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Political poetry

 Subject
Subject Source: Sackner Database

Found in 1442 Collections and/or Records:

Arcadia: W.D. Property / Finlay, Ian Hamilton; Harvey, Micheal., 1996

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Identifier: CC-35209-36943
Scope and Contents

The image on this card reads in bold type "Arcadia." Below it in smaller type is W.D. Property. The latter relates to the action taken by the Strathclyde Region taxation office on Little Sparta in 1995. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1996

Arcadian Gliders / Finlay, Ian Hamilton; Wheatley, Steve; Lane B., 1981

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Identifier: CC-12530-12758
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Consists of a boxed set of nine papercard model gliders to be cut from the prints. Each glider has been embellished with a military decal of the countries that fought World War II along with the name of a garden plant that has been printed on the rear wing. This was published in an unlimited edition. William Allen comments: Outer box made by the cult small press publisher Brian Lane. Box contains bag of elastic bands, nine silkscreen prints of different Arcadian glider kits and an instruction booklet. "Each airplane is embellished with a military decal and the name of an appropriate common garden feature has been printed on the rear wing. When the airplanes have been constructed, they may either be displayed together as a squadron or, if you have access to a garden, they should be carefully placed in the relevant spot to act as markers or name tags and a pleasing focus of interest for when the flowers are out of season." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1981

Archetype Press: Issues of Consequence. No.40/Fall / Gloria Kondrup, editor., 2006

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Identifier: CC-48328-69353
Scope and Contents

This book addresses the problems of environmentalism. Each contributor provided prints to sections that include 1) AID, 2) BABBLE, 3) BREED, 4) CHOKE, 6) ERASE, 7) MANY and 9) WET. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2006

Archive for Pacific Game Wooden Master / Finlay, Ian Hamilton; Thorpe, John R.., 1973 - 1974

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Identifier: CC-12782-13057
Scope and Contents In Nov 1973, Finlay writes to Thorpe that he had hoped to start Archaic Carrier following Thorpe's completion of Torso Aircraft Carrier but now has decided to collaborate with him in making a game entitled, Pacific, that will be carved from wood as the next project. The letter includes information on playing this game like draughts (checkers) and instructions on its components. Thorpe writes back in Dec 1973 with his understanding of what is required from him and suggestions for wooden materials in making the pieces. In Dec 1973, Finlay writes to Thorpe that his suggestions for making Pacific seem excellent and includes further details he wishes done on its components. Thorpe replies two weeks later with further details and also sends samples of woods. A few days later, Finlay sends further instructions and complements Thorpe, "you are a continual reminder that people can collaborate in a resonable way --- something I am only too often driven to doubt by other experiences..."...
Dates: 1973 - 1974

Arms Trade / Risseeuw, John L.., 1996

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Identifier: CC-28295-29472
Scope and Contents Vamp & Tramp Internet: "Handmade paper from shredded paper currency with rag pulp including clothing from the victims named. Handset types used include Stymie, Clarendon, Baskerville, and Neuland. Metal relief engravings and woodcuts created for the images and printed by John Risseeuw at his Cabbagehead Press in Tempe, Arizona. Signed and numbered by the artist. Risseeuw created a piece about the world arms trade, printed on paper made from clothing of victims of armed conflict and recycled currency from the top 10 arms-exporting nations. John Risseeuw, Content-Specific Handmade Paper in Prints and Artist Books: "I started with an appropriate quote about arms sales, then printed a list of the top ten arms exporting nations between 1990 and 1994. The U.S. was (and is to this day), to my regret, the top exporter by far. I began a list of arms sold as well as some woodcut and engraved images. Inside the piece, the facts continue about the value of arms sold, the list of arms, and...
Dates: 1996

Arrosoir: A Regeneration / Finlay, Ian Hamilton; Hincks, Gary., 1984

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Identifier: CC-12110-12334
Scope and Contents

