Kienholz, Edward. – Pontus Hultén, K. G. & Melin, John (cur.):. Edward Kienholz 11 + 11 TABLEAUX (Stockholm Moderna Museet, 1970). Stockholm: Moderna Museet, katalog nr. 85, 1970. 4to in original publishers stapled cardboard binding, red edges as issued. Around 170 unpaginated pages, richly illustrated with many folding plates and printed on various paper colors with text in both Swedish and English (27 x 21,5 cm).
Excellent clean copy with only minimal shelfwear
First edition. – “The design of the catalogue is very advanced and is an excellent example of art catalogue in bookform (=artist’s book).” Leif Eriksson. A classic modernist John Melin masterpiece with his unique sense of material and book layouts, the cardcoard, the glossy pages, the typography and the art of Kienholz in this case comes together in a perfect sensual experience to touch and read again and again..