• current project

John McLaughlin : Ascetic Approach

Specific Object is pleased to present John McLaughlin : Ascetic Approach, to be held at Susan Inglett Gallery. The exhibition will run from March 21 through April 20, 2019.

image from John McLaughlin : Ascetic Approach
  • recent objects
Studio International
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 31 x 24 cm.
  • 222 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Studio International

Book Supplement / Vol. 180, No. 927 (November 1970)

Peter Townsend, Andrew Higgens, Norbert Lynton, Jonathan Benthall, Lucy R. Lippard, Carl Andre, Jeanne Siegel, John Elderfield, Donald Wall, Bryan Robertson, Charles Harrison, APG, Alan Bowness, Andrew Forge, Andrew Higgins, Timothy Hilton, Edward Lucie-Smith, Jeremy Maas, Joseph Masheck, Barbara Reise, Deborah Stott, William Townsend, Art Workers Coalition

Issue edited by Peter Townsend. Essays "Art and Politics in the Russian Revolution - Part I," by Andrew Higgens; "Coldstream 1970," by Norbert Lynton; " Technology and Art 19: Kinetics at the Hayward," by Jonathan Benthall; "The Art Workers' Coalition: Not a History," by Lucy R. ... [details]

London, United Kingdom: Studio International,
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$200.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Light rubbing of cover edges and bumping of cover corners. Contents clean and unmarked and pages are tight to the spine.
[Object # 24400]
Performance 1
  • artists' book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 28 x 21.5 cm.
  • 34 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • signed and unnumbered

Performance 1

Dan Graham, John Gibson

Publication produced in conjunction with Graham's Performance 1 (Live) which was presented at the Art Students' Association at NYU on December 14, 1970. Includes writings by Graham on pieces such as "("Like")," "Lax/Relax," "Dean Martin / Entertainment as Theatre" and "Country Trip. ... [details]

$500.00
Condition:  Good.Signed by Dan Graham in blue ball-point pen in addition to the facsimile signature on title page. This copy an early iteration of the publication issued before a black spine tape and plastic covers were added to later copies. Mild soiling to covers.
[Object # 13722]
Manzoni
  • exhibition catalogue
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 19.4 x 15.1 cm.
  • [36] pp.
  • edition size 440
  • unsigned and numbered

Manzoni

Piero Manzoni, Udo Kultermann, Johannes Cladders

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held November 26, 1969 - January 4, 1970. Originally issued in cast plastic box, this copy DOES NOT INCLUDE BOX. Includes texts by Udo Kultermann and Johannes Cladders, bibliography, and directory of lenders to the exhibition. ... [details]

$300.00
Condition:  Good. This copy lacking plastic box. Covers have circular rubbing from the original box it was previously housed in. Contents clean and unmarked. Number 249 of 440.
[Object # 24302]
Frank Stella : Recent Lithographs
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 24.9 x 18.2 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Frank Stella : Recent Lithographs

Frank Stella

Double sided postcard / exhibition announcement published in conjunction with opening held October 31, 1970. The exhibition featured recent lithographs published by Castelli Graphics in the following series : Grid Stack, Black Stack, Pastel Stack, Aluminum Series, and Copper Series. [details]

New York, NY: ,
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World Works
  • poster
  • offset-printed
  • monochrome
  • 40.5 x 25.6 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

World Works

Hannah Weiner, Marjorie Strider, John Perreault

Single sided poster published in conjunction with happening / performance, "World Works," held March 21, 1970. "Artists & people everywhere are invited to do a street work in the street of their choice. ... [details]

New York, NY: n.p.,
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$175.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Unmailed copy. Folded in three as issued. Bright and clean as issued.
[Object # 24262]
Studio International
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 30.6 x 24 cm.
  • 240 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Studio International

Vol. 179, No. 922 (May 1970)

