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‘Funds’ and related papers, 1965-1972

3 folders, 1 volume

Barry Flanagan started to print ‘funds’ in 1969. He used his own printed notes and postal orders numbered and authenticated with a thumb print. They were given in lieu of cash to collaborators and assistants including Charles Harrison, Lucy Lippard, Cheryl Potter, Andrew Dipper and Anthony Stokes. Such notes also featured in works including Thumb Prints, Mirror Prints, Money, 1972. These papers include copies of these notes, with related papers and correspondence.

‘Five, Ten, five’, c.1970
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1 volume
Scope and Content

Sketchbook of block prints.

Three block prints of the words ‘five’ and ‘ten’ in mirror writing repeated on each page, which have then been transferred onto the facing pages, each with a blue paint thumb print.

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