Signals S|2 (Sotheby’s)

Artist(s): Takis, Clay Perry, Yves Klein etc
Author(s): Eleanor Crabtree et al
Format: hardback
Edition: First Edition
Year published: 2018
Publisher: Sotheby's
Publisher Location: London
Total Pages: 252
Illustrations: Profusley illustrated


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Hardback.  First edition.  Limited to 2000 copies.  Book designed by Justin Petry.  Catalogue to accompany the exhibition at Sotheby’s  from 27 April to 13 July 13, 2018. Contents include Eleanor Crabtree’s in-depth ‘Laboratory of the Invisible: Signals Galley, London (1964-1966)’; ‘Lilane Lijn in Conversation with Sylvia Kouvali’; Carlos Cruz-Diez in Conversation with Bianca Chu and Francisco Arevalo; ‘Internationalism among artists in the 60s and 70s’ and ‘Clay Perry: Photographer for Signals London.  ‘London in the mid-1960s was characterised by an explosion of creative innovation and exploration. It went hand in hand with a wave of optimism driven by Britain’s post-war economic recovery, a liberation from the past and a turning towards new ideas of modernity.  Signals was an experimental new gallery that that functioned as a meeting place for international artists; a platform for contemporary works as yet unknown to the mainstream art world, and a vibrant space for experimentation and expression that represented a significant departure from more established galleries.’  Condition: light patch of wear to spine, otherwise very good.


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