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Title General Schmuck / compiled by Felipe Ehrenberg et al.
Creator Beau Geste Press
Collection Kenneth Coutts-Smith fonds
Parent ObjectID 2.1
Extent of Description 1 serial (94 p.) : light yellow bound cover with white pages, ill., multiple media and processes : 21 x 29.5 cm
Scope & Content One of 550 limited editions. Processes include: rainbow-type ink printing on cover and pages, where ink colour transitions left to right, from green to blue, blue to red, green to red, etc., with occasional ink stamps in solid colour. Media includes: 1 inset monograph (26 p.) : bisque, lightly textured cover with blue ink, white pages with black ink, glued to center of blank page in serial : 10.5 x 15 cm. + 1 inset postcard : white paper with ink effects similar to serial : 15.5 x 10.5 cm. + 1 inset envelope : tan, containing raw finished wooden tongue depressor with text in black ink ; 2.5 x 8.5 cm, tongue depressor at 2 x 15 x 0.1 cm. + 1 inset sealed plastic envelope containing 1 piece of white paper and a tree leaf ; taped to page of serial : 17.5 x 19 cm. + 6 foldout insets : white paper with ink effects similar to serial as a whole ; ranging in size from 33.5 x 19 cm to 5.5 x 67 cm. + 1 inset envelope : tan, containing 1 medium gauge white card with ink similar to serial as a whole on front, gloss light yellow on reverse, wrapped lengthwise in an elastic band ; 9 x 7 cm, card at 8 x 13 cm. + 1 inset envelope : tan, ink similar to serial as a whole, sealed, containing other material, possibly 3 individual cards of similar dimension ; 11 x 7 cm. Some water damage on cover. Contains correspondence art contributions from Felipe Ehrenberg, David Major, Eric Andersen, Bruce Andrews, Ian Breakwell, Paul Burwell, Carlyle Reedy, Monte Cazazza, Daniel Cazes, Allan Cowell, COUM, Ken Freidmann, David Coxhead, Robin Crozier, Daniel Culla, John Danvers, Andy Darlington, Gary Gach, Charlie Garrad, Mick Gibbs, Tony Gnazzo, Ted Goff, Paul Gogarty, Marten Hendriks, Ken Hickman, Dick Higgins, Avron K Hoffman, Ida Horowitz, Roger Jeffs, Bernard Kelly, Tim Jones, General Baba, J H Kocman, Richard Kostelanetz, Takehisa Kosugi, Jaroslaw Kozlowski, Ruth Lundberg, Barry McCallion, Don Mabie, Tim Mancusi, Equipo Movimiento:, Raul Marroquin, Young Tchong, Joan Mathews, Jock Reynolds, Victor Musgrave, Opal L Nations, Tony Rickaby, Luis Romano, Takako Saito, Ken Saville, Joerg Schwarzenberger, William Louis Sorensen, Petr Stembera, Jiri Valoch, Bill Vazan, Nick Zurbgugg, Dave Zack, and Stu Horn. Bibliographic citation: Ehrenberg, Felipe, et al. General Schmuck No. 5. Cullompton, UK: Beau Geste Press; Mexico, D.F.: Libro Accion Libre (1974).