APPEL (Stichting De Appel)

WORKS AND WORDS PROJECT/ Eastern European artists 1979

12 Items of De Appel Works and Words project/Eastern European artists 1979

-Zbigniew Gostomski, Z powodu ‘Odczytu o niczym’ John Cage'a, ‘On Nothing’ suggested by John Cage's lecture Galeria Foksal, Warsaw, 1976. One sheet, measuring 42 × 60 cm, printed to recto and verso, and folded twice to create a catalog. Exhibition catalog for an event entitled ‘On Nothing’ inspired by John Cage's lecture, and held at the famous Galeria Foksal in Warsaw. Gostomski (1932-2017) was a Polish painter, actor, and photographer, and one of the co-founders of Galeria Foksal. The gallery was founded in 1966 by contemporary artists and former members of the Polish constructivist group of the 1920s. It was intended as a non-commercial space, and operated in a nonofficial way, managing to stage numerous exhibits of avant-garde and neo-avant-garde art, including action art and happenings, sometimes by artists of international repute, in spite of the limitations of the communist regime. 
Scarce; KVK and OCLC show copies at the Stedelijk Museum, Kunstbibliothek Berlin, MoMA, and the British Library. -Lech Mrozek ‘Czy jeszcze istnieje sztuka?’ poster Poland Akademickie centrum kultury-palacyk Wroclaw, 60x42 cm, 1979 Lech Mrozek (born 10th July 1953 in Wroclaw) the visual artist, in 1977 graduated from the National High School of Fine Arts in Wroclaw, a Wroclaw conceptualist, a representative of experimental art and interdiscipline, he also performed contextual art, co-author of Galeria Sztuki Najnowszej operating in the years 1975-1980 established by Antosz&Andzia (Katarzyna Chierowska and Stanislaw Antosz), Anna and Romuald Kuter, L. Mrozek and Piotr Olszanski. The artistic print documenting neo-avangarde artistic activities of the artist associated with Akademickie Centrum Kultury ‘Palacyk’ in Wroclaw within the series begun by L. Mrozek in January 1978 entitled ‘Czy jeszcze istnieje sztuka?’ (Does art still exist) - Lech Mrozek ‘Czy jeszcze istnieje sztuka?’, photograph 1979 Large b&w original photograph, 40 x 30 cm, with handwritten text in pen, on the back a business card of Centrum Sztuki with address information Lech Mrozek. Handwritten message reads: ‘It is most difficult to free oneself from being entangled in the tradition of the subject discussed here’, signed Lech Mrozek -Tomasz Sikorski, October 1978, Theses, Text on thick paper, 29.5 x 20.5 cm, recto verso English / Polish - Tomasz Sikorski, January/February 1979, The Text, Gallery P.O. Box 17 30 x 21 cm, 8 pp b & w pictures and text, edition 500 Gallery P.O. Box 17 run by Tomasz Sikorski and Tomasz Konart from the beginning of 1979 to November of the same year. This gallery was a continuation of the activities of the Mospan Gallery, closed in December 1978. It had no localization - it only had a mailbox. Gallery, by courtesy, were using the space of Dziekanka Students' Art Center and Stodoła Club. At the same time, Sikorski and Konart planned to use the form of mail art. The collection, preserved and developed by Sikorski, is a unique testimony, characteristic for neo-avant-garde art in Poland in the late 1970s. - Tomasz Konart Fotografia 1977-1979, Galeria P.O. Box 17, €200 30 x 21 cm, 8 pages, black and White photograph stapled to last page, handmade mark with pen on last page, signed 459/500 - Prezentacja Listopad 1978 Wroclaw, €150 Seminarium Markisizm w Kulturze Polskiej, prezentacja Towarzyszaca, 1978, 24 x 17 cm, 16 pp unpaginated w b/w pictures Re: Galeria Sztuki Najnowszej, - Sztuka I Teoria, Permafo Contributions in text and image by Witold Liszkowski, Zdzislas Sosnowski, Lech Mrożek, Natalia Lach-Lachowicz, Andrzej Lachowicz, Anna Kutera, Romuald Kutera Sztuka I teoria akademickie centrum kultury palacyk, 1979 €400 3 booklets in wrapper, edition 800, editors Witold Liszkowski eo, - Sztuka i Teoria (298-79), Permafo, Andrzej Lachowicz, Natalia Lach-Lachowicz, Lech Mrozek, 16 pp - Sztuka i Teoria (299-79), Witold Liszkowski, Małgorzata Bodak, Bogusław Jasiński, Andrzej Sapija, Maria Zmarz, - Sztuka i Teoria (300-79), Anna Kutera, Romuald Kutera, Lech Mrożek, 16 pp Text Polish and English - Works and Words lokaties, map/announcement project De Appel, 15-30 september 1979 13 x 15 cm - Reindeer Werk, Heute Vandaag, performance announcement 29 september 1979 as part of De Appel project Works and Words, A 4 b& w with hand colored green ink - Buky Grinberg, Time fucks art, announcement performance Works and Words, A4, b&w with handcolored additions - Stedelijk Museum/ Nederlands Filmmuseum Experiment ’79 announcements/press releases (project part of Works and Words) Films by visual artists 26 september 1979 - Goran Dordevic Five Films 1979 - Tomislav Gotovac Short movies - Ivan Ladislav Galeta, films and expanded cinema performance - Total Expanded Cinema; infinite image and reflection by Gabor Body 1971, 3 pp - Dream Copies by Miklos Erdely - Films by Jozef Robawkowski, 2 pp