Barbara Schmidt Heins, Gabriele Schmidt-Heins: Originale Bücher 1972-1982 [12 September-27 October 1996]. Guy SCHRAENEN, curator.

Barbara Schmidt Heins, Gabriele Schmidt-Heins: Originale Bücher 1972-1982 [12 September-27 October 1996].

Black and white & color illus. [20] pp. Square 4to, pictorial wrappers, staple-bound. Bremen: Neues Museum Weserburg, 1997.

Scarce exhibition catalogue; one of 1000 copies. The Schmidt Heins twins (b. 1949) are two of the most active and prolific book artists in Germany, engaging with newspapers, magazines, photographs, coffee beans, paint, etc. Guy Schraenen (1941-2018), curator at the Neues Museum Weserburg, conceived this exhibition as a retrospective of their bookworks from 1972-82. This catalogue was jointly designed by the twins. Schraenen contributes an essay entitled “Einzahl Mehrzal.” With useful lists of exhibitions and books on the penultimate page.

Fine copy. Volume 16 in the Sammlung der Künstlerbücher.

❧ A. Desjardin, The Book on Books on Artists Books (2nd ed.: 2013) 84.

Price: $150.00

Item ID: 7763