• current project

Q: AND BABIES? A: AND BABIES

Lucy R. Lippard on artists, art workers, institutions, and the collision between moral obligations and financing the presentation and acquisition of artworks.

image from Q: AND BABIES? A: AND BABIES
  • recent objects
Michelangelo Pistoletto
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 21.7 x 14.8 cm. (closed)
  • [4] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Michelangelo Pistoletto

Michelangelo Pistoletto

Single fold announcement published in conjunction with exhibition opening May 26, 1967. Interior features reproduction of work by Michelangelo Pistoletto. (Illustrated) [details]

$125.00
Condition:  Fine. Clean and unmarked as issued.
[Object # 23479]
Selling America and Buying El Salvador
  • poster
  • screenprint
  • duotone
  • 87.7 x 61 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Selling America and Buying El Salvador

Martin Kippenberger

Poster published in conjunction with show held May 25 - June 15, 1985. [details]

New York, NY: Metro Pictures,
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$1,500.00
Condition:  Fine. Clean and unmarked as issued.
[Object # 38092]
ON ON ON ON / NO NO NO NO
  • multiple
  • other printing process
  • color
  • 8.8 x 14 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

ON ON ON ON / NO NO NO NO

Bruce Nauman

Lenticular photo-postcard using still from Bruce Nauman's video Clown Torture (1987) with the text "ON ON ON ON," a play on the audio, "NO NO NO NO," from the original work. Card specially designed by Nauman for The Museum of Modern Art. ... [details]

$450.00
Condition:  Fine. Unsent, pristine as issued.
[Object # 23321]
LAAIR [ aka : LA AIR ]
  • artists' book
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • color
  • 30.5 x 30.5 cm.
  • [12] pp.
  • edition size 1200 (elsewhere given at 1000)
  • unsigned and unnumbered

LAAIR [ aka : LA AIR ]

Bruce Nauman

Artist's book composed of color photographs illustrating various qualities of air in Southern California. Within the book Bruce Nauman presents eight full-page photo-reproductions of the atmosphere. Facsimile signature on verso -- don't let anybody tell you this publication is actually signed by Nauman. ... [details]

New York, NY: Multiples Inc.,
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$800.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light rubbing of covers with some fingerprint markings on recto, a 1.5 cm. scratch to upper right corner and 5 mm. of bumping to upper edge. 7 cm. yellow staining to inside of recto at spine. Light dinging of pages, contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36683]
Forced Perspective : Open Mind / Closed Mind / Equal Mind / Parallel Mind
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • duotone
  • 29.5 x 21 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Forced Perspective : Open Mind / Closed Mind / Equal Mind / Parallel Mind

Bruce Nauman

Single sided flyer / announcement published in conjunction with show held December 16, 1975 - January 24, 1976. Printed in green and red, suggesting 3D, of snapshots of Nauman's studio developing his "Forced Perspective" sculpture and artist with Konrad Fischer in Fischer's gallery's office. [details]

Düsseldorf, Germany: Konrad Fischer,
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$400.00
Condition:  Fine. Pristine copy, folded in three as issued, clean and unmarked.
[Object # 23642]
Burning Small Fires [ aka : urning all ires ]
  • artists' book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • accordion
  • duotone
  • 93 x 127 cm. unfolded ; 36 x 24 cm. folded
  • [1] folded sheet / poster
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Burning Small Fires [ aka : urning all ires ]

Bruce Nauman

Artist's book composed of a large folded poster adhered to paperboard covers. Features black-and-white photographs of burning pages of Edward Ruscha's artist's book Various Small Fires and Milk. [details]

[San Francisco], [CA]: [Bruce Nauman],
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$15,000.00
Condition:  Good / Fair. 1 cm. tear to head edge of recto and 6 mm. tear at spine. Bumping of corners and 5.3 cm. gentle bend to verso corner with a 1 cm. layer of paper on corner of verso peeled back. Light overall rubbing of covers and light rubbing of interior of covers. 9.5 cm. gentle fold to poster edge. Contents otherwise clean and unmarked. Due to the high value of this work additional shipping charges will be required for all orders. Local pick-up in NYC also available on request.
[Object # 25481]
Avalanche
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 24 x 23.5 cm.
  • 114 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Avalanche

[Bruce Nauman Cover] / No. 2 (Winter 1971)

Willoughby Sharp, Elizabeth Béar, Bruce Nauman, Terry Fox, John van Saun, Richard Serra, Dennis Oppenheim, Yves Klein, Bruce McLean, William Wegman, Vito Acconci, Boris Wall Gruphy, Alan Saret, Jeffrey Lew

