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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.

‘Nothing for your money’, 1970
Date Range
2 volumes (1/1) and (2/1)
2 volumes (1/1) and (2/1)
Scope and Content

Twenty four handmade chequebooks and three loose cheques of block prints.

Stapled chequebooks with scored pages printed with the words ‘nothing for your money’ in mirror writing. One cheque book with cheques pulled out with annotated receipt stubs mentioning various individuals.

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