Feb 17, 2022 - Sale 2595

Sale 2595 - Lot 288

Price Realized: $ 1,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
RUPPERSBERG, ALLEN. The Novel That Writes Itself. 468 hole-punched sheets (12 x 9 3/4 inches; 302 x 247), printed in colors, recto only, as issued; 7 page text "The Torn-Apart Book" by Jan Tumlir, serving as introduction. Original stiff board metal clip binder with color pictorial front cover (few smudges to rear cover); foam core panel mounted to inner rear cover; sheets loose in binder. Consists of posters produced by the artist at the Colby Poster Printing Company, Los Angeles, up until its closing down in 2013, the posters Colby had produced that the artist had collected, and several photographs of past installations of The Novel That Writes Itself. Number 10 of 24 copies, signed and numbered by the artist on the colophon. Brussels: mfc-michèle didier with the author, 2014