GENERAL IDEA 1969-1994

EDITIONS & PUBLICATIONS 1967-1995

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  • 8501
    AQUI Poster 1985
    Screenprint on paper, folded in plastic wrapper with offset label
    Wrapper: 295 x 445 mm; print: 1750 x 1140 mm (unfolded)
    Edition of 500, some signed, unnumbered
    Published by AQUI, Brooklyn
    Reproduces General Idea's design of the Ghent Flag as an oversize print.
    See 8403, 8404.

    8502
    Europa 1985
    Lithograph on paper: 610 x 533 mm and 590 x 533 mm
    Edition of 14 plus 3 A/Ps, signed and numbered
    Self-published
    The paper is embossed with the logo of Open Studio, Toronto, where it was printed during an artist-in- residence program.

    8503
    FILE Megazine (vol. 6, no. 3, 1985) 1985
    "Diane Frankenstein Issue"
    Web offset periodical, 80 pp. plus cover, black-and-white reproductions: 355 x 280 mm
    Edition of 3000
    Published by Art Official Inc., Toronto
    All pages reproduce drawings and text by John Scott a.k.a. John "Mary Shelley" Scott.

    8504
    General Idea (Middelburg Tile) 1985
    Hand-painted ceramic tile and offset catalogue, 22 pp. plus cover, blue-and-white reproductions, in black card box with blue hot-stamping
    Box: 215 x 215 x 20 mm; tile: 150 x 150 x 4 mm
    Edition of 200, signed and numbered
    Published by De Vleeshal, Middelburg
    Produced to accompany the installation Khroma Key Klub: the Blue Ruins from the 1984 Miss General Idea Pavillion, created for the exhibition Remnants of the Miss General Idea Pavillion in De Vleeshal, Middelburg, 19 January - 10 February 1985. The half-poodle/ mermaid is a comment on the province of Zeeland's shield, a lion wrestling with waves. Catalogue texts by Andreas Oosthoek, and interview by Peter van Beveren.

    8505
    LIP 1985/94
    Gouache on found offset pamphlet, 20 pp. plus cover, hand-bound in gold leather with pink tissue: 278 x 215 mm
    Edition of 12, signed and numbered
    Self-published
    After a fashion house published a catalogue photographed against a backdrop of General Idea works, the artists altered these copies by eliminating the models with overpainting in chroma-key blue gouache.

    8506
    Mondo Cane 1985
    Screenprint on paper: 735 x 1024 mm
    Edition of 25 plus 5 A/Ps, signed and numbered
    Published by Open Studio, Toronto
    The paper is embossed with the logo of Open Studio, Toronto, where it was printed during an artist-in- residence program.
    See 8301, 8302.

    8507
    Self Immersion 1985
    Lithograph on paper: 565 x 760 mm; A/Ps: 530 x 750 mm
    Edition of 14 plus 4 A/Ps, signed and numbered
    Published by Open Studio, Toronto
    The paper is embossed with the logo of Open Studio, Toronto, where it was printed during an artist-in- residence program.

    8508
    Sigarbox 1985
    Wood-burning on wood box, metal, packaging label (offset on paper), 10 cigars: 135 x 168 x 25 mm
    Edition of 200, unsigned and unnumbered
    Published by Publishing House Bˇbert, Rotterdam
    Produced for the boxed set of artists' multiples From Source to Use, Contemporary Archaeology Pandora Part One 1985.

    8509
    Untitled (Moneybags) 1985
    Lithograph on paper: 570 x 380 mm; #11/11: 530 x 380 mm
    Edition of 11 plus 1 A/P, signed and numbered
    Published by Open Studio, Toronto
    The paper is embossed with the logo of Open Studio, Toronto, where it was printed during an artist-in- residence program.