THE ARCHIVES-Art Information Centre Peter van Beveren, 1981
30,4 x 21,7 cm
artists book, HC, 30 pp. stamp numbered
edition 500, here nr 95/100
signed, some stamp signed, by all contributors; here signed by Peter van Beveren
exuberant amount of various materials and techniques, inlay with list of artists
book in excellent condition: excellent cover, hardly discoloured pages (although recto undeniable yellowed inlay), art works in very good and untouched condition, two metal parts of contribution by Klaas Gubbels have a patina due to age
€ 850,- plus € 20,- Track & Trace registered mail
Peter van Beveren (born in 1952) started in the early 1970’s as conceptual artist, developed his passion for collecting by sending and also acquiring mail art. He initiated and managed The Archives / Art Information Centre and considered this part of his art practice. Later on in the mid eighties he became gallery owner of Galerie Pandora in Rotterdam. In 1981 for the Provincial Museum in Hasselt (Belgium) Peter van Beveren assembled the following contributing artists: Robert Jacks, Woody van Amen, Carl Andre, Joseph Beuys, Marinus Boezem, Christian Boltanski, Daniel Buren, Michel Cardena, Christo, Robin Crozier, Geurt van Dijk, Pieter Engels, Hans Eijkelboom, Ken Friedman, Ad Gerritsen, Klaas Gubbels, Wim Gijzen, Richard Hamilton, Dick Higgins, Tommy Mew, Maurizio Nannucci, Richard Nonas, Arnulf Rainer, Dieter Roth, Yves De Sme, Al Souza, Endre Tot, Timm Ulrichs, Ben Vautier and Wolf Vostell.
The first hundred copies are signed by Peter van Beveren.