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Catalog : Al's Grand Hotel
  • artists' book
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 22.5 x 15 cm.
  • [12] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Catalog : Al's Grand Hotel

Allen Ruppersberg

Artist's book produced by in conjunction with Allen Ruppersberg's installation "Al's Grand Hotel" presented in a California Craftsman style building located at 7175 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, CA, May 7 - June 12, 1917. ... [details]

Los Angeles, CA: Allen Ruppersberg,
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$400.00
Condition:  Good. Covers discoloring as normal with this publication with additional staining of an spray of coffee dots on cover verso. Interior pages, printed on newsprint, are aged but fully intact.
[Object # 38218]
JOB ART
  • artists' book
  • wrappers
  • computer printed
  • vello bound
  • black-and-white
  • 12 x 15 x 4 1/4 in. (14 LBS)
  • [approximately 1000] pp.
  • edition size 10 numbered and signed copies (plus 6 lettered, unsigned HC copies)
  • signed and numbered
  • ISBN 815002491

JOB ART

Nelson Howe, Steve Hesterman

Large-scale artist's book by Nelson Howe with computer programer Steve Hesterman composed of approximately 1,000 page print out from an RCA Spectra 70 Computer on unlined computer machine feed paper bound in a pressboard binder. ... [details]

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The Artist's Reserved Rights Transfer and Sale Agreement
  • ephemera
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 56 x 43.5 cm. (unfolded)
  • [8] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

The Artist's Reserved Rights Transfer and Sale Agreement

[First Printing / English Edition]

Bob Projansky, Seth Siegelaub

This "Agreement form has been drafted by Bob Projansky, a New York lawyer, after my [Siegelaub] extensive discussions and correspondence with over 500 artists, dealers, lawyers, collectors, museum people, critics and other concerned people involved in the day-to-day workings of the international art world. ... [details]

New York, NY: Seth Siegelaub,
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$750.00
Condition:  Good. Recto and verso show some mild staining and light handling marks. Folded in four as issued. Interior clean and unmarked. This copy from earlier printing, lacking the holes punched on left edge found in the 1972 variant.
[Object # 23036]
The Sunday Times Magazine [London]
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 32.9 x 24.6 cm.
  • 38 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

The Sunday Times Magazine [London]

January 10, 1971

Gilbert & George, Francis Wyndham

January 10, 1971 issue of London's "The Sunday Times" featuring double-page artwork titled "We Are Only Human Sculptors" by Gilbert and George and an article on the artists by Francis Wyndham. Photograph by Snowdon. [details]

London, United Kingdom: The Sunday Times,
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$250.00
Condition:  Good. Pages aged and handled. Overall clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36577]
8th Annual New York Avant Garde Festival (Armory Show.)
  • poster
  • offset-printed
  • duotone
  • 84.5 x 55.2 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

8th Annual New York Avant Garde Festival (Armory Show.)

Charlotte Moorman, Otto Piene, Eric Siegel, Shirley Clarke, Nam June Paik, Shuya Abe, Frank Lincoln Viner, Douglas Davis, Ralph Hocking, Ken Dominick, Pulsa, Steina and Woody Vasulka, Morton Subotnick, Stefan Tcherepnin, Richard Teitelbaum, Lil Picard, Jud Yalkut, Ed Emshwiller, Stan Vanderbeek, Christo, Yoko Ono, John Lennon, Joe Jones, Robert Watts, Frank Gillette, John Reilly, Rudi Stern, Robert Breer, Ken Dewey, Geoff Hendricks, Ralph Ortiz, Tosun Bayrak, Bici Forbes, Gary Rieveschl, Jackson Mac Low, Philip Corner, Frederic Rzewski, Gregory Battcock, Shigeko Kubota, Joey Skaggs, Al Hansen, Emmett Williams, Jim McWilliams, Joseph Beuys, John Cage, Dick Higgins, Toshi Ichiyanagi, Allan Kaprow, Takehisa Kosugi, Pauline Oliveros, Faith Ringgold, Carolee Schneemann, Aldo Tambellini, Jean Toche, Ben Vautier, Wolf Vostell, Peter Moore

