• 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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Dream House : La Monte Young / Marian Zazeela
  • poster
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 36.1x 28.7 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • signed and unnumbered

Dream House : La Monte Young / Marian Zazeela

Marian Zazeela, La Monte Young, Alex Dea, Jon Hassell, David Rosenboom, De Tracia Evans, Peter Moncure, Michael Anander, Barbara Stewart, Yoshimasa Wada, Robert Adler, David Cremin, Kurt Munkacsi

Poster published in conjunction with installation held April 28 - May 5, 1974. Dream House was "a time installation measured by a continuous frequency environment in sound and light with singing and instrumental performances by The Theatre of Eternal Music" (Marian Zazeela, La Monte Young, Alex Dea, Jon Hassell, David Rosenboom, De Tracia Evans, Peter Moncure, Michael Anander, Barbara Stewart, Yoshimasa Wada, Robert Adler, David Cremin, Kurt Munkacsi). ... [details]

New York, NY: The Kitchen,
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$500.00
Condition:  Very Good. 4 mm. dog-ear to top right corner of poster. 4 cm. light crease to bottom left corner of page 12.5 cm. textured mark/soiling to top right corner. Additional light handling wear. Otherwise clean and unmarked. Signed by Young and Zazeela, inscribed, and dated in black ink on verso.
[Object # 38534]
Artforum
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 27 x 26.5 cm.
  • 94 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Artforum

[LYNDA BENGLIS DILDO ISSUE] / Vol. 13, No. 3 (November 1974)

John Coplans, Lynda Benglis, Cervin Robinson, Rosemarie Bletter, Abraham A. Davidson, Williams Rubin, Lawrence Alloway, Robert Pincus-Witten, Lucy Lippard, Max Kozloff, Edward F. Fry, Peter Plagens, Ralph Eugene Meatyard

Issue edited by John Coplans. This is the issue of Artforum that includes the (in)famous Lynda Benglis "dildo photograph" advertisement. Essays "Skyscraper Style: Art Deco New York," by Cervin Robinson and Rosemarie Bletter; "John Storrs, Early Sculptor of the Machine Age," by Abraham A. ... [details]

New York, NY: Artforum,
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$750.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light cover wear. Small area of pale staining at right edge of Benglis advertisement.
[Object # 35926]
11th Annual New York Avant Garde Festival at Shea Stadium
  • poster
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white & color
  • 56 x 82 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

11th Annual New York Avant Garde Festival at Shea Stadium

Charlotte Moorman, Allen Ginsberg, Arman, John Cage, Christo, John Giorno, Allan Kaprow, Beryl Korot, Anne Tardos, Bill Viola

11th Annual New York Avant Garde Festival presented by Charlotte Moorman held November 16, 1974 at Shea Stadium, Flushing, Queens. Participating artists included Allen Ginsberg, Arman, John Cage, Christo, John Giorno, Allan Kaprow, Beryl Korot, Anne Tardos, Bill Viola, and many, many others. [details]

$300.00
Condition:  Fine. Folded tightly into 24 as issued. Clean and unmarked.
[Object # 24173]
$250.00
Condition:  Good. Mailed copy with mailing marks and mailing wear. Sun staining to recto fold edges and moderate discoloration to folded recto. 3.5 cm tears to middle left side and middle right side of poster when unfolded.
[Object # 24092]
Words Work
  • exhibition catalogue
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white
  • 17.7 x 25.5 cm.
  • 52 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Words Work

Terry Allen, Carl Andre, Eleanor Antin, Arakawa, David Askevold, S. Bakazan, John Baldessari, Joseph Beuys, Chris Burden, Daniel Buren, Susan Davis, Doug Debber, Agnes Denes, Marcel Duchamp, Doug Edge, Jim Edson, Gerald Ferguson, Hamish Fulton, Walt Gabrielson, Art Gangster, Gilbert & George, Virginia Gordon, James Hayward, George Herms, Lyn Horton, Douglas Huebler, Robert Indiana, Mary Jack Jagger, Marcel Janco, Jasper Johns, Allan Kaprow, Claude Kent, Ed Kienholz, John Knight, Joseph Kosuth, Lili Lauritano, Lili Lakich, Mark Langan, John Lees, Sol LeWitt, Lloyd Gary, Peter Clothier, Richard Long, Jay Maddox, George Miller, Michael Mollet, Matt Mullican, Renee Nahum, Bruce Nauman, Amy de Neergaard, Shirley Pettibone, Adrian Piper, Mel Ramos, Tony Ramos, Cliff Roman, Allen Ruppersberg, Ed Ruscha, David Salle, Jeff Sanders, Ilene Segalove, Willougby Sharp, Howard Smagula, Alexis Smith, Susan Starbird, Robert Tanneberger, Bart Thrall, Ger van Elk, Andy Warhol, Lawrence Weiner, Jim Welling, Jimmy West, William Wiley, Ian Wilson, Wynne Wolfe, Joseph Young, Roland Reiss, Blanca Bann, Fidel Danieli, General Idea, Dan Graham, Bia Lowe, Frank Schweitzer, Barry Singer, Jessica Jacobs, Lyn Horten

