top of page

A miniature artist's book by the Ecart Group, made entirely of discarded material left over from previous publications, and hand-numbered on the last page.

The Ecart Group was a Swiss art movement comparable to Fluxus. It was founded in 1969 in Geneva by the artists John M. Armleder, Claude Rychner and Patrick Lucchini, the name being a palindrome of "trace". The movement was dissolved in 1982.


The Ecart Group was a notable presence in the art world during the 1970s and 1980s, known for publishing artist's books, presenting exhibitions and performances, and operating a bookstore and gallery. The group introduced many leading artists of the time to Switzerland and Europe, including Joseph Beuys, Andy Warhol, and Daniel Spoerri.


This publication is, in a sense, a visual history of the books published by the Ecart movement, showing not the highlights but – in random order – the failures.

A miniature artist's book by the Ecart Group

€ 375,00Price
  • John Armleder, John Gosling, Patrick Lucchini, Gerald Minkoff, Daniel Spoerri.

    Ecart yearbook 1973.

    Geneva, Ecart Publications, 1973. 

  • 49 x 53 x 25 mm. [Ca. 200] ll. Number 51 of 430 copies. Paperback. Lacks back wrapper, otherwise in very good condition.

bottom of page