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A Day in the Life of George & Gilbert the sculptors

Gilbert & George

London. Art For All. (Self-published). 1971
Gilbert & George's self-titled 'Third Booklet' in the original envelope.

Issued in an edition of 1,000 copies, each hand-numbered on the rear cover, and with the stamped red 'GG' emblem on the final page of text.

'Down on paper suggestions of forms, shapes and patterns suggestive of our artisticness ... '. (From the artists' preface to this, their own discussion of a typical day in the life of G&G).

In the original envelope with black ink stamp 'Carrying on / Sculpting / G / G' to front of envelope;the envelope remains sealed and has never been opened. A fine copy, rarely found in unopened envelope.

[(Eindhoven) - Gilbert & George 1968 - 1980, pg.98; Die Sammlung Marzona in der Kunstbibliothek pg.120].
pp. (12). 8vo. (132 x 208 mm). Printed text on cream paper and illustrated with 4 pages of black and white photographs on glossy paper bound in the centre. Original wrappers with printed titles to front cover in original unopened envelope with stamp to front.