Oversized folded promotional poster for the 8th Annual New York Avant Garde Festival presented by Charlotte Moorman, held at the 69th Regiment Armory, New York, November 19, 1971. Artists included Otto Piene, Eric Siegel, Shirley Clarke, Nam June Paik, Shuya Abe, Frank Lincoln Viner, Douglas Davis, Ralph Hocking, Ken Dominick, Pulsa, Steina and Woody Vasulka, Morton Subotnick, Stefan Tcherepnin, Richard Teitelbaum, Lil Picard, Jud Yalkut, Ed Emshwiller, Stan Vanderbeek, Christo, Yoko Ono, John Lennon, Joe Jones, Robert Watts, Frank Gillette, John Reilly, Rudi Stern, Robert Breer, Ken Dewey, Geoff Hendricks, Ralph Ortiz, Tosun Bayrak, Bici Forbes, Gary Rieveschl, Jackson Mac Low, Philip Corner, Frederic Rzewski, Gregory Battcock, Shigeko Kubota, Joey Skaggs, Al Hansen, Emmett Williams, Jim McWilliams, Joseph Beuys, John Cage, Dick Higgins, Toshi Ichiyanagi, Allan Kaprow, Takehisa Kosugi, Pauline Oliveros, Faith Ringgold, Carolee Schneemann, Aldo Tambellini, Jean Toche, Ben Vautier, Wolf Vostell and many others. ... [details]

$500.00
Condition:  Very Good. Folded in eight as issued. 2 cm. and 1.5 cm. yellowing on verso from removed tape with additional 7.4 cm. and 2.3 cm areas of yellow soiling. 24.5 cm. area of creasing and bumping along centerfold. Otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 8250]
Twogether
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • loose leaves
  • black-and-white
  • 41.8 x 28.9 cm.
  • 30 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Twogether

Vol. 1, No. 7 (September 1 - 14, 1971)

Bruce David, D.A. Latimer, Mark Swain, Bob Weschler, Chuck Hassleblad

Issue 7 of the adult periodical "Twogether," edited by Bruce David. Contents include: "Porno-ganda;" "Sex in SoHo," by Mark Swain; "Roman Ernquierer: D.A. Latimer on Suetonius;" "Suck Books: The Art and History of Fellatio; "Homage to Bonnie the Nympho," by Mark Swain; "Fuck the Fire;" "Film Review: Klute;" "Interview with a Stripper," by Bob Weschler; "The Inquiring Pornographer," by Chuck Hassleblad; and "Classified. ... [details]

New York, NY: Twogether,
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$45.00
Condition:  Good. Light tanning and rubbing of leaves. Multiple small tears to edges of recto including a 2.7 cm. tear; 9 cm. tear with folding to verso with an additional 9 cm. crease. 3.5 cm. dog-ear to page 30 and light wear to page edges, contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 37897]
Applause
  • periodical
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 42 x 28 cm.
  • 40 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Applause

New York's Entertainment / Leisure Time Weekly / Vol. 1, No. 1 (August 25, 1971)

Harold Stern, Don Miller, Bruce Moore, Peter Carey, Constance Clarke, Bill Thomas, Philip M. Bottfeld, Irv Docktor, Vernon Gibbs

Inugural issue of "Applause," edited by Harold Stern. Contents include: "On Theatre: Cymbeline in the Park," by Harold Stern; "Fiddlers on the Roof;" "What Ever Happened to Cliff Arquette?," by Harold Stern; "The Loudest Noise on Summer TV: Channel 13's 'The Silent Years;'" "On Film: Brotherhood of Satan;" "A Marriage of a Young Stockbroker;" "Soul to Soul;" Reviews of "Doc," "Omega Man," "Cry Uncle," "Deep End," "Fool's Parade," and "Make a Face," by Charles Goldman; "Mangled Movies on TV," by Don Miller; "The Strange World of Augustus Faust," by Bruce Moore; "Jazz Behind the Iron Curtain," by Harold Stern; "Miss Julie Budd," by Peter Carey; "Gloria Jean - Why Did This Girl Stop Working?;" "New York's Premiere Restaurant," by Harold Stern; "Editorial;" "On Production: Good Friends Shot on Street;" "On Travel : Hawaii Kapu--or. ... [details]

