MW MAGAZINE

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Nos. 1- 8. Noordwijk, MW Press, 1982-1984.Printed as a newspaper (46 x 29 cm: no 5: 33,5 x 25 cm), 20-32 pp. each, except no 5 which has 8 pp.; illustrated, b/w. On newsprint.

EUR 3,000.00

Artists' journal printed black and white on newsprint stock, founded and edited by Martina Wagener (aka Martina Giezen) in Noordwijk, The Netherlands. Ten issues were released in total from 1982 to 1989. Published in an edition of 1000 - 2000 starting from No.3 (earlier edition size unknown), with the exception of No.5 which only had 200 copies and No.9 which is unknown. Folded sheets, 41x 29 cm, 20-32 pp. each except for No.5 which has 8 pp. Some issues contain inserted supplements. The magazine featured artists' contributions, interviews and documentation. Text in English.
Rare artist journal, due to it's fragility and inconspicuous appearance almost no copies survived. Most copies feature general age wear due to the brittle paper.
Issues include: (1) No.1 1982, 24 pp. Contributions by Robert Smithson, Wolfgang Laib, Barry Flanagan, Robert Filliou, Dieter Roth, Helgi Thorgils Fridjonsson, Sigurdur Gudmundsson, Douwe Jan Bakker, Wies Smals, Gerhard Von Graevenitz and others. (2) No.2. 1982, 26 pp. Contributions by Krijn Giezen, Jean Leering, Harald Szeemann, Jan Dibbets, Marinus Boezem, Gijs Bakker, Rudi van de Wint et al. (3) No.3 Feb 1983, 20 pp. Edition 1000. Artists' contributions by Günter Brus, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Per Kirkeby, Francois Morellet. Texts and drawings by Johannes Gachnang and Jan Schoonhoven. (4) No.4 July 1983, 32 pp. Edition 1000. Contributions by Nancy Holt, Robert Smithson, Richard Long, Krijn Giezen, Panamarenko, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Erich Wichman and others. (5) No.5, August 1983, 33 x 25 cm, 8 pp. Special issue by Panamarenko, edition of 200. (6) No.6, January 1984, 32 pp plus supplement 8 pp. Edition 2000. Contributions by Remko Scha, Christiaan Bastiaans, Paul van Hoeydonck, Dick Raaijmakers, A Pierre et Marie, Jean le Gac and Sarkis. Supplement by Christiaan Bastiaans. (7) No.7, June 1984, 20 pp plus supplement 8 pp. Edition 2000. Contributions by Herman de Vries, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Per Kirkeby, Günter Tuzina, Sjoerd Buisman. Supplement by Per Kirkeby. (8) No.8. Dec 1984, 28 pp. Edition 1000. Projects by Alan Charlton, Wim Gijzen, Andy Goldsworthy, Dick Raaijmakers, Jaap van den Ende.

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