ENDRE TÓT, Very Special Drawings, 1981 [artist’s book, signed]

ENDRE TÓT, Very Special Drawings, 1981
15,1 x 10 cm
SC, offset, printed in black and white, 7 pages in red
edition 600
condition excellent
published by Reiner Verlag, Berlin, Germany
€ 165,- plus € 12,- Track & Trace registered EU mail
inv.ETót 88

The strikethrough of the artist’s portrait at the beginning of the book is part of the page in print. Although, a special edition of 20 copies was published with a handmade drawing, apart from the regular edition.

THE ARCHIVES – Art Information Centre Peter van Beveren, 1981

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 by all contributors; some stamp signed,
here also signed – only first 100 copies – by Peter van Beveren
inlay with list of artists
condition: more than splendid, hardly discoloured pages, although with a yellowed loose inlay with index,
like in all cases several metal parts by Klaas Gubbels have a finger print patina appearing due to aging
€ 885,- plus € 20,- Track & Trace registered mail
inv.PvBe 1077-pr


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 Van Beveren in Rotterdam. In 1981 for the Provincial Museum in Hasselt (Belgium) Peter van Beveren assembled contributions of the following 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.

This iconic book contains an exuberant amount of various materials and techniques. The first hundred copies are signed by Peter van Beveren.

History of prices:
John Benjamins Antiquariat, Amsterdam December 2022 € 1.500,-
William Allen Words & Image, London, UK November 2022 US$ 913.-
Venduehuis, The Hague, Netherlands 14 April 2022 € 325,- (hammer price)
William Allen Words & Image, London, UK February 2022 US$ 1,045.-
Prentwerk, Groningen, Netherlands February 2022 € 550,-
William Allen Words & Images, London, UK January 2021 € 869,-

EPHEMERA – No. 6, 1978 [monthly magazine – Ulises Carrión / Aart van Barneveld / Salvador Flores]


EPHEMERA – No. 6, 1978 [monthly magazine]
32 x 23 cm
8 pp.
inlays, stamps + ink stamps, stapled and tipped in contributions, additional work by Niels Lomholt / Tom Elling and Lomholt Formular Press
monthly journal
published by Other Books & So, Amsterdam
condition of first 2 pages on right lower corner: torn off paper of ca 8 x 20 mm
rare, edition unknown

Participating artists are Gabor Toth, Robin Crozier, Balint Szombathy, Barbara J. Hahn, Ken Saville, Günther Brus, General Idea, Henryk Bzdok, Klaus Boegel, Rúri (hand written label “Energy”), Leonard Franck Duch, Dámaso Oguz, Martha Rosler, Horst Hahn, Richard Hartnell, Rúrí a.o.

RÚRÍ: Item: energy, 1978 – edition 500

Stempelboek / Book of stamps, 1975 – Ken Friedman, John Armleder


Stempelboek / Book of stamps, 1975
30 x 21 x 2 cm
edition 51 + 39 HC
published by Brummense uitgeverij van Luxe Werkjes / Jan Brand, Arnhem – Peter van Beveren, Middelburg
not available

This artists book with hand made stamps has been made in co-operation with the Kunstinformatiecentrum in Middelburg run by Peter van Beveren. Some of the 34 contributions are signed a.o. Tim Ulrichs, Marten Hendriks, Hans Werner Kalkman, Robert Jacks, Ken Friedman, Klaus Groh, Uwe Kreutzfeld, John Armleder, Ben Sleeuwenhoek, Endre Tot and Woody van Amen. A few pages are slightly wrinkled due to the technique of stamping.