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Offered here: a short list of exhibition ephemera from the reception of Pop Art. Especially as it was received on the Continent; mostly catalogues and invitations. All items are on display at London's Tenderbooks, at 6 Cecil Court (WC2N), along with dozens more. Those interested may enquire for a full listing. 
TERMS.  Items are guaranteed to be described and delivered to the collector's satisfaction, with returns eligible within 10 days of receipt. Reciprocal terms are extended to the trade and institutional policies accommodated. Shipping from London is charged at cost. Various methods of payment are accepted. For acquisitions, please phone either (+44) (0)20 7379 9464 or (
+1) 416-729-7043. Or email: jason@paperbooks.ca. Priority is given to first interest.
01  
(ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM)
La grande occasione della pittura Americana.
Milano: Galleria dell'Ariete, 1963.
£ 100
An exhibition invitation, from Milan's influential Galleria dell'Ariete. Folding into a poster (31 x 43 cm.), boldly-composed from artists' names. Some yellowing at folds. With no OCLC records discovered; only two in SBN.
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02
DINE, Jim
Galleria dell'Ariete 88: Jim Dine.
Milano: Galleria dell'Ariete, 1962.
£ 80
Catalogue for an exhibition opening 27 October 1962. Gathered in the iconic Galleria dell'Ariete wrappers; single sheet, folded into panels (22 cm.). Laid-in loose: [8] pp. of contents, with text by Alain Jouffroy, followed by brief catalogue of the 14 Dine works there exhibited. Also included loose, as issued: a reproduction of one of Dine's scissor works; thick single sheet (30 x 21 cm.), with central horizontal fold. With 3 OCLC records discovered, only one in North America (Getty).
SOLD
03   
DINE, Jim
Jim Dine. Galerie Sonnabend... Vernissage: jeudi 30 octobre 1969 à 16 heures.
Paris: Galerie Sonnabend, 1969.
£ 30
A vibrant invitation, printed oblong on thick purple card stock (10 x 21 cm.) and lettered in shimmering silver. In Fine condition.
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04
DINE, Jim
Complete graphics [price list].
London: Mayfair Gallery, [1970].
£ 50
Two items. Invitation card (10 x 10 cm.), advertising exhibition at Mayfair Gallery, with verso also advertising works by Dubuffet, Cage, Ernst, Matisse, Picasso, Rauschenberg, Warhol, and Wesselmann. Invitation attached via paperclip (minor rusting) to price list for Dine exhibition; A4 sheet, with folds. Prices in Sterling and USD for 25 works.
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05
DINE, Jim
Jim Dine. Bilder, collages, skulpturen, 1962-1972.
Zürich: Gimpel & Hanover Galerie, 1972.
£ 80
An exhibition catalogue, with the poster-recto (54 x 22 cm.), printed in stark black-and-white, reproducing a Dine sculpture. For verso: sheet folded thrice into panels featuring a Dine biography, a catalogue of 19 exhibited works, and information for the Zurich gallery. Minor rubbing to folds; Near Fine. With only 2 OCLC records discovered (Tate, V&A).
SOLD
06
HAHN, Otto
Pop art. 15 Juni bis 10 Juli 1965.
Zürich: City-Galerie Zürich, 1965.
£ 100
Another exhibition catalogue from Zurich, 1965. Illustrated wrappers (24 x 21 cm.); staple-bound. Contents: 6 leaves, well-illustrated in black-and-white, leading with an essay from art critic Otto Hahn ("Was ist Pop Art?"), followed by biography and exhibition histories of Robert Rauschenberg, Roy Lichtenstein, Tom Wesselmann, Andy Warhol, James Rosenquist, Claes Oldenburg, John Chamberlain, and Jim Dine. Concluding with a brief catalogue of 26 works from this group.
SOLD
07
HOCKNEY, David
Six fairy tales from the Brothers Grimm and other new etchings. Opening Sunday, October 31, through December 3, 1970.
New York: André Emmerich Gallery, 1970.
£ 50
An invitation for an early exhibition of a group of Hockney etchings; single sheet, folded into four panels (23 x 20 cm.), with front cover composed of crisp reproductions from six of Hockney's etchings. With minor foxing to edges of covers; contents otherwise crisp. With 3 OCLC records discovered (Tate, MFA Boston, Köln).
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08
HOCKNEY, David
David Hockney: disegni, incisioni e litografie.
Roma: La Medusa, 1974.
£ 30
Over-sized postcard (29 x 21 cm.), with recto featuring geometrical design printed in black and shimmering silver. Some corner wear, with minor foxing. Verso features small reproduction of Portrait of Tony Allen. Postcard addressed to Florence's Centro Di; post-marked 1974.
