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Picture Post Card Posted from Post Box Pictured

Specific Object and Jonathan Monk are pleased to announce the publication of the twentieth "Picture Post Card Posted from Post Box Pictured,” the latest addition to his ongoing series. For this iteration of his mail art project Monk has chosen an image of the postbox around the corner his mother’s house in the village where the artist grew up, just outside of Leicester, England.

image from Picture Post Card Posted from Post Box Pictured
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Los Angeles Times West
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 33.7 x 26.5 cm.
  • 31 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Los Angeles Times West

(January 24, 1971)

Frank Stella, Marshall Lumsden, Robert S. Levinson, Burt Prelutsky, Don Dedera, S.L. Stebel, Lionel Rolfe, Reva Berger, Marv Rubin

Los Angeles Times West supplement from January 24, 1971, edited by Marshall Lumsden. Cover story: "Gemini and the Rebirth of Graphics," by Robert S. Levinson. "'Look, let's face it, we're printing bank notes,' Kenneth Tyler was saying one quiet evening, after hours, inside the gray walls at Gemini Graphic Editions Limited, over a scotch over ice, 'and you better well believe that we're printing bank notes. ... [details]

Los Angeles, CA: Los Angeles Times,
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$75.00
Condition:  Good. Folded horizontally though center. Pages are very brittle with significant sunning and multiple areas of loss and tearing along edges and binding. 6 mm., 4 mm. and 2 cm. areas of loss to cover and five 5 mm. tears to cover and 6 mm. loss to page 3 with a 5 cm. tear. 13 cm. dog-ear to verso corner and two preceding pages along with 2.5 cm. tears to page edges.
[Object # 36544]
Helmut Newton
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white & color
  • 21 x 15 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Helmut Newton

Helmut Newton

Two sided exhibition announcement card published in conjunction with show held October 25 - December 6, 2003. [details]

$45.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. 3 mm. bend to bottom left corner of recto, otherwise Fine, clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36540]
D. Dunn / Lazy Madge
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 7.6 x 12.6 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

D. Dunn / Lazy Madge

Douglas Dunn, Ellen Webb, Daniel Press, Dana Roth, Diane Frank, Michael Bloom, Ruth Alpert, Jennifer Mascall, Christina Grasso Caprioli

Single sided announcement card published in conjunction with performances of "Lazy Madge," a choreographic project by Douglas Dunn, performed at Lucinda Child's studio, 541 Broadway, April 16-17, [1976] and at Merce Cunningham's studio, 55 Bethune Street, April 18, [1976]. ... [details]

$75.00
Condition:  Fine. As issued. Unmailed copy.
[Object # 36541]
A Discussion of the Vicissitudes of Time Under a Pine Tree
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 12.7 x 16.9 cm (folded) ; 50.7 x 33.8 cm. (unfolded)
  • [1] pp. (unfolded poster) ; [6] pp. (folded)
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

A Discussion of the Vicissitudes of Time Under a Pine Tree

Claudio Badal, Carmen Beuchat, Marcelo Montealegre, Michael Moneagle, Delfina Gamonal

Folded poster / announcement for "A Discussion of the Vicissitudes of Time Under a Pine Tree," a performance by Claudio Badal and Carmen Beuchat, held at Jankovsky Gallery, April 1, [1976]. Sound by Marcelo Montealegre, photography by Michael Moneagle, video by Joan Schwartz and empanadas by Delfina Gamonal. ... [details]

$75.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Unmailed copy with unmarked stamp. Holes from removed staple previously holding it closed. Light handling wear and rubbing and 5 mm. stain on recto.
[Object # 36542]
Love Forever : Yayoi Kusama, 1958 - 1968
  • ephemera
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 21.3 x 10.9 cm. (folded) ; 63.5 x 43 cm. (unfolded)
  • [6] pp. (folded) ; [2] pp. (unfolded)
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Love Forever : Yayoi Kusama, 1958 - 1968

[Exhibition Brochure]

Yayoi Kusama, Laura Hoptman

Folded poster / brochure published in conjunction with show held at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, July 9 - September 22, 1998. Text by Laura Hoptman. Traveled from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, March 8 - June 8, 1998. ... [details]

