GENERAL IDEA 1969-1994

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  • 7501


    Censor Sunglasses

    1975
    Offset on card, black plastic coating on recto, text on verso: 42 x 430 mm
    Edition size unknown, of which 30 plus 3 A/Ps are signed and numbered
    Self-published
    Entrance ticket to the performance

    Going thru the Motions

    staged at Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, 18 September 1975, and used as a prop by the audience during the performance. The ticket when folded became a set of

    Censor Sunglasses

    that would reproduce in photographs or on videotape as a black line across the eyes.
    See 7507.

    7502


    The Dr. Brute Colonnade (Dominant Imagery)

    1975
    Diazotype and enamel on acetate, craft paper: 610 x 1160 mm
    Edition of 5 (only 3 produced), signed (rubber-stamped) and numbered
    Self-published
    See 7503, 7602.

    7503


    The Dr. Brute Colonnade (Dominant Imagery)

    1975
    Blueprint on paper: 197 x 182 mm (folded); 580 x 1120 mm (unfolded)
    Edition of 100 (only 20 produced), signed (rubber-stamped) and numbered
    Self-published
    See 7502, 7602.

    7504


    The Dr. Brute Colonnade and Drop Ceiling Detail

    1975
    Diazotype and enamel on acetate, craft paper: 630 x 1170 mm
    Edition of 5, signed (rubber-stamped) and numbered
    Self-published
    See 7505, 7805.

    7505


    The Dr. Brute Colonnade and Drop Ceiling Detail

    1975
    Blueprint on paper: 200 x 192 mm (folded); 580 x 1120 mm (unfolded)
    Edition of 100 (only 20 produced), signed (rubber-stamped) and numbered
    Self-published
    See 7504, 7805.

    7506


    FILE Megazine

    (vol. 3, no. 1, autumn 1975) 1975
    "Glamour Issue"
    Web offset periodical, 80 pp. plus cover, black-and-white reproductions, and 8 pp. insert by Image Bank: 355 x 280 mm
    Edition of 3000 (includes approximately 200 variants)
    Published by Art Official Inc., TorontoIssue includes General Idea's "Glamour" manifesto. Tabloid insert produced by Image Bank, Vancouver, as a document of

    Art's Birthday/the Hollywood Decca Dance

    performance staged in Hollywood, 2 February 1974, web offset on paper, 8 pp.: 425 x 290 mm.
    Approximately 200 copies of the issue were screenprinted on the cover with the High Profile logo and given out free to the audience at General Idea's

    High Profile

    performance/event, CN Tower, Toronto, 13 October 1978.
    See 7803, 7805, 7901.

    7507


    General Idea's Going thru the Motions

    1975
    Screenprint on paper: 1245 x 832 mm
    Edition of approximately 300, of which 70 are signed (rubber-stamped) and numbered
    Self-published
    Poster for the performance

    Going thru the Motions

    staged at Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, 18 September 1975. It is rubber-stamped "Thank you for your contribution to the Miss General Idea Pavilion" (sic), with a large "Hand of the Spirit" imprint. Performance footage was edited into the videotape

    Going thru the Motions

    .
    See 7404, 7501, 7602.

    7508


    General Idea's Going thru the Notions

    1975
    Screenprint on paper: 1233 x 730 mm
    Edition of approximately 300, of which 70 are signed (rubber-stamped) and numbered
    Self-published
    Poster for the exhibition

    Going thru the Notions

    at Carmen Lamanna Gallery, Toronto, 18 October - 6 November 1975.

    7509


    Luxon Louvre (Ambiguity Without Contradiction)

    1975
    Diazotype and enamel on acetate, craft paper: 692 x 1500 mm
    Edition of 5, signed (rubber-stamped) and numbered
    Self-published
    See 7510.

    7510


    Luxon Louvre (Ambiguity Without Contradiction)

    1975
    Blueprint on paper: 213 x 182 mm (folded); 620 x 1441 mm (unfolded)
    Edition of 100 (only 20 produced), signed
    (rubber-stamped) and numbered
    Self-published
    See 7509.

    7511


    Miss General Idea Glove Pattern (Form Follows Fetish)

    1975
    Diazotype on acetate, craft paper: 470 x 673 mm
    Edition of 5, signed (rubber-stamped) and numbered
    Self-published
    See 7512.

    7512


    Miss General Idea Glove Pattern (Form Follows Fetish)

    1975
    Blueprint on paper: 194 x 182 mm (folded); 410 x 584 mm (unfolded)
    Edition of 100 (only 20 produced), signed (rubber-stamped) and numbered
    Self-published
    See 7511.

    7513


    Pavillion Construction Hoarding

    1975
    Diazotype on acetate, plywood: 500 x 880 mm
    Edition of 5, signed (rubber-stamped) and numbered
    Self-published
    See 7514, 7602.

    7514


    Pavillion Construction Hoarding

    1975
    Blueprint on paper: 200 x 182 mm (folded); 440 x 830 mm (unfolded)
    Edition of 100 (only 20 produced), signed (rubber-stamped) and numbered
    Self-published
    See 7513, 7602.

    7515


    Proposed Seating Arrangement (Form Follows Fiction)

    1975
    Diazotype on acetate, hand-coloured with enamel, card: 940 x 1956 mm
    Edition of 5, signed (rubber-stamped) and numbered
    Self-published
    Edition #1/5 is a variant (diazotype on acetate, coloured pencil on tracing paper, card: 940 x 1956 mm).
    See 7516.

    7516


    Proposed Seating Arrangement (Form Follows Fiction)

    1975
    Blueprint on paper: 197 x 193 mm (folded); 914 x 1940 mm (unfolded)
    Edition of 100 (only 20 produced), signed (rubber-stamped) and numbered
    Self-published
    See 7515.

    7517


    Untitled (Hand of the Spirit)

    ca. 1975
    Copper: 180 x 170 x 140 mm
    Prototype for an edition never completed
    Based on

    Hand of the Spirit

    .
    See 7404, 9202.