Multiples, Inc. 1965–1992
Multiples of Marian Goodman Gallery since 1965
Published by Walther König, Köln.
Foreword by Marian Goodman. Text by Dieter Schwarz, Samuel Wagstaff Jr., Harold Rosenberg.
A democracy of distribution: the definitive inventory of Multiples, Inc editions, from Man Ray to Sol LeWitt
Founded in 1965 by a group of five partners including Marian Goodman, Multiples, Inc. was an art publishing company that produced seminal editions with some of the most important artists of the 20th century. During the 1960s artworks were conceived as objects to be published in several examples, often using new materials and contemporary manufacturing techniques. Producing artworks in editions permitted a democracy of distribution, allowing them to be offered at lower prices, thus making developments in the art world available to a larger audience. Multiples Inc. was not only a pioneer in this medium, but one of the longest-lasting publishers to produce multiples, existing up until 1992. This catalog includes a list of all Multiples, Inc. editions, as well as documents illustrating its history.
Artists include: Richard Artschwager, Marisol, Man Ray, Arman, Sol LeWitt, Fred Sandback, Robert Smithson, Robert Indiana, Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol.