Vincent Trasov: Mr. Peanut Drawings (2017)
Publisher: New Documents
City: Los Angeles/Vancouver, CA/Canada
Pages:  p.
Dimensions: 27 x 19.5 cm.
Cover: Hardback - Cloth
Binding: Sewn Bound
Process: Offset Printed
In 1972, Trasov assumed the identity of Mr. Peanut, donning a handmade paper mâché replica of the mascot of the Planters Peanut Company. Soon after, he produced The Mr. Peanut Mayoralty Campaign of 1974, a twenty-day performance developed in collaboration with members of the Vancouver arts community. The legume quickly became Trasov’s cipher and central component of his practice. Mr. Peanut Drawings collects nearly a hundred of Trasov’s Peanut drawings together with a text by Nancy Tousley.