Robert Filliou

 

Hand Show (In collaboration with Scott Hyde)
1967
24 black and white silkscreen prints in a wooden box with a printed plexiglass slide lid
box: 11 7/8 x 9 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches
(30.1 x 24.1 x 4 cm)
paper: 11 1/8 x 8 5/8 inches
(28.3 x 21.9 cm)
Edition 98 of 150
Published by SABA-Studio, Brunner Schwer, Villingen, Germany
PF4905

Robert Filliou

 

The Deathless Dying of the World
1967
color offset print
28 1/2 x 21 7/8 inches
(72.4 x 55.6 cm)
Edition of 300
Published by Something Else Press, Dick Higgins, New York
*Following a flood, the number of actual copies are unknown
PF2050

 

Danse-poème aléatoire collectif (à performer deux par deux, chacun(e) tournant une roue) [Collective Dance Poem by Chance (To Be Performed by Two Players, Each Turning One Wheel)]
Reconstruction of a performance from 1962
two metal wheels and charcoal on wall
diameter of each wheel: 25 1/4 inches (64 cm)
PF2048

 

Robert Filliou

 

Leeds Game
1976
wooden box including an original black and white photograph, folded card with rules, croupier's rake, two black felt blindfolds, one play area made from green felt, two elastic sleeve holders, one eyeshade, fifty-four playing cards, and one certificate
13 1/8 x 14 5/8 x 2 5/8 inches
(33.3 x 37.1 x 6.7 cm)
Edition 22 of 100
Published by ARROCARIA, Antibes, France
PF4908

Robert Filliou

 

Dear Skywatcher - Art is What Makes Life More Interesting than Art
1984
color offset print with collage
19 x 12 5/8 inches
(48.2 x 32 cm)
Edition of 506
Published by Griffelkunst, Hamburg, Germany
PF2053.1

Robert Filliou

 

Maintenant [Now]
1984
three-color offset lithography in three colors on paper
19 x 12 5/8 inches
(48 x 32 cm)
Edition 28 of 100
Published by Museumsverein, Mönchengladbach, Germany
PF2055.1

Robert Filliou

 

Porta Filliou
(In collaboration with Clive Robertson and Marcella Bienvenue)
1977
black and white video with sound
47 minutes
PF4936

Robert Filliou

 

Projects for Sky-Writing (no. 6)
1971
color silkscreen on paper
24 1/2 x 35 1/4 inches
(62.2 x 89.5 cm)
Edition AP of 10 + AP
Published by Hartmut Kaminski, Düsseldorf, Germany
PF4914

Robert Filliou

 

Projects for Sky-Writing (no. 1)
1971
color silkscreen on paper
24 1/2 x 35 1/4 inches
(62.2 x 89.5 cm)
Edition 3 of 10 + AP
Published by Hartmut Kaminski, Düsseldorf, Germany
PF4915

Robert Filliou

 

Musical Economy n°1
1980
black and white silkscreen on paper, with printed envelope
21 3/8 x 16 inches
(54.3 x 40.6 cm)
Edition 113 of 150
Published by Exempla Florence & Exit, Lugo, Spain
PF4913

Robert Filliou

 

Musical Economy n°2
1983
color silkscreen on tracing paper, with printed envelope
21 3/8 x 16 inches
(54.3 x 40.6 cm)
Edition 16 of 150
Published by Seedorn, Zürich, Switzerland
PF4910

Robert Filliou

 

Telepathic Music no. 5 - 26 (Friendship, Friendliness)
1976-1978
music stand, playing card, and ink on paper
48 x 19 x 19 inches
(121.9 x 48.3 x 48.3 cm)
PF4935

Collection of Christo, New York

Robert Filliou

 

(detail) Telepathic Music no. 5 - 26 (Friendship, Friendliness)
1976-1978
music stand, playing card, and ink on paper
48 x 19 x 19 inches
(121.9 x 48.3 x 48.3 cm)
PF4935

Collection of Christo, New York

Robert Filliou

 

