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Printed Matter Catalog
  • reference book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white
  • 27 x 21 cm. each
  • 5 vol. : 155 pp. ; 71 pp. ; 166 pp. ; 69 pp. ; 161 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Printed Matter Catalog

[5 Volumes] / 1981 ; Catalogue Addendum 1982 - 83 ; 1983-4 ; Catalogue Addendum 1985-86 ; 1986

Printed Matter, Edit deAk, Ingrid Sischy, Susan Wheeler, Richard Ogust, Brian Wallis, Clive Phillpot, Amy Hauft, Robert Nickas, Lynda Barry, Cynthia Chris, Reese Williams, Jeffrey Greenberg, John Hogan

Printed Matter [founded by Sol LeWitt, Edit deAk, Lucy Lippard, Carl Andre, Pat Stein, Walter Robinson, Robin White - with a board that also had Ingrid Sischy, Carol Adroccio, Amy Baker, Clive Phillpot, and Howardena Pindell] is the world's venerable distributor of artists' books - from 1976 through 1986 it issued an annual catalogue of all it's inventory - 1000s of artists' books, artists' periodicals, artists' audioworks, and other artists' publications. ... [details]

It Has Only Just Begun : Hans Ulrich Obrist in Conversation with Joseph Grigely and Rirkrit Tiravanija
  • critical theory
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 16.5 x 11.4 cm.
  • 48 pp.
  • edition size 1000
  • signed and unnumbered
  • ISBN 9780894390524

It Has Only Just Begun : Hans Ulrich Obrist in Conversation with Joseph Grigely and Rirkrit Tiravanija

Hans Ulrich Obrist, Joseph Grigely, Rirkrit Tiravanija, AA Bronson

A transcription of a conversation between Hans Ulrich Obrist, Joseph Grigely, and Rirkrit Tiravanija, with introduction by AA Bronson. "This book reproduces the keynote address at the first Contemporary Artists' Books Conference, held in conjunction with The NY Art Book Fair, October 24, 2004. ... [details]

New York, NY : Printed Matter, 2010
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Twentysix Gasoline Stations
  • artists' book
  • wrappers with dust jacket
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • color
  • 18 x 14 cm.
  • [32] pp.
  • edition size 600
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 9780894390449

Twentysix Gasoline Stations

Michalis Pichler

Artists' book / parody of Edward Ruscha's classic artists' book "Twentysix Gasoline Stations." "Pichler's version offers a more modern update, examining twenty-six German gas stations all owned by the same company and all displaying the same signage and architectural elements. ... [details]

New York / Berlin, NY / Germany : Printed Matter / Greatest Hits, 2009
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Volition
  • artists' book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white
  • 23.5 x 16.5 cm.
  • 142 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 9780894390425

Volition

Greg Bordowitz

"Consisting entirely of questions, Gregg Bordowitz's Volition is 142 pages of active, mind-bending engagement with the reader, who is led down paths of inquiry involving art, meaning, philosophy, choice, happiness, and identity. ... [details]

New York, New York : Printed Matter Inc., 2009
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Americamerica : Matt Keegan
  • artists' book
  • illustrated wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 25.5 x 18 cm.
  • 138 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 9780894390319

Americamerica : Matt Keegan

Matt Keegan Ken Kragen, Denise Kupferschmidt, Tatiana Kronberg, Mark Dion, Collier Schorr, Daphne Fitzpatrick, Elizabeth Peyton, T.J. Wilcox, Ian Svenonious, Jason Murison, John Miller, Jessica Dickinson, Gregg Bordowitz

Artists' book published to accompany Matt Keegan's "Americamerica" project. "In early 2008, New York artist Matt Keegan undertook a journey that loosely followed the 1986 Hands Across America route. He took casts of thirteen mayors across the way, and as he traced a physical connection between New York and Los Angeles, he began to draw other connections between 2008 and 1986, particularly between the Reagan and Bush Administrations. ... [details]

New York, New York : Printed Matter Inc., 2008
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The Signing
  • artists' book
  • cloth boards issued without dust jacket
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 28.5 x 22 cm.
  • [unpaginated]
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 9780894390272

The Signing

Josh Smith

" 'The Signing' is a facsimile reproduction of the gallery sign-in book from the artist's 2007 exhibition 'Abstraction' at Luhring Augustine. Hardbound in black cloth to resemble the sketchbook on which it is based, the book consists of the signatures and notes left by visitors both famous and unknown. ... [details]

New York, New York : Printed Matter Inc., 2008
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The Signing
  • artists' book
  • cloth boards issued without dust jacket
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 28.5 x 22 cm.
  • [unpaginated]
  • edition size 100 + 20 APs
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 9780894390272

The Signing

Deluxe Edition

Josh Smith

" 'The Signing' is a facsimile reproduction of the gallery sign-in book from the artist's 2007 exhibition 'Abstraction' at Luhring Augustine. Hardbound in black cloth to resemble the sketchbook on which it is based, the book consists of the signatures and notes left by visitors both famous and unknown. ... [details]

New York, New York : Printed Matter Inc., 2008
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Persistent Huts
  • artists' book
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • accordion
  • black-and-white
  • 14 x 18 cm.
  • [unpaginated]
  • edition size unknown
  • ISBN 9780894390302

Persistent Huts

Derek Sullivan

"An accordion fold-out book based on Ed Ruscha's famous 'Every Building on the Sunset Strip'. However, the photos inside are of structures built out of multiple copies of another famous artist's book, 'Psychobuildings' by Martin Kippenburger. ... [details]

A Field Guide to Weeds
  • artists' book
  • cloth boards issued without dust jacket
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 18 x 12 cm.
  • [unpaginated]
  • edition size 750
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0894390260

A Field Guide to Weeds

[First Edition]

Kim Beck

"'A Field Guide to Weeds' masquerades as a 19th century pocket guide, but a guide in which the weeds themselves have taken over. Beck’s innovative project uses the physical form of the book as a metaphor for a crack in the city sidewalk: printed in luscious five-color printing, the common dandelion, pigweed, and poison ivy—the very plants we ignore, step over, ignore, dig up, or scrupulously avoid—creep out of the gutter, up pages, and overrun the book. ... [details]

New York, New York : Printed Matter, Inc., 2007
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Like Ghosts
  • artists' book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • color
  • 14.5 x 21 cm.
  • [48] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0894390228

Like Ghosts

Adam Schecter

"This book uses a format that marries cinemascope with the illustrated book; technicolor double-page spreads hint at narratives that are woven together, non-sequentially, to reproduce a vision at once child-like and profound. ... [details]

New York / Gent, New York / Belgium : Printed Matter Inc. / Imschoot, Uitgevers, 2006
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objects: 43