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De Kooning
  • poster
  • offset-printed
  • duotone
  • 73.6 x 50.6 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

De Kooning

Willem de Kooning

Poster published in conjunction with show held May 4 - 30, 1959. [details]

New York, NY: Sidney Janis,
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$450.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Folded in eights as issued then folded again in half. Light yellowing along fold lines.
[Object # 24221]
The Living Theatre Presents : One Act Plays by Frank O'Hara, Paul Goodman, Kenneth Koch
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 27.8 x 21.5 cm.
  • [3] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

The Living Theatre Presents : One Act Plays by Frank O'Hara, Paul Goodman, Kenneth Koch

Frank O'Hara, Paul Goodman, Kenneth Koch, James Waring, John Herbert McDowell, Norman Bluhm, Nicola Cernevich, Remy Charlip, Diane Di Prima, Lawrence Kornfeld, Timothy LaFarge, Jerome Raphel, Glenn Lewis, Nicola Cernovich, Virgil Thomson

Staple bound program published in conjunction with a night of performances of one act plays held December 28, 1959. Plays included "Love's labor, an eclogue," written by Frank O'Hara, directed by James Waring, music by John Herbert McDowell, set by Norman Bluhm, lighting by Nicola Cernevich, costume supervision by Remy Charlip, and assistant director Diane di Prima; "A Theory of Comedy," written by Paul Goodman, directed and designed by Lawrence Kornfeld, dances by Timothy LaFarge, Lighting by Jerome Raphel, Piano by Glenn Lewis; and "Bertha," written by Kenneth Koch, directed by Nicola Cernovich, music by Virgil Thomson, costumes and setting by Remy Charlip. [details]

$200.00
Condition:  Very Good. Three staple bound pages with light handling wear, folded in three, with moderate yellowing to verso from age.
[Object # 24950]
Two-Man : Dine / Oldenburg
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 26.8 x 20.3 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Two-Man : Dine / Oldenburg

Claes Oldenburg, Jim Dine

Single sided flyer / announcement designed by Claes Oldenburg published in conjunction with two-man show of works by Jim Dine and Oldenburg held November 13 - December 3, 1959. [details]

$500.00
Condition:  Fine. A pristine copy, clean and unmarked as issue.
[Object # 24146]
Ted Joans : Jazz Action and Somethin' Else. Paintings, Collages, Drawings
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 28 x 21.7 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Ted Joans : Jazz Action and Somethin' Else. Paintings, Collages, Drawings

Ted Joans

Flyer / announcement published in conjunction with opening held January 16, [1959]. [details]

New York, NY: Phoenix Gallery,
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Robert Wiegand : First One Man Show
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • monochrome
  • 6.6 x 21.7 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Robert Wiegand : First One Man Show

Robert Wiegand

Single side announcement card published in conjunction with Robert Wiegand's first one person show held November 6 - 19, 1959. [details]

New York, NY: Phoenix Gallery,
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$125.00
Condition:  Good. Hand addressed mailed copy with mailing marks and wear. Light wear to corners and 4.5 cm. area of blue soiling to recto with 1.1 cm. area of adhesive staining with surface tearing. Otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 37084]
ART : USA : 59
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • duotone
  • 21.6 x 9.3 (folded) ; 21.6 x 18.4 (unfolded)
  • [4] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

ART : USA : 59

[Exhibition Brochure]

David Park, Stuart Davis, Zygmunt Menkes, Andrew Wyeth, William Zorach, Jack Levine, Milton Resnick, I. Rice Pereira, Ogden M. Peleissner, Leonard Baskin

Exhibition brochure published in conjunction with show "ART : USA : 59" held at the New York Coliseum, April 5 - 19, 1959. "The main exhibition of ART : USA : 59 is a Salute to the Mature American Artist. ... [details]

New York, NY: ART : USA : 59,
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$45.00
Condition:  Very Good. Folded in half horizontally. Light rubbing of covers. 2 mm. blue ink on recto with two 1 mm. yellow stains. Additional light edge-wear. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 37076]
Cinema 16 Film Notes 1959 / 1960 : The Cinema of Improvisation, Program 2, Season 13, November 10 / 11, 1959
  • ephemera
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 21.3 x 16.9 cm.
  • [4] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Cinema 16 Film Notes 1959 / 1960 : The Cinema of Improvisation, Program 2, Season 13, November 10 / 11, 1959

