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Specific Object's Quarantine Reading List

For Something Curated we've put together a shortlist of books we're thinking of durning the worldwide quarantine.

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  • recent objects
Three Vintage Black-and-White Photographs of Michael Heizer's
  • ephemera
  • photographic process
  • black-and-white
  • 3 sheets : 25.2 x 20.3 cm. (each)
  • [3] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Three Vintage Black-and-White Photographs of Michael Heizer's "Double Negative"

Michael Heizer

Set of three vintage black-and-white photographs printed on fibre-based photographic paper of Michael Heizer's "Double Negative," 1969-70, one stamped on verso with Dwan Gallery's return address and a sticker with information about the photograph stating that it shows views from the west cut, measuring 1600' x 50' x 30' with 40,000 and 200,000 tons displaced in Virgin River Mesa, Nevada. ... [details]

New York, NY: Dwan Gallery,
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$1,500.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light overall wear to verso of images. Two images have numeric penciled notations while third image has red inked rubber stamp reading DWAN GALLERY / 29 WEST 57 STREET / NEW YORK, N.Y. 10019 and an adhesive sticker with documentation of the work.
[Object # 24722]
Conceptual Art, Arte Povera, Land Art
  • exhibition catalogue
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 24 x 22.5 cm.
  • [unpaginated]
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Conceptual Art, Arte Povera, Land Art

Germano Celant

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held at the Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna, Torino, Italy, 1970. Curated and with essay by Germano Celant. Artists include Sol LeWitt, Giuseppe Penone, Fred Sandback, Aligherio Boetti, Christo, Piero Manzoni, Yves Klein, Joseph Beuys, On Kawara, among many others. ... [details]

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July / August Exhibition Book
  • artists' book
  • cloth boards issued without dust jacket
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 31.5 x 25 cm.
  • 48 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
Rain Dance
  • artists' book
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 20.5 x 30.5 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size 1200
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Rain Dance

Richard Long

Artists' project published as part of the portfolio Artists & Photographs, edited by Marian Goodman. Four offset-printed photographs on recto and object description on verso: "Rain Dance". August 24, 1969. ... [details]

New York, NY: Multiples, Inc.,
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$200.00
Condition:  Good. Soft crease along right hand vertical edge and light edge wear.
[Object # 24099]
Continuous Project Altered Daily
  • artists' book
  • offset-printed
  • accordion
  • monochrome
  • 11.5 x 30.5 cm.
  • [18] pp.
  • edition size 1200
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Continuous Project Altered Daily

Robert Morris

Morris' contribution to the Artists' and Photographs multiple box published by Multiples, Inc., 1970; of the 1200 copies printed in this edition, 200 were included. This accordion-bound book consists of sixteen sepia photographs of the artist's installation in which the materials -- earth, water, grease, plastic, felt, wood, thread, light, photographs, and sound -- were manipulated daily. ... [details]

New York, NY: Multiples Inc.,
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$400.00
Condition:  Fine. Clean and unmarked as issued.
[Object # 24072]
E.A.T. Press Release : Projects Outside Art
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 35.5 x 21.6 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

E.A.T. Press Release : Projects Outside Art

Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.), Billy Klüver, Theodore Kheel

Press release issued March 2, 1970 by Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T), Billy Klüver, President of Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T) and Theodore Kheel, President of the American Foundation on Automation and Employment. ... [details]

$125.00
Condition:  Very Good. Folded in four. Light wear to page edges including a 7 mm. tear, light yellowing, and light bumping. Otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 26254]
Art Workers Coalition Flyer [Is Culture Still Necessary? If So, Whose Culture? Could Culture Be You?]
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 27.8 x 21.5 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Art Workers Coalition Flyer [Is Culture Still Necessary? If So, Whose Culture? Could Culture Be You?]

Art Workers Coalition, Bob Wiegand, Laurin Raiken, John Hightower

Flyer advertising weekly Monday meetings of the Art Worker's Coalition [AWC] held in New York and its schedule of upcoming guest speakers which included Bob Wiegand of SoHo on "Housing for Artists," February 16, [1970]; Laurin Raiken, cultural historian and sociologist of art, on "The Political Economics of Art" February 23, [1970] and John Hightower "Incoming Director" of The Museum of Modern Art, March 2, [1970]. [details]

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Critic's Choice 1969 - 70
  • ephemera
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 20.3 x 17.7 cm.
  • [8] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Critic's Choice 1969 - 70

Irving Sandler, Friedel Dzubas, Leon Golub, Stanley Landsman, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Morris, Philip Pearlstein, Sylvia Stone, Jack Tworkov, William T. Williams

Brochure / catalogue published in conjunction with "Critic's Choice 1969 - 70," which invited 300 art students from across New York State into the art studios of Friedel Dzubas, Leon Golub, Stanley Landsman, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Morris, Philip Pearlstein, Sylvia Stone, Jack Tworkov and William T. ... [details]

$45.00
Condition:  Good. Moderate wear to covers including overall soiling to recto and rubbing of covers and edges. Slight bend to lower middle half of publication and lower right corner and additional crimping along top left of publication throughout. Light rubbing to first page, contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 26211]
Continuous Project Altered Daily
  • ephemera
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 27.9 x 21.6 cm.
  • 4 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Continuous Project Altered Daily

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

Program published in conjunction with performance by Yvonne Rainer held March 31, April 1, April 2, 1970. Performed by Yvonne Rainer, Becky Arnold, Douglas Dunn, David Gordon, Barbara Lloyd, and Steve Paxton. ... [details]

$125.00
Condition:  Good. Folded in three. Moderate yellowing of pages, overall soiling, and bumping of corners. 1.2 cm. dog-ear to upper right corner; 5.2 cm. crease to upper left corner with additional 1.4 cm. dog-ear to corner. 1.4 cm. soiling on page two and three. Page four has become removed from staple binding.
[Object # 26214]
Two Evenings of Works by Marjorie Strider, Hans Breder, Scott Burton
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 22.8 x 15.2 cm.
  • [4] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Two Evenings of Works by Marjorie Strider, Hans Breder, Scott Burton

Marjorie Strider, Hans Breder, Scott Burton

Single fold program for "Two Evenings of Works by Marjorie Strider, Hans Breder, Scott Burton" held at The University of Iowa, Iowa City, July 31 and August 5, 1970. First evening of performances held at Macbride Field Campus, July 31, 1970, included: "For D. ... [details]

$125.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Multiple areas of black pen markings and notations to biographies on verso including Marjorie Strider's biography circled in black marker and Scott Burton's biography heavily edited and then scratched out. Likely edited by Strider or Burton. Folded gently in two. Mark from removed staple to upper left corner of program. Additional light handling wear and yellowing of edges.
[Object # 26198]
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