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John McLaughlin : Ascetic Approach

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Jeff Duncan Dance Studio : Studio Theater for Dance, Set of Eight Fliers and Announcements for Performances and Events, 1964 - 1965 [Mondays at Nine,
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 8 vol. : 27.9 x 21.6 cm. ; 27.9 x 21.6 cm. ; 27.9 x 21.6 cm. ; 27.9 x 21.6 cm. ; 27.9 x 21.6 cm. ; 35.4 x 17.3 cm. ; 35.6 x 21.6 cm.; 27.2 x 21.5 cm.
  • 8 vol. : [2] pp. ; [1] pp. ; [1] pp. ; [1] pp. ; [1] pp. ; [1] pp. ; [1] pp. ; [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Jeff Duncan Dance Studio : Studio Theater for Dance, Set of Eight Fliers and Announcements for Performances and Events, 1964 - 1965 [Mondays at Nine,

Jeff Duncan, Mariano Parra, Frances Alenikoff, Sue Hae Ho, Hanya Holm, Alwin Nikolais, Jose Limon, Anna Sokolow, Merce Cunningham, Robert Joffrey, Beatrice Tompkins, Edward Caton, Igor Schwetzoff, Henry Danton, Frank Wagner, Peter Gennero, Doris Humphrey, Martha Clarke, Joe Gifford, Voi Quitzow, Deborah Jowitt, Ruth Mesavage, Gordon Keller, Diane Sherer, Martin Morginsky, Beatrice Seckler, Carla DeSola, Lazar Dona, Strody Meekins, Jane Ottley, Roslyn Pierson, Ronald Pratt, Louise Reichlin, Rosanne Stevens, Elliot Carter, Buddy Bregman, Vol Quitzow, Serge Prokofieff, Francis Poulenc, Jack Moore, Gloria Contreras, Chester Wolenski, Linda Tolbert, Nancy Lewis, David Krohn, Kathy Posin, Patricia Beatty, Dolores Patxot, Kitty McDonald, Rossana Silomarino, Donald Lybbert, Evelyn Lohoefer, Claude Debussy, Anton Webern, Anna Coffy, Ray Cook, Claire Mallardi, Peter Lewis

Eight single sided flyer's / announcements published in conjunction with a series of dance performances, workshops, and benefit concerts organized by the Jeff Duncan Dance Studio, held between 1964 and 1965. ... [details]

$250.00
Condition:  Fair / Good. Writing in red pencil on the margins of three fliers, additional notes and drawings in pen on two fliers: most notes provide further information about the performances. 7 of the 8 of the fliers have two holes punched at top of sheets. Additional wear, tear, loss, folds, and yellowing to fliers. Marks to upper edges of pages from paperclip.
[Object # 25236]
Saturdays at Nine : Dance Theatre Workshop [Theater], Inc. Presents Studio Theatre for Dance
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 35.5 x 19.2 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Saturdays at Nine : Dance Theatre Workshop [Theater], Inc. Presents Studio Theatre for Dance

Jeff Duncan, Deborah Jowitt, Meredith Monk, Kenneth King, Cliff Keuter

Flyer / announcement published in conjunction with a series of dance performances held October 16, 23, 30 and November 6, 13, and 20th, [1965] by Deborah Jowitt, Meredith Monk, Kenneth King, and Cliff Keuter. [details]

$75.00
Condition:  Good. Folded in three with large (26 cm.) area of yellow discoloration to verso, otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 25192]
The Tinguely Machine Mystery or The Love Suicides at Kaluka : A Play by Kenneth Koch
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 27.9 x 21.6 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

The Tinguely Machine Mystery or The Love Suicides at Kaluka : A Play by Kenneth Koch

Kenneth Koch, Remy Charlip, Morton Feldman, Larry Rivers, Syd Solomon, Howard Kanovitz, Jean Tinguely, Nikola Cernovich, Felix Lau, Clarice Rivers, Jane Freilicher, Niki de Saint-Phalle, Kenward Elmslie, Alexandre Iolas, Kiki Kogelnik, Arnold Weinstein, John Ashbery, Joe Brainard, Frank Lima, Michael Zwerin, Richard Davis

Program for the performance of "The Tinguely Machine Mystery or The Love Suicides at Kaluka," a play by Kenneth Koch performed at The Jewish Museum, New York, December 22, 1965. Directed by Remy Charlip and Kenneth Koch; music by Morton Feldman; bridge built by Larry Rivers, Syd Solomon, and Howard Kanovitz; machines by Jean Tinguely; lighting by Nikola Cernovich; technical staff: Felix Lau. ... [details]

$125.00
Condition:  Good. Folded in four with an 8 mm. tear along fold line. Light bumping of corners and handling wear, light rubbing of verso, otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 24958]
Contemporary Sculpture : Arts Yearbook 8
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 30.3 x 23 cm.
  • 194 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Contemporary Sculpture : Arts Yearbook 8