$25.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Light rubbing of edges, otherwise Fine, clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36543]
Frank Stella : V Series
  • ephemera
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • printed envelope
  • black-and-white & color
  • 16.5 x 24.3 cm. (covers / envelope and text) ; 16.1 x 23.8 cm. (reproductions) ; 25.4 x 17.6 cm. ( Gemini G.E.I. envelope)
  • [8] pp. (reproductions) ; [4] pp. (text) ; [2] pp. (covers / envelope) + Gemini G.E.L. envelope
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Frank Stella : V Series

Frank Stella, John Coplans

Small-scale booklet / brochure prospectus published in conjunction with series of lithographs made at Gemini G.E.L. in 1968. "The Frank Stella 'V Series' lithographs were hand printed from aluminum plates. ... [details]

Los Angeles, CA: Gemini G.E.L.,
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$75.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light edge wear to booklet covers, contents clean and unmarked. Includes original Gemini G.E.L. envelope which is moderately yellowed, lightly marked and worn at corners with a 9 mm. tear at flap.
[Object # 36536]
Light Cycle by Cai Guo-Qiang, Central Park
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • color
  • 22.2 x 14.5 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Light Cycle by Cai Guo-Qiang, Central Park

Cai Guo-Qiang

Two-sided announcement card published in conjunction with Cai Guo-Qiang's "Light Cycle," an explosion event commissioned by Creative Time held in Central Park, New York, September 15, 2003 in celebration of Central Park's 150th anniversary. ... [details]

New York, NY: Creative Time,
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$25.00
Condition:  Fine. As issued.
[Object # 36537]
Dance Ink, Summer 1993 [ William Wegman Postcard ]
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white & color
  • 14.8 x 10.5 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Dance Ink, Summer 1993 [ William Wegman Postcard ]

William Wegman

Two sided postcard published in conjunction with Dance Ink's Summer 1993 issue featuring a photograph by William Wegman. [details]

New York / New York, NY / NY: Dace Inc / / FiveFinger & Co.,
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$25.00
Condition:  Very Good. Rubbing of corners and upper right edge of recto and light bumping of bottom right corner of recto. Clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36538]
 Avant-cardes / Great Performances at Franklin Furnace : Nigel Rolfe
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 15.3 x 9.8 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Avant-cardes / Great Performances at Franklin Furnace : Nigel Rolfe

Nigel Rolfe

Two sided postcard featuring a still from a performance by Nigel Rolfe published in conjunction with Franklin Furnace's 20th Anniversary in [1996]. Produced as part of a "set of 12 black-and-white postcards, published in honor of Franklin Furnace's 20th Anniversary, picturing great performance moments in organizational history; artists are: Robert Wilson, Eric Bogosian, Nigel Rolfe, Annie Iobst and Lucy Sexton, Karen Finley, Paul Zaloom, Yvette Helin, Ann Hamilton, Laurie Anderson, William Wegman, The Blue Man Group and Jenny Holzer. ... [details]

$20.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Light rubbing of corners, otherwise Fine, clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36539]
Set of Nine Picasso and One Miro Postcards from The Museum of Modern Art
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 10 vol. : 13.9 x 8.9 cm.(each)
  • 10 vol. : [2] pp.(each)
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Set of Nine Picasso and One Miro Postcards from The Museum of Modern Art

Pablo Picasso, Joan Miro

Set of ten black-and-white postcards [one Miro and nine Picasso] produced by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, circa 1943-1950s. Includes Picasso's "Study for 'Guernica': Horse's Head," 1937; "The End of a Monster," 1937; "Three Dancers Resting," 1925; "Seated Woman," 1938; "Four Ballet Dancers," 1925; "Study (Detail)," 1923; "Woman in an Armchair," 1938; "The Pipes of Pan," 1923; "Two Figures on the Beach," 1933; and Miro's "Statue," 1926. [details]

$300.00
Condition:  Very Good. Postcards are unmailed, clean and unmarked with very light wear to corners. Three of the Picasso postcards have additional light edge wear, including one with a slightly split corner.
[Object # 36534]
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