Africans Dancing
c. 1975
pastel and soft lead pencil on paper
9 3/8 x 12 5/8 inches
(23.8 x 32.1 cm)
PF4885

Robert Filliou

 

Left Handed Dancers
1972
soft lead pencil on glued printed paper and pastel on
cardboard, in two parts
closed: 22 3/4 x 14 3/4 x 3 7/8 inches
(57.8 x 37.5 x 9.8 cm)
top (left): 22 3/4 x 14 3/4 x 3 1/2 inches
(57.8 x 37.5 x 8.9 cm)
bottom (right): 22 1/2 x 14 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches
(57.2 x 36.8 x 9.5 cm)
PF4468

Robert Filliou

 

A New Way to Dress for Happenings
1977
ink on glued printed paper, stamp and pastel on
cardboard, in two parts
closed: 13 7/8 x 11 x 2 1/8 inches
(35.2 x 27.9 x 5.4 cm)
top (left): 13 7/8 x 11 inches
(35.2 x 27.9 cm)
bottom (right): 13 1/8 x 10 1/2 inches
(33.3 x 26.7 cm)
PF4884

Robert Filliou

 

Avant le concert apres le bal [Before the Concert After the Ball]
1971
glued paper and pastel on cardboard, in two parts
closed: 13 3/4 x 11 x 2 1/4 inches
(34.9 x 27.9 x 5.7 cm)
top (left): 13 3/4 x 11 x 2 inches
(34.9 x 27.9 x 5.1 cm)
bottom (right): 13 1/8 x 10 5/8 x 2 1/8 inches
(33.3 x 27 x 5.4 cm)
PF2069

Robert Filliou

 

Galerie légitime (Legitimate Gallery)

1968
transparent plastic foil on photograph mounted on wood, with four hooks
18 1/2 x 23 5/8 inches
(47 x 60 cm)
PF4467

Robert Filliou

 

Optimistic boxes n°1, n°2, n°3, n°4 and n°5
(detail) Optimistic box n°1
1968-1981
wood, metal, stone, glued printed paper and photograph, and glazed porcelain
n°1: 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 x 4 5/8 inches
(10.8 x 10.8 x 11.7 cm)
Unlimited Edition
Published by VICE-Versand, Wolfgang Feelisch,
Remscheid, Germany
PF4903

Robert Filliou

 

Optimistic boxes n°1, n°2, n°3, n°4 and n°5
(detail) Optimistic box n°1
1968-1981
wood, metal, stone, glued printed paper and photograph, and glazed porcelain
Unlimited Edition
Published by VICE-Versand, Wolfgang Feelisch,
Remscheid, Germany
PF4903

Robert Filliou

 

Optimistic boxes n°1, n°2, n°3, n°4 and n°5
(detail) Optimistic box n°2
1968-1981
wood, metal, stone, glued printed paper and photograph, and glazed porcelain
n°2: 3 5/8 x 4 3/4 x 1 1/8 inches
(9.2 x 12.1 x 2.9 cm)
Unlimited Edition
Published by VICE-Versand, Wolfgang Feelisch,
Remscheid, Germany
PF4903

Robert Filliou

 

Optimistic boxes n°1, n°2, n°3, n°4 and n°5
(detail) Optimistic box n°2
1968-1981
wood, metal, stone, glued printed paper and photograph, and glazed porcelain
Unlimited Edition
Published by VICE-Versand, Wolfgang Feelisch,
Remscheid, Germany
PF4903

Robert Filliou

 

Optimistic boxes n°1, n°2, n°3, n°4 and n°5
(detail) Optimistic box n°3
1968-1981
wood, metal, stone, glued printed paper and photograph, and glazed porcelain
n°3: 2 5/8 x 4 3/4 x 1 1/8 inches
(6.7 x 12.1 x 2.9 cm)
Unlimited Edition
Published by VICE-Versand, Wolfgang Feelisch,
Remscheid, Germany
PF4903

Robert Filliou

 

