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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.

image from John McLaughlin : Ascetic Approach
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Film-Makers' Cinematheque Program for April and May 1965
  • ephemera
  • mimeograph
  • black-and-white & color
  • 27.8 x 21.5 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Film-Makers' Cinematheque Program for April and May 1965

Samuel Fuller, Ira Schneider, Nathaniel Dorsky, Yoji Kuri, Takahiko Iimura, Andy Warhol, Arthur Tress, Rudy Burckhardt, Kenneth Anger, The Kuchar Brothers, Mike Kuchar, Harry Smith, Jerry Joffen, Sidney Peterson, Lindsay Anderson, Alain Resnais, Michelangelo Antonioni, Agnes Varda, Jean Mitray, Rudolfo Khun, Henri Storck, Peter Weiss, Joseph Anderson, Richard Meyers, Alexander Hammid, Jane Belson Conger, Joseph Kramer, Robert Lebar, Howard Kaplan, Ilya Bolotowsky, Herbert Vessely

Double sided program for films presented at Film-Makers' Cinematheque from April - March, 1965. Films presented include "Forty Guns" and "Shock Corridor" by Samuel Fuller; "The Frantic, Pedantic, Semantic, Antic," by Ira Schneider; "A Fall Trip Home," by Nathanael Dorsky; "Ningen Dobutnen," by Yoji Kuri; "Love," by Takahiko Iimura; a new film by Andy Warhol; "Gardens of Tivoli," by Arthur Tress; the premiere of "The Lark" by Rudy Burkhardt; "Fireworks," "Eaux d' Artifice," "Inaugeration of the Pleasure Dome," "Scorpio Rising," by Kenneth Anger; Mike and George Kuchar retrospective including "A Reel of Home Movies," "The Slasher," "The Naked & the Nude," "The Thief and the Stripper," "I was a Teenage Rumpot," "Pussy on a Hot Tin Roof," "The Lurk," by Rudy Burckhardt; the premiere of "Sins of the Fleshapoids," by Mike Kuchar; Harry Smith retrospective; films of Jerry Joffen; Sidney Peterson retrospective including "Cage," "Lead Shoes," "Mr. ... [details]

$150.00
Condition:  Good. 1 cm. loss to lower right corner; 1.2 cm. loss to upper left corner; 9 mm. loss to upper right corner; 4 mm. tear to lower left corner. Paper yellow and brittle with age.
[Object # 24671]
Devices : A One-Act Play / Promenade : A Musical Play
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 28 x 21.6 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Devices : A One-Act Play / Promenade : A Musical Play

Kenneth Brown, Lawrence Kornfeld, Maria Irene Fornes, Al Carmines

Single sided flyer / announcement published in conjunction with two plays performed April 9 -12, 18-19, [1965]. "Devices : A One-Act Play" by Kennth Brown, directed by Lawrence Kornfeld ; and " Promenade : A Musical Play," by Maria Irene Fornes, music by Al Carmines, directed by Lawrence Kornfeld. [details]

$150.00
Condition:  Good. Folded in two as issued. Mailed copy with mailing marks and wear. Two 1.5 cm. tears to right side edge; light areas of soiling to recto measuring 5 mm., 4 mm.; 3 cm. area of soiling to tail edge, 7 mm. tear to left side edge; 7 mm. dog-ear to upper left corner and bumping to additional corners.
[Object # 24666]
Kornblee Gallery Presents
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 27.9 x 21.5 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Kornblee Gallery Presents "The Ice Queen" by Rosalyn Drexler

Rosalyn Drexler, Bud Wertheim, Syeus Mottel, Sara Corless, Robert Corless, Eddie Johnson, Marlene Wertheim, Warren Finnerty, Ruth Ford, Zachary Scott, Severn Darden, Tony Ponzini, Michael Sahl, Ivan Berger, Ann Perez, Cathy Solomon, Mark Solomon, Rena Mottel, Sherman Drexler

Program / press release for performance of "The Ice Queen" by Rosalyn Drexler performed in [1965]. Directed by Syeus Mottel. Advisor on puppet animation: Bud Wertheim. Puppets and stage by Sara Corless, Robert Corless, and Eddie Johnson. ... [details]

$125.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Folded in four with light handling wear and light rubbing.
[Object # 24701]
Sorry About That : Rosalyn Drexler
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white & color
  • 37.4 x 33 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Sorry About That : Rosalyn Drexler

Rosalyn Drexler

Poster / announcement published in conjunction with show held April 24 - May 15, 1965. [details]

