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1¢ Life

Author Walasse Ting (Chinese, active in U.S., born in 1929), Illustrated by Pierre Alechinsky (Belgian, born in 1927), Illustrated by Karel Appel (Dutch, 1921–2006), Illustrated by Enrico Baj (Italian, 1924–2003), Illustrated by Alan Davie (Scottish, 1920–2014), Illustrated by Jim Dine (American, born in 1935), Illustrated by Öyvind Fahlström (Swedish, 1928–1976), Illustrated by Sam Francis (American, 1923–1994), Illustrated by Robert Indiana (American, born in 1928), Illustrated by Alfred Jensen (American (born in Guatemala), 1903–1981), Illustrated by Asger Jorn (Danish, 1914–1973), Illustrated by Kiki O.K. (Austrian, 1935–1997), Illustrated by Allan Kaprow (American, 1927–2006), Illustrated by Alfred Leslie (American, born in 1927), Illustrated by Roy Lichtenstein (American, 1923–1997), Illustrated by Joan Mitchell (American, 1925 – 1992), Illustrated by Claes Oldenburg (American (born in Sweden, 1929)), Illustrated by Mel Ramos (American, born in 1935), Illustrated by Robert Rauschenberg (American, 1925–2008), Illustrated by Reinhoud (Belgian, 1928–2007), Illustrated by Jean-Paul Riopelle (Canadian, 1923–2002), Illustrated by James Rosenquist (American, 1933–2017), Illustrated by Antonio Saura (Spanish, 1930–1998), Illustrated by K. R. H. Sonderborg (German, born in Denmark, 1923–2008), Illustrated by Kimber Smith (American, 1922–1981), Illustrated by Bram van Velde (Dutch, 1895–1981), Illustrated by Andy Warhol (American, 1928–1987), Illustrated by Tom Wesselmann (American, 1931–2004), Publisher Eberhard W. Kornfeld (Swiss, born in 1923), Printer Maurice Beaudet (French, 20th century)

Place of Publication: Bern, Switzerland


Overall (without slipcase): 41.5 x 30.5 x 3.6 cm (16 5/16 x 12 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with color lithographs

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Bern: E. W. Kornfeld, 1964) Folio, unbound; 170 pp. [2 ff.]; original publisher’s pink, yellow, green, and blue cloth boards, pictorial dust jacket, black slipcase.

Bern: E. W. Kornfeld, 1964


Ars Libri, Ltd., Boston, from whom purchased by MFA, October 12, 1983.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund


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