Gilbert & George

Gilbert & George : Side by Side

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The first book by Gilbert & George was published in 1971, by Gebruder Konig, in a small edition. Long out of print, "Side by Side" is at last being republished. Described in a new preface as "a contemporary sculpture novel," the book functions as a manifesto or declaration of Gilbert & George's views on life and art, expressed through texts and images. The book is divided into three chapters, in sequences of spreads linking typographic elements with a single image. As with the first edition, the most striking visual feature of "Side by Side" is the beautiful hand-marbled cover that makes every copy a unique art object in itself. This edition is also signed and numbered by the duo; the edition size is 2,000, of which only 1,000 are commercially available.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 86 pages
  • 136 x 198 x 22mm | 339.99g
  • Verlag Der Buchhandlung Walther Konig
  • Cologne, Germany
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • illustrated in b&w
  • 3863352688
  • 9783863352684
  • 1,196,452

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