• current project

John McLaughlin : Ascetic Approach

Specific Object was pleased to present John McLaughlin : Ascetic Approach, an exhibition at Susan Inglett Gallery, March 21 - April 20, 2019.

image from John McLaughlin : Ascetic Approach
  • recent objects
Some Notes on the Current Art Magazines
  • critical theory
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 28 x 21.6 cm.
  • 9 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Some Notes on the Current Art Magazines

Rosalind Constable

Critical theory essay, "Some Notes on the Current Art Magazines," by Rosalind Constable, dated March 15, 1961. The essay suggests that American critics have an open hostility toward the art of the New York School of artists, and as a result the only way to gain an understanding of what was happening in the New York scene was through art magazines published abroad. ... [details]

$200.00
Condition:  Good. Date circled in red pencil. Name to whom the article is addressed written in blue ink. Light yellowing of recto and yellowing and soiling to verso.
[Object # 25244]
Essay on Pop Art by Rosalind Constable
  • critical theory
  • photocopy / xeroxed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 27.8 x 21.5 cm.
  • 10 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Essay on Pop Art by Rosalind Constable

Rosalind Constable, Peter Phillips, John Latham, Patrick Hughes, Richard Hamilton, Derek Boshier, R.B. Kitaj, David Hockney, Peter Blake

Critical theory essay on pop art by Rosalind Constable, dated October 29, 1962. The essay discusses the turning away from abstract expressionism toward pop art, or "The New Realism," illustrated with images of the work of British pop artists Peter Phillips, John Latham, Patrick Hughes, Richard Hamilton, Derek Boshier, R. ... [details]

$200.00
Condition:  Fair / Good. Bumping of corners, folding of edges, and small tears and losses to page edges throughout. Photostat paper is thin and shows handling wear and light rubbing.
[Object # 25251]
Jim Dine
  • critical theory
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 27.8 x 21.5 cm.
  • 2 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Jim Dine

Jim Dine, Lawrence Alloway

Two page unpublished [?] text on the work of Jim Dine by Lawrence Alloway. [details]

[New York], [NY]: [Lawrence Alloway],
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$125.00
Condition:  Good. Folded in two. "Jim Dine" highlighted in yellow highlighter on recto and "1962" written in blue ink on recto. Light discoloration from age and light wear to page edges.
[Object # 25261]
Press Release for
  • ephemera
  • mimeograph
  • staple bound
  • color
  • 2 vol. : 21.5 x 13.8 cm. (press release) ; 41.2 x 27.9 cm (questionnaire)
  • 2 vol. : [1] pp. ; [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Press Release for "Sexual Honesty By Women for Women" / Questionnaire on Male Sexuality

Shere Hite

Press release for the April 15, [1974] publication of "Sexual Honesty By Women for Women" by Shere Hite published by Warner Paperback Library. Includes press release as well as a rainbow roll printed copy of the "Questionnaire on Male Sexuality" distributed by Shere Hite and the National Organization for Women (NOW) New York City Chapter, the responses of which formed the basis of the book. ... [details]

$250.00
Condition:  Very Good. Questionnaire folded in two. Bumping of corners and light age related discoloration of page. Press release has 1.5 cm. fold along the bottom edge of page, otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 24473]
$250.00
Condition:  Very Good. Questionnaire folded in two. Bumping of corners and light age related discoloration of page. Includes bumping and tears to edges including multiple 1 - 3 mm. tears. Includes a 2.5 x 13.9 cm. cover letter / statement by Shere Hite in Very Good condition stapled to corner.
[Object # 25258]
Supreme Mix Inc. Presents : Norman Mailer's
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 27.8 x 21.5 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Supreme Mix Inc. Presents : Norman Mailer's "Wild 90"

Norman Mailer, Buzz Farber, Mickey Knox, Beverly Bentley, Jose Torres, Dick Adler, Brian Hammil, D.A. Pennebaker, Mara Lynn, Harold Conrad, Milt Machlin, Ramona Torres, Jan Welt, Robert Neuwirth, Lidia Ferrara, Charlie Brown, Michael Alpert

