Upper Case Magazine 1958 - 1962 complete run (5) Theo Crosby, Roger Mayne's, Eduardo Paolozzi

£950.00

In total 5 issues of Uppercase were published from 1958 – 1962 by Whitefriars Press. Approx 14cm x 18cm

Uppercase’s  editor  Theo Crosby, setting up the Pentagram architectural practice,  was instrumental in curating shows at the ICA – most importantly  This Is Tomorrow at the Whitechapel Gallery 1956 .  This show helped launch the careers of both Richard Hamilton and Eduardo Paolozzi – but also establish pop-art as a new  art “ism”.

Although  third issue, dedicated to architecture, seems to be the most elusive issue to locate the final issue is the most collectable because it features  50+ pages of Roger Manes seminal street photography taken on Southam Street in Lambeth. Although many of these images are now famous and have been used on album and book covers, this really was ground breaking in terms of reportage photography. Also an influence on Michelangelo Antonioni’s film Blow Up.

Condition : All Near Fine to VG++  Complete #1,2,4 Near fine, #4 VG++  minor crease on cover,  #5   VG++ minor rubbing on blue on spine (typical of this issue).

Uppercase is offered elsewhere online from £200 to £300 – up to £500+ per copy. Here is scarce complete run for less than £1000

To order:  please click the enquiry button or email info@pleasuresofpasttimes.com and state your location and preferred payment method* I will respond within less than 24hours with a bespoke postage and packing quote (at near cost as possible).

*My preferred payment method is via Online banking and I send a request based on your location. This is known ACH in the USA (and is free to use- unlike a wire). This means I can offer P&P at cost. It’s cheaper for you and cheaper for me 🙂

Alternatively, I can send a Paypal request. Please specify whether you wish to use your Debit or Credit card (no account necessary) – or you wish to use your Paypal account. Paypal payments are subject to their fees (added), unless you wish to pay via the Family & Friends option.

 

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In total 5 issues of Uppercase were published from 1958 – 1962 by Whitefriars Press. Approx 14cm x 18cm

Uppercase’s  editor  Theo Crosby, setting up the Pentagram architectural practice,  was instrumental in curating shows at the ICA – most importantly  This Is Tomorrow at the Whitechapel Gallery 1956 .  This show helped launch the careers of both Richard Hamilton and Eduardo Paolozzi – but also establish pop-art as a new  art “ism”.

Although  third issue, dedicated to architecture, seems to be the most elusive issue to locate the final issue is the most collectable because it features  50+ pages of Roger Manes seminal street photography taken on Southam Street in Lambeth. Although many of these images are now famous and have been used on album and book covers, this really was ground breaking in terms of reportage photography. Also an influence on Michelangelo Antonioni’s film Blow Up.

Condition : All Near Fine to VG++  Complete #1,2,4 Near fine, #4 VG++  minor crease on cover,  #5   VG++ minor rubbing on blue on spine (typical of this issue).

Uppercase is offered elsewhere online from £200 to £300 – up to £500+ per copy. Here is scarce complete run for less than £1000

To order:  please click the enquiry button or email info@pleasuresofpasttimes.com and state your location and preferred payment method* I will respond within less than 24hours with a bespoke postage and packing quote (at near cost as possible).

*My preferred payment method is via Online banking and I send a request based on your location. This is known ACH in the USA (and is free to use- unlike a wire). This means I can offer P&P at cost. It’s cheaper for you and cheaper for me 🙂

Alternatively, I can send a Paypal request. Please specify whether you wish to use your Debit or Credit card (no account necessary) – or you wish to use your Paypal account. Paypal payments are subject to their fees (added), unless you wish to pay via the Family & Friends option.