• current project

I CAN’T SEE HOW I CAN BE OUTSIDE OF THE SOCIETY— SO I’M WITHIN IT.

Specific Object and Susan Inglett Gallery was pleased to present SPECIFIC OBJECT AT SUSAN INGLETT GALLERY at the Independent 20th Century Fair, held September 8 —11, 2022. The works included will explored the art and socio-political tumult of 1969 through a wealth of artist publications, editions, ephemera and printed matter dating from that year, all drawn from the holdings of Specific Object.

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  • recent objects
Flash Art : International Review of Arts [aka: Sol LeWitt,
  • periodical
  • illustrated wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • loose leaves
  • black-and-white
  • 42.8 x 31.1 cm.
  • 43 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Flash Art : International Review of Arts [aka: Sol LeWitt, "Proposal for Flash Art, 1973]

No. 41 (June 1973)

Giancarlo Politi, Sol LeWitt, Cioni Carpi, Ray Johnson, Tadaaki Kuwayama, Franco Vaccari, Gabor Attalai, Les Levine, Zvi Goldstein, Marco Gastini, Antonio Paradiso, Agnes Martin, Germano Celant, Ann Wilson, Gianni-Emilio Simonetti, Mel Bochner, L. Haller

June 1973 issue of Flash Art, edited by Giancarlo Politi. Cover artwork, Proposal for Flash Art, 1973, by Sol LeWitt, an unique project for this issue of Flash Art. Contents include: artists' statements and images by Sol LeWitt, Cioni Carpi, Ray Johnson, Tadaaki Kuwayama, Franco Vaccari, Gabor Attalai, Les Levine, Zvi Goldstein, Marco Gastini, Antonio Paradiso; "Agnes Martin," by Germano Celant; "La Mente Serena [The Untroubled Mind]," by Agnes Martin / Ann Wilson; "Tom Sawyer o Del Socialismo Realista," by Gianni-Emilio Simonetti; and "Bochner," an interview with Mel Bochner by L. ... [details]

Milan, Italy: Flash Art,
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$125.00
Condition:  Fair / Good. Folded in two. Tears to spine edge measuring 18.7 cm., 2.2 cm., 1 cm., 1.1 cm. and 7 mm.; with 5 mm. loss to top corner of spine. 1 cm. loss to top edge of recto with four 1 mm. tears and a 3 mm. tear. 1.8 cm area of erased pencil on recto. 2 mm., 3 mm., and 1 mm. tears to bottom edge. 3 mm. tear at right side edge. Additional tearing on verso including tears measuring 2.8 cm., 6 mm., 3 mm., 8 mm., 3 mm., 4 mm., 2 cm., 6 mm., and a 2.5 cm. tear with loss. 5 mm. of loss to top left corner of verso. 2.2 cm. tear to page 36; 6 cm. tear to page 40; and 7.5 cm. tear to page 42. Contents otherwise clean and unmarked. Due to large size of this publication additional shipping charges will be required for international orders.
[Object # 4633]
Assholes Wallpaper / Fluxus Wallpaper (No. 4)
  • poster
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 56.5 × 43.2 cm
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Assholes Wallpaper / Fluxus Wallpaper (No. 4)

Yoko Ono, George Maciunas

Single sheet of wallpaper, printed on lightweight paper, utilizing two stacked images of Yoko Ono's ass. Planned and announced in Fluxusnewpaper, January 31, 1968, and originally credited in collaboration with Ben Vautier and later Robert Watts. ... [details]

New York, NY: Fluxus,
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$1,000.00
Condition:  Fine. Clean and unmarked as issued.
[Object # 38428]
Bruce Nauman [ Poster for Flayed Earth / Flayed Self (Skin / Sink) ]
  • poster
  • offset-printed
  • monochrome
  • 59 x 44.3 cm. (unfolded) ; 15 x 22.2 cm. (folded)
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Bruce Nauman [ Poster for Flayed Earth / Flayed Self (Skin / Sink) ]

Bruce Nauman

Folded exhibition announcement poster published in conjunction with show held December 6 - 29, [1973]. Show was extended to January 11, 1974. [details]

$450.00
Condition:  Good. Mailed copy with mailing marks and mailing wear including a torn closure sticker, moderate to severe dinging and handling wear, and light yellow soiling of verso. Folded in 8 as issued. Five 1 mm. tears along bottom edge of recto. Recto is clean and unmarked.
[Object # 38544]
Floating Room
  • poster
  • offset-printed
  • monochrome
  • 28 x 35.5 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Floating Room

Bruce Nauman

Poster / announcement published in conjunction with show held March 17 - 31, 1973.

