L-13 will be taking part in a new indie publishers’ fair this weekend curated by Tangerine Press: The Uncorrected Independent Publishers’ Fair will run 22nd-23rd July at the Peckham Pelican, SE15 5PY, 11am-6pm both days.
L-13 will be featuring a colossal new catalogue of every single painting made by Billy Childish between August 2014 and January 2017.
Available with original woodcut cover or a choice of four giclée dust jacket covers.
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The L-13 MANGéL PrESS Presents
The Billy Childish Original Painting vs Mangled Woodcut WIN WIN Prize Draw
WIN an original Billy Childish painting worth £8,000 by buying a woodcut worth £200 for just £50!!
You’d be crazy to miss this opportunity to own a Billy Childish ORIGINAL at the cost of a cut-price woodcut.
Come to the Art Car Boot Fair this Sunday 9th July where Billy Childish Jr will be mangling woodcuts live on site for your chance to WIN WIN WIN.
Every woodcut sold comes with a raffle ticket to be entered into a prize draw for the painting, winner selected at random at 5:30pm on the day.
1st Prize: Billy Childish original painting
Title: Man with Jackdaw
Medium: Oil and charcoal on linen
Dimensions: 61 x 46 cm
Booby Prize: Harry Adams original painting
Title: A Sketch for a Trial by Combat: Woman Beats Man (after Talhoffer 1459)
Medium: Oil and beeswax encaustic on hessian covered board
Dimensions: 61 x 46 cm
Art Car Boot Fair
Sunday 9th July 2017
26 Lambeth High Street
12 – 6pm
The raffle will also be open to ONLINE ENTRIES. On Sunday the 9th July the Billy Childish Mangled Woodcut will go on sale on the L-13 site.
Simply purchase the Billy Childish Mangled Woodcut from the L-13 website before 5pm on the day to be entered into the prize draw.
We have been busy digging through the archives and have unearthed some RARE gems for a special auction hosted by Catawiki.
For more info on the lots and how it came about read on below for Steve Lowe’s interview with Abby from Catawiki.
Click here to view the L-13 archive items up for auction, and place bids before Monday 3rd of July.
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The best things made at L-13 are either heinously misunderstood or woefully unrecognised.
Continue reading “The World-Famous Harry Adams Patented Finger of God Painting Machine”
In writing about the Situatiuonists (see previous post) I am reminded of one of my favourite ART HATE poster What is ART HATE? and possibly the best exhibition we ever did at L-13: Storm of Defence: or, What is ART HATE and Other Cuntish Questions.
The poster came first and is based on the story of the Situationists coming to London to give a presentation at the ICA in 1960. When the floor was opened to questions the first one demanded to know what, exactly, is Situationism.
Guy Debord retorted in French:
“We are not here to answer cuntish questions” to which the Situationists walked out and went to the bar.
Continue reading “What is ART HATE and Other Cuntish Questions”
New Jamie Reid prints coming soon – released on the occasion of L-13 participating in counterculture fair Cultural Traffic NY, Sunday 7th May.
Continue reading “Jamie Reid: God Save President Trump”
Welcome to the L-13 News & Archive Pages
The idea behind this section is to write regular instalments that provide important anecdotal information about some aspect of our illustrious past. These accounts will be sporadic and in no particular order, but as this is the first entry it seems fitting to start at the beginning.
Continue reading “In The Beginning”