Book Description

FINLAY, Ian Hamilton with Antonia REEVE. Original print titled ‘La Revolution est un Bloc’. London: ICA (Institute of Contemporary Art) 1992. The image depicts a bronze sculpture of an axe buried in a “wooden” block bearing the title text. The axe has two long thin strands of ribbon length hanging from the handle. Printed brown on cream art paper. One of an edition of only 30 copies issued by the Institute of Contemporary Art during his exhibition held there Instruments of the Revolution as one of their ICA Editions prints. Image and sheet size: 61.5cm x 50cm. Fine condition, as issued. .
Dealer Notes
Note: Most prints by IHF produced in editions of 250 copies; this, the smallest, being only 30 copies. See entry in Ian Hamilton Finlay: Prints 1963-1997 Druckgrafik. Ostfildern: Cantz 1997. Edited by Rosemarie E. Pahlke and Pia Simig
Author FINLAY, Ian Hamilton with Antonia REEVE.
Date 1992
Binding See below.
Publisher London: ICA (Institute of Contemporary Art)
Condition Fine, as issued.

Price: £300.00

Offered by William Cowan

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