloth: "Dieser Tischlaufer ist 400cm lang und 16cm breit. Er is fur einen tischlaufer zu schmal und zu lang."

Illustrated as item 2 in Sims Reed Rare Books catalogue " Books, Boxes & Prints" n.d. where it states: "Catalogue of Andre's first one-man exhibition. Cardboard box with printed plastic lid. Contents: booklet Artist Interviews Himself, in English printed on loose sheets. Also a large section of white linen (unfolds 400cm long and 16cm wide), printed with German text by Cladders, 'er ist für einen tischläufer zu schmal und zu lang". GBP750"

Illustrated on page 25 of Library and Archives - National Gallery of Canada, 2007.

Exhibition notes:
Beyond Words


20 June - 11 Aug 2023

Ref: GB/10355

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