Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum (SM), 1966. First edition of 2,200. Card stock 4to slipcase folder printed in red, green, and black containing twenty-seven loose plates, four of which are silk screened in red and blue on recto, and twenty-three printed in black on recto and verso. Text mostly in Dutch, some in English.
Catalogue issued on the occasion of this 1966–1967 exhibition at Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam featuring abstract art focusing on color and hard edges. Includes essays by W. A. L. Beeren and E. de Wilde in Dutch and English, four silk screened plates, and twenty-three plates in black and white, with one artist on each side featuring a photograph and a short biography. Thirty-seven artists in total, including Josef Albers, Max Bill, Richard Paul Lohse, Peter Struycken, Victor Vasareley, Ellsworth Kelly, Alexander Liberman, Barnett Newman, Leon Polk Smith, William Turnbull, Paul Feeley, Al Held, Nicolas Krushenick, Morris Louis, Sven Lukin, Kenneth Nolan, Richard Smith, Frank Stella, Neil Williams, Allan D’Arcangelo, Bonies, Derek Boshier, Robyn Denny, Robert Indiana, Tess Jaray, Hans Koetsier, Tadaaki Kuwayama, Karl-Georg Pfahler, John Plomb, Michael Tyzack, Marc Vaux, Mark Brusse, Donald Judd, Utz Kampmann, Phillip King, Gerald Laing, and Kaspar-Thomas Lenk.
Elegantly designed by Wim Crouwel and Josje Pollman at Total Design.
The two-part card stock slipcase folder has been glued together on this example. With additional rubbing to covers and wear along extremities, including some loss at top-left spine. Thus good only. Plates very good with trace amounts of age toning, light bumps to corners, and a small name correction to one of the silk screened plates at verso. Item #830