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JONATHAN MONK, Bin ich immer noch lustig?, 2012

JONATHAN MONK, Bin ich immer noch lustig?, 2012
21 x 14,6 cm
colour stencil print, metal archive staples
36 pages, hand numbered
edition 250
published by Quick Magazine, Berlin, Germany

Jonathan Monk is known for appropriating artworks of others. Here on 36 pages he has translated several Joke Paintings of Richard Prince in an apparently linguistically twisted German translation. The first joke ‘I never had a penny to my name, so I changed my name’ on page one of this publication is translated by Monk into: ‘Ich hatte nie einen Pfennig, so dass ich meinen Namen geändert.’

History of prices:
Quick Magazine, Berlin, Germany, price in year of issue € 7,- November 2012
Motto, Berlin, Germany, € 15,- July 2018



RICHARD PRINCE, I never had a penny to my name, so I changed my name, 1994
10 x 15 cm
signed, dated
Collection Kees van Gelder, Amsterdam

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