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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
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Lynda Benglis Presents Metallized Knots
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • color
  • 25.5 x 17.2 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Lynda Benglis Presents Metallized Knots

Lynda Benglis, Annie Leibovitz

Oversized postcard / announcement published in conjunction with show held May 4 - 29, 1973. Image on recto photographed by Annie Leibovitz at Benglis' art direction. [details]

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Untitled (self-portrait) [Invitation to Robert Mapplethorpe's Exhibition at Light Gallery Opening, January 6, 1973]
  • ephemera
  • photographic process
  • loose leaves
  • loose card[s]
  • black-and-white
  • 10.5 x 13 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Untitled (self-portrait) [Invitation to Robert Mapplethorpe's Exhibition at Light Gallery Opening, January 6, 1973]

Robert Mapplethorpe

Two-sided exhibition announcement published in conjunction with Robert Mapplethorpe's first solo show which opened in the Backroom at Light Gallery, New York, January 6, 1973. Gelatin silver print from Polaroid negative with "ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE" blind embossed along bottle right edge. ... [details]

New York, NY: Light,
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You Don't Have to be Vietnamese to Smell a Rat. Come Crown King Dick!
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • duotone
  • 43 x 28 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

You Don't Have to be Vietnamese to Smell a Rat. Come Crown King Dick!

Youth International Party

Poster promoting an anti-Richard Nixon protest held on January 20, [1973] in Washington, DC. Poster depicts Nixon as a blood-thirsty rat. A copy of this poster is in the collection of the Library of Congress, documented as call number POS - US . ... [details]

$350.00
Condition:  Fair. Folded into four, mild handling marks and edge wear, discoloration on top half of poster, top right corner folded 2 x .5 cm. This is the original printing, not a contemporary reprint.
[Object # 26370]
YIP Crowns Dick King Rat!
  • ephemera
  • photocopy / xeroxed
  • black-and-white
  • 21.5 x 28 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

YIP Crowns Dick King Rat!

Youth International Party

Vintage photocopy poster / flyer published by the Ratsketter Wing of Youth International Party (YIP) '73 advertising their leadership at the "Inhogural Celebration" on January 20, 1973 in Washington, DC, as a result of "Dick's [Richard Nixon] recent acts of War [that] prove he's actually a gigantic mutant rat. ... [details]

$175.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Folded in half, llight handling marks and edge wear. Inked squiggle near top left corner of recto and word "Fred" [Fred McDarrah] in ink along right vertical edge of recto.
[Object # 26639]
New Yorkers for Koch Announcement Statement
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 27.9 x 21.5 cm.
  • [5] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

New Yorkers for Koch Announcement Statement

Edward Koch

Five page text of statement from Ed Koch announcing his campaign for Mayor of New York City citing his stances and what he intends to do for the city if elected mayor. [details]

$125.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light pencil notation on recto "mayor campaign 1973?", light handling marks and edge wear.
[Object # 27672]
El Lissitzky: Art and Pangeometry
  • artists' book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 30.5 x 22.5 cm.
  • [87] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

El Lissitzky: Art and Pangeometry

Hanne Darboven

Fifth artist's book published by Hanna Darboven, issued to coincide with the exhibition of works organized by the Societe des Expositions, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels. [details]

Brussels / Hamburg / Brussels, Belgium / German / Belgium: Herman Daled / Hossman / Yves Gevaert, Societe des Expositions,
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$250.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light handling marks and edge wear.
[Object # 27710]
Hanne Darboven :
  • artists' book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white
  • 21 x 29.5 cm
  • [72] pp.
  • edition size 2000
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Hanne Darboven : "Information"

Hanne Darboven

Third artist's book by Hanne Darboven consisting of systematic wavy horizontal lines on all pages of the book. [details]

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Cy Twombly : Bilder 1953 - 1972
  • exhibition catalogue
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white
  • 20 x 24.5 cm.
  • [unpaginated]
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Cy Twombly : Bilder 1953 - 1972

Cy Twombly, Carlo Huber

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held at Kunsthalle Bern, April 28 - June 3, 1973. Traveled to Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, München, German, July 10 - August 12, 1973. Text by Carlo Huber. ... [details]

Bern, Switzerland: Kunsthalle Bern,
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$125.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Minimal wear to base of spine, otherwise Fine.
[Object # 27698]
$125.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Minimal wear to base of spine, otherwise Fine.
[Object # 25090]
Prospectus for
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • color
  • 28 x 21.5 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Prospectus for "Study of Distortions - Isometric Systems in Isotropic Space"

Agnes Denes

Prospectus for "Study of Distortions - Isometric Systems in Isotropic Space," 1973-4, print portfolio by Agnes Denes. The series includes "Map Projections," the portfolio of 9 deals with defined/undefined boundaries and space relations. ... [details]

New York, NY: D'Arc Press,
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$75.00
Condition:  Very Good. .5 cm. fold at bottom left corner.
[Object # 26612]
Indian Mass
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • monochrome
  • 2 vol. : 27.8 x 21.5 cm.
  • 2 vol. : [1] pp. ; [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Indian Mass

Gifford / Wallace Inc., The American Indian Movement, Prisoners Strike for Peace. Come! Unity Press

Press release and double sided flyer for an "Indian Mass" service held on March 25, 1973, at The Cathedral Church of St. John The Divine, New York. Both documents provide an outline of the service and participants. ... [details]

$150.00
Condition:  Very Good. Folded in eight, removed staple marks in both documents upper left corner, light handling marks and edge wear.
[Object # 26608]
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