Paolozzi Moonstrips Empire News ([ 1967 ])

Paolozzi

Moonstrips Empire News volume 1

Published: Editions Alecto London 1967

Date: [ 1967 ]

100 Screen prints of images and text. Loose in an edition of 500 with 50 artists' proofs, numbered and stamped with printer's and publisher's marks. Eight of these images signed and numbered by the artist in each volume and titled 'Secrets of the Internal Combustion Engine@, 'Cover for a Journal', 'Erni and T.T. at St Louis Airport', 'Memory Core Units', 'Donald Duck meets Mondrian', 'Formica-Formikel', 'High Life', 'The Silken World of Michelangelo'. Introductory text by Christopher Finch Screenprinted by Kelpra Studio, London Various paper stocks: Centurian, Ferndown, Fibrex, Flexicover, Kendal and Soho cover boears, All British Cartridge, Astralux cast coated boards and clear acetate. Dimensions: 15 x 10in/38 x 24cm

Provenance
From the library of Peter Boizot, founder of Pizza Express and organiser of the Soho Jazz Festival. What makes the set unique id that it was given to Peter Boizot as a Christmas present by Paolozzi and the information page is also signed "For Peter Happy Christmas Eduardo"

Note
There is a small crease to the corner of one of the signed pages and the original acrylic box the set came in is not present.

Illustrated
Paolozzi

Condition
Very good. There is a small crease to the corner of one of the signed pages and the original acrylic box the set came in is not present.

£6250

Offered by David Maynard