• current project

Picture Post Card Posted from Post Box Pictured

Specific Object and Jonathan Monk are pleased to announce the publication of the twentieth "Picture Post Card Posted from Post Box Pictured,” the latest addition to his ongoing series. For this iteration of his mail art project Monk has chosen an image of the postbox around the corner his mother’s house in the village where the artist grew up, just outside of Leicester, England.

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André Breton : Le Surréalisme et la Peinture
  • critical theory
  • cloth boards without dust jacket
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 27.8 x 21.3 cm.
  • 427 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and numbered

André Breton : Le Surréalisme et la Peinture

Nouvelle Édition Revue et Corrigée 1928 - 1965

André Breton, Corneille Agrippa, Guillaume Apollinaire, Apulee, Louis Aragon, Alexander Archipenko, Hans Arp, Gaston Bachelard, Honoré de Balzac, Hans Bellmer, Bleuler, Umberto Boccioni, Jérôme Bosch, Constantin Brancusi, Georges Braque, Victor Brauner, Bettina Brentano, Jean-Paul Brisset, Charles de Brosses, Robert Browning, Giordano Bruno, Alexander Calder, Leonora Carrington, Blaise Cendrars, Paul Cezanne, Marc Chagall, Giorgio de Chirico, Cimabue, Joseph Cornell, Piero di Cosimo, Georges Courteline, Charles Cros, Salvador Dali, Paul Delvaux, André Derain, Denis Diderot, Oscar Dominquez, Enrico Donati, Isidore Ducasse, Marcel Duchamp, Raymond Duchamp-Villon, Eckhardt, Albert Einstein, Paul Eluard, Max Ernst, Serge Essenine, Joachim de Flore, Théodore Flournoy, Jean Fouquet, Charles Fourier, Esteban Frances, James George Frazer, Sigmund Freud, von der Gabelentz, Alberto Giacometti, Giotto, Goethe, Arshile Gorky, Mathias Grunewald, Gutenberg, David Hare, S. William Hayter, Heraclite, Herold, Morris Hirshfield, Victor Hugo, Sidney Janis, Alfred Jarry, Frido Kahlo, Søren Kierkegaard, Paul Klee, Heinrich von Kleist, Kraepelin, Wifredo Lam, Henri Laurens, Eliphas Levi, Georg-Christoph Lichtenberg, Jacques Lipschitz, Raymond Lulle, Mabuse, Maurice Maeterlinck, René Magritte, Majakowsky, Stéphane Mallarmé, André Masson, Pierre de Massot, Henri Matisse, Matta, Meissonnier, Joan Miró, Henry Moore, Nadja, Gérard de Nerval, Friedrich Nietszche, Novalis, Richard Oelze, Gordon Onslow-Ford, Wolfgang Paalen, Blaise Pascal, Benjamin Peret, Francis Picabia, Pablo Picasso, Edgar Poe, Jacques Prévert, Jean Racine, Man Ray, Marcel Raymond, Charles Renouvier, Retz, Arthur Rimbaud, Diego de Rivera, Simon Rosenkreuz, Henri Rousseau, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Sabato, Marquis de Sade, Kay Sage, Nicolas Saunderson, Caroline Schlegel, Kurt Schwitters, Kurt Seligmann, Georges Seurat, Wirt Sikes, Hélène Smith, Philippe Soupault, HIppolyte Taine, Yves Tanguy, Leo Trotsky, Tristan Tzara, Raoul Ubac, Uccello, Jacques Vache, Paul Valery, Vincent Van Gogh, Jacques Vaucanson, Leonardo da Vinci, Edward Young

