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Sealed with an artwork by Stefano Calligaro

Publisher Note

The revised 2nd edition of “The Collection for the poor Collector” by Thomas Geiger brings together 19 artists undertaking the brave and exciting work of exploring economic and distribution strategies outside of the art market. Inspired by the work “I Want To Become A Millionaire” of the author and the Edition Taube classic of 2011: Eugene Schwartz’s “Confessions of a Poor Collector“.

The 2024 version of the publication features an updated selection of affordable artworks by Cesare Pietroiusti, Christine Demias, Stefano Calligaro, Jonas Lund, Junya Li, Felipe Cussen, David Horvitz, Thomas Geiger, Scott Robertson, Jonathan Monk, David Sherry, Adnan Balcinovic, Donna Kukama, Florence Jung, Steven Emmanuel, Anna Paul, Stijn ter Braak, Antoanetta Marinov and Veronika Spierenburg.

Artists’ Book

The Collection for the Poor Collector (2nd edition)

by Thomas Geiger

Release Place Munich, Germany
Edition 2nd edition
Release Date March 2024
Editor: Thomas Geiger
Designer: Tilman Schlevogt
Artist: Thomas Geiger
Printrun 1000
ISBN-13: 978-3-945900-98-7
Subform Booklet
Topics Art Collecting, Art Market, Collecting, Money
Methods Research, Writing
Language English
Dimensions 7.4 × 10.5 cm
Pages 48
Technique 4/4 Offset Print