Optimistic boxes n°1, n°2, n°3, n°4 and n°5
(detail) Optimistic box n°3
1968-1981
wood, metal, stone, glued printed paper and photograph, and glazed porcelain
Unlimited Edition
Published by VICE-Versand, Wolfgang Feelisch,
Remscheid, Germany
PF4903

Robert Filliou

 

Optimistic boxes n°1, n°2, n°3, n°4 and n°5
(detail) Optimistic box n°4 and n°5
1968-1981
wood, metal, stone, glued printed paper and photograph, and glazed porcelain
n°4 and n°5: 4 1/8 x 6 3/8 x 4 inches
(10.5 x 16.2 x 10.2 cm)
Unlimited Edition
Published by VICE-Versand, Wolfgang Feelisch,
Remscheid, Germany
PF4903

Robert Filliou

 

A Most Curious Invention of the Gaga Yogi
1976
wood, metal, plastic, ink on glued paper, and nails
3 1/4 x 4 1/4 x 2 7/8 inches
(8.3 x 10.8 x 7.3 cm)
Edition of 100
Ed. Armin Hundertmark, Cologne, Germany
PF4904

Robert Filliou

 

LIVRE-ETALON/STANDARD BOOK
1981
accordion folded printed booklet
folded: 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches
(4 x 4 cm)
unfolded: 1 1/2 x 31 1/2 inches
(4 x 80 cm)
Edition of 1000
Published by Dieter Roth
PF4909

Robert Filliou

 

Petite histoire un peu sainte [Little Story a Bit Holy]
1969
printed paper in 96 parts bound by brass ring
diameter: 2 3/8 inches
(6 cm)
with ring: 2 3/8 x 3 1/8 inches
(6 x 7.9 cm)
Edition of an undetermined number
Published by Robert Morel, "les petits O" n°58, Vaucluse, France
PF4911

Robert Filliou

 

The Frozen Exhibition
1972
felt covered cardboard with stamp, photographs and
printed texts
cardboard hat: 8 x 12 5/8 x 1/4 inches
(20.3 x 32.1 x .6 cm)
Edition of 170
Published by VICE-Versand, Wolfgang Feelisch, Remscheid, Germany
PF4921

Robert Filliou

 

7 Childlike Uses of Warlike Materials
1971
portfolio of seven silkscreen prints
each: 19 1/2 x 27 3/8 inches
(49.5 x 69.5 cm)
Edition of 100
Published by Harmut Kaminski, Düsseldorf, Germany
PF2060

Robert Filliou

 

Built-in Versus Built-upon
1968-1978
paintbrush and glass bottle with nylon sock, glued
photograph and vinyl text on painted wood
13 3/4 x 13 3/4 x 3 1/2 inches
(35 x 35 x 9 cm)
PF4886

Robert Filliou

 

Principe d'Équivalence [Principle of Equivalence]
c. 1969
wood, paint, knitted wool, glue, soft lead pencil, ink, stamps,
felt and hooks
24 1/2 x 23 3/4 x 2 1/8 inches
(62.2 x 60.3 x 5.4 cm)
PF4890

Private Collection, Paris.

Robert Filliou

 

Faim = Fin de la faim [Hunger = End of Hunger]
1962/1975/1978
pastel, glued paper and fabric on canvas with grommets
42 x 106 inches
(106.7 x 269.2 cm)
PF4473

Robert Filliou

 

Faim = Fin de la faim [Hunger = End of Hunger]
1966
pastel on photograph mounted on wood, with four hooks
17 7/8 x 23 1/8 x 5/8 inches
(45.4 x 58.7 x 1.6 cm)
PF4466

Robert Filliou

 

3 times Mr and Mrs You
1982
soft lead pencil and pastel on paper, two large bricks
three brick pieces, wood framed mirror, colored twine,
five sockets and twelve S-hooks
82 11/16 x 77 3/16 x 22 7/16 inches
(210 x 196.1 x 57 cm)
PF4471

Robert Filliou

 

