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FILE Megazine

Artist
General Idea
Date
1972
Publisher
Art Official Inc.
Format
Periodicals
Details
Paper
Size
28 × 35 cm
Description

General Idea’s labour of love, an artists’ periodical made up of artists’ projects with a slant towards popular culture. An early and influential visual magazine project. Each set is made up of 20 of the 27 issues (in 18 volumes):

Vol. 1, No. 4 – Eye of the Shadow

Vol. 2, No. 1 & 2 – Special Double Issue

Vol. 2, No. 4 – Mondo Nudo

Vol. 3, No. 1 – Glamour Issue

Vol. 3, No. 2 – New York City Edition Issue

Vol. 3, No. 3 – Special People

Vol. 4, No. 2 – Special Transgressions (Nazi Milk)

Vol. 4, No. 3 – Special Global Downtown Issue

Vol. 4, No. 4 – Foreign Agents

Vol. 5, No. 1 – Succe$$

Vol. 5, No. 3 – X-Ray Sex

Vol. 5, No. 4 – General Idea Issue (Mondo Cane Kama Sutra)

Vol. 6, No. 1 & 2 – GI’s 1984 Retrospective Issue

Vol. 6, No. 3 – Diane Frankenstein (John Scott)

No. 25 – Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll

No. 27 – The Journal of the New Mortality

No. 28 – The Journal of the New Art Market

No. 29 – Final Issue, the city Issue

  1. FILE Megazine
 

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