• current project

Specific Object's Quarantine Reading List

For Something Curated we've put together a shortlist of books we're thinking of durning the worldwide quarantine.

image from Specific Object's Quarantine Reading List
  • recent objects
An Evening of Experimental Cinema
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 27.8 x 21.5 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

An Evening of Experimental Cinema

Kenneth Anger, Stan Vanderbeek, Stan Brakhage

Flyer promoting An Evening of Experimental Cinema selected by Cinema 16 shown at The Living Theatre on March 7, 1960. Films include "Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome" and "Fireworks" by Kenneth Anger, "What, Who, How" by Stan Vanderbeek, and "Reflections on Black" by Stan Brakhage. [details]

out of stock
Let us know if you’d like to be notified if this item becomes available: send us an email.
The Founding Five
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • duotone
  • 27.7 x 21.5 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

The Founding Five

Charles Cajori, Lois Dodd, Angelo Ippolito, William King, Fred Mitchell

Poster for The Founding Five show featuring Charles Cajori, Lois Dodd, Angelo Ippolito, William King, and Fred Mitchell May 13 to June 3, 1960 at Tanager Gallery, New York City. [details]

New York, NY: Tanager Gallery,
Permalink
out of stock
Let us know if you’d like to be notified if this item becomes available: send us an email.
The Living Theatre Presents Three of the Later Plays of William Butler Yeats Works
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • color
  • 33.5 x 21.7 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

The Living Theatre Presents Three of the Later Plays of William Butler Yeats Works

William Butler Yeats

Poster presentation of William Butler Yeat's "Purgatory," "The Herne's Egg," and "A Full Moon in March" held on September 19 & 26, [1960]. [details]

$250.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Folded in four, light edge wear.
[Object # 26513]
Merle Marsicano Dances
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 50 x 24 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Merle Marsicano Dances

Merle Marsicano, Stefan Wolpe, John Cage, Morton Feldman, Jerry Petersen, Webern, Franz Kline

Poster promoting a dance performance held at Hunter Playhouse 68 at Lexington on Wednesday 23, [1960] by Merle Marsicano, with music by Stefan Wolpe, John Cage, Morton Feldman, Jerry Petersen, and Webern. ... [details]

$200.00
Condition:  Good. Folded in fifteen, two 1.5 cm. tears on right side of sheet, light handling marks.
[Object # 26410]
Jasper Johns : 1955 - 1960
  • exhibition catalogue
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 12.7 x 20.3 cm.
  • [4] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Jasper Johns : 1955 - 1960

Jasper Johns, Robert Rosenblum

Single fold exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with one of Jasper Johns' first solo shows held December 7 - 29, 1960. Includes a text by Robert Rosenblum and a checklist of the exhibition. [details]

$3,500.00
Condition:  Fair. Mailed copy with mailing marks and mailing wear. Hand addressed to Robert Rosenblum in New York in blue pen. Folded three times diagonally. 1.8 cm. tear to recto edge and 1.5 cm. tear to recto edge, with overall foxing and soiling of covers.
[Object # 25359]
To Paint Is To Love Again
  • monograph
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 20.2 x 14 cm.
  • 62 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

To Paint Is To Love Again

Henry Miller

Monograph on the watercolor paintings of Henry Miller with a text by Henry Miller. Illustrated in color and black-and-white. includes a list of exhibitions. [details]

Alhambra, CA: Cambria Books,
Permalink
out of stock
Let us know if you’d like to be notified if this item becomes available: send us an email.
Henri Matisse : Jazz
  • artists' book
  • cloth boards issued without dust jacket
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 12.3 x 18.5 cm.
  • 51 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Henri Matisse : Jazz

Henri Matisse, E. Teriade

Reprint of the artist's book / livre artiste, JAZZ, by Henri Matisse produced in Germany for members of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. This edition features a series of collaged images, text by Matisse written in calligraphy, an artist's statement by Matisse, a postscript by E. ... [details]

out of stock
Let us know if you’d like to be notified if this item becomes available: send us an email.
Exhibition
  • artists' book
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 6.1 x 10.1 cm.
  • [5] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Exhibition

Tom Wesselmann, Marc Ratliff

Small scale artist's book published in conjunction with show of Tom Wesselmann and Marc Ratliff's artwork in the gallery they cofounded with Jim Dine, the Judson Gallery, May 8 - 31, [1960]. Book includes a piece of a painting by Ratliff and by Wesselmann. [details]

New York, NY: Judson Gallery,
Permalink
$750.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light creasing of covers from handling, otherwise Fine. Comes with original hand addressed mailing envelope with mailing marks and mailing wear.
[Object # 25503]
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]

out of stock
Let us know if you’d like to be notified if this item becomes available: send us an email.
J. Dubuffet
  • exhibition catalogue
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 20.3 x 16 cm.
  • [40] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

J. Dubuffet

Jean Dubuffet

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held October 25 - November 26, 1960. Includes text of a lecture by Dubuffet titled "Anticultural Positions" and a checklist of the exhibition. [details]

$10.00
Condition:  Good. Well handled copy with light rubbing of covers. 2.5 cm. area of erased pencil markings to title page with foxing of page edges, contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 7259]
objects: 89
1 2 3 4 5 ... 9