William Seitz, Robert Goldwater, Donald Judd, Sidney Geist, Gene Baro, Clement Greenberg, Werner Hofmann, Vivien Raynor, Annette Michelson, Martica Sawin, Dora Vallier, Anita Ventura, Mercedes Molleda, José María Moreno Galván, Bruce Glaser, Lyman Kipp, George Sugarman, David Weinrib, Richard Stankiewicz, Richard Hamilton, George Rickey, Herbert Bronstein, Anne Hoene, Jacqueline Barnitz, Margaret Buhler

Annual periodical edited by William Seitz, "Contemporary Sculpture : Arts Yearbook 8," is a compendium of essays on sculpture of the early 1960s. This volume contains the first publication of Donald Judd's seminal essay "Specific Objects," as well as Judd's review of the Howard and Jean Lipman Collection. ... [details]

New York, NY: The Art Digest,
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$150.00
Condition:  Good. Former library copy. Moderate rubbing to covers and bumping to edges and corners. "1965" written in blue pen on spine and on recto. 2 cm. tear to spine. "3339" written in blue pen twice on title page and once on inside of recto which also has a name plate for the Library of the San Francisco Museum of Art. Contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 25183]
$150.00
Condition:  Good. 3.3 cm. tear to upper layer of paper along spine and a 3 cm. area of tearing and wear to spine. 6.8 cm. area of yellow speckling to verso. Light markings from erased pencil to top right corner of title page and 3 mm. tear to page edge. 3 cm. areas of light soiling to upper right portion of pages throughout the first half of the publication.
[Object # 25184]
$125.00
Condition:  Fair / Good. Moderate wear to covers along edges, overall soiling to covers, bumping to corners, with significant wear to spine and loss to large areas of surface layer of paper along spine. 2.5 cm. pen mark to recto. Approximately 3.8 cm of soiling to edge of interior pages from inside front cover through to page 23.
[Object # 25186]
Dance at the Bridge
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 27.6 x 21.6 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Dance at the Bridge

Trisha Brown, Sally Gross, Elizabeth Keen, Carolee Schneemann, James Tenney, Aileen Passloff, Remy Charlip, Claude Debussy, Deborah Lee, Diane Di Prima, Eddie Johnson, Viola Farber, Beverly Schmidt, Stephen Tropp, Roberts Blossom, Mario Jorrin, Jack Milton, Carl Stein, Matt Hoffman

Flyer / announcement published in conjunction with a series of dance performances hels November 28-30, 1965. Participants included Trisha Brown, Sally Gross, Elizabeth Keen, Carolee Schneemann, James Tenney, Aileen Passloff, Remy Charlip, Claude Debussy, Deborah Lee, Diane Di Prima, Eddie Johnson, Viola Farber, Beverly Schmidt, Stephen Tropp, Roberts Blossom, Mario Jorrin, Jack Milton, Carl Stein, and Matt Hoffman. [details]

New York, NY: ,
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$125.00
Condition:  Good. Removed staple marks in upper left corner of page. Bottom of page has been roughly cut. Folded in nine and moderate handling wear.
[Object # 25189]
Dance Theater Workshop, Inc. : Mondays at 9
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • accordion
  • black-and-white & color
  • 61.8 x 21.6 cm. (unfolded) ; 10.3 x 21.7 cm. (folded)
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Dance Theater Workshop, Inc. : Mondays at 9

Valerie Bettis, Anna Sokolow, Deborah Jowitt, Mary Anthony, Jack Moore, Ruth Currier, Jeff Duncan, Judith Dunn, James Waring, Martha Witman

Accordion fold flyer / announcement published in conjunction with a series of performances of new dance by Valerie Bettis, Anna Sokolow, Deborah Jowitt, Mary Anthony, Jack Moore, Ruth Currier, Jeff Duncan, Judith Dunn, James Waring, and Martha Witman. [details]

$75.00
Condition:  Very Good. Hand addressed mailed copy with mailing marks and mailing wear, folded in six for mailing. Very light yellowing of paper from age and light bumping of corners.
[Object # 24956]
Dance Theater Workshop, Inc. Presents : Mondays in August
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 27.7 x 21.6 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Dance Theater Workshop, Inc. Presents : Mondays in August

Jeff Duncan, Kenneth King, Elaine Summers, Stan Vanderbeek, Claude Debussy

Flyer / announcement published in conjunction with a series of dances premiering Mondays in August, [1965]. Dances by Jeff Duncan, Kenneth King, Elaine Summers, a film collage by Stan Vanderbeek, and music by Claude Debussy. [details]

$75.00
Condition:  Good. Folded in four, with parts of the program numbered in black pen. Light yellowing of paper from age and light bumping of corners.
[Object # 24952]
Dance Theater Workshop, Inc. Presents : Mondays in August
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 27.8 x 21.5 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Dance Theater Workshop, Inc. Presents : Mondays in August

Jeff Duncan, Bill Frank, Ronny Johnston, Kenneth King, Kathy Posin, Elaine Summers

Flyer / announcement published in conjunction with a series of performances of new work by Jeff Duncan, Bill Frank, Ronny Johnston, Kenneth King, Kathy Posin, and Elaine Summers. [details]

$75.00
Condition:  Good. Hand addressed mailed copy with mailing marks and mailing wear, folded in three for mailing. Light yellowing of paper from age and light bumping of corners.
[Object # 24951]
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]
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