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Marcel Duchamp : Appearance Stripped Bare
  • exhibition catalogue
  • cloth boards with dust jacket
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 21.6 x 14.8 cm.
  • 211 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0670455024

Marcel Duchamp : Appearance Stripped Bare

[Hardcover Edition]

Marcel Duchamp, Octavio Paz, Rachel Phillips, Donald Gardner

Monograph on the work of Marcel Duchamp by Octavio Paz. Translated into English by Rachel Phillips and Donald Gardner. Includes a list of illustrations and a chronology. [details]

$65.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light wear to dust jacket. Discrete small rubber stamp logo inside rear cover, otherwise contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 25799]
Sol LeWitt
  • ephemera
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • accordion
  • black-and-white
  • 20.5 x 20.5 cm.
  • [12] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Sol LeWitt

[Brochure]

Sol LeWitt, Alicia Legg

Folded exhibition brochure published in conjunction with show held February 3 - April 4, 1978. Text by Alicia Legg. Brochure contains illustrations, texts, checklist of the exhibition and an architectural plan of the exhibition. [details]

$125.00
Condition:  Very Good. 1.3 cm. x 2.5 cm. pricing sticker on verso. 9 mm. crease to lower right corner of recto and 1.3 cm. dinging of bottom edge. Additional light edge-wear, contents are clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36212]
$35.00
Condition:  Good. Light handling wear and rubbing of covers and a 2.5 x 1.3 cm. pricing sticker on verso. 4 mm. dog-ear to lower right corner of recto. Additional light bumping of edges, contents are clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36051]
Sol LeWitt
  • exhibition catalogue
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 27 x 21.5 cm.
  • 181 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0870704281

Sol LeWitt

[Paperback Edition]

Sol LeWitt, Alicia Legg, Lucy R. Lippard, Bernice Rose, Robert Rosenblum

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held February 3 - April 4, 1978. Includes text by LeWitt, Robert Rosenblum, Lucy R. Lippard, and Bernice Rose. Also included are a list of illustrations, a selected bibliography, and a list of exhibitions. ... [details]

$40.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Light overall rubbing of covers and slight curl to covers and yellowing to inside edges of covers from age. Contents are clean and unmarked. Due to size and weigh additional shipping charges may be required.
[Object # 25081]
Five Cubes On Twenty-Five Squares [Five Cubes Placed On Twenty-Five Squares With Either Corners Or Sides Touching]
  • artists' book
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 20.2 x 20.1 cm.
  • [100] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Five Cubes On Twenty-Five Squares [Five Cubes Placed On Twenty-Five Squares With Either Corners Or Sides Touching]

Sol LeWitt

Artist's book by Sol LeWitt featuring photographs of different permutations of "Five cubes placed on twenty-five squares with either corners or sides touching." Photographs by Akira Hagihara and Jo Watanabe with mathematical assistance by Arthur Babakhanian. [details]

Bari, Italy: Bonomo Gallery,
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$350.00
Condition:  Very Good. Rubbing of covers and light bumping of bottom edge of recto. 2.5 cm. of scratching to verso and rubbing of spine edge. 1.7 cm. area of erased pencil markings to upper right corner of first page with very light yellowing to the page edge. Contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36044]
14th Annual Avant Garde Festival and 2nd Annual Cambridge River Festival
  • poster
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white & color
  • 71 x 55.5 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

14th Annual Avant Garde Festival and 2nd Annual Cambridge River Festival

Charlotte Moorman, Gregory Battcock, Joseph Beuys, John Cage, Jean Dupuy, Dick Higgins, Geoff Hendricks, Richard Kostelanetz, Suzanne Lacy, Jackson Mac Low, Eileen Myles, Pauline Oliveros, Yoko Ono, Nam June Paik, Faith Ringgold, Carolee Schneemann

Poster published in conjunction with the 14th Annual Avant Garde Festival, New York City, and the 2nd Cambridge River Festival, Cambridge, MA held on May 20, 1978 presented by Charlotte Moorman. Participating artists included Gregory Battcock, Joseph Beuys, John Cage, Jean Dupuy, Dick Higgins, Geoff Hendricks, Richard Kostelanetz, Suzanne Lacy, Jackson Mac Low, Eileen Myles, Pauline Oliveros, Yoko Ono, Nam June Paik, Faith Ringgold, Carolee Schneemann, and many, many others. [details]