Issue number 2 of the quarterly periodical Avalanche, published Winter 1971. Cover features Bruce Nauman. Contents: "Rumbles," featuring Bas Jan Ader, John Perreault, Vito Acconci, and Paul Kos; "Interview: Bruce Nauman"; "Interview: Terry Fox"; "Klaus Rinke Retrospective"; "Documents: John Van Saun"; "Documents: Dennis Oppenheim"; "Documents: Richard Serra"; "Yves Klein," by Shunk-Kender; "King for a Day," by Bruce McLean; "112 Greene Street," by Alan Saret and Jeffrey Lew; "Mrs. ... [details]

$150.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Very light rubbing of cover edges and corners with 4 cm. of light creasing to left side of recto and 8 mm. of scratching to recto. 4 mm. surface tear to bottom edge of verso and 7 mm. tear to top edge of verso at spine. Contents clean and unmarked. Due to the size of this item, additional shipping charges will be required for international orders.
[Object # 39446]
$150.00
Condition:  Good. 6.3 cm. ring shaped staining on recto (see image). Light yellowing, scratching, and rubbing of covers. Light bumping of corners and rubbing of spine with a 8 mm. tear to spine. 2.7 cm. crease to top left corner of verso. v
[Object # 39529]
Bruce Nauman : Drawings / Zeichnungen, 1965 - 1986
  • catalogue raisonné
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 29 x 24 cm.
  • [unpaginated]
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 3720400395

Bruce Nauman : Drawings / Zeichnungen, 1965 - 1986

[Catalogue Raisonné / English Edition]

Bruce Nauman, Coosje van Bruggen, Dieter Koepplin, Franz Meyer

Catalogue raisonné of drawings by Bruce Nauman from 1965 - 1986. Published in conjunction with show held May 17 - July 13, 1986. Traveled to Kunsthalle Tübingen, Germany, July 26 - September 7, 1986 ; Städtisches Kunstmuseum, Bonn, September 30 - November 16, 1986 ; Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam, November 29, 1986 - January 18, 1987 ; Kunstraum München, Munich, February 4 - March 22, 1987 ; Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, March 29 - May 24, 1987 ; Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, June 12 - July 19, 1987 ; The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, September 18 - November 8, 1987 ; Contemporary Arts Museum, December 5, 1987 - January 17, 1988 ; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, February 9 - April 11, 1988 ; University Art Museum, Berkeley, May 4 - July 10, 1988. ... [details]

$150.00
Condition:  Good. Covers mildly yellowed, dusty and mildly worn. Some wear to page edges with a 5 cm. red dusting mark on recto and 6 cm.'s of fingerprints on verso.
[Object # 35981]
Bruce Nauman
  • exhibition catalogue
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 28 x 21.5 cm.
  • [12] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Bruce Nauman

Bruce Nauman, David Whitney

Catalogue for Nauman's first solo exhibition in New York held January 27 - February 17, 1968. Introduction by David Whitney. Incorporates reproductions of 44 works dated 1965 - 1967, inclusive of works "Storage Capsule for the Right Rear Quarter of My Body," 1966 ; "Neon Templates of the Left Half of my Body Taken at Ten Inch Intervals," 1966 ; "Impressions of the Knees of Five Famous Artists," 1966 ; "Lead Tree Plaque," 1966 ; "Collection of Various Flexible Materials Separated by Layers of Grease with Holes the Size of My Waist and Wrists," 1966 ; "From Hand to Mouth," 1967 ; "Henry Moore Bound to Fail," 1967 ; "Composite Photo of My Name as Though it Were Written on the Surface of the Moon," 1967 ; "Henry Moore Trap #1," 1967 ; "Window or Wall Sign," 1967 [aka : "The True Artist Helps the World by Revealing Mystic Truths"] and other works. [details]

New York, NY: Leo Castelli,
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$450.00
Condition:  Very Good. Very light age to covers. Initials of previous owner written in, very small (5 mm) in ink, on top corner of first interior page, contents otherwise Fine, clean and unmarked.
[Object # 23268]
$350.00
Condition:  Good. Light soiling to white paper covers. Some wear along spine and to top right corner of volume. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36594]
Bruce Nauman at Leo Castelli [Poster for
  • poster
  • offset-printed
  • monochrome
  • 35.6 x 51 cm. (unfolded) ; 17.9 x 25.4 cm. (folded)
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Bruce Nauman at Leo Castelli [Poster for "Left or Standing, Standing or Left Standing" ]

Bruce Nauman

Poster published in conjunction with show held November 20 - December 11, 1971. [details]

New York, NY: Leo Castelli,
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$350.00
Condition:  Good. Mailed copy with mailing marks and mailing wear including a torn closure sticker, light dinging, and light soiling of verso. Recto is clean and unmarked. Folded in four as issued.
[Object # 38543]
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