(detail) 3 times Mr and Mrs You
1982
soft lead pencil and pastel on paper, two large bricks
three brick pieces, wood framed mirror, colored twine,
five sockets and twelve S-hooks
82 11/16 x 77 3/16 x 22 7/16 inches
(210 x 196.1 x 57 cm)
PF4471

Robert Filliou

 

Telepathic Sculpture
1975
pastel on paper
17 3/4 x 23 5/8 inches
(45 x 60 cm)
PF2058

Robert Filliou

 

A Telepathic Sculpture
1975
pastel on paper
14 5/8 x 17 3/4 inches
(37.1 x 45.1 cm)
PF2057

Robert Filliou

 

Telepathic Sculpture
1975
pastel on paper
14 1/2 x 17 3/4 inches
(36.8 x 45.1 cm)
PF2056

Robert Filliou

 

Ecoute le silence [Listen to the silence]
1975
pastel on paper
16 1/4 x 24 inches
(41.3 x 61 cm)
PF2059

Robert Filliou

 

Video jour - Video nuit [Day Video – Night Video]
1980-1982
two cutout cardboard boxes, lipstick on mirror, ink and
color pencil on paper, cardboard strips, pins, walnut
shells, calligraphy pen, and two bricks
18 1/8 x 47 1/4 inches
(46 x 120 cm)
PF4465

Robert Filliou

 

Video Games
1980-1982
cutout cardboard box, pastel, wooden blocks, enameled
metal, ink on pinned paper, cardboard strips, and brick
16 3/4 x 15 11/16 x 7 7/8 inches
(42.5 x 39.8 x 20 cm)
PF4902

Robert Filliou

 

Modern Video Model N°0
1980-1982
pastel, soft lead pencil, glued paper, colored twine, and
grommets on canvas
23 7/8 x 61 3/8 inches
(60.6 x 155.9 cm)
PF4469

Robert Filliou

 

L'âge d'or du surréalisme [Golden Age of Surrealism]
1980-1984
glued paper, tape, printed paper band and mollies on
yellow brick
8 5/8 x 4 3/8 x 1 1/4 inches
(21.9 x 11.1 x 3.2 cm)
PF4893

Robert Filliou

 

Calendar
1970
photographs, mirrors, and ink on cardboard with iron wire
12 3/4 x 9 7/8 x 1 1/2 inches
(32.4 x 25.1 x 3.8 cm)

Robert Filliou

 

Esprit en état de marche [Mind in Progress]
1980-1984
felt pen and pastel on yellow brick
8 5/8 x 4 3/8 x 1 1/4 inches
(21.9 x 11.1 x 3.2 cm)
PF4888

Robert Filliou

 

Je meurs trop [I’m Dying Too Much]
1977
ink on glued paper, and printed paper band on firebrick
8 5/8 x 4 1/2 x 1 1/4 inches
(21.9 x 11.4 x 3.2 cm)
Edition 10 of 50
Published by Lebeer Hossmann, Bruxelles/Hambourg
PF4907

Robert Filliou

 

Filliou, The Eternal Network
1980-1983
pastel, typing and glued paper on brick
15 7/8 x 7 7/8 x 2 inches
(40.4 x 20 x 5 cm)
PF2074

Robert Filliou

 

Filliou
1980-1984
soft lead pencil, glued paper, and pastel on yellow brick
8 5/8 x 4 1/4 x 1 1/4 inches
(21.9 x 10.8 x 3.2 cm)
PF4889

Robert Filliou 

 

It's a Big Town
c. 1972
soft lead pencil on glued printed paper and wood on
cardboard, in two parts
closed: 29 5/8 x 17 3/4 x 2 7/8 inches
(75.2 x 45.1 x 7.3 cm)
top (left): 29 5/8 x 17 3/4 x 2 3/8 inches
(75.2 x 45.1 x 6 cm)
bottom (right): 28 7/8 x 16 5/8 x 2 5/8 inches
(73.3 x 42.2 x 6.7 cm)
PF4891

Robert Filliou

 