Robert Frank, Alfred Leslie, Jack Kerouac, Jonas Mekas

Single fold program for screenings of "Pull My Daisy," produced and directed by Robert Frank and Afred Leslie and "Shadows" directed by John Cassavettes held at Cinema 16 in New York City, November 10/11, 1969. ... [details]

New York, NY: Cinema 16,
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$125.00
Condition:  Good. Folded in four. Robert Frank's name highlighted in yellow on recto. Light yellowing soiling to bottom left corner of recto including 3 mm., 2 mm., 2 mm., 4 mm. and 1 mm. marks. Additional light handling wear. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36297]
Holiday at the Half-Note
  • ephemera
  • letterpress
  • loose leaves
  • monochrome
  • 21.6 x 13.9 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Holiday at the Half-Note

Tony Scott, Jimmy Nepper, Bill Evans

Flyer / announcement published in conjunction with a series of December jazz performances held at the Half-Note, Jazz on the Waterfront, New York City, beginning December 9, [1959] with a performance by Tony Scott featuring Jimmy Nepper and Bill Evans. [details]

New York, NY: Half-Note,
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Downtown / Uptown : 53 Fighting Co-operative Artists' Painting & Sculpture Exhibition
  • ephemera
  • photographic process
  • loose leaves
  • black-and-white
  • 12.6 x 17.9 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Downtown / Uptown : 53 Fighting Co-operative Artists' Painting & Sculpture Exhibition

Marino Galleries

Single side exhibition announcement card printed on glossy photographic black-and-white paper published in conjunction with show held May 15 - June 15, [1956]. 53 artists in the show include Elaine de Kooning, Cook, William Gambini, Daphnis-Avon, Leff, Esainko, Stan Freborg, Young, Donohue, Perry, Armento, Johnson, Baber, Jastram, Weinstein, Goodman, Swanzel, Boris Lurie, Henry, A. ... [details]

$500.00
Condition:  Very Good. Photographic paper has turned pale yellow. Gently curled with a 2.1 cm. bump to right side of recto and additional light edge-wear and light rubbing of verso. Date "1959" written in pencil on verso.
[Object # 36227]
It Is : A Magazine for Abstract Art
  • periodical
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 27 x 23 cm.
  • 80 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

It Is : A Magazine for Abstract Art

No. 3 (Winter - Spring 1959)

P.G. Pavia, Hubert Crehan, Sidney Geist, Allen Ginsberg, Elaine de Kooning, Merle Marsicano, Mercedes Matter, George McNeil, John Stephan, May Natalie Tabak, Paul Brach, Kenneth Campbell, Enrico Donati, John Grillo, Hans Hoffman, Landis Lewitin, Robert Motherwell, Theodoros Stamos, George Sugarman, Fritz Bultman, Alfred Duhrssen, Ibram Lassaw, Kyle Morris, Georgine Oeri, Stefan Achilles, Peter Agostini, Alice Baber, Paul Brach, Fritz Bultman, Kenneth Campbell, Herbert Crehan, Nasso Daphnis, Enrico Donati, Helen Frankenthaler, John Ferren, Sam Francis, Jane Freilichter, Sidney Geist, Michael Goldberg, Adolph Gottlieb, John Grillo, Philip Guston, Grace Hartigan, Hans Hoffmann, Paul Jenkins, Matsumi Kanemitsu, Fredrick Kiesler, William de Kooning, Landis Lewitin, William Littlefield, Michael Loew, Corrado Marca-Relli, Nicholas Marsicano, Mercedes Matter, George McNeil, Robert Motherwell, Kyle Morris, Felix Pasilis, Ad Reinhardt, Milton Resnick, Ludwig Sander, Abram Schlamowitz, David Smith, Raymond Spillinger, Theodoros Stamos, Joseph Stephanelli, John Stephan, George Sugarman

Issue number three of six issues published between 1958 and 1965. Edited by P.G. Pavia. Essays "A Little Room for Feeling," by Hubert Crehan; "Face Front," by Sidney Geist; "Abstraction in Poetry," by Allen Ginsberg; "Editor of a Hearsay Panel," by Elaine de Kooning; "Thoughts on the Dance," by Merle Marsicano; "Drawing," by Mercedes Matter; "Spontaneity," by George McNeil; "Manifesto-In-Progress III," by P. ... [details]

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