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FERGUSON, Gerald. 1,000,000 Grapes. (Halifax : the Artist / MSVU Art Gallery, 1998). Pp. (3),  leaves of black & white plates, one side only. Large 8vo, black card covers, white titles to front and spine. Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at MSVU Art Gallery in Halifax, NS October 21 - November 22, 1998.
Gerald Ferguson (b. January 29, 1937, Cincinnati, Ohio – October 8, 2009, Halifax) was a conceptual artist and painter who lived and taught in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
"1,000,000 Grapes consists of one hundred , 48" x 48" canvasses with 10,000 grapes per canvas. Using a roller and a stencil of forty grapes, the stencil was rolled repeatedly with black latex enamel paint until the 10,000 grapes were completed. The canvas was then stretched and marked with the number of grapes on the surface as well as the cumulated total. each canvas was photographed. The photograph was then printed with the identification number below to make the book 1,000,000 Grapes."
Limited to 300 copies.
Very good, with the artist's inscription to the title page. 250.00
Title: 1,000,000 Grapes. Signed Limited edition
Publisher: MSVU Art Gallery, Halifax, 1998,: 1998
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 55408