Artist's Books by Joachim Schmid


Posted in Books, Catalogs etc., Editions, Ephemera by JS on May 21, 2015


A box containing rare and out-of-print books and ephemera including Erste allgemeine Altfotosammlung (1991) with a copy of the original flyer, Art Addicts Anonymous (1993), Bilder von der Straße (1994), Kunst gegen Essen (1996), Very Miscellaneous (1997), Sinterklaas ziet alles (1998), The Face in the Desert (1999), Alexander Honory. The Private Institute of Contemporary Family Photography / Joachim Schmid. The Institute for the Reprocessing of Used Photographs (2001), Traballos Fotográficos 1982–2002 (2002), A meeting on holiday (2004), Belo Horizonte, Praça Rui Barbosa (2004), Retratos decisivos (2005), Tausend Himmel (2007), the set of thirteen ABC Cards (2010), Illustriertes Tierleben (2010), a special, deliberately misprinted edition of The Coach House / An Inventory (2011), Ohne Worte (2013) plus a copy of Schmid Books, a comprehensive catalogue of all my publications since 1982.

33 x 25 x 11 cm
20 copies
480 €
available in the shop


Ohne Worte

Posted in Books by JS on July 21, 2013

Ohne Worte 1

Dieses Büchlein versammelt zwanzig Bildwitze über Kunst und Künstler, die ich vor Jahren zusammengetragen und aufgehoben habe, obwohl oder weil ihre Pointen so absehbar, redundant und dämlich sind, dass sich jedes weitere Wort über sie erübrigt.

digital print, b/w
14.8 x 10.5 cm, 24 pages
softcover, saddle-stitched
50 copies

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Kunst gegen Essen

Posted in Books by JS on July 21, 2013

Kunst gegen Essen 1

A concise reflection on art, economy, and food, published on the occasion of an exhibition which was held in an Italian restaurant in Berlin and for which I received payment in food and wine.

1996 by Edition Fricke & Schmid
offset, b/w
21 x 14.8, 16 pages + 9 separate colour reproductions
500 copies
ISBN 3 927365 31 9
8 €
available in the shop

AAA Boxed Set

Posted in Editions, Ephemera by JS on July 21, 2013


Art Addicts Anonymous Collector’s Edition Boxed Set containing the AAA postcards and booklet, a set of twelve AAA stickers, a copy of the AAA poster (numbered and stamped), an AAA button, a set of AAA matchbooks, an AAA t-shirt, and an original internationally postmarked set of the complete 1992 AAA mailing.

44 x 33 x 4 cm
limited edition of 5 copies (numbered and stamped)
price on request

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AAA Poster

Posted in Editions by JS on July 21, 2013

AAA Poster

29.7 x 42 cm
100 copies, numbered and stamped
25 €

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Art Addicts Anonymous

Posted in Ephemera by JS on July 21, 2013

AAA Postcards

In keeping with the established format of 12-step programs, 12 different postcards with testimonials of former art addicts were sent anonymously from 12 different cities to approximately 100 art world figures (including artists, critics, and curators) and a number of museums, galleries, and art magazines in seventeen countries over the course of one year.

1993 by Edition Fricke & Schmid
offset, colour
12 postcards + a 16 page booklet, 14 x 9 cm each
500 copies
ISBN 3 927365 23 8
few copies available, price on request