Untitled (from source to use)

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Marina Abramovic (Yugoslavian, b.1946)
Untitled (from source to use)
1984
Silkscreen on cardboard box with cassette tape
Edition of 200
Signed by both Marina Abramovic and Ulay
9 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 1/2 inches (24.7 x 31.8 x 1.3 cm)
$1,500

Silkscreen printed on cardboard box with cassette tape, 1984, a fine example of this rare collaborative multiple object between Marina Abramovic and her former collaborator and partner/lover Ulay, signed, by both artists and numbered in black felt-tip pen, recto, executed in an edition of 200 examples (there were also proofs) published by Bébert (Bebert), Rotterdam, in fine condition aside from an extremely minute slight scratch on the plastic cassette cover. 

Executed in 1984, this work was published in 1985 as part of the portfolio, Pandora’s Box: Contemporary Archeology, which was published in three parts from 1985-1990 by Bébert (Bebert), in Rotterdam. The works from Part One were contained in a Rose lacquered box, measuring 14 x 11 1/4 x 5 inches (35,2 x 28,3 x 12,7 cm) and contained works by: Joseph Beuys, Dyptich, silkscreen on felt and wood, Hugo Duchateau, two bookworks, paint and pencil, Maria van Elk, folded litho with a covering letter by Coosje van Bruggen, Arie van Geest, water-colour, Richard Hamilton, collotype, General Idea, sigarbox object, Gerald van der Kaap, Overhead sheet: Kaap's Mona Lisa, John van 't Slot, handcoloured woodcut, Piet Stockmans, shattered ceramic object, Marina Abramovic/Ulay, Casette tape and passepartout object, Lawrence Weiner, text object.

Please note this work is a collaboration beween Marina ABRAMOVIC (Yougoslavian, b.1946) and ULAY (Frank Uwe Laysiepen, called Ulay, German, b.1943) 

This work is in fine condition overall. There is the slightest minute scratch on the face of the plastic cassette tape cover.