NEW Billy Childish Painting Catalogue launched at The Uncorrected Publishers’ Fair

Billy Childish unbegreiflich aber gewiss woodcut cover book front

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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What is ART HATE and Other Cuntish Questions

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.

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In The Beginning

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.

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