- London : B4 Publishing, 1988-1991.
- Physical Description:
- 6 volumes : illustrations ; 43 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsFolio A 2017 26Yale Center for British Art, John F. O''Brien FundView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- "Blank Page will span three years (December 1988 to June 1991) as a biannual project. The format will remain much the same with the contents varying at each edition. We will build up a portfolio of writing and art of 110 different contributors from around the world over the three years."--Title page, no. 1.
"Publishers: Philip Dobree & Adrian Self ... Published and designed by : B4 Publishing ... "--Title page of all issues.
Each volume can contain poetry and prose by the contributing writers and artists, but the bulk of each volume consists of screen prints, lithographs, photographs, relief prints, woodcuts, collages, etc. Many of the art works are numbered and signed by the respective artists, and the texts are presented in compatible, innovative formats.
Each number limited to 150 copies, except number 2 (in 120 copies).
The prints are printed by the contributing artists, usually in their studios, sometimes by various companies for the artists.
The printer of the textual part of the periodical varies: Book Works (no. 1); Abacus (nos. 2--6).
Contributors, no. 1: Selima Hill, Michael Symmons Roberts, David Powell, Alan Bold, Patricia Conolly, Nicholas Rawson, A. R. Lamb, Norman MacAffee, Douglas Allsop, Matthew Tyson, Teal Trigs, Francesca Lowery, Childe Roland, Volker Strater, Matteo Adinolfi, Marco Bettoni, and Josephine Pryde.
Contributors, no. 2: Jean Jacques Bauweraerts, Andrej Dluzniewski, Dre Devens, Ernest Edmonds, Heinz Gappmayr, Heinz Gruchot, Jean Pierre Husquinet, Michel Jouet, Fre Ligen, Jean Pierre Maury, Peter Meyer, Martine Meunier, Manfred Mohr, Tadeusz Myslowski, Nausica Pastra, Sigurd Rompza, Stefan Themerson, Dirk Verhaegen, and Steven Wheeler.
Contributors, no. 3: Juan Agudelo, Nubia Arcia, Bosco Centeno, Jonny Chavarria, Elvis Chavarria, Ivan Guevara, Donald Guevara, Pedro Pablo Meneses, Felipe Pena, Olivia Silva, Charles Bezie, John Carter, Gottfried Honneger, James Juszczyk, Claude Pasquer, Yves Popet, Nico W. Pot, Perry Roberts, David Saunders, Francisco Soto Mesa, Jaak Vuylsteke, and Elizabeth Willmoth.
Contributors, no. 4: Andrew Benjamin, Geoff Bennington, Jean-Francois Lyotard, Stephen Melville, Timothy Murray, Peter Osborne, Douglas Allsop, Richard Bell, Marian Bruce, Tam Giles, John Goodyear, Rity Jansen Heijtmeijer, James Hugonin, Ray Masters, Dora Maurer, David Rubello, Albert Rubens, Clifford Singer, G. R. Thomson, Ian Tyson, and Opy Zouni.
Contributors, no. 5: Dietrich Mahlow, Mirella Bentivolgio, Peter Downsborough, Heinz Gappmayer, Pierre Garnier, Ilse Garnier, Bohumila Grogerova, Josef Hirsal, Wilfred Huet, Angelika Janz, Arrigo Lora-Totino, Ann Noel, Mari Orensanz, Andrzej Partum, Jadwiga Przbylak & Janusz Bakowsky, Eino Ruutsalo, Takahashi Shohachiro, Yves de Smet, Grzegorz Sztabinski, Bernar Villiers, and Emmett Williams.
Contributors, no. 6: Stephen Bann, Andrew Benjamin, Andrew Wilson, Marcel Baugniet, Charles Biederman, Cesar Domela, Marcel Floris, Anthony Hil, Gottfried Honegger, Michael Kidner, Max Mahlmann, Francois Morellet, Aurelie Nemours, Gudrun Piper, George Rickey, Michel Seuphor, and Anton Stankowski.
BAC: British Art Center copy includes publisher's prospectus for the work, laid in (v. 1).
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