Book Series


Guy Schranen colleXtion

ColleXtion is a series of object books presented in a slipcase. Printed in offset, silkscreen, mimeography or Xerox. Each book contains an object, a collage or another insert.  


COLLE-X-TION 1

Slipcase with 10 object books, 1975-1977. 11 x 15 x 2,5 cm (each book 11 x 15 cm), 480 copies, numbered.

Special edition: 10 object books presented in a box, each with an original signed work or a multiple, 1975-1977,

11,5 x 17 x 21,5 cm, 20 copies, numbered and signed.  

  • Eduard Bal - Middelheim 20/21.8.1978*
  • Antoine de Bary - Mis Sous Envelope Le 14 Juillet
  • Michael Gibbs - 5 Coloured Alphabets in Black and White
  • Bram Bogart - Peinture
  • Roy Adzak - Fire-Imprint
  • Maglione - La leçon de broderie
  • John Belis - 3 sculptures
  • Servulo Esmeraldo - Méthode pratique et illustrée pour construire un excitable...
  • Hugo De Clercq - Framework 
  • Aeschbacher - Aeschbacher de Bechi-Bouzouk 

 

 

COLLE-X-TION SUITE

Slipcase with 5 object books, 1978. 11 x 15 x 1,2 cm (each book: 11 x 15 cm), 480 copies, numbered.

Special edition: 5 object books in a box, each one with an original signed work or a multiple, 1978.

Box: 11,5 x 17 x 11,5 cm, 20 copies, numbered and signed.

  • Lucio Del Pezzo - Abc
  • Klaus Ritterbusch - "Oh, wie ich deine Kurven liebe!"
  • Gerald Minkoff - The Theorie and Praxis of Rubber Stamping
  • Bernard Villers - Trace
  • Cozette De Charmony - Mon centimètre volant 
 Antwerp: Guy Schraenen éditeur 1975-1978
ColleXtion 1 & ColleXtion Suite, special edition

Guy Schraenen in octavo

In Octavo (1990-1992) is a series of ten artists’ books presented in a slipcase. The books follow the in-octavo-form (the printed sheet has been folded three times, giving eight sheets, or sixteen pages). The contributions are presented differently with fold outs, colored prints, various papers etc. 

Slip case with 10 books, 21 x 15 x 3,5 cm (each book 21 x 14,5 cm), 500 copies, numbered.

Special edition: Slip case with 10 books, 15 x 21 x 18 cm (each book 21 x 14,5 cm x 1,5 cm), 20 copies. Each book with an original signed work or a multiple, numbered and signed. 

Guy Schraenen éditeur artists' books Künstlerbücher livres d'artistes
In Octavo, special edition, 1990-91
  • Aeschbacher – Tian Aden
  • Gianni Bertini – Mes cartes
  • Henri Chopin – mil 1000 mille dates
  • Luc Deleu – Barcelona Towers
  • Denmark – Multum, non multa
  • Peter Downsbrough – For Rent
  • Wilfried Huet - Eque
  • Jiri Kolar – Le vin des Mots
  • Marie Orensanz – Communiquer…
  • Bernard Villers – Géomemétrie variable