$75.00
Condition:  Good. Tearing of spine edge and recto edge, staining and mild foxing of right side edge of recto and bottom edge of verso, light creasing of covers. Light discoloration of page edges, contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 20987]
Icons and Images of the Sixties
  • critical theory
  • illustrated wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white
  • 20.1 x 14.2 cm.
  • 346 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0525472851

Icons and Images of the Sixties

Nicolas Calas, Elena Calas, Joseph Cornell, Louise Nevelson, George Segal, Edward Kienholz, Alfonso Ossorio, Claes Oldenburg, Jim Dine, Marisol, Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, James Rosenquist, Tom Wesselmann, Allan D'Arcangelo, Robert Indiana, Arakawa, Leon Polk Smith, Barnett Newman, Kenneth Noland, Frank Stella, Ellsworth Kelly, Jo Baers, Jules Olitski, Larry Poons, Agnes Martin, David Smith, Tony Smith, Ronald Bladen, David von Schlegell, Kenneth Snelson, Dan Flavin

Collection of critical theory essays by Nicolas Calas and Elena Calas on the styles and developments in American art from the sixties. With essays on the work of: Joseph Cornell, Louise Nevelson, George Segal, Edward Kienholz, Alfonso Ossorio, Claes Oldenburg, Jim Dine, Marisol, Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, James Rosenquist, Tom Wesselmann, Allan D'Arcangelo, Robert Indiana, Arakawa, Leon Polk Smith, Barnett Newman, Kenneth Noland, Frank Stella, Ellsworth Kelly, Jo Baers, Jules Olitski, Larry Poons, Agnes Martin, David Smith, Tony Smith, Ronald Bladen, David von Schlegell, Kenneth Snelson, Dan Flavin, and others. ... [details]

$1.99
Condition:  Used
$15.00
Condition:  Collectible
It [International Times]
  • periodical
  • illustrated wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • loose leaves
  • black-and-white & color
  • 41.8 x 28.8 cm.
  • 23 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

It [International Times]

No. 117 (November 18 - December 2, 1971)

Joy Farren, Buttons, Hells Angels, Tramp

Issue number 117 of IT [International Times]. Contents include: "Letters;" a full page comic strip; "Child's Play," by Joy Farren; "Self Defence;" "Hells Angels Interview," an interview with Buttons, President of the London Chapter of Hells Angels, England, and Tramp, Sergeant of Arms; "Hawkwind's Space;" "Tree Frog Proudly Presents: Nothing Ever-Again;" four page fold-out illustrated centerfold poster; "Hitch Hike;" full page illustration by Schenkanden [s. ... [details]

London, United Kingdom: Bloom Publications Ltd.,
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$125.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Light yellowing and rubbing of covers with light yellow foxing to verso and gentle bumping of corners. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 37699]
Pleasure
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • loose leaves
  • black-and-white
  • 42 x 28.9 cm.
  • 31 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Pleasure

Vol. 3, No. 11 (1971)

Terry O'Toole

Volume 3, issue no. 3 of Pleasure, edited by Terry O'Toole. Contents include: "Costumed Balls;" Wet & Wild Orgy;" "Virgin Victim Part 2;" "Strange Pleasures;" "Son of Professor Sexus;" "School Days;" "New! Improved! Nookie Books;" "Cock & Pussy," classifieds; and a full page advertisement on back cover for Pleasure featuring Stevie [Steven] Heller, art director for SCREW Magazine and co-publisher and editor of New York Review of Sex and Politics. [details]

$125.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light tanning to leaves, with minor edge wear. Date written in purple marker measuring 5.3 cm. on recto. Light bumping, tearing, yellowing and foxing to top edge of cover and pages. Contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 37700]
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