$150.00
Condition:  Fair / Good. Moderate yellowing of recto and handling wear as well as tears to the first layer of paper on the verso from removed adhesive. 2.5 cm. dog-ear to lower right corner and 1.7 cm. dog-er to upper right corner and two gentle folds along length of recto.
[Object # 24641]
Sorry About That : Rosalyn Drexler
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white & color
  • 8.9 x 13.9 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Sorry About That : Rosalyn Drexler

Rosalyn Drexler

Double sided postcard / announcement published in conjunction with show held March 19 - April 14, [1965]. [details]

$35.00
Condition:  Fair. Moderate foxing of verso and overall soiling of recto from an overall striated residue.
[Object # 24564]
World Theatre
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 21.5 x 14 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

World Theatre

Erik Anderson, Andy Warhol, Dick Higgins, Steve Balkin, Al Hansen, Yoko Ono, John Herbert McDowell, Diter Rot, Christo, Nam June Paik, Wolf Vostell, Charlotte Moorman, Alison Knowles, Liz Keen, T. Kosugi

Single sided flyer / announcement published in conjunction with show held at Cafe Au Go Go, New York City, October 4th, 11th, and 18th, [1965]. Experimental music, dance, and theatre works by: Erik Anderson, Andy Warhol, Dick Higgins, Steve Balkin, Al Hansen, Yoko Ono, John Herbert McDowell, Diter Rot, Christo, Nam June Paik, Wolf Vostell, Charlotte Moorman, Alison Knowles, Liz Keen, and T. ... [details]

$450.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Mailed copy with mailing marks and wear, folded in three for mailing. Artists and dates have been underlined and circled in green pencil. Note from sender handwritten in blue pen on recto and verso.
[Object # 24559]
Morning Piece (1964) to George Maciunas
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 21.6 x 28 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Morning Piece (1964) to George Maciunas

[Large Version]

Yoko Ono, George Maciunas

Single sided handbill / flyer for performance by Yoko Ono held September 12 and 19, 1965. "Morning Piece (1964) to George Maciunas / by Yoko Ono / will be performed on the roof of 87 Christopher St. you may come between sunrise and noon / wash your ears before you come / September 12 and 19, 1965" [details]

New York, NY: Yoko Ono,
Permalink
$750.00
Condition:  Fine. A pristine copy with light handling marks.
[Object # 23406]
Morning Piece (1964) to George Maciunas
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 19.9 x 21.6 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Morning Piece (1964) to George Maciunas

[Small Version]

Yoko Ono, George Maciunas

Single sided handbill / flyer for performance by Yoko Ono held September 12 and 19, 1965. "Morning Piece (1964) to George Maciunas / by Yoko Ono / will be performed on the roof of 87 Christopher St. you may come between sunrise and noon / wash your ears before you come / September 12 and 19, 1965. ... [details]

New York, NY: Yoko Ono,
Permalink
$350.00
Condition:  Fair. Moderate handling wear and bumping of corners. Folded into fours vertically. Light overall soiling including a 3.5 area of light red on recto. Light yellowing along edges. This copy trimmed down from larger sheet with additional text describing the history of the work. Priced accordingly and sold as-is.
[Object # 24544]
Mel Ramos
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white & color
  • 21.8 x 14.5 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Mel Ramos

Mel Ramos

Oversized double sided card / announcement published in conjunction with show held November 2 - 23, 1965. Recto features image of work "Virnaburger," 1965. [details]

$200.00
Condition:  Fair. Moderate handling wear and bumping including gentle fold along height of card, bumping along right side edge, and bumping to the corners. Faded/erased writing in pencil on verso.
[Object # 24483]
The American Theatre for Poets, Inc. Presents The Fugs!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • ephemera
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 28 x 21.7 cm.
  • [6] pp. [3 leaves]
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

The American Theatre for Poets, Inc. Presents The Fugs!!!!!!!!!!!!

The Fugs, Al Fowler, Tuli Kupferberg, Ed Sanders, Peter Stampfel, Kenneth Weaver, Steve Weber

Program published in conjunction with a performance by The Fugs held March, 1965. The Fugs is: Al Fowler, Tuli Kupferberg, Ed Sanders, Peter Stampfel, Kenneth Weaver, and Steve Weber. Contents include the lyrics to two The Fugs songs: "Coca-Cola Douche" and "Jack Off Blues. ... [details]

$350.00
Condition:  Very Good. Folded in two with additional light handling wear including a 1.3 cm. tear to upper right edge, 6 mm. tear to left edge of recto, 9 mm. tear to top of verso edge. Light rusting of staples and moderate overall soiling including 2.5 cm. plus area of black ink soiling to verso. A list of seven or so The Fugs song titles written in pencil on verso, possibly the set list for the evening's performance. Cover paper is light yellow with silver metallic flakes.
[Object # 24471]
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