Item ID: 7298 [From upper wrapper]: Verlagsverzeichnis 1982. publisher EDITION HANSJÖRG MAYER.

[From upper wrapper]: Verlagsverzeichnis 1982.

Color illus. on all rectos. Unpaginated. Small 4to (231 x 172 mm.) orig. pictorial wrappers, staple-bound. Stuttgart & London: 1982.

An uncommon publisher’s catalogue, profusely illustrated with reproduced drawings by André Thomkins. It also offers publications and artworks by Mark Boyle, Richard Hamilton, Dorothy Iannone, Claes Oldenburg, Dieter Roth, Thomkins, Jan Voss, Stefan Wewerka, Emmett Williams, etc. Also offered are videos, prints, multiples, records, and Mayer’s previous catalogues. Most of the items are pictured. Beginning in 1966, Mayer issued a catalogue every year with his newest publications and a backlist.

Near fine copy.

❧ B. Ferran, The Smell of Ink and Soil: The Story of [Edition] Hansjörg Mayer (2017), Bibliography no. 324.

“A printer, art teacher and publisher living in London, Hansjörg Mayer’s typographical experiments and publications in his edition hansjörg mayer made him into one of the most important protagonists of concrete poetry and the art of the 1960s…Since 1963, as Dieter Roth’s publisher, Mayer was prepared to find ways to convert every provocative artistic idea into the letterpress. Mayer moved to England in 1966, where he taught at the Bath Academy of Art and the Watford School of Art. In 1968 the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag (The Hague) dedicated the first large retrospective to the 25-year-old artist. Since then, Mayer has published more than 300 books, posters, films, records and videos in the edition hansjörg mayer.”–from the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin’s exhibition website Hansjörg Mayer, Typoems and Artist Books (October 2019-January 2020).

Price: $125.00

Item ID: 7298