• current project

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.

image from John McLaughlin : Ascetic Approach
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Some Notes on the Current Art Magazines
  • critical theory
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 28 x 21.6 cm.
  • 9 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Some Notes on the Current Art Magazines

Rosalind Constable

Critical theory essay, "Some Notes on the Current Art Magazines," by Rosalind Constable, dated March 15, 1961. The essay suggests that American critics have an open hostility toward the art of the New York School of artists, and as a result the only way to gain an understanding of what was happening in the New York scene was through art magazines published abroad. ... [details]

$200.00
Condition:  Good. Date circled in red pencil. Name to whom the article is addressed written in blue ink. Light yellowing of recto and yellowing and soiling to verso.
[Object # 25244]
Involvement : Paintings, Collages, Drawings
  • ephemera
  • mimeograph
  • black-and-white
  • 35.5 x 21.6 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Involvement : Paintings, Collages, Drawings

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

Press release published in conjunction with show opening held April 2, 1961. Artists include Sam Goodman, Stanley Fisher, Boris Lurie, Ted Joans, Augustus Goertz, Michelle Stewart, Bob Logan, Jerome Rothenberg, and Isser Aronovici. ... [details]

New York, NY: March Gallery,
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$175.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Folded in two distinctly, with faint traces of having been folded gently into eights. Sheet yellowed with age, with a concentration of yellowing along center fold and edges and mild staining. Dog-ears and gentle folding to each of the four corners with 2 mm. of loss to lower right corner.
[Object # 24468]
Scrap
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 30.3 x 22.8 cm.
  • [4] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Scrap

No. 5 (March 17, 1961)

Anita Ventura, Sidney Geist, Louis Finkelstein, Margaret Randall, Josephine Herbst, Lucia Dlugoszewski, Katherine Kuh, David Sylvester

Fifth issue of Scrap, edited by Anita Ventura and Sidney Geist. Contents includes "Cajori," by Louis Finkelstein ; "A View of Rothko's Images," by Sidney Geist ; "Hard Put," by Margaret Randall ; "Brecht Berlin / New York," by Josephine Herbst ; "Manifestoes on the Music and Dance of 8 Clear Places," by Lucia Dlugoszewski; and letters to the editor by Katharine Kuh and David Sylvestor. [details]

New York, NY: Scrap,
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Scrap
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 30.3 x 22.8 cm.
  • [4] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Scrap

No. 4 (February 16, 1961)

Anita Ventura, Sidney Geist, Peter Selz, Mark Rothko

Fourth issue of Scrap, edited by Anita Ventura and Sidney Geist. Contents includes the reproduction of Peter Selz's essay on Mark Rothko published in MoMA's brochure for Rothko's 1961 exhibition along with an annotated critical response to the text by Sidney Geist. [details]

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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. 3 (January 20, 1961)

Anita Ventura, Sidney Geist, Milton Resnick, Ad Reinhardt, Richard Maxfield, Stanley Fisher, Adam Margoshes, May Swenson, James Mellow

Third issue of Scrap, edited by Anita Ventura and Sidney Geist. Contents include an excerpt from a panel conversation with Ad Reinhardt and Milton Resnick ; Letters to the editor from Richard Maxfield, Stanley Fisher ; "Change : Eight Lectures on the I Ching," book review by Adam Margoshes ; "The Totem," by May Swenson ; "Letter on the Maximus Poems," by James Mellow ; and "Sculpture and Other Trouble," by Sidney Geist. [details]

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The Best of the Hall of Issues
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 47.8 x 35.2 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

The Best of the Hall of Issues

Phyllis Yampolsky, Steve Shapiro

Poster published in conjunction with show "Best of the Hall of Issues" held at Judson Memorial Church, December, 1961 - May, 1962 as well as an exhibition of "Writings, Sculpture and Pictures," held June 7 - July 1, 1962. ... [details]

$400.00
Condition:  Very Good. Folded in four as issued. Hand addressed mailed copy with mailing marks and wear. This copy sent to Tanager Gallery. One pin hole in upper left corner of verso and two holes from staple in upper right corner of verso.
[Object # 24162]
The Hall of Issues
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 35.4 x 42 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

The Hall of Issues

Phyllis Yampolsky

Single sided folded announcement poster published in conjunction with opening held at Judson Memorial Church, New York City, December 3, 1961. [details]

$400.00
Condition:  Very Good. Folded into four. 3 mm. tear along edge of horizontal fold. Mild bend to corner of folded poster. Clean and unmarked.
[Object # 24163]
The Lamentations of the Paroxysmal Artist
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 27.8 x 21.5 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

The Lamentations of the Paroxysmal Artist

Robert Smithson

Single sided handbill of Robert Smithson's short essay, "The Lamentations of the Paroxysmal Artist," 1961. [details]

$950.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Previously folded in half. Moderate wear to page edges including 4 mm. closed tear to bottom edge ; 1 cm. of bottom left corner missing ; 9 mm. closed tear along fold at left side edge ; 1 mm. nick to left side edge and top edge. Mild yellowing to upper right side edge extending halfway down page. Additional small areas of handling.
[Object # 24137]
Cy Twombly : Gouachen und Zeichnungen
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • monochrome
  • 21 x 15.4 cm.
  • [3] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Cy Twombly : Gouachen und Zeichnungen

Cy Twombly

Folded announcement card yielding three printed pages published in conjunction with exhibition organized by Galerie Rudolf Zwirner presented at Folkwang-Museum, Essen, opening October 3, 1961. Portrait of Twombly on recto with biography and exhibition history. ... [details]

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Environments Situations Spaces
  • poster
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 42 x 55 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Environments Situations Spaces

[Poster]

George Brecht, Jim Dine, Walter Gaudnek, Allan Kaprow, Claes Oldenburg, Robert Whitman

Poster published in conjunction with show held May 25 - June 23, 1961. Exhibition incorporated individual installations "Iced Dice" by George Brecht, "Spring Cabinet" by Jim Dine, "Unlimited Dimensions" by Walter Gaudnek, "The Yard" by Allan Kaprow, the first iteration of Claes Oldenburg's "The Store," and "Untitled" by Robert Whitman. ... [details]

$950.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Folded in eight as issued. Very light handling marks. An exceptionally well preserved copy.
[Object # 23419]
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