GENERAL IDEA 1969-1994

EDITIONS & PUBLICATIONS 1967-1995

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  • 8401
    Baby Makes 3 1984/89
    Chromogenic print (Ektachrome): 762 x 635 mm
    Edition of 3 plus 1 A/P, signed and numbered
    Self-published
    See 8402.

    8402
    FILE Megazine (vol. 6, no. 1&2, 1984) 1984
    "General Idea's 1984 and the 1968-1984 FILE Retrospective Issue"
    Web offset periodical, 140 pp. plus cover, black-and-white reproductions and spot colour: 355 x 280 mm
    Edition of 3000
    Published by Art Official Inc., Toronto and Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
    Produced on the occasion of the exhibition General Idea's 1984, at Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, 8 June - 29 July 1984.
    The issue contains a 16 pp. "exhibition catalogue" component, the rest is a retrospective compilation from various issues of FILE spanning the years 1972-1981, of "Editorials," "Articles," "bzzz bzzz bzzz" sections, and "Ambiguity without Contradiction."
    See 8401.

    8403
    General Idea (Ghent Scarf) 1984
    Screenprint on nylon, 2 title sheets (offset on paper) in black card box with gold hot-stamping
    Box: 255 x 255 x 35 mm; scarf: 760 x 720 mm
    Edition of 500, signed and numbered
    Published by Museum Van Hedendaagse Kunst, Ghent
    Produced to accompany the exhibition General Idea at Museum Van Hedendaagse Kunst, Ghent, 24 November 1984 - 6 January 1985, and reproduces General Idea's Ghent Flag in miniature. The title sheets are a short introduction by Jan Hoet, in English and Flemish.
    See 8404, 8501.

    8404
    Ghent Flag 1984
    Screenprint on nylon: 2000 x 2000 mm
    Edition of 50, unsigned and unnumbered
    Published by Museum Van Hedendaagse Kunst, Ghent
    Based on the flag of the city of Ghent, with a poodle replacing the rampant lion, the flags were flown around the city (illustrated) during the exhibition General Idea at Museum Van Hedendaagse Kunst, Ghent, 24 November 1984 - 6 January 1985.
    See 8403, 8501.

    8405
    Marital Triangles: A Psychological Presentation of Extra-Marital Affairs 1984
    Found offset pamphlet collaged with trimmed colour post card on cover, 32 pp. plus cover: 213 x 140 mm
    Edition of 6, signed and numbered
    Self-published
    Collaged image is General Idea's self-portrait P is for Poodle. Pamphlet: D. O. Cauldwell, M.D., Marital Triangles: A Psychological Presentation of Extra-Marital Affairs (Girard: Haldeman-Julius Publications, 1947).
    See 8301, 8303, 8304.