Publisher: New York: Sperone Westwater Gallery, 2003
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Soft cover
Condition: As New / No dust jacket as issued
Item #: 112538
First edition, first printing. Limited edition of 875 hand-numbered copies (this being #389), signed by Tom Sachs (verso front cover in black marker), Todd Alden (verso front cover of "Small Tasks" book insert in black marker) and Wim Delvoye (at lower edge of "Washington Square Hotel" stationary sheet insert in black ink). Artist's book / exhibition catalog published in conjunction with the show 'American Bricolage,' organized by Tom Sachs and David Leiber. Publication concept and lay-outs: Todd Alden. Cover with duct tape additions by Tom Sachs. Artists included: Hope Atherton, Chris Burden, Greg Colson, Wim Delvoye, Tom Friedman, Tim Hawkinson, Toland Grinnell, Jon Kessler, Tom Sachs, and Richard Wentworth. Each artist is represented by a plastic sleeve containing installation instructions / correspondence. Includes a booklet with the essay "Small Observations on the Small Tasks of the Bricoleur" signed by Todd Alden, in a pocket in the inner front cover, an exhibition checklist, images of the included artwork, and two business cards stapled to the back cover. Hand-bound in a chipboard folder. 10-3/4 x 8-1/4 inches.
An artist’s publication assembled by Todd Alden on the occasion of the “American Bricolage" exhibition at the Sperone Westwater Gallery in 2000, in collaboration with the following artists: Hope Atherton, Chris Burden, Greg Colson, Wim Delvoye, Tom Friedman, Tim Hawkinson, Toland Grinnell, Jon Kessler, Tom Sachs, and Richard Wentworth. Edition includes plastic sleeves containing ten artist’s files with their contributions. Assembly also includes a User’s Manual, "Small Tasks” by Todd Alden. Hand-bound, hand-made assembly.