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Fluxus – Der Augenblick der stehen bleibt, 1991 [gummed stamps]

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Der Augenblick der stehen bleibt, 1991
29,7 x 21 cm
20 pp. perforated gummed stamps with text ‘Fluxeum Wiesbaden 1. Mai 1991’
published by Harlekin Art, Wiesbaden, Germany
pristine
€ 60,- plus costs of mailing
Fluxus 558

Participating artists are Geoffrey Hendricks, Klaus Staeck, Tim Ulrichs, Heinz Gappmayer, Charley Banana, Ben Patterson, Milan Kunc, Takako Saito, Corsin Fontana and many others

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multiples SAITO, TAKAKO

TAKAKO SAITO, Ein Buch des Mikadobuchs, 1986

TAKAKO SAITO, Ein Buch des Mikadobuchs, 1986
12,5 x 15,5 x 1,7 cm
unique series of 20
book and tooth pick in wooden box
not available; ask for details

The whole edition of ‘Ein Buch des Mikadobuchs’ forms a stack of paper sheets. Out of these asymmitrical cut outs 20 stabbed book blocks have been made, each ca 9 x 8 cm in size. The white silk paper pages are bound with a hand coloured cut off Mikado pin, to which a loose hand coloured tooth pick has been added. There is an original pencil drawing on top of each wooden box showing in red colour pencil the part, bound as book, of this Mikado puzzle book.

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multiples SAITO, TAKAKO

TAKAKO SAITO, Monolog von Kartoffel, 1984

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TAKAKO SAITO, Monolog von Kartoffel, 1984
18 x 16 x 7 cm / size cardboard box: 7,7 x 19 x 15,2 cm
stamp printed texts, Pergamin paper, wood, hanging thread and hand made cardboard box (also signed, numbered)
slightly coloured due to aging
edition 5
signed, numbered, dated
published by Noodle Edition, Düsseldorf, Germany

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artist's books SAITO, TAKAKO

TAKAKO SAITO, To my friends, n.d. [1974]

TAKAKO SAITO, To my friends, n.d. [1974]
20.3 x 15.2 cm
book in hand-dyed slip case, Japanese bound, handwritten title and name, xerox printing, various color pencils, gouache, collage, tipped-in miniature mini-books
unique series of very small handmade edition
inscribed, signed
published by Beau Geste Press, Devon, England

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multiples SAITO, TAKAKO

TAKAKO SAITO, unique [performance] garments, 1972

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TAKAKO SAITO, unique performance garment [beetle], 1972
ca 72 x 164 cm
cotton, peasant blouse, buttons, embroidery
signed, dated

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TAKAKO SAITO, unique performance garment [pine trees], 1972
ca 68 x 130 cm
cotton, peasant blouse, buttons, embroidery
signed, dated

In the seventies these unique garments have been used by Takako Saito during performances in the US. Both peasant blouses are all-over hand embroidered with flowers, puppets, trees, animals and abstract decorations. Provenance Steven Leiber, New York, USA. Collection Kees van Gelder.