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09
HOCKNEY, David
[Invitation to] Twenty photographic pictures.
New York: Sonnabend Gallery, 1976.
£ 30
Postcard invitation (18 x 13 cm.), with recto reproducing Hockney swimming pool work in colour. Addressed to Florence's Centro Di; post-marked December 1976.
SOLD
10
INDIANA, Robert
Number paintings. 11. Juni bis 24. Juli 1966.
Krefeld: Musum Haus Lange, 1966.
£ 200
Exhibition catalogue. Tall wrappers (32 x 14 cm.) printed in striking red and blue, with contents printed leporello-style, along with numbered tabs, creating an innovative asymmetrical design. Contents feature reproductions of Indiana's number paintings, along with long text by Johannes Cladders (in German). Wrappers with minor scuffing and faint crease to front cover; hand-numbered as copy LXI of 400.
SOLD
11
Indiana, Robert
Robert Indiana: Decade. 12-30 maggio, 1971.
Milano: Colophon, 1971.
£ 350
Large broadside (49 x 33 cm.), printed in black on cream stock; illustrated after Indiana's LOVE motif to announce an exhibition in Milan. With creases from original mailing as self-envelope; accordingly addressed and post-marked on verso.
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12
JONES, Allen
Allen Jones dal 3 - 10 - '70 allo Studio d'Arte Condotti 85.
Roma: Studio d'Arte Condotti 85, 1970.
£ 120
Exhibition catalogue, with vibrantly-printed design to poster-recto (49 x 33 cm.). To verso: long text by Enrico Crispoliti (in Italian), followed by brief artist biography. Folded into four panels. With no OCLC or SBN records discovered.
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13
JONES, Allen
Allen Jones: 4-28 marzo 1971.
Torino: Il Fauno Galleria d'Arte, 1971.
£ 50
Exhibition catalogue. White self-wrappers (21 cm.), printed on textured stock, with minor discolouration. Contents: [12] pages, featuring long text (in Italian) by Janus and reproductions of four of Jones' work; three in colour. Followed by short biography and exhibition history.
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14
PAOLOZZI, Eduardo
Serigrafieën. Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. Prentenkabinet. 24 mei - 30 juni 1968.
Amsterdam, 1968.
£ 120
Exhibition catalogue of Paolozzi's innovative silkscreen work from the 1962-1967 period. Folds-out to reveal large colourful poster (86 x 64 cm.), with biography and catalogue of works printed to series of verso panels (28 x 21 cm.). Includes interpretive text by Christopher Finch, translated into Dutch.
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15
PAOLOZZI, Eduardo
Eduardo Paolozzi. Collages and drawings. 23 March to 22 April 1977.
London: Anthony d'Offay, 1977.
£ 50
Invitation; single glossy sheet, folded (15 x 19 cm.), with exhibition details to front panel and Paolozzi collage reproduced in interior.
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16
RAUSCHENBERG, Robert
Rauschenberg: 17 giugno 1964.
Torino: Gian Enzo Sperone, 1964.
£ 300
Single sheet of glossy card-stock, printed recto/verso and folded into eight panels (each 18 x 12 cm.). Across panels: black-and-white reproductions of 4 of Rauschenberg's works, along with his biography and exhibition history printed to two panels.
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17
RAUSCHENBERG, Robert
Black market.
Stuttgart: Philipp Reclam Jun., 1970.
£ 50
Illustrated wrappers (15 cm.), printed in colour. Contents of 32 pages, illustrated with [8] pages of black-and-white plates.
SOLD
18
RAUSCHENBERG, Robert
Pages and fuses and other prints.
London: Arts Council of Great Britain, 1975.
£ 75
Clever exhibition catalogue, designed by Trilokesh Mukherjee; single sheet, folded into 12 panels (14 x 30 cm. each). With colour reproductions and specifications for 19 of Rauschenberg's works. To interior/verso: a single spread featuring black-and-white photographs of Rauschenberg's process, as well as text from Rauschenberg and John Cage.
SOLD
19
[SPERONE, Gian Enzo]
POP: giugno/luglio 1965. Dine, Lichtenstein, Oldenburg, Pistoletto, Rauschenberg, Rosenquist, Warhol, Wesselmann.
Torino: Gian Enzo Sperone, 1965.
