John Fekner - Detective Show
Photograph(s) by John Fekner
29.5 x 24 cm
Publisher: Bio Editions
First Edition of 450 copies
Special edition of 78 copies, signed and numbered by John Fekner, presented in foil blocked custom case, including an original single-layer stencil artwork by John Fekner hand-sprayed in book, a signed and numbered print, produced at Goldmark Atelier and a risograph reproduction of original 1978 exhibition flyer
Detective Show maps the conception and creation of a unique immersive outdoor urban art event, organised by artist John Fekner in Jackson Heights, Queens, NYC in 1978.
The book explores the formative steps of street-art-as-installation, transporting readers back to 1970s Queens, New York City, and shining a light on an era of authentic, artistic freedom. It comes with a risograph reproduction of the original 1978 exhibition flyer.