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held April 16 - May 9, 1974. Curated by Jessica Jacobs. Artists include Terry Allen, Carl Andre, Eleanor Antin, Arakawa, David Askevold, S. Bakazan, John Baldessari, Joseph Beuys, Chris Burden, Daniel Buren, Susan Davis, Doug Debber, Agnes Denes, Marcel Duchamp, Doug Edge, Jim Edson, Gerald Ferguson, Hamish Fulton, Walt Gabrielson, Art Gangster, Gilbert & George, Virginia Gordon, James Hayward, George Herms, Lyn Horton, Douglas Huebler, Robert Indiana, Mary Jack Jagger, Marcel Janco, Jasper Johns, Allan Kaprow, Claude Kent, Ed Kienholz, John Knight, Joseph Kosuth, Lili Lauritano, Lili Lakich, Mark Langan, John Lees, Sol LeWitt, Lloyd Gary, Peter Clothier, Richard Long, Jay Maddox, George Miller, Michael Mollet, Matt Mullican, Renee Nahum, Bruce Nauman, Amy de Neergaard, Shirley Pettibone, Adrian Piper, Mel Ramos, Tony Ramos, Cliff Roman, Allen Ruppersberg, Ed Ruscha, David Salle, Jeff Sanders, Ilene Segalove, Willougby Sharp, Howard Smagula, Alexis Smith, Susan Starbird, Robert Tanneberger, Bart Thrall, Ger van Elk, Andy Warhol, Lawrence Weiner, Jim Welling, Jimmy West, William Wiley, Ian Wilson, Wynne Wolfe, Joseph Young, Roland Reiss, Blanca Bann, Fidel Danieli, General Idea, Dan Graham, Bia Lowe, Frank Schweitzer, and Barry Singer. ... [details]

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Joseph Beuys : Postkarten [ Postkarten 1968 –1974 / Postcards 1968 – 1974 ]
  • artists' book
  • boxed edition
  • other printing process
  • loose leaves
  • loose card[s]
  • black-and-white & color
  • 17.5 x 12.3 x 5.4 cm. (box) ; 14.8 x 10.5 cm. (paper postcards) ; 10 x 14.1 cm. (PVC postcard) ; 10.2 x 10.1 cm. wooden postcard
  • 32 vol. : 1 vol. : [30] pp. (paper postcards) ; 1 vol. : [1] pp. (PVC postcard) ; 1 vol: [1] pp. (wooden postcard)
  • edition size 120
  • signed and numbered

Joseph Beuys : Postkarten [ Postkarten 1968 –1974 / Postcards 1968 – 1974 ]

[First Edition]

Joseph Beuys

Multiple composed of signed and numbered, printed two-part cardboard box containing set of thirty-two postcards by Joseph Beuys. Images on cards are either by, of, or document Beuys' works produced between 1968 and 1974. ... [details]

Heidelberg, Germany: Edition Staeck,
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$2,500.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Complete set. Edition number 75/120. Light yellowing of box with 1.6 cm. fingerprint soiling to recto and rubbing off inner box edges. 4.1 cm. yellow stain on wooden postcard from deteriorating PVC postcard. PVC postcard is deteriorating as typical with all Beuys PVC postcards over time. Four paper postcards have significant soiling from contact with PVC postcard and are stained and tacky to the touch. One additional paper postcard has light soiling 12 cm.'s along top edge of verso and another postcard has a 1 mm. yellow soiling mark on verso. Contents otherwise clean and unmarked. Due to size and fragility of this title additional shipping charges may be required for international orders.
[Object # 38495]
Sol LeWitt / Wall Drawings & Structures : The Location of Six Geometric Figures / Variations of Incomplete Open Cubes
  • poster
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 38.2 x 38.1 cm. [unfolded]
  • [4] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Sol LeWitt / Wall Drawings & Structures : The Location of Six Geometric Figures / Variations of Incomplete Open Cubes

