CLAES OLDENBURG: A 1961 BUSINESS CARD ANNOUNCEMENT FROM "THE STORE"
(OLDENBURG, CLAES). Oldenburg, Claes. New York: Self-Published, 1961. Edition Not Stated. 24mo. Printed Cardstock. Business Card. Fine.. One 2 x 3 ½" business card printed letterpress on blue metallicized "fish scale" stock recto only, 1 b&w illustration. This is Claes Oldenburg's self-published announcement in the form of a business card issued in conjunction with the December 1961 Manhattan genre-defying exhibition of the artist's "The Store" environment. A brand new, beautifully-preserved example of the blue variant of this charming ephemeral item (entry 18 on page 76 of Richard Axsom and David Platzker's "Printed Stuff: Prints, Posters, and Ephemera by Claes Oldenburg - A Catalogue Raisonné 1958-1996") acquired directly from the artist's studio. Inventory Number: 027134