£ 350
Single sheet of glossy card stock, folded thrice, with titles printed in candy red to stark white front cover (19 cm.); minor discolouration. With brief catalogue of exhibited works printed to verso. Laid-in loose: 10 glossy black-and-white prints (19 x 13 cm., or the reverse), reproducing works by the artists; being: (1) Rauschenberg, The door, 1961, (2) Dine, Red knife, 1962; (3) Lichtenstein, Large spool, 1963; (4) Lichtenstein, Whaam, 1963; (5) Warhol, Jackie Kennedy, 1964; (6) Oldenburg, Vitello tonnato, 1964; (7) Pistoletto, Balconata, 1964; (8) Warhol, Car crash, 1965; (9) Lichtenstein, Sunrise, 1965 (see below); and (10) Rosenquist, Trophys of an old soldier, 1965.  With only 3 OCLC records discovered (Madison, Utah, and Berlin); four records in SBN.
A brilliant exhibition catalogue from a seminal group show in the reception of Pop Art in Italy (opening Friday June 11, 1965). From the early Torinese period of Gian Enzo Sperone, who would eventually become one of New York's most influential gallerists. With only 3 OCLC records discovered (Madison, Utah, and Berlin); four records in SBN.
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20
WARHOL, Andy
Warhol: 20 febbraio 1965.
Torino: Gian Enzo Sperone, 1965.
£ 500
Exhibition catalogue printed on glossy card stock, folded into eight asymmetrical panels (19 cm. tall). Minor blemish to front cover; verso illustrated with Warhol's portrait. Contents include: brief biography, exhibition history, black-and-white reproductions of four of Warhol's works from 1963 (Green car crash, White car crash, Bellevue, and Mrs. McCarthy and Mrs. Brown), a short catalogue of the nine works on display at the exhibition, and a full-panel text from art critic Luigi Carluccio. With two OCLC records discovered (Stedelijk Museum and Köln); two records on SBN.
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21
WARHOL, Andy
Andy Warhol. Galleria Sperone. Milano. Giugno 1966.
Milano, 1966.
£ 750
A striking broadside (43 x 55 cm.), after Warhol's Electric chair, printed black-and-white on peach paper. Faint fold-lines, otherwise Near Fine.
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22
WARHOL, Andy
Warhol: marzo-aprile 1966.
Torino: Gian Enzo Sperone, 1966.
£ 500
Exhibition catalogue printed on glossy card stock, folded thrice into six panels (19 x 13 cm. each). Illustrated with details from Flowers on three panels, with other panels featuring long text from art critic Otto Hahn (in Italian), an artist biography, and exhibition history. Laid-in loose: an invitation to the vernissage (Friday March 18), printed in black to single glossy leaf, with detail from Flowers printed in red to verso. With single OCLC record discovered (Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam); no records on SBN.
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23
WARHOL, Andy
Warhol. Maos. Zehn bildnisse von Mao Tse-Tung... 21. Oktober - 19. November 1972.
Basel: Kunstmuseum Basel, 1972.
£ 100
White wrappers (22 x 23 cm.), showing some foxing. Stapled contents feature colour reproductions of 10 Mao prints, out of sequence, along with short text (attributed to F. M.) and catalogue of works.
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24
WARHOL, Andy
Portrait screenprints, 1965-80.
London: Arts Council of Great Britain, 1981.
£ 280
A clever catalogue, featuring six postcards reproducing Warhol's portrait screenprints in colour (of Mao, Warhol, Marilyn Monroe, Jacqueline Kennedy, Joseph Beuys, and Mick Jagger). With 8 pp. catalogue stapled between two of the postcards; the remaining postcards attached with perforated edges, folding-out in leporello-style. Very minor foxing to cover.
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25
WESSELMANN, Tom
Wesselmann.
Torino: Gian Enzo Sperone, 1967.
£ 250
Once again, from Gian Enzo Sperone: a catalogue for Wesselmann's first Italian exhibition (May 1967). Wrappers composed of single cream sheet, folded thrice; with illustrated front cover (19 cm.) printed in fleshy peach tones. Two of the verso panels feature artist biography and exhibition history. Laid-in loose: 5 black-and-white glossy prints reproducing works exhibited in the gallery, with descriptions appearing to versos. Those works being: (1) Bathtub collage n. 3, 1963; (2) Landscape n. 2, 1964; (3) Still life n. 46, 1964; (4) Mouth n. 1, 1966; and (5) Great American nude n. 77, 1966. With single OCLC record discovered (Hague); no copies in SBN.
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26
WESSELMANN, Tom
Exhibition of new paintings by Wesselmann. Opening Wednesday April 21 from 4 to 7 thru May 22, 1976.
New York: Sidney Janis Gallery, 1976.
£ 50
Illustrated glossy wrappers (28 cm.). Contents of 4 leaves, reproducing 7 sumptuous works in black-and-white. With brief catalogue of 18 works at rear.
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