"... Nauman thinks his current work is 'more positive, no longer full of the need to argue with art history. ... [details]

New York, NY: Leo Castelli,
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$350.00
Condition:  Fine. Folded in four as issued with gallery's address printed on poster's verso. Unmailed copy, clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36714]
Invitation to Exhibition Preview of
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white & color
  • 17.8 x 12.6 cm.
  • [4] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Invitation to Exhibition Preview of "Bruce Nauman" and "Ten Years of Contemporary Art Council Acquisitions" at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Bruce Nauman

Single fold invitation to a preview of two exhibitions held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Contemporary Art, December 18, [1973] : "Bruce Nauman" and "Ten Years of Contemporary Art Council Acquisitions," which inaugurated the new Contemporary Art Galleries in the Department of Modern Art. [details]

$45.00
Condition:  Fair / Good. Holes from three removed staples to interior page / verso. Moderate rubbing of edges and staining and yellow discoloration of interior including markings measuring 1.8 cm., 1 cm., and 8 mm.
[Object # 25227]
More Circular Fluorescent Light, etc. from Dan Flavin
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 10 x 15.3 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

More Circular Fluorescent Light, etc. from Dan Flavin

Dan Flavin

Single sided postcard / announcement published in conjunction with show held February 17 - March 7, 1973. [details]

$75.00
Condition:  Good. Mailed copy with postal ink on recto.
[Object # 23668]
Dan Flavin : Diagrams for Circular Fluorescent Light
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white & color
  • 11.5 x 21 cm.
  • [4] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Dan Flavin : Diagrams for Circular Fluorescent Light

Dan Flavin

Single fold announcement published in conjunction with opening held March 31, 1973. [details]

New York, NY: Leo Castelli,
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$125.00
Condition:  Very Good. Clean and unmarked.
[Object # 24047]
$75.00
Condition:  Good. 2.3 cm. of soiling to lower left edge of recto that bleeds through to the verso. 9 cm. light tea colored stain to verso.
[Object # 24048]
(in memory of Barbara Schiller) 1973 with related diagrams from Dan Flavin
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 10.4 x 19.9 cm. (folded) ; 20.8 x 19.9 cm. (unfolded)
  • [4] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

(in memory of Barbara Schiller) 1973 with related diagrams from Dan Flavin

Dan Flavin

Single fold exhibition announcement card published in conjunction with show held November 9 - December 7, 1973. Exhibition included "some diagrams for circular fluorescent light, 1972 - 1973, from Dan Flavin (to European Couples), 1971 -1973, (to Antoinette and Leo Castelli)" a silkscreened set of nine prints available in a boxed edition of sixty printed by the Rischner Family in Styria Studio, New York, NY. [details]

Cologne, Germany: Heiner Freidrich,
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$125.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Light soiling including a .2 cm. mark and .4 cm. of light yellowing on recto. Verso has areas of light yellowing and some rubbing.
[Object # 24045]
Duration Piece #8 Global : (Part I) / (Part II)
  • artists' book
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • loose leaves
  • black-and-white
  • 53 x 28.5 cm.
  • [52] pp.
  • edition size 2000
  • unsigned and unnumbered
The Pink Elephants : Bristol Cream
  • multiple
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white & color
  • 20.2 x 12.7 cm.
  • [4] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • signed and unnumbered

The Pink Elephants : Bristol Cream

Gilbert & George

Single-fold greeting card by Gilbert & George from "The Pink Elephants" postal sculpture mailing. Signed in red ink by Gilbert & George on interior right panel. [details]

London, United Kingdom: Art for All,
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$500.00
Condition:  Fine. Clean and unmarked copy. Lacks mailing envelope.
[Object # 23696]
$300.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. 5 mm. hole-punch to upper left of recto extending throughout card. Otherwise Fine. Lacks mailing envelope.
[Object # 22122]
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