Edited by Aart van Barnevelt, exclusive stamp art and mail projects magazine. A monthly bulletin about the use of rubberstamps in the arts.Wants to document the use of stamps in the plastic art internationally as broad as possible. Published by Stempelplaats, which was a mail art gallery in the shop of Posthumus Rubber Stamp Makers in the St. Luciënsteeg in Amsterdam. Produced for small circulation and distribution in the shop. Each with short text about the works of the exhibiting artists, a number of original prints of the stamps the artists used in their work and some reproductions of works. Published by STEMPELPLAATS Amsterdam 1978-1981: complete collection of the Four Volumes of the periodical RUBBER and with ALL (save 4) Printed INVITATIONS to the Openings of the Stempelplaats exhibitions (which accompanied the numbers of Rubber for the individual artists).
In addition the collection contains 32 rare EPHEMERAL items related to Stempelplaats and the Exhibitions which were separate and not covered in Rubber.
- Volume 1 1978 nr.1 Cozette de Charmoy, january 78 with invitation and stencilled prospectus nr.2 Robert Jacks, february 78 with invitation and stencilled prospectus nr.3 Barton Lidice Benes, march 78 with invitation nr.4 Pawel Petasz, april 78 with invitation and stencilled plan for vol. 1 nr.5 Marie C. Combs, may 1978 with invitation nr.6 Ulises Carrion, Rubberstamps, Theory and Praxis, june 78, no invitation nr.7 Dik Walraven, july 78, no invitation nr.8 Elsa Stansfield/Madelon Hooykaas, VOID, august 78 with invitation (in glassine cover adressed to Judith Hoffberg Umbrella Associates) nr.9 Ray di Palma, sept 78 with invitatio nr.10 J.H.Kocman, oct 78 with invitation nr.11 Ana Banana/Bill Gaglione, november 78 with invitation nr.12 Franz Immoos, dec 78 with 2 invitations Rubber
- Volume 2 1979 nr.1 Davi Det Hompson, jan 79 with invitation & stencil with info on vol 2 nr.2 Karimbada, Paulo Brusky, Leonard Frank Duch e.a. Brasil issue, febr 79, no invitation. nr.3 FluxpostKit 7, march 79 with invitation nr.4 Claudio Goulart, april 79 with invitation nr.5 Diter Rot, may 79 with invitation nr.6 Bart Boumans, june 79 with invitation nr.7 DR post, George Brett/ Henryk Bzdok, july 79 with invitation nr.8 Ulises Carrion, mailart project , aug 79, no invitation nr.9 Ken Friedmann, sept 79 with invitation nr.10 R.Saunders, okt 79 with invitation nr.11 Raul Marroquin, nov 79 with invitation nr.12 R.D.Schroeck/Eduard Bal, dec 79 with invitation Rubber
- Volume 3 1980 nr.1/2/3 book: Stempelkunst in Nederland, jan-march 80 together with POSTER Exhibition “Stempelkunst in Nederland 12 jan-4 april 1980” (inserted) nr.4 (no number), april 1980, PJ Spettstösser (with invitation) nr.4-6 book: Rubber stamp publications, apr-june 80 with invitation “ Gestempelde publicaties” inserted in book nr.7-9 book: Six mail art projects, july-sep 80 nr.10-12 book: Stamp actions / Stempelakties, oct-dec 80 (With a Card from/by Endre Tot) Rubber
- Volume 4 1981 Nr 1 jan- april 1981, 4 projects, in the original stamped Manilla mailing envelope: - Robin Crozier, Table project - Brieven/Letters, Timmers, Vossen, Smit, Oosterbos - Claudio Goulart, Daily Art - Zero Zero, Schrijvers Stempelen (wrong text, that exhibition opens 14 maart 1980, instead of 1981) and Volume 4 (without any numbering): - Rubber Stamp Publications II, 1981 (being an Addition to Vol. 3 no 4/6 - Inviting at Home, vol.4, August 1981, edited by Pim Wiersinga, production Rodolpho/ Rolf Weijburg (2 mail projects; poster folded twice)
=1976 - Jon Held,stampwork 1976, dec 76, colour picture, handstamped, addressed to Volkskrant
=1977 - Niet-stempels: work by Geza Perneczky, Tony vd Burg, Frans de Jong, John Armleder, Michael Gibbs, Sosno, juni 77 (folded A4) - Miroslav Klivar, sept 1977 (los) - Willy Scholte, okt 77 (los) - Wendela Gevers Deynoot, nov 77 (los)
=1978 - White envelope with multiple colour stamps, 5 -27 jan 1978, and planned content vol. 1 - Dadaland Stampbook (flyer, los) - Ana Banana, Stamp Out Stamps (card) - Rubber stamp designs ( 5 juli-31 aug) Invitation card - Stencil about Stempelplaats publcations - Regina Silveira, Topografia, oct 78 (flyer)
=1979 - Flyer/stencil for last 2 nrs Rubber Vol 2, announcement 3 - Written Projects, febr 79 (card) - Hetty Huisman, aanlopen tot niets, maart 79 (waarschijnlijk 79) (card) - Common Press, sept-oct 79 (card, promotional) - Edouard Bal, december 79 (card)
=1980 - Stempels uit Perzië, jan 80 (card) - Poster Zes Kunstprojecten, (l1980 - Stempelakties, booklet with 7 cards 18 oktober-20 december 1980 - Lucia del Sasso, Food for thought, nov 80 (card) - Stempels in kranten en tijdschriften, mei 80 (card) - ‘Vervallen’, Aart van Barneveld to Pim Wieringa, dec 80 (card) - Bart Boumans ‘Strafwerk en ander werk’, maart 1980 (card) - Freak Festival, letter invitation to participate, 2 sheets A4 with stamps and drawing, probably dec 1980
=1981 - 4 projects, jan-april 81, in boekvorm (5 cards) - Papiers d’Affaires, 31 jan 81 (card) - Marius Quee, 23-29 feb 81 (card) - Een Correspondentieprojekt , 8-14 maart 81 (card) - Poster Rubber Stamp Graphics/Stempelgrafiek, Fria Elfen, Leavenworth Jackson, Raymond Titus, mei 81 (folded twice, with stamp and red ink) - Minka Mali, aug 80 (flyer, folded) - Rolf Weijburg, aug-sept 81 (flyer, folded) - Adriaan Loos ‘Lustkunst’ , sept 81(flyer folded)
Added: - Announcement flyer on grey paper, 4to, folded cne, “Futurist Sound” Bill Caglione, Anna Banana: In Other Books ad So, on Friday 29th of September 1978; with Progrma, printed and portraits of both artists. - Handwritten message by Aart (van Barnevelt to “Jan”) “hier het eerste nummer van rubber tweede jaargang. Hopelijk steun je ons ook dit jaar weer “. On: Handstamped card by Robert Jacks
The collection contains work by (i.a.): Cozette de Charmoy, Robert Jacks, Barton Lidice Benes, Pawel Petasz, Marie C. Combs, Ulises Carrion, Dik Walraven, Elsa Stansfield/Madelon Hooykaas, Ray di Palma, Ana Banana/Bill Gaglione, Franz Immoos, Davi Det Hompson, Karimbada, Paulo Brusky, Leonard Frank Duch Diter Rot, Bart Boumans,, George Brett/ Henryk Bzdok, Ken Friedmann, R.Saunders, Raul Marroquin, R.D.Schroeck/Eduard Bal,Endre Tot, and several others.

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