Arrosoir means watering-can, a still-life depicted on this card. The caption under this image states, "The Robespierrists were guillotined on Arrosoir, Watering-can, in Thermidor, Month of Heat (Republican Calendar, 1792-1806). Baveuf described Robespierre as 'the genius in whom resided truly regenerative ideas...' The loose sheet enclosed with this card rales against the Strathclyde tax collectors for seizure of Finlay's property from the Temple. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1984

Arrosoir / Finlay, Ian Hamilton; Hincks, Gary., 1984

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Identifier: CC-56034-9999486
Scope and Contents

Arrosoir means watering-can, a still-life depicted on this card. The caption under this image states, "The Robespierrists were guillotined on Arrosoir, Watering-can, in Thermidor, Month of Heat (Republican Calendar, 1792-1806). Baveuf described Robespierre as 'the genius in whom resided truly regenerative ideas...' The image of the watering can is depicted with a black ribbon. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1984

Arrow / Finlay, Ian Hamilton., 1985

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Identifier: CC-13008-13300
Scope and Contents

This card was published on the second anniversary of Strathclyde region's tax collectors assault on the Finlay's Garden Temple. It includes a diagram that demonstrates the making of a paper arrow and tree with the arrow piercing the tree. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1985

Art as Social Environment / Nannucci, Maurizio., 1978

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Identifier: CC-38298-40195
Scope and Contents

The title is solely printed in red on the middle of each page; the pages are perforated at the left margin presumably to be torn out for a label. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1978

Art For Um: Avida Dollars. No.8/Jan., 1998

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Identifier: CC-30320-31729
Scope and Contents

The recto depicts a front view of an old car, a portrait of Dali, and a cartoon character. The verso has three stamps, one U.S. Postal and two by Buster Cleveland. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1998

Art For Um: Cerebral Eviction. No.5., 1996

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Identifier: CC-28408-29651
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Depicts a pouting punk rocker on the recto and two collaged stamps on the verso, One is a triangular Doo Da stamp and the other a portrait of a man (Buster Cleveland ?) in a Dada-like outfit with a scene of Chicago in the background. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1996

Art For Um: Dada Is. Spec/Jul-Aug., 1997

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Identifier: CC-30281-31690
Scope and Contents

The recto image is an abstract computer generated color photocopied image. The verso has three stamps, one U.S. Postal and two by Buster Cleveland, and a picture of a spacecraft in a sky of distorted words reading "DADA." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1997

Art For Um: Dog Biscuits & Toilet Paper. No.7., 1997

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Identifier: CC-30319-31728
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The recto image is a portrait of Princess Diana whose face is covered with an circular orange sticker. The verso contains three stamps, one U.S. Postal, the other two by Buster Cleveland. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1997

Art For Um: Easy Spirit. No.1/Jan / Burroughs WS., 1997

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Identifier: CC-30280-31689
Scope and Contents

The recto image depicts a staged an art gallery scene. Chuck Close can be identified in a wheelchair among the four male figures and a large painting that is being hung is the front cover of William Burroughs book, "Junkie." The verso has three stamps, one U.S. Postal and two by Buster Cleveland, and a picture of shoes floating in space. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1997

Art For Um: Fat Little Girl from Ohio. No.9., 1997

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Identifier: CC-30238-31641
Scope and Contents

Depicts a statue of Michael Jackson in front of a red car and large oranges. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1997

Art For Um: New is Beautiful. No.3., 1996

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Identifier: CC-27223-27700
Scope and Contents

Depicts an altered image of Clinton in the foreground as the main image. The background depicts Munch's The Scream, package of Lucky Strike cigarettes, a fragement of The New York Times bannerhead, a woman with a beachball, the word "FAKE" and a large eye. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1996

Art For Um: Patience and Fortitude. No.8/Jan., 1997

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Identifier: CC-30275-31684
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The recto depicts a blue colored man and woman, with cow heads collaged onto their bodies, standing side by side. The verso has four stamps, one U.S. Postal and three by Buster Cleveland. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1997