GENERAL IDEA 1969-1994

EDITIONS & PUBLICATIONS 1967-1995

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  • 8701
    A Mare usque ad Mare 1987
    Offset on paper: 595 x 855 mm
    Edition of 100, signed and numbered
    Published by The Power Plant, Toronto
    Produced for the exhibition From Sea to Shining Sea, a history of artist-initiated activity in Canada, curated by AA Bronson for The Power Plant, Toronto, 26 June - 19 August 1987. The same design was used on the cover of the catalogue and as a poster for the exhibition. The image was created by a map company, eliminating Canada on the map and replacing it with water.

    8702
    AIDS 1987
    Screenprint on paper: 762 x 762 mm
    Edition of 80 plus 7 A/Ps and 3 H/Cs, signed and numbered
    Published by Koury Wingate Gallery, New York
    Based on Robert Indiana's LOVE painting of 1966. Produced in 1987 but signed in 1988.

    8703
    AIDS 1987
    Screenprint on paper: 684 x 685 mm
    Edition of 1000, some signed, unnumbered
    Published by Koury Wingate Gallery, New York
    Poster with printed signature and (copyright) date "©1987." Hundreds were put up on the streets of New York, November 1987 and San Francisco, January 1988.
    See 8702, 8802, 8909, 8915.

    8704
    Armoury Post Cards 1987
    Set of 8, offset on card, in glycine envelope: each 165 x 115 mm
    Edition size unknown, unsigned and unnumbered
    Published by Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo
    Post cards reproducing some of the images from General Idea's paintings in the series The Armoury of the 1984 Miss General Idea Pavillion and individually titled (left to right)
    a. When the Fur Flies
    b. Down the Drink
    c. The Deviner
    d. Juggler
    e. One Poodle's Puddle is another Poodle at Sea
    f. Ouroboros
    g. Houndstooth Virus
    h. Le Fin
    See 8601, 8607, 8807-8809, 8818.

    8705
    Bondage 1987
    Black satin ribbon with silver hot-stamping: 15 mm wide; 22860 mm per roll
    Prototype (2 produced) for an edition never completed

    8706 (illustrated overleaf)
    Fear Management 1987
    Set of 8, screenprint on hand-painted paper, title sheet (offset on card), in silver-covered card portfolio with blue hot-stamping
    Box: 885 x 590 x 30 mm; each: 851 x 560 mm
    Edition of 50 plus 12 A/Ps, signed and numbered
    Published by Peter Blum Edition, New York
    The prints are also individually titled:
    a. Cornucopia: The Birth of the Red, White and Blue b. Dr. Brute Shield c. The Honeymoon is Over d. Passion over Reason e. Nine Lives f. Down the Drink g. Eyeyeye h. The Hand of the Spirit of Miss General Idea
    8707
    FILE Megazine (no. 27, spring 1987) 1987
    "The Journal of the New Mortality Issue"
    Offset periodical, 144 pp. plus cover, black-and-white and colour reproductions, with colour fold-out by Marina Abramovic« and Ulay, subscription insert, 8 colour front and end papers, inside colour card pages, front and back: 254 x 180 mm
    Edition of 3000
    Published by Art Official Inc., Toronto
    Fold-out by Marina Abramovic« and Ulay, Saturday, offset on paper: 254 x 497 mm.

    8708
    FILE Megazine (no. 28, 1987) 1987
    "The Journal of the New Art Market Issue"
    Offset periodical, 142 pp. plus cover, black-and-white and colour reproductions, with colour fold-out by David Buchan, subscription form insert, 8 colour front and end papers, additional colour inside card pages, front and back: 254 x 180 mm
    Edition of 3000
    Published by Art Official Inc., Toronto
    Fold-out by David Buchan, On the Rocks, offset on paper: 254 x 485 mm.