Press release distributed by Michael Alpert announcing the premier of Norman Mailer's film "Wild 90" at the New Cinema Playhouse, January 7, 1968. Starring Norman Mailer, Buzz Farber, Mickey Knox, and Beverly Bentley with Jose Torres, Dick Adler, Brian Hammil, Mara Lynn, Harold Conrad, Milt Machlin, Ramona Torres, and Lidia Ferrara. ... [details]

$75.00
Condition:  Good. "Norman Mailer" highlighted in yellow on recto. Pages folded in two. Light wear to edges and corners with a 4 mm. tear to edge of page two.
[Object # 25259]
W.A.R.N. (Women Against Richard Nixon)
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 28 x 21.56 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

W.A.R.N. (Women Against Richard Nixon)

Ti-Grace Atkinson, Florynce Kennedy

Press release published in [1972] by Florynce Kennedy and Ti-Grace Atkinson / W.A.R.N. (Women Against Richard Nixon) stating intention to build a coalition in support of a third party with the aim of cutting into the "'popular' image" of Nixon and prevent his re-election, and the election of any Republican or Democrat. [details]

$150.00
Condition:  Very Good. Very light yellowing from age at corners and a 2 cm. indentation to upper left corner from a removed paperclip, otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 25260]
The SoHo Statement
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 44.2 x 27.8 cm.
  • 8 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

The SoHo Statement

Vol. 1, No. 1 (November 20, 1971)

Karen Golightly, David Hauenstein, Lynn Flatow, Sara Risher, Meredith Monk, Betty Lujan, Rose Hartman, Alfonso Barrios

Issue Number One of The SoHo Statement, edited by Karen Golightly. Articles include "Future Shock - It's Present Tense Around Here;" "The SoHo Galleries: SAA Sponsors Members' Show;" "SoHo - Quo Vadis?;" "Copello Shows Graphics;" "Master Prints II;" "NYCC: DaVinci Work Reproduced;" "NYU: Music, Dance, Film on Bill;" "Rambling Rose. ... [details]

$200.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Folded as issued. Light yellow discoloration due to age and bumping of corners. Verso edge has multiple 1 cm. areas of rubbing to surface of paper.
[Object # 25253]
The Theatre Circle Presents : A Talk By Arthur Miller
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 13.8 x 8.3 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

The Theatre Circle Presents : A Talk By Arthur Miller

Arthur Miller, Don Roscher, Muriel Rahn, Kimon Friar

Double sided postcard / announcement published in conjunction with talk by Arthur Miller held at Circle-In-The-Square, New York, February 22, [1953]. Also advertises a radio program by Kimon Friar and upcoming events featuring Don Roscher and Muriel Rahn. [details]

$200.00
Condition:  Good. Mailed copy with mailing marks and wear including light bumping of corners, a 3.5 cm. dog-ear to lower right corner, and two 4 mm. tears to upper edge.
[Object # 25252]
The Art Show
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • duotone
  • 29.4 x 21.5 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

The Art Show

Edward Kienholz, Nancy Reddin Kienholz

Flyer / announcement published in conjunction with show of work by Edward Kienholz and Nancy Reddin Kienholz held at the Braunstein Gallery, San Francisco, in [1984]. [details]

San Francisco, CA: Braunstein Gallery,
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$150.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light bumping of corners.
[Object # 25257]
7 Works by Edward Kienholz
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 17.6 x 23 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

7 Works by Edward Kienholz

Edward Kienholz

Single side announcement published in conjunction with show held December 6, 1971 - January 16, 1972. Printed on thin tissue paper. [details]

$150.00
Condition:  Good. Folded in two as issued. Moderate handling wear and creases to head and tail edges of announcement with additional wear including two 1 mm. tears. Clean and unmarked.
[Object # 25256]
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