Artpool: The Experimental Art Archive of East-Central Europe

Background of an archive for generating, networking, curating, and gaining knowledge of paintings considering the fact that 1970.

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6) 1982 international artwork put up (APS no. 6) disguise and name web page of the realm paintings publish catalog, 1982 The exhibition in April 1982 (APS 6) and the current book are the 1st tangible result of greater than years of attention-grabbing correspond­ ence and association paintings, following our choice to create a scientific and at the very least within the documentation, an entire selection of artists’ stamps in significant Europe. the assumption got here up after Cavellini’s winning Budapest exhibition which attracted and provoked many Hungarian artists to participation. We concept then of organizing a wide scale overseas exhibition, i. e. so far as that was once attainable less than our current situations. we would have liked the full international to seem in a single sure position at one certain time. From this the undertaking of requesting commemorating stamps developed virtually on its own and, thus, the belief of making a suite of artists’ stamps. We mailed a huge variety of invites, trying to get in contact with every body in some way attached with stamps. lots of people helped us through publishing the inside track of our venture, multiplying the invitation textual content, and delivering precious info. right here we want to show our gratefulness to Hans Sohm for having enriched our assortment with very worthy, older stamps. we are hoping that this ebook will, beside in short surveying the heritage of artists’ stamps, provide a flavor of that wonderful photograph that has opened sooner than our eyes the day-to-day arriving initiatives for memorial stamps – forming, with a put out of your mind to any form of geographical, political, or cultural barriers, a number of significant sequence. Our thank you are as a result of all contributors. resource: textual content at the again disguise of the realm artwork put up catalog seventy two J. & G. Galántai A RT P OO L E V ENTS 1 nine 7 nine – 1 nine nine 1 World paintings submit (APS no. 6) It was once now not until eventually 5 years later, in 1987, whilst I back to artists’ stamps. Commissioned by means of the Budapest Museum of excellent Arts (namely, Judit Geskó), I marketed a brand new demand entries less than the identify “Stamp photos. ” At this aspect, i spotted the importance of labor that Mike Bidner had performed through the prior 5 years on this planet of what he referred to as, the ARTISTAMP. What occurred used to be that we acquired an unattainable quantity of stamp paintings works, all of varied concepts, either designated items and copied ones. the gathering housed in Artpool grew to become accelerated, in order that the Gallery of Prints and Drawings on the Museum of good artwork proved to be too small to show the total fabric. for this reason we have been certain to choose between the entries, rather opposite to the foundations of mail paintings. Mike Bidner thought of providing his actions in the Budapest exhibit, yet his accelerating affliction thwarted his plan. […] Artistamps by way of Michael Bidner from the Mail paintings Masterpiece stamp sheet, 1982 resource: György Galántai: Thomas Michael Bidner (1944–1989) – A Commemorative Exhibition, 2005, www. artpool. hu/Artistamp/Artistampex/megnyito_e. html (English translation by way of Krisztina Sarkady-Hart). ads flyer for Stamp movie, 1984 A RT P OO L E V ENTS 1 nine 7 nine – 1 nine nine 1 73 1 982 Our reference to Mike Bidner [Canadian artist and philatelist] dates from 1982, the yr while he heard in regards to the WAP catalog, which I despatched him on his request.

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