SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION, number 217 of only 250 copies, SIGNED BY PRINCE AND WITH ACCOMPANYING HANDWRITTEN JOKE, ALSO SIGNED.
An exhibition catalogue/artist’s book published on the occasion of a 1989 Kent Gallery show, co-curated by Richard Prince and Thea Westreich. Including images by Prince interspersed with those of Richard Artschwager, Troy Brauntuch, Francis Picabia, Sigmar Polke, Man Ray, Gerhard Richter, Cindy Sherman, and Andy Warhol; each copy with its own personalized joke penned by Prince.
Signed by Prince on the limitation page with accompanying handwritten joke, also signed, reading: "With all I've heard about A-bombs that'll destroy a city and H-bombs that'll destroy a state and chain reactions that'll destroy the world – you know I just don't have the incentive to buy a two pants suit."
New York: Thea Westreich, 1989. Number 217 or 250 copies. Octavo (12 5/8" x 8 3/4"), original red cloth, original slipcase. Signed joke laid in (as issued). Tiny bump to bottom edge of joke page. A fine copy.
Price: $5,500 .