Dark Shadow
  • artists' book
  • cloth boards issued without dust jacket
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 19.5 x 13.5 cm.
  • 131 pp.
  • edition size 2000
  • signed and numbered

Dark Shadow

Gilbert & George

Dark Shadow


One of the most important artists' books of the era. Each copy with unique marbleized cloth-covered boards individually produced by Gilbert & George. Contains eight short stories by the artist–who recognize themselves as two individuals yet one artist—Chapter One, "Gordons Gin"; Chapter Two, "Dark Shadow"; Chapter Three, "Broken Hearts"; Chapter Four, "Bloody Life"; Chapter Five, "Balls Bar"; Chapter Six, "Bad Thoughts"; Chapter Seven, "Inca Pisco"; Chapter Eight, "Human Bondage." Each story illustrated with black-and-white images of Gilbert & George in situ.

London, United Kingdom: Nigel Greenwood Inc.,
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Very light wear and aging overall. An excellent copy. Signed, Gilbert & George, and numbered in red marker. Numbered 231/2000.
[Object # 36695]