Revised 1965 edition of an anthology of critical essays by André Breton. Artists, philosophers, and other figures mentioned in the text include André Breton, Corneille Agrippa, Guillaume Apollinaire, Apulee, Louis Aragon, Alexander Archipenko, Hans Arp, Gaston Bachelard, Honoré de Balzac, Hans Bellmer, Bleuler, Umberto Boccioni, Jérôme Bosch, Constantin Brancusi, Georges Braque, Victor Brauner, Bettina Brentano, Jean-Paul Brisset, Charles de Brosses, Robert Browning, Giordano Bruno, Alexander Calder, Leonora Carrington, Blaise Cendrars, Paul Cezanne, Marc Chagall, Giorgio de Chirico, Cimabue, Joseph Cornell, Piero di Cosimo, Georges Courteline, Charles Cros, Salvador Dali, Paul Delvaux, André Derain, Denis Diderot, Oscar Dominquez, Enrico Donati, Isidore Ducasse, Marcel Duchamp, Raymond Duchamp-Villon, Eckhardt, Albert Einstein, Paul Eluard, Max Ernst, Serge Essenine, Joachim de Flore, Théodore Flournoy, Jean Fouquet, Charles Fourier, Esteban Frances, James George Frazer, Sigmund Freud, von der Gabelentz, Alberto Giacometti, Giotto, Goethe, Arshile Gorky, Mathias Grunewald, Gutenberg, David Hare, S. ... [details]

$175.00
Condition:  Fair / Good. 5 cm. tear to the book cloth along spine and 1 cm. of soiling. 2 cm. stain on inside front endpapers and flyleaf which carries through lightly to the title page. Contents otherwise clean and unmarked. Due to large size and weight additional shipping charges may be required for international orders.
[Object # 35907]
Roy Lichtenstein
  • exhibition catalogue
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 26.5 x 18 cm.
  • [16] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Roy Lichtenstein

Roy Lichtenstein, Gene Swenson

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held June 1965. Interview with Roy Lichtenstein by Gene Swenson. Includes biography. Texts in French. [details]

Paris, France: Ileana Sonnabend,
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$75.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Light rubbing of covers, otherwise Fine.
[Object # 35883]
It Is : A Magazine for Abstract Art
  • periodical
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • other special feature[s]
  • black-and-white
  • 27 x 23 cm.
  • 132 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

It Is : A Magazine for Abstract Art

No. 6 (Autumn 1965)

Kadish, Ibram Lassaw, Phillip Pavia, James Rosati, Bernard Rosenthal, David Slivka, Isamu Noguchi, Claes Oldenburg, George Segal, George Sugarman, James Wines, Peter Agostini, Calvin Albert, Mary Bonnell, Louise Bourgeois, Fritz Bultman, Kenneth Campbell, Nicolas Carone, Herbert Ferber, John Ferren, Peter Grippe, John Grillo, Raoul Hague, David Hare, Elaine de Kooning, Stanley Kearl, Michael Lekakis, Ibram Lassaw, Robert Mallary, Enzio Martinelli, Louise Nevelson, Canstantino Nivola, Savatore Scarpitta, Jason Seley, George Segal, David Slivka, Sahl Swarz, Gene Vass, William Zogbaum, Natalie Edgar, Isobel Grossman, John McMahon

Issue number six of six issues published between 1958 and 1965. Includes lengthily transcript of a two part panel discussion held by the Eighth-Street Club on February 17, 1965 and March 17, 1965. Edited by Natalie Edgar, Isobel Grossman, John McMahon. ... [details]

$175.00
Condition:  Good. Covers with moderate wear and small, 2 x 2 cm., sticker stain on recto. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 27717]
Statement of Congressman John V. Lindsay
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • monochrome
  • 33 x 21.5 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Statement of Congressman John V. Lindsay

John V. Lindsay

Statement from John V. Lindsay following his mayoral victory on November 3, 1965 addressing New Yorkers, his campaign staff and volunteers. [details]

New York, NY: John V. Lindsay,
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$125.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Folded in twelve, pencil correction in last sentence crossing out "civil" and replaced with "once," 2 cm. fold at bottom right hand corner, light handling marks and edge wear.
[Object # 27641]
Inventory : The Movie-Drome
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 27.8 x 21.5 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Inventory : The Movie-Drome

Stan VanDerbeek

Single page open letter issued by Stan VanDerbeek in May 1965. Letter opens "In Stony Point, N.Y. I am nearing the completion of my dome-studio-laboratory-theatre, to be called 'The Movie-Drome.'" VanDerbeek called it the first theatre project to be shown in the dome will be a film presentation of "Panels for the Walls of the World. ... [details]

