• current project

Picture Post Card Posted from Post Box Pictured

Specific Object and Jonathan Monk are pleased to announce the publication of the twentieth "Picture Post Card Posted from Post Box Pictured,” the latest addition to his ongoing series. For this iteration of his mail art project Monk has chosen an image of the postbox around the corner his mother’s house in the village where the artist grew up, just outside of Leicester, England.

image from Picture Post Card Posted from Post Box Pictured
  • recent objects
GAY Press Release : Christopher Street Liberation Day March
  • ephemera
  • photocopy / xeroxed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 28 x 21.5 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

GAY Press Release : Christopher Street Liberation Day March

Christopher Street Liberation Day Committee

Vintage xerox copy of two sheet press release announcing plans for the Christopher Street Liberation Day Marchheld on June 27, [1971]. "Over 25,000 homosexual women and men will assemble... for a massive celebration of Gay pride and solidarity. ... [details]

$250.00
Condition:  Very Good. Folded in three, inked notations on recto of cover page "To Arthur Bell - want to cover this and the [?] [?] Rights League the next day? Xerox copy to Fred McDarrah." Light smudging and handling marks.
[Object # 26468]
Documents of Twentieth Century Art : Dialogues with Marcel Duchamp
  • critical theory
  • cloth boards with dust jacket
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 21.6 x 15.5 cm.
  • 136 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0500600015

Documents of Twentieth Century Art : Dialogues with Marcel Duchamp

[Hardback]

Marcel Duchamp, Pierre Cabanne, Robert Motherwell, Jasper Johns, Salvador Dali

"In the original French edition of this book, Pierre Cabanne wrote, shortly before Duchamp's death: 'These interviews with Marcel Duchamp took place in his studio at Neuilly [near Paris], where he and his wife live during the six months they spend in France each year. ... [details]

London, United Kingdom: Thames and Hudson,
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$75.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light overall wear to dust jacket with light rubbing of edges. Light dust soiling to flyleaf and endpapers, contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 25028]
The 16th Annual Village Voice Off-Broadway Awards
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • monochrome
  • 9 x 22 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

The 16th Annual Village Voice Off-Broadway Awards

Oversized ticket to the 16th Annual Village Voice Off-Broadway Awards held at the Village Gate in New York City, May 24, 1971. [details]

$45.00
Condition:  Very Good. Folded in half, light handling marks and edge wear.
[Object # 27651]
Sex Discrimination Against Time Inc. Settlement
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 35 x 21.5 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Sex Discrimination Against Time Inc. Settlement

Rose Mary Mechem, Elizabeth Frappollo

Two sheet press release issued February 10, 1971 announcing the settlement of 70 incidents of sex discrimination reported by 147 women against Time Inc.. Press release details the conciliation agreement reached between the parties and announces the policy being established by Time Inc. [details]

$75.00
Condition:  Very Good. Folded in four, light handling marks and edge wear.
[Object # 26644]
Tribute in Action to Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 32.7 x 21.7 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Tribute in Action to Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. Ralph Abernathy, Dr. George Wiley, Dave Dellinger, People's Coalition for Peace and Justice, Vietnam Peace Parade Committee, Citywide Coordinating on Welfare Rights, G.I. Counselling Service, Southern Christian Leadership Conference, United Farm Workers Organizing Committee, War Resisters League

Flyer promoting the "Tribute in Action to Martin Luther King, Jr." held April 2, 3, 4, 5, [1971] in New York City. Events include a rally at City Hall, "The People Talk" in Central Park Mall, memorial services for Martin Luther King, Jr. ... [details]

$175.00
Condition:  Very Good. Folded in four with light handling marks.
[Object # 27660]
Remarks Mayor John V. Lindsay Liberal Party of New York State
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 35.5 x 21.5 cm.
  • [3] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Remarks Mayor John V. Lindsay Liberal Party of New York State

John V. Lindsay

Two sheet, three page press release issued Wednesday, October 6, 1971, with recorded remarks from Mayor John V. Lindsay at the Liberal Party of New York State annual dinner at the Imperial Ballroom in the Americana Hotel in New York City. [details]

New York, NY: John V. Lindsay,
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$125.00
Condition:  Very Good. Folded in four, yellow highlight over "John V. Lindsay", light handling marks and edge wear.
[Object # 27671]
People's Lobby at the Justice Department
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 27.7 x 21.5 cm.
  • [3] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

People's Lobby at the Justice Department

Two-sheet, three page flyer and schedule for people's lobby at the Justice Department in which Harrisburg Defense Committee and other groups representing political prisoners and all victims of political oppression on April 30, [1971]. ... [details]

$125.00
Condition:  Very Good. Folded in six, light handling marks and edge wear.
[Object # 26629]
Certificate of the Week Bedroom Busybody / Keep Sex Out of the Classroom / Board of Examiners Makes Sexuality an Issue
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 27.7 x 21.5 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Certificate of the Week Bedroom Busybody / Keep Sex Out of the Classroom / Board of Examiners Makes Sexuality an Issue

Gay Activists Alliance

Satirical double sided flyer publicizing Gertrude Unser--chair of the Board of Examiners, who had clearly expressed her opinion on the unfit nature of gay teachers--as someone who actively is "hunting down persons whose private consensual sexual orientation is different from her own" and spews hatred earning her the attention of "800,000 New York homosexuals and countless gay teachers and civil libertarians. ... [details]

$150.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Folded in four, light handling marks and edge wear. Word "SEX" inscribed in ink on verso's top right corner.
[Object # 26630]
Artists' Certification... Why Bother?
  • ephemera
  • photocopy / xeroxed
  • monochrome
  • 27.7 x 21.5 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Artists' Certification... Why Bother?

Artists' Certification Committee

Single sided flyer encouraging artists to register on November 13 and 30, 1971, for an "Artists' Certification" for three reasons: preventing non-artists from "flocking" into SoHo, driving up rent and taking spaces from artists; establishing a large number of artists in the neighborhood; and to prepare for when the New York City Buildings Department begins to inspect lofts in SoHo, noting "You will need to be certified to avoid violations even if your loft is legal. ... [details]

$25.00
Condition:  Very Good. Folded vertically through center, light handling marks and edge wear.
[Object # 26588]
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 28 x 21.5 cm.
  • [5] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

"Black Theatre for Black Panthers" Benefit at Fillmore East

The Radical Theatre Repertory

Press release announcing H. Rap Brown to join Marlon Brando, Leroi Jones, Bobby Seale, and Mrs. Eldridge Cleaver as speakers at "Black Theatre for Black Panthers Benefit" held on May 20, [1971] at Fillmore East, New York City. ... [details]

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