• current project

I CAN’T SEE HOW I CAN BE OUTSIDE OF THE SOCIETY— SO I’M WITHIN IT.

Specific Object and Susan Inglett Gallery is pleased to present SPECIFIC OBJECT AT SUSAN INGLETT GALLERY at the Independent 20th Century Fair, to be held September 8 —11, 2022. The works included will explore the art and socio-political tumult of 1969 through a wealth of artist publications, editions, ephemera and printed matter dating from that year, all drawn from the holdings of Specific Object.

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  • recent objects
FluxOrchestra at Carnegie Recital Hall
  • poster
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 43 x 29.8 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

FluxOrchestra at Carnegie Recital Hall

George Maciunas, FluxOrchestra, La Monte Young, Robert Watts, Ben Vautier, Chieko Shiomi, George Brecht, Yoko Ono, Anthony Cox, Tomas Schmit, Willem de Ridder, Stan Vanderbeek, Joe Jones, Ayo, Samurai Sword Orchestra, Ayo, John Worden, Henry Greenfiber, James Riddle, Stephen Barry, Helen Vasey, Lynn Bunn, John Cavanaugh, Joan Matthews, Steven Vasey, Jonas Mekas, Yoko Ono, Linda Sampson, Stan Vanderbeek, Anthony Cox, Joe Jones, H. Kapplow, Shigeko Kubota, Dan Lauffer, Christopher Wilmarth, Robert Watts

Poster printed on pale buff-green paper published in conjunction with performance of the FluxOrchestra at Carnegie Recital Hall, New York, September 25 [1965] with La Monte Young conducting and costumes by Robert Watts. ... [details]

New York, NY: Fluxus Editions,
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$1,500.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Folded marks indication this copy was folded into a paper airplane, then folded in half through horizontal center. Mild edge wear including folding of corners. 5 mm. and 2 mm. tears to right side edge and multiple 1 mm. tears to left side edge, 2 mm. dog-ear to lower left corner, 5 mm. dog-ear to upper left corner, and 8 mm. dog-ear to upper right corner. Clean and unmarked.
[Object # 4396]
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]
A Selection of Recent Happenings
  • artists' book
  • softcover / other
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 28 x 22 cm.
  • [11] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

A Selection of Recent Happenings

Allan Kaprow

Stapled sheets printed on one side outlining the scenarios for four Happenings : "Birds," "Household," "Soap," and "Raining," each of which has been separately stapled and then stapled again to the title sheet. ... [details]

[New York], [NY]: [self published],
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$750.00
Condition:  Fair / Good. Moderate wear to covers. Postcard adhered to recto which reads "Chance 1966." Beneath postcard is 4 cm. of tearing. 2 cm. and 1 cm. tears to recto edge. 1.3 cm. tear from removed staple to upper right corner of recto. Moderate wear to cover corners. Moderate yellowing of verso and overall wear with light soiling. Light handling wear to contents which are otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 20671]
Morning Piece (1964) to George Maciunas [ aka: Announcement for Morning Piece (1964) to George Maciunas, roof of Yoko Ono's apartment building, New York ]
  • 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 [ aka: Announcement for Morning Piece (1964) to George Maciunas, roof of Yoko Ono's apartment building, New York ]

[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,
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$950.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light aging to right vertical edge of sheet.
[Object # 37506]
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]
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]
Fluxus Newspaper : Vacuum TRapEzoid
  • periodical
  • folded broadsheet
  • offset-printed
  • loose leaves
  • black-and-white
  • 55.6 x 43.2 cm.
  • [4] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Fluxus Newspaper : Vacuum TRapEzoid

No. 5 (March 1965)

George Maciunas, Henry Flint, Yoko Ono, Shigeko Kubota, Eric Andersen, Frederick Lieberman, Ben Vautier, Giuseppe Chiari, Willem de Ridder, James Riddle

Issue number five of Fluxus Newspaper. Edited by George Maciunas. Includes a full page advertisement for Fluxfest featuring Yoko Ono, Shigeko Kubota, Eric Andersen, Frederick Lieberman, Ben Vautier, Giuseppe Chiari, Willem de Ridder, James Riddle, and others; a Flux Shop catalogue with prices; and a full page feature on science. [details]

