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LAWRENCE WEINER (1942 - 2021)


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Lawrence Weiner.

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Handwritten Letter from Fred Klein to Otto Hetterscheid and Inscribed Monograph
  • monograph
  • illustrated wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 2 vol.: vol. 1: 8.8 x 17.8 cm. (letter) + 9.3 x 18.4 cm. (envelope); vol. 2: 18.5 x 16.1 cm. (monograph)
  • 2 vol. : vol. 1 : [2] pp. (letter) + envelope; vol . 2: 129 pp. (monograph)
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Handwritten Letter from Fred Klein to Otto Hetterscheid and Inscribed Monograph "Klein : Collection 'Peintres, Nos Amis'"

Fred Klein, Sadi de Gorter, Otto Hetterscheid

Monograph on the work of painter Fred Klein—father of Yves Klein—written by Sadi de Gorter. Includes a biography of the artist. Texts in French. Inscribed in blue ink by Klein to fellow artist Otto Hetterscheid in Dutch and dated January 1967. ... [details]

$350.00
Condition:  Good. Significant rubbing of covers and cover edges of monograph with light rubbing of endpapers and signed and inscribed in blue pen by Klein. Hand addressed mailed envelope with mailing marks and mailing wear, otherwise Fine.
[Object # 37534]
Ingres and Other Parables
  • artists' book
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 27 x 30.8 cm.
  • [18] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0902063103

Ingres and Other Parables

John Baldessari

Hanging wall calendar style artist's book by John Baldessari composed of artworld parables with paired non-sequitur photographs on opposing top to bottom pages. Texts in English, German, Italian, and French. [details]

$750.00
Condition:  Very Good. Very light overall dusting to covers. Subtle crease parallel to bottom edge of recto. Light foxing along right side edge of title page, contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36310]
$700.00
Condition:  Very Good. 8 cm. bumping/gentle bend to bottom left corner of publication; 6 cm. bumping and folding of upper left corner of publication and very light bumping of upper right corner. Creasing between tail edge and punch hole throughout. Contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36744]
Organic Honey's Vertical Roll (Continued) : A Video Performance by Joan Jonas
  • poster
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 57.2 x 38 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Organic Honey's Vertical Roll (Continued) : A Video Performance by Joan Jonas

Joan Jonas, Babette Mangolte

Poster published in conjunction with a video performance by Joan Jonas held at Leo Castelli Gallery, January 4 - 6, [1972]. Camera work by Babette Mangolte. [details]

New York, NY: Leo Castelli,
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Eleanor Antin : Traditional Art
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 14.5 x 10 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Eleanor Antin : Traditional Art

Eleanor Antin

Double sided postcard / announcement published in conjunction with show opening December 2, 1972. [details]

Washington, DC: Henri,
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$250.00
Condition:  Very Good. Mailed copy with mild edge wear.
[Object # 5306]
9th Annual New York Avant Garde Festival of NY
  • poster
  • offset-printed
  • color
  • 87.2 x 56.2 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

9th Annual New York Avant Garde Festival of NY

(A Riverboat Show Aboard the Alexander Hamilton)

Charlotte Moorman, Shuya Abe, John Alpert, Eric Anderson, Oliver Andrews, Eleanor Antin, Ay-o, Claudio Badal, Shridhar Bapat, Fred Barzak, Gregory Battcock, Bill Birch, Frank Braynard, Dennis Brennan, Brenda Bufalino, John Cage, Domenick Capobianco, Jackie Cassen, Laura Cavestany, Joel Chadabe, Rhys Chatham, Emanuel Ghent, Dick Higgins, Ralph Hocking, Wayne Hycle, Glenda Hydler, Takahiko Iimura, Iris, Sylvia Johnson, Joe Jones, Allan Kaprow, Alison Knowles, Kenneth C. Knowlton, Shigeko Kubota, Joanne Kyger, Gilles Larrain, Standish Lawder, Francis Lee, Rick Lefrak, John Lennon, Carl Linder, Anna Lockwood, Alvin Lucier, Mary Lucier, Stanley Lunetta, Ernest Lurker, Christo, Shirley Clarke, Beverly Conrad, Tony Conrad, Philip Corner, Bob Cowan, Doug Davis, Henny DeKnegt, Storm de Hirsch, Bill Denner, Dimitri Devyatkin, Ken Dewey, Robert Diamond, Hans Joachim Dietrich, Eugene Dolgoff, Juan Downey, Franklin Drake, Jean Dupuy, Tom Drysdale, Ed Emshwiller, Jeni Engel, William Etra, Ralston Farina, Wolfgang Feelish, Peter Frank, Si Fried, John Fulop, Jeff Garrett, Davidson Gigliotti, Frank Gillette, Amy Greenfield, Donna Grob, Alex Gross, Walter Gutman, James Harithas, Harlem Drummers & Dancers Park East H.S., Gary Harris, Dermot Harvey, Ron Hays, Jackson MacLow, Marta Minujin, Max Neuhaus, Hermann Nitsch, Pauline Oliveros, Yoko Ono, Nam June Paik, Lil Picard, Otto Piene, Carolee Schneemann, Rudi Stern, Aldo Tambellini, Elsa Tambellini, Stan Van Der Beek, Jud Yalkut, Ben Vautier, Video Freex