L'être humain est multiple [The Human Being is Multiple]
c. 1971
pastel and ink on glued papers and tape on cardboard,
in two parts
closed: 13 3/4 x 11 x 2 1/8 inches
(34.9 x 27.9 x 5.4 cm)
top (left): 13 3/4 x 11 x 1 7/8 inches
(34.9 x 27.9 x 4.8 cm)
bottom (right): 13 1/8 x 10 5/8 x 2 inches
(33.3 x 27 x 5.1 cm)
PF4837

Robert Filliou

 

Not so Empty Box with String
c. 1973
glued paper, soft lead pencil on cardboard and twine,
in two parts
closed: 13 5/8 x 9 3/8 x 1 3/4 inches
(34.6 x 23.8 x 4.4 cm)
overall: 27 1/4 x 9 3/8 x 1 1/2 inches
(69.2 x 23.8 x 3.8 cm)
PF4895

Robert Filliou


1973
glued paper and pastel on cardboard box, in two parts
closed: 29 7/8 x 17 5/8 x 2 3/4 inches
(75.9 x 44.8 x 7 cm)
top (left): 29 7/8 x 17 5/8 x 2 3/8 inches
(75.9 x 44.8 x 6 cm)
bottom (right): 29 1/8 x 16 3/4 x 2 5/8 inches
(74 x 42.5 x 6.7 cm)
PF2064

Robert Filliou

 

A Joint Work of RF and Suns
1973
glued paper and pastel on cardboard box, in two parts
closed: 26 1/4 x 17 x 4 3/8 inches
(66.7 x 43.2 x 11.1 cm)
top (left): 26 1/4 x 17 x 4 1/8 inches
(66.7 x 43.2 x 10.5 cm)
bottom (right): 25 1/2 x 16 3/8 x 4 1/4 inches
(64.8 x 41.6 x 10.8 cm)
PF2065

Robert Filliou

 

Research in Child Language (aie!)
1970-1971
graphite and ink on glued paper, pastel, and blue lighting
gel on cardboard box, in two parts
closed: 21 1/2 x 13 3/4 x 3 1/2 inches
(54.6 x 34.9 x 8.9 cm)
top (left): 21 1/2 x 13 3/4 x 3 1/8 inches
(54.6 x 34.9 x 7.9 cm)
bottom (right): 21 x 13 3/8 x 3 3/8 inches
(53.3 x 34 x 8.6 cm)
PF2066

Robert Filliou

 

THE, A Novel, Robert Filliou
c. 1976
pastel on cardboard with wire
26 1/8 x 15 3/4 x 6 inches
(66.4 x 40 x 15.2 cm)
PF4900

Robert Filliou

 

Pour pêcher à deux la lune [For Moon-Fishing for Two]
1968-1984
wooden sticks, S-hook, nail, colored twine, colored pencil,
and ink on paper
approx. overall: 72 3/4 x 19 5/8 x 19 5/8 inches
(185 x 50 x 50 cm)
PF2071

Marins et capitaines du temps jadis [Sailors and Captains from the Days of Yore]

1980
bricks, stone, paper, pastel, soft lead pencil, S-hooks and
colored twine
27 9/16 x 47 13/16 x 1 15/16 inches
(70 x 121.4 x 4.9 cm)
PF2073

Robert Filliou 

 

4 "en attendant l'oubli" [4 "Waiting to Forget"]
1980-1982
soft lead pencil, pastel, mirrors, and wood on cardboard,
string, and S-hooks
49 1/4 x 9 inches
(125.5 x 22.8 cm)
PF4926

Robert Filliou

 

Untitled
1982
glued and pinned paper and fabric, pastel, soft lead pencil,
colored twine, ruler, hooks, grommets, on nailed and
painted wood,
in six parts
panel 1 & 6: 84 7/8 x 29 1/2 x 2 inches
(215.6 x 74.9 x 5.1 cm)
panel 2 & 4: 81 1/8 x 29 1/2 x 2 inches
(206.1 x 74.9 x 5.1 cm)
panel 3 & 5: 78 3/4 x 29 1/2 x 2 inches
(200 x 74.9 x 5.1 cm)
PF4887