Stony Point, NY: Stan VanDerbeek,
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$250.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Folded in three, light pencil notation boxing the address "Andy Photo," handling marks and edge wear. Multiple rubber stamps adorn the foot of the sheet.
[Object # 26627]
The Tart or Miss America / Jefferson's Birthday
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 3 vol. : 1 vol. : 21 x 13.8 cm. ; 2 vol. : 27.8 x 21.5 cm.
  • 3 vol. : [8] pp. ; [1] pp. ; [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

The Tart or Miss America / Jefferson's Birthday

Richard C. Higgins

Set of three documents for Richard [Dick] Higgins' "The Tart or Miss America / Jefferson's Birthday," including press release, booklet and list of program with twenty-two stage actions a performer may use which are assigned to thirty-six situations given at random for the performance. ... [details]

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For the Benefit of The Black Arts Repertory Theatre School
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 21.5 x 26.5 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

For the Benefit of The Black Arts Repertory Theatre School

LeRoi Jones, William Patterson, Domenick Capobianco, Barbara Teer, Gary Haynes, William White, John Moore, Toni Escoe, Bill MacAdam, James Fair, David Smyrl, Leo Garen, Ed Cambridge, Jill Spruill, Jamie Sanchez, Gary Bolling, Bostic Van Felton, D'urveille Martin, Gary Hanes, Antonio Fargas, Walter Jones, Tony Hudson, Norman Bush, Nat White, Robert Hooks, Carol Hellings, Johny Goodings, Ron Turbeville, Judy Chesman, Ruby Bailey, Virginia Humphreys, Louis Gossett

Flyer for "Benefit of The Black Arts Repertory Theatre School" held on March 1, 1965. Performances at the benefit include "Experimental Death Unit #1" by LeRoi Jones, "Black Ice" by Charles Patterson, "The Toilet" by LeRoi Jones, and "The Black Tramp" by Nat White. ... [details]

$125.00
Condition:  Good. Folded in three, moderate creasing, light handling marks, and folded corners.
[Object # 26580]
Sammy Davis Outdoor Spectacular
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • color
  • 20.8 x 14 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Sammy Davis Outdoor Spectacular

Sammy Davis, John Lindsay

Flyer for event hosted by Sammy Davis held September 19, [1965] honoring John Lindsay candidate for New York City mayor with guest appearances singers and actors Johnny Desmond, Jane Morgan, Diana Sands, Allen Alden, Robert Hooks, Gloria Foster, and Clarence Wilhems III. [details]

$125.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Slight discoloration on paper.
[Object # 26444]
Forme Programmate
  • exhibition catalogue
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 21 x 21 cm.
  • [unpaginated]
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Forme Programmate

Enrico Pellegrini, Giovanni Brunazzi, Germano Celant, Ezio Gribaudo, Battista Pininfarina

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held September, 1965, in celebration of the fifth century of printed art in Italy. Features a variety of printed material and graphic design work collected by Instituto di Scienze ed Arti Grafiche, reproduced in black-and-white, color, and some metallic plates. ... [details]

$35.00
Condition:  Used
Fluxus Vaudeville TouRnamEnt Fluxus newspaper no. 6 / The Perpetual Fluxfest at New Cinematheque
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • loose leaves
  • black-and-white
  • 86.4 x 56 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Fluxus Vaudeville TouRnamEnt Fluxus newspaper no. 6 / The Perpetual Fluxfest at New Cinematheque

Robert Watts, Jackson Mac Low, Yoko Ono, Ayo, Takehisa Kosugi, Shigeko Kubota, Anthony Cox, Walter De Maria, Joe Jones, Glue Mamma, Ben Paterson, George Maciunas

Two sided poster published as issue number 6 of the Fluxus Newspaper documenting events held at New Cinematheque, New York, NY, September 5 - December 19 [1964] featuring work by Robert Watts, Jackson Mac Low, Yoko Ono, Ayo, Takehisa Kosugi, Shigeko Kubota, Anthony Cox, Walter De Maria, Joe Jones, Glue Mamma, Ben Paterson; and events at Hi Red Center and events including "Fluxfilms Part I," "Fluxfilms Part 2," and "Fluxorchestra. ... [details]

New York, NY: George Maciunas,
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$750.00
Condition:  Very Good. Folded into sixteen. One 3 mm. hole at fold. Spots of colorless staining across recto measuring 6 mm., 5 mm., 7 mm., 2 cm., as well as a 7.8 cm chain of spots.
[Object # 26277]
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