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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.

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The World Premiere of Electronic Opera
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 35.5 x 25.4 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

The World Premiere of Electronic Opera "Stacked Deck"

Dick Higgins, Richard Maxfield, Maurice Edwards, David Johnson, Martin Sameth, Richard La Tessa, Gui Burton, Francis Dux, Kenneth Shelton, Harry Brauser, John Wynne, Alice Spivak, Marcia Pavia, Tomi Romer, Ann Alpert, Florence Tarlow, Ruth Sobotka, Nick Cernovitch, Max Pollikoff

Poster published in conjunction with the world premiere of the electronic opera "Stacked Deck" held April 30, 1960. Book by Dick Higgins, score by Richard Maxfield, directed by Maurice Edwards, and produced by David Johnson. ... [details]

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$200.00
Condition:  Very Good. Mailed copy with mailing marks and wear, sent by Dick Higgins c/o Alison Knowles. Folded in six for mailing. Light bumping of edges and light rubbing, otherwise unmarked.
[Object # 24700]
The Living Theatre Presents
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 27.8 x 21.5 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

The Living Theatre Presents

Diane Di Prima, Frank O'Hara, Stephen De Naut, George Brecht, Nicola Cernovich, David Gordon, John Herbert McDowell, James Waring

Flyer / announcement published in conjunction with a series of performances held August 8, [1960]. Featuring readings of new plays by Diane Di Prima, Frank O'Hara, and Stephen De Naut; and music, dance and theatre events by George Brecht, Nicola Cernovich, David Gordon, John Herbert McDowell, and James Waring. ... [details]

$150.00
Condition:  Very Good. Folded in three presumably for mailing. Light smudging of printing ink along upper edge. Light bumping of upper edge with two 1 mm. tears and a 5 mm. strip of yellowing along lower edge of recto.
[Object # 24582]
The Paper Bag Players : Easter Week
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • duotone
  • 22.2 x 28 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

The Paper Bag Players : Easter Week

Aileen Armstrong, Sudie Bond, Shirley Kaplan, Judith Martin, Daniel Jahn, Remy Charlip

Flyer / announcement published in conjunction with "a fun show for children" held April 18, 19, 22, and 23, [1960]. Performers included Aileen Armstrong, Sudie Bond, Shirley Kaplan, and Judith Martin. ... [details]

$125.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Folded in six. 5 mm. loss to upper edge of flyer as well as a 5 mm. and 2 mm. tears. Three 2 mm. tears along lower edge.light additional handling wear, otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 24578]
Involvement Show
  • exhibition catalogue
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 35.8 x 22.3 cm.
  • [11] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Involvement Show

Boris Lurie, Jack Kroll, Sam Goodman, Stanley Fisher, Isser Aronovici, Augustus Goertz, Michelle Stewart, Jerome Rothenberg, Ted Joans, Bob Logan

Exhibition catalogue made up of irregularly sized pages of text and illustrations published in conjunction with opening held April 16, 1961. Artists include Boris Lurie, Jack Kroll, Sam Goodman, Stanley Fisher, Isser Aronovici, Augustus Goertz, Michelle Stewart, Jerome Rothenberg, Ted Joans, and Bob Logan with texts by Jack kroll, Boris Lurie, Augustus Goertz, Stanley Fisher, and others. ... [details]

New York, NY: March Gallery,
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$500.00
Condition:  Good. Hand addressed and mailed copy with mailing marks and wear, folded in three for mailing. Light wear to page corners and along edges and folds Including a 3 cm. dog-ear to lower left corner of verso. Cover page has separated from one of three staples.
[Object # 24464]
KWY [Exhibition Poster]
  • poster
  • screenprint
  • monochrome
  • 115.2 x 59.2 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

KWY [Exhibition Poster]

René Bertholo, Lourdes Castro, Christo, José Escada, Costa Pinheiro, João Vieira, Gonçalo Duarte, Jan Voss

Large-scale poster published in conjunction with the KWY group's first exhibition held at the Sociedade Nacional de Belas Artes [S.N. Belas Artes], opening on December 20, 1960. KWY artists included René Bertholo, Lourdes Castro, Christo, José Escada, Costa Pinheiro, João Vieira, Gonçalo Duarte, and Jan Voss. ... [details]

$3,500.00
Condition:  Good. Paper extremely fragile. Multiple short tears and small folds along a 30 cm. length of the bottom right edge of recto. 2.5 cm., 1.2, and 3 mm. areas of loss to upper edge of poster and additional handling wear along edges. Folded into sixteens. Additional images available upon request.
[Object # 24399]
William Gambini : Black and White Ink Drawings
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 10.2 x 18.6 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

William Gambini : Black and White Ink Drawings

William Gambini

Single sided postcard / announcement published in conjunction with show held March 11 - 31, 1960. [details]

New York, NY: March Gallery,
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$125.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. 6 cm. bumping to lower left corner. Hand addressed mailed copy with mailing marks and wear. Mild staining to verso and 1.2 cm. dimple to left edge of card.
[Object # 24426]
The Living Theatre Presents a Concert of New Music
  • ephemera
  • mimeograph
  • black-and-white
  • 27.9 x 21.5 cm.
  • [1] PP.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

The Living Theatre Presents a Concert of New Music

Allan Kaprow, George Brecht, Robert Rauschenberg, Ray Johnson, Dorothy Podber, Richard Maxfield, John Cage, Al Hansen, John Herbert McDowell, Nicola Cernovich, James Waring

