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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.

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A Concert of New Music
  • poster
  • mimeograph
  • black-and-white
  • 32.2 x 21.1 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

A Concert of New Music

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

Flyer / announcement published in conjunction with "A Concert of New Music" held March 14, 1960. The night of performances included "Sound Piece 1958" by Allan Kaprow; "Card Piece for Voice" by George Brecht; "Telephone Music" by Robert Rauschenberg; "Symphonie Pastorale" by Richard Maxfield; "Suite for Toy Piano" by 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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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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Collection of John McLaughlin Typewritten and Mimeographed Documents : 1960 - 1975
  • ephemera
  • wrappers
  • mimeograph
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 4 vol. : vol. 1: 28 x 21.6 cm. (bio) ; vol. 2: 28 x 21.6 cm. (statement) ; vol. 3: 28 x 21.6 cm. (Artweek Article) vol. 4: 28 x 21.6 cm. (Artforum Article)
  • 4 vol. : vol. 1: [1] pp. (bio) ; vol. 2: [2] pp. (statement) ; vol. 3: 6 pp. (Artweek Article) vol. 4: 8 pp. (Artforum Article)
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Collection of John McLaughlin Typewritten and Mimeographed Documents : 1960 - 1975

John McLaughlin, Fidel Danieli, John Coplans

Collection of four John McLaughlin documents including a typewritten biography of the artist [1960], a two-page typewritten artist's statement by McLaughlin (referenced in the biography) also from 1960, and two copies of the text of articles written on the work of McLaughlin: "John McLaughlin, Retrospective 1946 - 1975," by Fidel Danieli, Artweek, September 21, 1975 (mimeographed); and "John McLaughlin, Hard Edge and American Painting," by John Coplans, Artforum, Vol. ... [details]

$450.00
Condition:  Good. BIO: Typewritten. Edgewear and bumping of corners and edges of biography with 6 mm. tear to right side edge. STATEMENT: Typewritten. Three removed staples along top edge with some tearing, paper clip binding with embossing, crease parallel to top edge of pages, yellowing of paper, and chipping of bottom right corner of page two. ARTWEEK ARTICLE: Mimeographed. Yellow staining across first page with bumping and dog-earring of corners and 3 mm. and 2 mm. tears to top edge and left side edge of first page, contents clean and unmarked. ARTFORUM ARTICLE: Typewritten. Removed paper clip with embossing on top left of pages, with edgewear, yellowing of pages with 1 mm. yellow stain on page one, and removed staple marks on top left corner of pages.
[Object # 5330]
Fireman's Dream - Red Grooms / The Big Laugh - Allan Kaprow / Small Canon - Robert Whitman
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 43.2 x 30.4 cm. (Unfolded) ; 14.5 x 30.4 cm. (Folded)
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size Unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Fireman's Dream - Red Grooms / The Big Laugh - Allan Kaprow / Small Canon - Robert Whitman

Red Grooms, Allan Kaprow, Robert Whitman

Trifold exhibition announcement mailer / poster published in conjunction with Happenings held January 8 - 11, 1960. Happenings include "Fireman's Dream," by Red Grooms ; "The Big Laugh," by Allan Kaprow ; "Small Canon," by Robert Whitman. [details]

New York, NY: Reuben Gallery,
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$650.00
Condition:  Very Good. Mailed copy (address has been removed) with mailing wear and light overall rubbing to the verso. Recto clean with mild rubbing. Folded as issued into three then folded in half.
[Object # 24011]
Delancey St. Museum Presents : A Garden by Marcia Marcus
  • ephemera
  • other printing process
  • monochrome
  • 27.9 x 21.6 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Delancey St. Museum Presents : A Garden by Marcia Marcus

Marcia Marcus

Linoleum cut flyer / announcement published in conjunction with a happening held nightly at 9pm at the Delancey St. Museum, February 3 - 7, [1960]. [details]

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Portfolio : Claes Oldenburg / Three Poems by Claes Oldenburg [ from Exodus No. 3 (Spring - Summer 1960) ]
  • artists' book
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 23 x 15.1 cm.
  • [8] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Portfolio : Claes Oldenburg / Three Poems by Claes Oldenburg [ from Exodus No. 3 (Spring - Summer 1960) ]

Claes Oldenburg

Claes Oldenburg's "Portfolio / Three Poems by Claes Oldenburg" published as contribution to Exodus issue number 3. This version issued as a standalone booklet. Contains one-page biography of Oldenburg, reproduction of four full-page "Street" drawings, and "Three Poems by Claes Oldenburg. ... [details]

[New York], [NY]: [Judson Studio],
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$250.00
Condition:  Fine. Pristine, clean and unmarked as issued.
[Object # 37511]
More Ray Gun Poems
  • artists' book
  • illustrated wrappers
  • mimeograph
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 21.6 x 14 cm.
  • [8] pp. (1 sheet yellow and 1 sheet of blue papers)
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

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[Yellow Covers]