Promotional poster for the 9th Annual New York Avant Garde Festival presented by Charlotte Moorman aboard the riverboat "Alexander Hamilton" at South Street Seaport Museum, Pier 16, New York City, October 28, 1972, "hopefully" in Poughkeepse, New York, October 29, 1972 and in Albany, New York, October 30, 1972. ... [details]

$250.00
Condition:  Very Good. Mailed copy with mailing marks and wear, folded in sixteen for mailing. Stamps (on recto) have been postmarked and there is a return address, however no indication of to whom it was mailed. Two 7 mm pen marks on recto with a 3 mm. tear to center of one of the folds and 1 cm. of adhesive staining to poster edge. Otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 37747]
Screw : The Sex Review
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • loose leaves
  • black-and-white & color
  • 42 x 29 cm.
  • 36 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Screw : The Sex Review

No. 158 (March 13, 1972)

Al Goldstein, Yossarian, Jim Buckley, William Logan, S.M. Malloy, David Reitman, Otto Muehl, Jack Nichols, Michael Perkins, Christopher Watson, Anthony Gambino, Otto Muehl, Xaviera Hollander

March 13, 1972 issue of Screw edited by Al Goldstein. Contents include: "Screw You," by Al Goldstein; "More Tales of a Happy Hooker: An Interview with Xaviera Hollander Part II," by Al Goldstein and Jim Buckley; "Black Balls in the White House," by William Logan; "Cunt's Lament: The Decline and Fall of Fucking?" by S. ... [details]

$125.00
Condition:  Good. Tear to top right edge of the recto measures 13 mm. Losses along right edges of pages 16-18 measure 5-15 mm. Sunning of pages and covers with light foxing and rubbing of recto. Otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 37760]
Guerrilla Television
  • critical theory
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 27.8 x 21.5 cm.
  • 108 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0030867355

Guerrilla Television

[Third Printing]

Michael Shamberg, Raindance Corporation, Ant Farm

Years before the internet this book was considered the best theory tool on new technologies. Today it seems quaint, but still holds kernels that are active means for change with today's technology. "This book is the first of a kind. ... [details]

$35.00
Condition:  Fair / Good. Significant handling wear including rubbing of cover edges and wear to corners including 3 mm. loss to bottom right corner. Scratching and creasing of covers, 9 mm. tearing at left edge of recto. 3.3 cm. of tape on verso and 1 cm. and 8 mm. of soiling. Signed by previous owner in blue pen on inside front cover with yellowing of page edges. Due to size and weight of this publication additional shipping charges will be required for international orders.
[Object # 37528]
Lawrence Weiner : The Residue of a Flare Ignited Upon a Boundary
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • duotone
  • 9.3 x 19.9 cm. (folded) ; 9.3 x 29.8 cm (unfolded)
  • [4] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Lawrence Weiner : The Residue of a Flare Ignited Upon a Boundary

Lawrence Weiner

Singled fold card / announcement published in conjunction with opening held April 10, [1972] featuring Weiner's Statement of Intent and five works in English and German. [details]

Dusseldorf, Germany: Konrad Fischer,
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$175.00
Condition:  Very Good. Folded as issued. Faint foxing to verso.
[Object # 24611]
Christmas of 1971
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 10.5 x 14.7 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Christmas of 1971

Gilbert & George

Double sided postcard / announcement published in conjunction with show opening January 3, 1972. [details]

Düsseldorf, Germany: Konrad Fischer,
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$175.00
Condition:  Very Good. Sent copy with postmark and light discoloration to top edge of recto.
[Object # 23645]
Carl Andre : Small Floor Pieces
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 10.5 x 14.9 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Carl Andre : Small Floor Pieces

Carl Andre

Single sided postcard announcement published in conjunction with show opening late May, 1972. [details]

Düsseldorf, Germany: Konrad Fischer,
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$125.00
Condition:  Very Good. Mailed copy with mailing marks and light mailing wear.
[Object # 23995]
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