GENERAL IDEA 1969-1994

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  • 8601
    The Armoury of the 1984 Miss General Idea Pavillion 1986
    Offset on paper mounted on linen fold-out, cotton ties
    Folded: 283 x 140 mm; unfolded: 560 x 720 mm; assembled: 145 x 425 x 280 mm
    Edition of 50, signed and numbered
    Published by Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo
    Produced to accompany General Idea's installation and exhibition of the same name at Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, 11 July - 24 August 1986. The edition unfolds to create a 3-dimensional replica of the Armoury of the Pavillion.
    See 8704.

    8602
    FILE Megazine (no. 25, 1986) 1986
    "Sex, Drugs, Rock 'n' Roll and Art & Text Issue"
    Web offset periodical, 64 pp. plus cover, black-and-white reproductions and spot colour: 355 x 280 mm
    Edition of 3000
    Published by Art Official Inc., Toronto and Art & Text, Sydney
    Collaboration with Art & Text magazine, guest edited by Paul Taylor, and includes Malcolm McLaren's Chicken Magazine.

    8603
    FILE Megazine (no. 26, Xmas 1986) 1986
    "Artnews Issue"
    Offset periodical, 120 pp. plus cover, black-and-white and colour reproductions, with fold-out by Ken Lum, 8 colour front and end papers, additional colour inside card pages, front and back: 254 x 180 mm
    Edition of approximately 3000
    Published by Art Official Inc., Toronto
    Fold-out by Ken Lum, Cecil and Ethel Grott and Untitled sculpture, offset on paper: 254 x 597 mm.

    8604
    The Luna Award 1986
    Enamel on wood, plastic: 380 x 125 (diam.) mm
    Prototype for an edition never completed
    Winning prototype of a design for a television award commissioned by the Academy of Canadian Cinema, but never produced.

    8605
    Phoenix with a P 1986
    Screenprint on paper: 887 x 585 mm
    Edition of 40 plus 4 A/Ps, signed and numbered
    Published by Galerie Graff, Montreal
    See 8810.

    8606
    Soup Rack 1986
    81 cans of Campbell's-brand soup on steel rack: 910 x 615 x 68 mm
    Edition of 3 A/Ps (all destroyed), unsigned and unnumbered
    Self-published
    Produced as part of the installation The Fallout Shelter from the 1984 Miss General Idea Pavillion included in the exhibition Caravelles-Quadriennale internationale de Design/General Idea/Ken Lum at Le Magasin, Centre national d'art contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble, 22 June - 25 September 1986. The edition was intended ultimately to consist of as many copies as there are types of Campbell's soup, thus each copy is unique.
    See 6701.

    8607
    When the Fur Flies 1986
    Offset on paper: 752 x 553 mm
    Edition of 100, signed and numbered
    Published by Galerie Montenay-Delsol, Paris
    See 8704, 8818.