Schwarzkogler: Writings of the Vienna Actionists

Collects the writings, photographs and printed ephemera documenting the 150+ 'actions', most carried out during the 1960s, of the notorious Vienna Actionists; texts include 'Self-Painting - Self-Mutilation', 'Sheer Madness', 'Bread-crumbing a Woman's Backside', 'The Blood Organ - Opening Statement'; biographies of the artists and participants, court documents after charges, notes; 'Documents of the Avant-Garde #7', edited, in collaboration with the artists, by Malcolm Green, 250+pp; #42/100 numbered copies signed by the artists. Laid into the limited edition is the supplement (7pp., 200 copies) containing photographs of the happenings and performances by the artists and for which, at the time of publication, the publisher was unable understandably to find a printer.

Publisher: Atlas Press. First English edition
Edition: First Edition
Place Published: London
Plain wrappers. Fine in paper dustwrapper signed by the authors. All housed in the publisher's slipcase embossed with the familiar Atlas' logos.

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