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Aug 162012
 

GandG2012sidebyside600

GILBERT and GEORGE, Side by Side, 2012
20 x 13 cm
linen bound book, HC, 170 pp.
hand numbered and signed
edition 2000
co-published by Walther König Buchhandlung, Cologne / Enitharmon Editions, London, England

The artist’s book “Side by Side” was first published in 1971 by Koenig Brothers in an edition of 600. This second and larger edition is a reprint. Note on the inside cover at the back of the book: ‘The linens used to bind “Side by Side” were individually hand-marbled by Gilbert & George’. Hence each linen bound cover is unique.