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John McLaughlin : Ascetic Approach

Specific Object is pleased to present John McLaughlin : Ascetic Approach, to be held at Susan Inglett Gallery. The exhibition will run from March 21 through April 20, 2019.

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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]

$350.00
Condition:  Good. Folded in three. 7 mm., 4 mm., and 2 mm. tears to right edge of paper along with a 3 cm. fold between the tears. Light bumping of corners. Clean and unmarked.
[Object # 24425]
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]
Saint Joan at Beaurevoir
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • monochrome
  • 27.8 x 21.5 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Saint Joan at Beaurevoir

Dick Higgins, James Spicer, Athan Karras, Alice Spivak, Jackson Mac Low, Maralyn Chris, Paula De Caro, Linda Lavin, Jerry Raphel

Announcement flyer published in conjunction with "Saint Joan at Beaurevoir" performed March 31, 1960 at The Players Theater, New York City. Written by Dick Higgins, produced by James Spicer, and directed by Athan Karras. ... [details]

$250.00
Condition:  Very Good. Hand addressed mailed copy with mailing marks and wear, otherwise clean and unmarked. Folded three as issued. Light overall wear.
[Object # 24124]
Some Notes on Ray Machine Reality / Being an Account of the Minatory Effect in Regards to Realization of Ray Received
  • artists' book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • mimeograph
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 22 x 14.3 cm.
  • [8] pp. (2 staple bound sheets of yellow paper)
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Some Notes on Ray Machine Reality / Being an Account of the Minatory Effect in Regards to Realization of Ray Received

Richard O. Tyler

Artist's book produced as part of Ray Gun Comix series published by Judson Gallery with publications by Jim Dine, Red Grooms, Claes Oldenburg, Richard O. Tyler, and Robert Whitman. [details]

New York, NY: Judson Gallery,
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[The Living Theatre Presents Kenneth Anger, Stan Brakhage, and Stan Vanderbeek]
  • ephemera
  • screenprint
  • duotone
  • 35.5 x 21.5 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

[The Living Theatre Presents Kenneth Anger, Stan Brakhage, and Stan Vanderbeek]

Kenneth Anger, Stan Brakhage, Stan Vanderbeek

A single-sided flyer / handbill for a series of films presented at The Living Theatre on March 7, 1960.

Text reads :

THE LIVING THEATRE
PRESENTS KENNETH
ANGER'S : FIREWORKS
AND INAUGURATION OF
THE PLEASURE DOME. ... [details]

$350.00
Condition:  Very Good. Hand addressed mailed copy with postmark, folded in four as issued with very light wear, and faint tape stain at bottom center from mailing closure.
[Object # 23804]
Aspects of 10th St
  • poster
  • other printing process
  • monochrome
  • 35.4 x 18.6 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Aspects of 10th St

Phoenix Gallery

Single sided linoleum block print published in conjunction with show held February 5 - 18, 1960. [details]

New York, NY: Phoenix Gallery,
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$450.00
Condition:  Very Good. Folded once through center and three clean pinholes near center top edge.
[Object # 23774]
The Smiling Workman by Jim Dine
  • editioned print
  • mimeograph
  • black-and-white
  • 21.5 x 17 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

The Smiling Workman by Jim Dine

Jim Dine

Mimeographed print produced by Jim Dine in conjunction with his happening, The Smiling Workman. performed at Judson Gallery on February 29, March 1, March 2, 1960. Dine's performance was part of the "Ray Gun Spex" series that also included actions by Claes Oldenburg, Dick Higgins, Al Hansen, Allan Kaprow, Red Grooms, and Bob [Robert] Whitman. ... [details]

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Rauschenberg / Twombly : zwei amerikanische Maler
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • monochrome
  • 21 x 42 cm. (unfolded)
  • [1] pp. (unfolded)
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Rauschenberg / Twombly : zwei amerikanische Maler

Robert Rauschenberg, Cy Twombly

Announcement / flyer published in conjunction with two artist show held April 22 - May 31, 1960. First exhibition by both artists in Germany. Short poetic texts, in German, by Manfred de la Motte (for Rauschenberg), and Jean Pierre Wilhelm for Twombly. [details]

Düsseldorf, Germany: Galerie 22,
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$400.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Folded in four as issued. Recto panels are lightly soiled, scattered mild handling marks. A very good copy of an extremely rare document. Sold "as-is." Please see image for detailed condition assessment.
[Object # 23425]
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