Single page program for "A Concert of New Music" held March 14, 1960. Features "Sound Piece 1958" by Allan Kaprow; "Card Piece for Voice" by George Brecht; "Telephone Music" by Robert Rauschenberg; "A sequence of stuttering records from the Ray Johnson / Dorothy Podber Collection"; "Symphonie Pastorale" by Richard Maxfield; "Suite for Toy Piano" by John John Cage; "Bibbe's Tao" by Al Hansen; "Cough Music" by Maxfield; "Music for a While" by John Herbert McDowell; "Imaginary Landscape No. ... [details]

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Scrap
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 7 vol. ; 35.5 x 27.8 cm. (no. 1) ; 30.5 x 22.8 cm. (no. 2) ; 30.5 x 22.8 cm. (no. 3) ; 30.3 x 22.8 cm. (no. 4) ; 30.3 x 22.8 cm. (no. 5) ; 30.3 x 22.8 cm. (no. 6) ; 30.6 x 22.8 cm. (no. 7)
  • 7 vol. ; [4] pp. (each)
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Scrap

No. 1 - 7

Anita Ventura, Sidney Geist, Gabriel Laderman, Neil Mallow, Wolf Kahn, Lester Johnson, Harold Cohen, Louis Finklestein, Paul Georges, Sidney Geist, Landes Lewitin, E.A. Navaretta, Lois Dodd, Sally Hazelet, Philip Pearlstein, Milton Resnick, Barbara Butler, André Malroux, Landes Lewitin, Paul Brach, Margaret Randall, William McLean, Jasper Johns, Milton Resnick, Sonia Gechtoff, Hubert Crehan, Irving Sandler, Sally Hazelet Drummond, Mark di Suvero, Thomas B. Hess, Thomas A. Hess, James Terry, Stephen Radich, Hilton Kramer, Ad Reinhardt, R. Gordon, David Smith, Yvonne Thomas, Milton Resnick, Ad Reinhardt, Richard Maxfield, Stanley Fisher, Adam Margoshes, May Swenson, James Mellow, Peter Selz, Mark Rothko, Louis Finkelstein, Margaret Randall, Josephine Herbst, Lucia Dlugoszewski, Katherine Kuh, David Sylvester, ohn Grillo, Mary Frank, Philip Pearlstein, Tom Doyle, Milton Resnick, Wolf Kahn, Sonia Gechtoff, Perle Fine, Pat Passlof, Alfred Jensen, Adam Margoshes, Alex Katz, Adam Margoshes, George Sugarman

Issues 1 - 7 of Scrap from total of 8, published in New York City and edited by Anita Ventura and Sidney Geist between 1960 - 1962. Issue One, contents include : "A Review of Sculpture this Season," by Sidney Geist ; "Report from the Club" featuring Gabriel Laderman, Neil Mallow, Wolf Kahn, Lester Johnson, Harold Cohen, Louis Finklestein, Paul Georges, Sidney Geist, Landes Lewitin, and E. ... [details]

New York, NY: Scrap,
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$2,500.00
Condition:  Very Good. Near complete set, missing Issue 8. Moderate yellowing from age to all issues. Folded in half as issued with some additional folds and occasional small tears to page edges. 2.5 cm. dog-ear to issue 4. Clean and unmarked. All issues from first printing on newsprint.
[Object # 24212]
Scrap
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 30.5 x 22.8 cm.
  • [4] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Scrap

No. 2 (December 23, 1960)

Anita Ventura, Sidney Geist, Landes Lewitin, Paul Brach, Margaret Randall, William McLean, Jasper Johns, Milton Resnick, Sonia Gechtoff, Hubert Crehan, Irving Sandler, Sally Hazelet Drummond, Mark di Suvero, Thomas B. Hess, Thomas A. Hess, James Terry, Stephen Radich, Hilton Kramer, Ad Reinhardt, R. Gordon, David Smith, Yvonne Thomas

Second issue of Scrap, edited by Anita Ventura and Sidney Geist. Contents include a dance review of "Peripateia and Tableaux," by Landes Lewitin and Sidney Geist ; Letters to the editor from Irving Sandler and Sonia Gechtoff ; "Dear Scrap" with comments by Sally Hazelet, Mark di Suvero, Thomas B. ... [details]

New York, NY: Scrap,
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Scrap
  • periodical
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 35.5 x 27.8 cm.
  • [4} pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Scrap

No. 1 (December 9, 1960)

Anita Ventura, Sidney Geist, Gabriel Laderman, Neil Mallow, Wolf Kahn, Lester Johnson, Harold Cohen, Louis Finklestein, Paul Georges, Sidney Geist, Landes Lewitin, E.A. Navaretta, Lois Dodd, Sally Hazelet, Philip Pearlstein, Milton Resnick, Barbara Butler, André Malroux

First issue of Scrap, edited by Anita Ventura and Sidney Geist. Contents include "A Review of Sculpture this Season," by Sidney Geist ; "Report from the Club" featuring Gabriel Laderman, Neil Mallow, Wolf Kahn, Lester Johnson, Harold Cohen, Louis Finklestein, Paul Georges, Sidney Geist, Landes Lewitin, and E. ... [details]

New York, NY: Scrap,
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$450.00
Condition:  Very Good. Folded horizontally through center. Moderate yellowing from age. Areas of small tearing to edge. Clean and unmarked. First printing on newsprint.
[Object # 24205]
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