Claes Oldenburg

Artist's book published on the occasion of Claes Oldenburg's "Ray Gun Spex" performances held at Judson Memorial Church, New York, in [1960]. [details]

New York, NY: Judson Gallery,
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$750.00
Condition:  Fine. New, as issued. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 39284]
A Group of Paintings, Sculptures and Drawings
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 38 x 23 cm
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

A Group of Paintings, Sculptures and Drawings

John Chamberlain, Mark di Suvero, Richard Stankiewicz, Robert Beauchamp, Julius Hatofsky, Sally Hazelet, Patricia Passloff, Lilly Brody, Aristodimos Kaldis, Tadaaki Kuwayama, Lucas Samaras, Lester Johnson, Claes Oldenburg, Robert Whitman, Philip Wofford, Myron Stout, Felix Pasilis, Miles Forst, Jean Follett

Oversized flyer issued in conjunction with show held December 13, 1960 - January 7, 1961. Exhibition included works by John Chamberlain, Mark di Suvero, Richard Stankiewicz, Robert Beauchamp, Julius Hatofsky, Sally Hazelet, Patricia Passloff, Lilly Brody, Aristodimos Kaldis, Tadaaki Kuwayama, Lucas Samaras, Lester Johnson, Claes Oldenburg, Robert Whitman, Philip Wofford, Myron Stout, Felix Pasilis, Miles Forst, and Jean Follett. ... [details]

New York, NY: Green Gallery,
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$500.00
Condition:  Good. Folded in four as issued. Newsprint on which flyer is printed is in good condition with short splits at the three folds and light handling overall. Due to the fragility of this flyer additional shipping charges may be required.
[Object # 5333]
Dimanche : 27 Novembre 1960. Numéro Unique [aka : Yves Klein présente : le dimanche, 27 novembre 1960 : Festival d'art d'avant-garde, novembre-décembre 1960 : la révolution bleue continue : le journal d'un seul jour : numéro unique] [aka : Yves Klein Presents : Sunday, 27 November 1960. The Diary of a Single Day. The Blue Revolution Continues]
  • artists' book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 55.5 x 38 cm
  • [4] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Dimanche : 27 Novembre 1960. Numéro Unique [aka : Yves Klein présente : le dimanche, 27 novembre 1960 : Festival d'art d'avant-garde, novembre-décembre 1960 : la révolution bleue continue : le journal d'un seul jour : numéro unique] [aka : Yves Klein Presents : Sunday, 27 November 1960. The Diary of a Single Day. The Blue Revolution Continues]

Yves Klein

As part of the theatrical presentations of the Festival of Avant-garde Art in November-December 1960, I have decided to present the ultimate form of collective theater: a dimanche for everybody. ... [details]

Paris, France: Yves Klein,
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$5,000.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light yellowing to newsprint. Flattened sheet, folded in eight with small holes at the three fold points in vertical center.
[Object # 23325]
New Forms - New Media I
  • exhibition catalogue
  • illustrated wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 27.8 x 21.6 cm.
  • [28] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

New Forms - New Media I

Martha Jackson, Lawrence Alloway, Allan Kaprow, Rudolph Burckhardt, Anthea Alley, Stephen Antonakos, Hans Arp, Hubert Berke, Jose Bermudez, Ronald Bladen, Lee Bontecou, Harry Bouras, George Brecht, Alberto Burri, Alexander Calder, John Chamberlain, David Chapin, Chryssa, Christo Coetzee, Bruce Conner, Joseph Cornell, Roy De Forest, Sari Dienes, James Dine, Enrico Donati, Tom Doyle, Jean Dubuffet, Claire Falkenstein, Dan Flavin, Jean Follett, Peter Forakis, William Giles, Charles Ginnever, Mathias Goeritz, Red Grooms, Grover Hendricks, Edward Higgins, Robert Indiana, Paul Jenkins, Jasper Johns, Zoltan Kemeny, Yffe Kimball, Yves Klein, Irving Kriesberg, Bernard Langlais, John Latham, John Little, Hubert Long, Anthony Magar, Robert Mallary, Glen Michaels, Manolo Millares, Renee Miller, Henry Moore, Louise Nevelson, Claes Oldenburg, George Ortman, Alfonso Ossorio, Lil Picard, Arnaldo Pomodoro, Leo Rabkin, Robert Rauschenberg, Irwin Rubin, Salvatore Scarpitta, Kurt Schwitters, Richard Stankiewicz, Takis, Antonio Tapies, Alice Terry, Sofu Teshigahara, Stanley Vanderbeek, Robert Whitman, May Wilson, Wilfred Zogbaum

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held [June 6 - 24], 1960. Foreword by Martha Jackson. Texts "Junk Culture as Tradition" by Lawrence Alloway, and "Some Observations on Contemporary Art" by Allan Kaprow. ... [details]

$750.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light rubbing of covers and edges with 7.1 cm. of yellowing to recto. Contents are clean and unmarked.
[Object # 37386]
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