Color Grids: All Vertical and Horizontal Combinations of Black, Yellow, Red and Blue Straight, Not-Straight and Broken Lines. Sol LEWITT.

Color Grids: All Vertical and Horizontal Combinations of Black, Yellow, Red and Blue Straight, Not-Straight and Broken Lines.

Color illus. throughout, printed with 4-color offset lithography. [84] pp. Square 4to (200 x 200 mm.), orig. printed wrappers, perfect-bound. New York: Multiples, Inc. & Colombes, France: Générations, 1977.

First edition of LeWitt’s first artist’s book published with Marian Goodman’s Multiples, Inc. Up to this point the artist had produced a number of prints and portfolios through Goodman, but this was the first “multiple” made in book form. This work consists of 78 combinations of the components listed in the title.

Fine copy. Printed in an edition of 2000 copies.

❧ D. Schwarz, ed., Multiples, Inc.: 1965-1992 (2021) 1977.15 (pictured on p. 101). Maffei & de Donno, Sol LeWitt Artist’s Books (2010), p. 72. A. Moeglin-Delcroix, Esthétique du Livre d’Artiste: Une Introduction à l’art contemporain (2nd ed.: 2012), pp. 272-73 (pictured p. 273).

Price: $250.00

Item ID: 7567