you dont say by Alcopley (Alfred Lewin Copley)

you dont say by Alcopley (Alfred Lewin Copley)

you dont say

Alcopley (Alfred Lewin Copley)

Title

you dont say

 
Artist
Year
1962  
Technique
a portfolio/book of 90 lithographs, plus title page and signature page; designed and bound by D. Rot 
Image Size
9 1/2 x 1 9/16" x 1-1/8" images and paper size 
Signature
front page, in ink; title page in image 
Edition Size
29 of 150  
Annotations
"For Louise and Vali?e Love L 8/12/1964" in pencil 
Reference
 
Paper
antique-white wove cardstock 
State
published 
Publisher
artist 
Inventory ID
9022 
Price
$2,000.00 
Description
A fanning "book" of ninety abstract, calligraphic lithographs. Forty-five are black images printed on white card stock paper. On the verso, the forty-five images are reversed with white on black. The cover page reads: "Diter Rot / Lay-out / + binding / you dont say / Alcopley / 1962." The front "page" is signed in ink and numbered 29/150 and bears a pencil dedication that is dated 8/12/1964. The pages fan out from a long bolt and two washers that hold the pages at the top. Presented in a black taped box with notches for the bolt to fit into. "You don’t say" was included in the exhibition "Writing in Painting and Drawing. Oils, Prints, Drawings by Al Copley", Goethe House, New York. Contribution by Dieter Roth: Dieter Roth was responsible for the typographical design of the book.