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COURT 1520 2020
  • COURT 1520 2020

    Court 1520 2020 is a journey through over fifteen years worth of court related art works by Bill Sullivan and Charles Johnstone in the form of ten exhibition catalogues. The 2 book set takes the form of a lyrical journal traveling through the histories of the games of lawn tennis, court tennis, racquets, trinquet and squash over the past five hundred years. Each of the ten sections is accompanied by an index that includes text dispatches from scenes of iconic courts through time by The writer James Zug. Each index also includes images and excerpts from seminal books and texts of the various sports—including the original rules of Lawn Tennis by Major Winfield. Sullivan’s work is made up of a broad spectrum of his court art works of various means of production, including his early photo based canvas pieces of tennis courts made via photographs of LCD screens. Charles Johnstone works includes photo and print series exploring the spaces of court tennis, racquets, trinquet and squash. Images are presented from past and upcoming exhibitions by the artists in New York, Boston, Newport, and Raleigh, NC.—including numerous installation shots of their works in various spaces. The book set also includes images from both artists previous court related photo books—Sullivans Forest Hills, The Glass Court and Courts & Covers ( with Ofer Wolberger), and Johnstone's East Court, Sixty by Thirty and upcoming trinquet inspired book The Basques. Each of the the two books in the set is 250 pages printed on mohawk vellum paper and presented in a custom COURT box.  



    2 Volumes : soft cover in a custome 

    books size : 9" x 12" (23 x 31 cm)  

    box size : 10.25" x 13.25 X 2.25" 

    250 pages each volume

    mohawk vellum paper

    Edition of 200


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