Sol LeWitt

Poster / exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held October 26 - November 20, 1974. Includes definitions of geometric principals such as finding the location of a rectangle as well as a drawing titled "Variations of Incomplete Open Cubes". ... [details]

$400.00
Condition:  Fine. Pristine, clean and unmarked. This copy unfolded for mailing, folded once, as issued, to form 4 large pages.
[Object # 23283]
Opus International : Duchamp Et Apres
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 26.9 x 18 cm.
  • 135 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Opus International : Duchamp Et Apres

No. 49 (March 1974)

Marcel Duchamp, Alain Jouffroy, Man Ray, Arturo Schwarz, Robert Cordier, Jindrich Chalupecky, Kim Levin, Nicolas Calas, Allan Kaprow, Michael Kirby, Octavio Paz, Jean-Clarence Lambert, Alain Roussel, Ben, Gerard Durozoi, Gerald Gassiot-Talabot, Gilles Aillaud, Michel Troche, Enrico Crispolti

March 1974 issue of Opus International focusing on Marcel Duchamp. Articles include "Etant donné Marcel Duchamp 1) Individualiste révolutionnaire 2) respirateur," by Alain Jouffroy; "Bi lingual ography I and Marcel," by Man Ray; "Qu'y a-t-il dans un mot?," by Arturo Schwarz; "Statue de Mot pour Marcel," by Robert Cordier; "Les Symboles chez Marcel Duchamp," by Jindrich Chalupecky; "Duchamp á New York: Le Grand Oeuvre," by Kim Levin; "Etant Donnés: La derniére oeuvre de Duchamp," Nicolas Calas; "Entendre John Cage, entendre Duchamp," dialogue avec Alain Jouffroy; "L'utilité d'un passé déterminé," by Allan Kaprow; "Hommage á Marcel Duchamp: A Balcony Piece," by Michael Kirby; :Le Château de la Pureté," by Octavio Paz; "36 Questions á Daniel Pommereulle autour de Duchamp," by Jean-Clarence Lambert; "Le Ready-Made, ou la fausse réconcilation d l'art et de la vie," by Alain Roussel; "Trois Fenêtres," by Ben; "Le Roman-momie de la Mariée," by Gerard Durozoi; Persistent et Signent," by Gerald Gassiot-Talabot; "Comment s'en débarrasser, ou un an plus tard," by Gilles Aillaud, Arroyo, Recalcati; "Post-Scriptum," by Gilles Aillaud; "M. ... [details]

$45.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light overall rubbing and scuffing of covers with yellowing from age. Contents are clean and unmarked and binding is tight at the spine.
[Object # 8082]
Sigmar Polke : Original + Faelschung
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 21.5 x 9.7 cm.
  • [4] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Sigmar Polke : Original + Faelschung

Sigmar Polke

Folding announcement published in conjunction with show held April 23 - June 3, 1974. Included short introduction by Achim Duchow and abbreviated exhibition history. [details]

$25.00
Condition:  Fine. A pristine copy, clean and unmarked.
[Object # 23432]
With Relation to the Various Manners of Use / With An Advanced Declined at / to / (With or Without Leverage)
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 10.5 x 14.7 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

With Relation to the Various Manners of Use / With An Advanced Declined at / to / (With or Without Leverage)

Lawrence Weiner

Double sided postcard / announcement published in conjunction with show held in [1974]. [details]

$125.00
Condition:  Fine. Unsent copy clean and unmarked.
[Object # 23637]
With A Relation To A Manner of Placement And / Or Location
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 8.9 x 16.2 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

With A Relation To A Manner of Placement And / Or Location

Lawrence Weiner

Single sided postcard / announcement published in conjunction with show held April 1974. [details]

$125.00
Condition:  Fine. Clean and unmarked as issued.
[Object # 24606]
$120.00
Condition:  Very Good. 3.1 cm. of embossment from a removed paperclip with 1.2 and 5 mm. rust staining from paperclip to recto. Otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 25513]
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