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15 Cartes Postales de ... Guy Schraenen

Schraenen. Schraenen, Guy (éditeur)

Antwerp. Guy Schraenen éditeur. 1974
Postcard-portfolio by 15 artists working in Guy Schraenen's publishing house.

From the 'tirage illimité.'

Contributions by the artists Eduard Bal, René Bertholo, Bram Bogart, Lourdes Castro, Henri Chopin, Antoine de Bary, Hugo De Clercq, Gilbert Decock, Degottex, Jo Delahaut, Henri Gabriel, Rene Guiette, Brion Gysin, Bernard Heidsieck and Françoise Janicot.

'Why these 15 post-cards: receiving a post-card is certainly pleasant: it proves that somewhere, somebody is thinking of you. For those who are receiving it as well as for those who are sending it, a picture is a way of discovery.
Why these 15 artists: because these artists are painters or poets, for whom I organised exhibitions or poetical meetings. I mean that the present edition of post-cards would allow the diffusion of known and less known works and would also give the possibility to illustrate some aspects of actual art. In this first serial, I want to present 15 personalities which are true creators, and who for this edition have been 'creating' works, so that these cards are not reproductions but 'original post-cards'.' (G. S.)
8vo. (150 x 110 mm). Small booklet with printed title, a quotation (see below) printed in French, Dutch and English by 'G. S.' (Guy Schraenen) within, colophon to rear; with 15 postcards printed variously in colour, black and white and gold. Loose as issued in original publisher's gray paper portfolio, titles printed in black to cover and spine.

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