GENERAL IDEA 1969-1994

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    The 1984 Miss General Idea Pavillion Foundation

    1974
    Offset on onionskin paper: 250 x 200 mm
    Edition size unknown, of which 20 plus 3 A/Ps are signed and numbered
    Self-published
    Letterhead design by General Idea for their fictional foundation.

    7402


    Art Metropole Letterhead

    1974
    Offset on onionskin paper: 250 x 200 mm
    Edition size unknown, unsigned and unnumbered
    Published by Art Metropole, Toronto
    Letterhead designed by General Idea for Art Metropole, an artist-run centre they founded in 1974 for the collection and distribution of artists' books, videotapes, and multiples. The artists saw the centre as a work by General Idea.

    7403


    FILE Megazine

    (vol. 2, no. 5, February 1974) 1974
    "Annual Artists' Directory Issue"
    Web offset periodical, 64 pp. plus cover, with flexidisc insert by The Residents: 355 x 280 mm
    Edition of 3000
    Published by Art Official Inc., Toronto
    Includes insert by The Residents, Meet the Residents, flexidisc: 185 x 235 mm.
    See 7901.

    7404


    Hand of the Spirit

    1974
    Clear Plexiglas cut-out on Plexiglas rod handle (two lengths): 890 x 228 mm and 1095 x 228 mm
    Edition size unknown, unsigned and unnumbered
    Self-published
    Produced for the performance Blocking staged at Western Front, Vancouver, 19 June 1974 and videotaped. The "hand" was a project of General Idea based on an object found by Image Bank's Vincent Trasov and used as a prop by Michael Morris a.k.a. Marcel Dot/Marcel Idea for his submission to The 1971 Miss General Idea Pageant. Image illustrated is

    Untitled

    (gelatin silver print: 432 x 279 mm).
    See 7105, 7517, 9202.

    7405


    Lux-On

    1974
    Screenprint on paper: 464 x 577 mm
    Edition of 45 plus A/Ps, signed (rubber-stamped) and numbered
    Self-published
    The print is rubber-stamped "Lux-On" and the paper is embossed with the logo of the Cranbrook Academy of the Arts, Bloomfield Hills, U.S.A., where it was produced during an artist-in-residence program. There is a slight variation in paper stock.
    See 7304.