GENERAL IDEA 1969-1994

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  • 8801
    AIDS 1988
    Offset on paper: 870 x 628 mm
    Edition size unknown, some signed, unnumbered
    Published by YYZ Artists' Outlet, Toronto
    Poster for General Idea's exhibition AIDS at YYZ Artists' Outlet, Toronto, 25 May - 18 June 1988.
    See 8702, 8703, 8802.

    8802
    AIDS 1988
    Offset on paper: 593 x 596 mm
    Edition size unknown, some signed, unnumbered
    Published by YYZ Artists' Outlet, Toronto
    Poster with printed signature and (copyright) date "1987." Thousands were put up on the streets of Toronto, May - June 1988, and Berlin (illustrated) later that year.
    See 8702, 8703, 8801.

    8803
    AIDS (Project for Ontario Dentist) 1988
    Offset on paper (cover for Ontario Dentist/Journal of the Ontario Dental Association, vol. 65, no. 9, November 1988): 275 x 206 mm
    Edition size unknown, unsigned and unnumbered
    Published by Ontario Dental Association, Toronto
    The artists produced their classic red-green-blue AIDS image for the cover of Ontario Dentist as a sort of image virus, which would then be carried through the mainstream culture (into dentists' waiting rooms, for example).
    See 9201.

    8804
    AIDS Stamps 1988
    Offset on perforated paper, 4 pp., colour reproductions (insert in Parkett, no. 15, 1988, pp. 117-127): 255 x 210 mm
    Edition size unknown, unsigned and unnumbered
    Published by Parkett, Zurich
    See 8805.

    8805
    AIDS Stamps 1988
    Offset on perforated paper: 255 x 210 mm
    Edition of 200, signed and numbered
    Self-published
    The artists signed and numbered 200 off-prints of the AIDS Stamps (insert in Parkett, no. 15, 1988, pp. 117-127) as a fundraiser for amfAR (American Foundation for AIDS Research).
    See 8804.

    8806
    AIDS: The Public and Private Domains of the Miss General Idea Pavillion 1988
    Offset pamphlet, 12 pp. plus cover, colour reproductions: 128 x 128 mm
    Edition of 1000, unsigned and unnumbered
    Published by Artspace, San Francisco
    Produced to accompany the exhibition The Public and Private Domains of the Miss General Idea Pavillion at Artspace, San Francisco, 12 January - 5 March 1988.

    8807
    Down the Drink 1988
    Chenille, embroidery on crest-shaped felt: 240 x 210 mm
    Unlimited edition (less than 100 produced), unsigned and unnumbered
    Self-published
    See 8704, 8808-8811, 8818, 8911, 8917, 9104, 9112.

    8808
    Le Fin 1988
    Chenille, embroidery on crest-shaped felt: 240 x 210 mm
    Unlimited edition (less than 100 produced), unsigned and unnumbered
    Self-published
    See 8704, 8807, 8809-8811, 8818, 8911, 8917, 9104, 9112.

    8809
    Ouroboros 1988
    Chenille on crest-shaped felt: 240 x 210 mm
    Unlimited edition (less than 100 produced), unsigned and unnumbered
    Self-published
    See 8704, 8807, 8808, 8810, 8811, 8818, 8911, 8917, 9104, 9112.

    8810
    Phoenix with a P 1988
    Chenille, embroidery on crest-shaped felt: 240 x 215 mm
    Unlimited edition (less than 100 produced), unsigned and unnumbered
    Self-published
    See 8605, 8807-8809, 8811, 8818, 8911, 8917, 9104, 9112.

    8811
    Post Mortem 1988
    Chenille, embroidery on crest-shaped felt: 240 x 210 mm
    Unlimited edition (less than 100 produced), unsigned and unnumbered
    Self-published
    See 8807-8810, 8818, 8911, 8917, 9104, 9112.

    8812
    Test Pattern Placemats 1988
    Offset on paper with plastic laminate on recto and verso: 295 x 405 mm
    Edition of 100, signed and numbered
    Self-published
    Produced from the tear-out placemats included in the catalogue Test Pattern: T.V. Dinner Plates from the Miss General Idea Pavillion.
    See 8813-8817, 8919.

    8813
    Test Pattern: T.V. Dinner Plate 1988
    Hand-painted porcelain plate: 225 x 300 x 15 mm
    Prototype for the edition Test Pattern: T.V. Dinner Plate
    See 8812, 8814-8817, 8919.

    8814
    Test Pattern: T.V. Dinner Plate 1988
    Porcelain plate in cardboard box, label (offset on paper)
    Box: 245 x 310 x 28 mm; plate: 225 x 300 x 15 mm
    First edition: Edition of 238 plus 18 A/Ps, the first 100 and the A/Ps are signed and numbered, the others signed
    Published by SPIRAL (Wacoal Art Center), Tokyo
    Produced in Nagoya, Japan to accompany the installation and the exhibition both titled Test Pattern: T.V. Dinner Plates from the Miss General Idea Pavillion, SPIRAL (Wacoal Art Center), Tokyo, 14 October - 6 November 1988.
    See 8812, 8813, 8815-8817, 8919.

    8815
    Test Pattern: T.V. Dinner Plate 1988
    Porcelain plate in cardboard box, label (offset on paper)
    Box: 245 x 310 x 28 mm; plate: 225 x 300 x 15 mm
    Second edition: Edition of 300, unsigned and unnumbered
    Self-published
    This second edition published by General Idea is distinguished by a different label on the box.
    See 8812-8814, 8816, 8817, 8919.

    8816
    Test Pattern: T.V. Dinner Plates from the Miss General Idea Pavillion 1988
    Offset publication with 4 perforated placemats, 18 pp. plus cover, colour reproductions: 305 x 400 mm
    Edition size unknown, some signed, unnumbered
    Published by SPIRAL (Wacoal Art Center), Tokyo
    Published to accompany the exhibition of the same name at SPIRAL (Wacoal Art Center), Tokyo, 14 October - 6 November 1988. Text by Marianne Staniszewski.
    See 8812-8815, 8817, 8919.

    8817
    Test Pattern: T.V. Dinner Plates from the Miss General Idea Pavillion 1988
    Offset on paper: 725 x 513 mm
    Edition size unknown, unsigned and unnumbered
    Published by SPIRAL (Wacoal Art Center), Tokyo
    Poster published to accompany the exhibition of the same name at SPIRAL (Wacoal Art Center), Tokyo, 14 October - 6 November 1988.
    See 8812-8816, 8919.

    8818
    When the Fur Flies 1988
    Chenille, embroidery on crest-shaped felt: 240 x 210 mm
    Unlimited edition (less than 100 produced), unsigned and unnumbered
    Self-published
    See 8607, 8704, 8807-8811, 8911, 8917, 9104, 9112.