LOT 3290
SOLD €1000,00

Magali Lara and Emma Cecilia Garcia, Sillas para un Texto (Chairs for a Text)

Mexico City, Cocina Ediciones, 1982. Off-white envelope, 26.5 x 19 cm, featuring a drawing, stamped title and artist's names on recto, and stamp of the small publishing house Cocina on verso. Houses 7 loose sheets with mimeographed drawings by Magali Lara on white crest paper, 14 x 21.5 cm, (2 signed Magali 1982) and 7 text sheets by Emma Cecilia Garcia on pink paper. Text and drawings are alternated, creating a kind of story-book. Added is a small publishers leaflet by Cocina Ediciones Mimeograficas, with the edition size of 100 handwritten in blue marker. Envelope is fair, sheets are mint.

Magali Lara (1956-) is a multidisciplinary artist, known for her conceptual work highlighting feminine issues, a publication about artists' books in Mexico, and she organised the first exhibition of contemporary Mexican women artists that traveled to Europe. In the 70s she was part of the Março Group and the Non-Group.

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