$250.00
Condition:  Good. Folded into eighths and then folded into thirds. Light additional handling wear and rubbing of page edges.
[Object # 24094]
Archive of Administrative Documents Relating to the Organization of the 14th Annual Avant Garde Festival and 2nd Annual Cambridge River Festival
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • loose leaves
  • black-and-white & color
  • 13 uncollated items ; 13 envelopes and 1 poster
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Archive of Administrative Documents Relating to the Organization of the 14th Annual Avant Garde Festival and 2nd Annual Cambridge River Festival

Charlotte Moorman

An archive of essential administrative documents relating to the organization of the 14th Annual Avant Garde Festival and 2nd Annual Cambridge River Festival presented by Charlotte Moorman in 1978. Includes: Artist's Invitation Letter and artist's requirements questionnaire; a map of Cambridge and sample festival sites; a photograph of sample festival sites; a news letter from the Cambridge Arts Council about the River Festival; a joint letterhead for the Avant Garde Festival and the Cambridge River Festival; an artists' information letter; a follow up postcard to artists that did not respond to the invitation to participate; an invitation letter to selected artists; an artists waiver agreement; a postcard to artist with updates; an invitation to art patrons; a copy of the first press release; a copy of the second press release; a thank you letter to participating artists; a thank you letter to organizations, VIPs, etc; and a copy of the festival poster. [details]

$350.00
Condition:  Fine. All items housed in envelope inscribed by Moorman "My letter (a second time) pleading for the money they owe me!"
[Object # 24097]
Ida Applebroog
  • poster
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 50.6 x 35.4 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Ida Applebroog

Ida Applebroog

Poster / announcement published in conjunction with show featuring a film by Ida Applebroog screened at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, December 19 - 28, [1978]. [details]

$350.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Folded in four as issued. 1 mm. stain on verso. Rubber stamp on verso reading "OPENING / TUES. DEC. 19 / 6-9:00 PM."
[Object # 24174]
Richard Hamilton : Graphics
  • exhibition catalogue
  • illustrated wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 25.7 x 23.4 cm.
  • 46 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Richard Hamilton : Graphics

Richard Hamilton, George Knox

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held July 21 - September 4, 1978. Text by George Knox. Includes biography, exhibition history, and selected bibliography. [details]

Vancouver, Canada: Vancouver Art Gallery,
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$25.00
Condition:  Good. Bumping of all corners with moderate curve to top right corner of catalogue. Rubbing of cover edges, and dust soiling across verso with various markings. Contents clean and unmarked. Due to size and weight of this publication additional shipping charges will be required for international orders.
[Object # 38314]
Dennis Oppenheim : Retrospective - Works 1967 - 1977
  • exhibition catalogue
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 30.5 x 28 cm.
  • 95 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0775429686

Dennis Oppenheim : Retrospective - Works 1967 - 1977

Dennis Oppenheim, Louise Letocha, Alain Parent, Peter Frank, Lisa Kahane

Oversized exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held at the Musée d'art Contemporain, Montréal, March 9 - April 9, 1978. Traveled to Art Galllery of Ontario, Toronto, September 16 - November 12, 1978; and Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, June 15 - August 5, 1979. ... [details]

$75.00
Condition:  Good. 9 cm. crease and 1.5 cm. dog-ear to top right corner of recto. Rubbing of cover edges, bumping of corners, and scratching of covers. 1.5 cm. dog-ear to top corner of verso. Yellowing of pages, contents clean and unmarked. Does not include booklet containing exhibition checklist and interviews with the artist. Due to size and weight of this publication additional shipping charges will be required for international orders.
[Object # 38295]
Carl Andre : Sculpture 1959 - 1977
  • exhibition catalogue
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white
  • 27.5 x 21.5 cm.
  • 88 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Carl Andre : Sculpture 1959 - 1977

Carl Andre, David Bourdon, Barbara Rose

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held at Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, Texas, January 7 - February 19, 1978. Traveled to Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH, March 2 - April 16, 1978; Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, July 8 - August 20, 1978; Art Institute of Chicago, December 9, 1978 - January 14, 1979; La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA, February 2 - March 18, 1979; University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA, May 9 - June 24, 1979; Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, July 18 - September 3, 1979; Musee d'art Contemporaine, Montreal, Canada, October 15 - November 23, 1979; and Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, January 7 - February 17, 1980. ... [details]

$20.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light yellowing of covers, rubbing of cover edges, and dusting of text block edge. Original pricing sticker on verso with multiple areas of fingerprint soiling. Light yellowing of pages, contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 38225]
$15.00
Condition:  Good. 9 mm. tear to top edge of spine and 3 mm. tear to top edge of recto. Light rubbing of cover edges. 4.4 cm. crease to top right corner of recto with very faint creasing of pages 1-30. Bumping to bottom right corner of recto with 1.5 cm. crease to cover and pages. Light yellowing of pages. Contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 38226]
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