[New York], [NY]: Fluxus,
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$950.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Folded in four as issued then folded in half again. Mild soiling to recto, 1.9 cm., 1 cm., 1.6 cm., 6 mm. and 5 mm. with additional light markings. Light bleed through to interior from soiling on recto, contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 25458]
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]
3rd Annual New York Festival of the Avant Garde [New York Avant Garde Festival]
  • poster
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 63.5 x 19 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

3rd Annual New York Festival of the Avant Garde [New York Avant Garde Festival]

Charlotte Moorman, Robert Ashley, David Behrman, George Brecht, Robert Breer, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Allan Kaprow, Nam June Paik, Takehisa Kosugi, Jackson Mac Low, Erik Satie, James Tenney, John Cage, Luc Ferrari, Philip Corner, Robert Filliou, Jacob Glick, Don Heckman, Malcolm Goldstein, Al Hansen, Gary Harris, Dick Higgins, Burton Kaplan, Benjamin Patterson, La Monte Young, Wolf Vostell, Dieter Roth, Yoko Ono, Alfred E. Hansen, Morton Feldman

Two-sided poster / program for the 3rd Annual New York Festival of the Avant Garde held at Judson Hall, New York, August 25 - September 11, 1965. Organized by Charlotte Moorman. Performances and contributions by Charlotte Moorman, Robert Ashley, David Behrman, George Brecht, Robert Breer, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Allan Kaprow, Nam June Paik, Takehisa Kosugi, Jackson Mac Low, Erik Satie, James Tenney, John Cage, Luc Ferrari, Philip Corner, Robert Filliou, Jacob Glick, Don Heckman, Malcolm Goldstein, Al Hansen, Gary Harris, Dick Higgins, Burton Kaplan, Benjamin Patterson, La Monte Young, Wolf Vostell, Dieter Roth, Yoko Ono, Alfred E. ... [details]

$500.00
Condition:  Good. Hand addressed mailed copy. Folded in eight for mailing with mailing marks and mailing wear. Light edge-wear including 1 mm. tear to poster edge. Double parallel fold lines along three of the eight folds. 10 cm. of pencil writing to verso, otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36272]
Program for the 3rd Annual New York Festival of the Avant Garde [New York Avant Garde Festival] [Festival of Avant Garde '65]
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • loose leaves
  • black-and-white
  • 27.9 x 21.5 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Program for the 3rd Annual New York Festival of the Avant Garde [New York Avant Garde Festival] [Festival of Avant Garde '65]

Charlotte Moorman, Robert Ashley, David Behrman, George Brecht, Robert Breer, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Allan Kaprow, Nam June Paik, Takehisa Kosugi, Jackson Mac Low, Erik Satie, James Tenney, John Cage, Luc Ferrari, Philip Corner, Robert Filliou, Jacob Glick, Don Heckman, Malcolm Goldstein, Al Hansen, Gary Harris, Dick Higgins, Burton Kaplan, Benjamin Patterson, La Monte Young, Wolf Vostell, Dieter Roth, Yoko Ono, Alfred E. Hansen, Morton Feldman

Single sided program for the 3rd Annual New York Festival of the Avant Garde held at Judson Hall, New York, August 25 - September 11, 1965. Organized by Charlotte Moorman. Performances and contributions by Charlotte Moorman, Robert Ashley, David Behrman, George Brecht, Robert Breer, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Allan Kaprow, Nam June Paik, Takehisa Kosugi, Jackson Mac Low, Erik Satie, James Tenney, John Cage, Luc Ferrari, Philip Corner, Robert Filliou, Jacob Glick, Don Heckman, Malcolm Goldstein, Al Hansen, Gary Harris, Dick Higgins, Burton Kaplan, Benjamin Patterson, La Monte Young, Wolf Vostell, Dieter Roth, Yoko Ono, Alfred E. ... [details]

$250.00
Condition:  Fair. Folded in three with tears, yellowing, bumping and folding of edges. Tears measure: 1.4 cm., 1 cm., 4 mm., 3 mm., 9 mm., 6 mm., 5 mm with an additional four 1 mm. tears to edges. 1.4 cm. dog-ear to lower left corner and 7 cm. dog-ear to lower right corner with additional folds and bumping to corner. 7 mm. dog-ear to upper left corner and 1.2 cm. fold to upper right corner.
[Object # 36273]
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