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The Four Suits

Photo(s) by Philipp Messner. Imported from Flickr on Sep 18, 2018. Artwork published in .
The Four Suits
Source: Uploaded to Flickr by Philipp Messner and tagged with “magereweisslapidar” and “magereweislapidar”. License: CC BY-NC.

Alison Knowles ♣ Tomas Schmit ♦ Benjamin Patterson ♥ Philip Corner ♠
The Four Suits (1965) is the fourth publication of Something Else Press, founded by Fluxus artist Dick Higgins in 1965. Printed by Profile Press, New York.


A group exhibition in book form. With works by a composer, musician, graphic designer / performance artist, and Fluxus performer. […] printed cloth, with an acetate dust jacket – 192 p. – 24.2×16.7 cm – edition of 2000 copies

The cover typeface is Magere Weiß-Lapidar a.k.a. Weiss Initials II. See more images on the websites of the Nam June Paik Center and Printed Matter, Inc.

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