Chance

Toeval: Studium Generale 1972, Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht.

Unpaginated (approx. 300 pages) two-ring looseleaf binder published as a sort of exhibition catalogue to accompany a five-day interdisciplinary workshop on the role of chance and coincidence in the arts, including artistic and scientific projects, performances, and concerts, the catalogue with workshop program and tabbed dividers labeling sections such as visual arts, biology, literature, music, psychology, and math and physics, with contributions from such celebrated artists as Vito Acconci, George Brecht, John Cage, Douglas Huebler, Peter Hutchinson, David Medalla, Diter Rot, Herman de Vries, and others, with texts primarily in Dutch by Frans Haks, Carel Blotkamp, and others, and design by Anthon Beeke. Profusely illustrated throughout. 8vo. Original boards binder with title to spine, some moderate wear to corners of binder, otherwise very good. Utrecht (Rijksuniversiteit) 1972. Limited edition of 2000 copies. Together with additional loose ephemera items including the 16-page pamphlet "Chance-Imagery" by George Brecht, two small red dice, two small cards from Ben Vautier meant to be glued in, a signed sheet by François Morellet, and serigraphs by Gerhard von Graevenitz.

A scarce work; as of September 2021, OCLC locates only five holdings of this catalogue in North American institutions.

Book ID: 51566

Price: $975.00