Charles Harrison, Alexander Liberman, Henryk Gotlib, Michael Moynihan, Buckminster Fuller, Jonathan Benthall, William Tucker, Hans-Jürgen Müller , Robert Kudielka, Gene Baro, Helene Winer, Gilbert & George, John Russell, Mark Haworth-Booth, Peter Fuller, Ian Dunlop, Fernand Léger, John Golding, Ronald Alley, Pablo Picasso, Robert Graham, Joan Miró, Martin Bloch, Donald Judd

Issue edited by Charles Harrison. Essays "In the Land of My Own Vision," by Henryk Gotlib; "Gilbert & George," by Michael Moynihan; "An Interview with Buckminster Fuller," by Jonathan Benthall; Four Sculptors (Part 2): Picasso Cubist Constructions," by William Tucker; "Sociology of an Art Boom: I-The Background to the Flourishing German Art Market" and "II From Survival to Success: An Interview with Hans-Jürgen Müller," by Robert Kudielka; "Liberman: The Art of Amplitude," by Gene Baro; "Robert Graham's Boxes," by Helene Winer; "A Magazine Sculpture," by Gilbert & George which includes "Underneath the Arches (The most intelligent fascinating serious and beautiful art piece you have ever seen)" and the censored "George the [cunt] / Gilbert the [shit]" magazine sculptures ; "Miró's Sculptures," by John Russell; "Victorians at Manchester," by Mark Haworth-Booth; "Martin Bloch Re-Assessed," by Ronald Alley. ... [details]

London, United Kingdom: Studio International,
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$200.00
Condition:  Fair / Good. Covers with moderate staining and wear at edge. Very small bump at top right corner. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 24260]
Ray Johnson : Dollar Bill Show
  • exhibition catalogue
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • duotone
  • 30.5 x 22.6 cm.
  • [8] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Ray Johnson : Dollar Bill Show

Ray Johnson, Eric Pollitzer

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held September 16 - October, 17, [1970]. Contains full page illustrations and a checklist of the exhibition on the verso. Photographs by Eric Pollitzer. [details]

$75.00
Condition:  Fair / Good. Moderate rubbing and roughing of edges along upper and lower page edges with two areas of 2 mm. loss along bottom edge. Overall handling wear and bumping and light soiling along bottom edge of verso,
[Object # 24190]
World Works
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 27.8 x 21.6 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

World Works

Marjorie Strider, Hannah Weiner, John Perreault

Press release for World Works (Street Works VI) a project where artists from all over the world were invited to make a "street work" in any street on March 21, 1970, at Noon. Organized by Marjorie Strider, John Perreault, and Hannah Weiner as a continuation of their "Street Works" project, documentation of the street works was solicited from participants to be part of a book to be published called "Book Works," claiming to potentially be the very first successful global art work. [details]

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Yvonne Rainer at the Whitney
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white & color
  • 35.5 x 21.5 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Yvonne Rainer at the Whitney

Yvonne Rainer, Becky Arnold, Douglas Dunn, David Gordon, Barbara Lloyd, Steve Paxton, Michael Fajans, Phill Niblock, Deborah Hollingworth

Press release for Yvonne Rainer's "Continuous Project - Altered Daily" at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, March 31 - April 2, 1970. Performers included Becky Arnold, Douglas Dunn, David Gordon, Barbara Lloyd, Steve Paxton, Yvonne Rainer, and others. ... [details]

$125.00
Condition:  Very Good. Folded into fourths for mailing. Date is circled in pencil and there is a 2.5 cm. subtle dark mark on lower right along fold, otherwise clean and unmarked. Light bumping of corners.
[Object # 24191]
11 Works from 1965 / 11 Lavori Dal 1965
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 13 x 19.5 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

11 Works from 1965 / 11 Lavori Dal 1965

Joseph Kosuth

Single sided announcement card published in conjunction show opening held July 4, 1970. [details]

$125.00
Condition:  Fine. Clean and unmarked as issued.
[Object # 24131]
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