Remota: Eugenio Dittborn airmail paintings / pinturas aeropostales. Eugenio Dittborn.

Remota: Eugenio Dittborn airmail paintings / pinturas aeropostales

[Santiago, Chile?]: Pública, 1997. Many plates and decorations (some color). [240] pp. of heavy coated paper. Decorated paper covers. 35.2 x 21.8 cm. An exhibition at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, and the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Santiago, Chile. Among other things, this is an elaborate mail art scheme to send possibly subversive art across national borders unnoticed. "Between 1983 and 1996 Dittborn 119 Airmail Paintings and put them into circulation between points on the earth remote from one another: Rotterdam, Glaslgow, Wellington, Caracas, [etc.]." The grids created when the paintings are folded for maililng are important. The subjects include faces (indigenous peoples, criminals), colonial prints, social commentary, etc. Texts by Guy Brett, Dan Cameron, Sean Cubitt, Roberto Merino, and others.Parallel Spanish & English. Light wear; crease along spine; very light damage (repaired) at the foot of the backstrip. **Free domestic shipping with direct order. Item #07701

Price: $100.00