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John McLaughlin : Ascetic Approach

Specific Object was pleased to present John McLaughlin : Ascetic Approach, an exhibition at Susan Inglett Gallery, March 21 - April 20, 2019.

image from John McLaughlin : Ascetic Approach
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SoHo News
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • loose leaves
  • black-and-white
  • 37 x 29.5 cm.
  • 79 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

SoHo News

Vol. 6, No. 8 (November 23 - 29, 1978)

Michael R. Goldstein, Jane Perlez, Margaret Mead, Stanley Regelson, Ruth Nanda Anshen, Gerald Marzorati, Peter Freiberg, Allan Platt, Roy Trakin, David Hershkovits, Alfred Leslie, John Perreault, Ellen Lubell, Garry Rich, Max Hutchinson, William Zimmer, Shelley Rice, Eric Bogosian, Mona Sulzman, Bruce McLean, Rosy McLean, Amy Taubin, The Kipper Kids, Pam Black, Roz Zanengo

Issue edited by Michael R. Goldstein. Cover stories include "Forcade: Suicide of a Media 'Genius'" by Jane Perlez; "Margaret Mead 1901-1978: America's Anthropologist," articles by Stanley Regelson, Ruth Nanda Anshen, and Gerald Marzorati; "The Redlining Case Against the Dime," by Peter Freiberg; "Rock Decadence - Genesis, Queen," by Allan Platt and Roy Trakin; "'Delirious' at the Guggenheim," by David Hershkovits. ... [details]

New York, NY: SoHo News,
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$75.00
Condition:  Good. Folded in two; 5 cm. tear along fold; moderate yellowing of paper from age; and light bumping of corners. 7 mm. tear to tail edge of first page.
[Object # 24783]
SoHo News
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • loose leaves
  • black-and-white
  • 37 x 29.5 cm.
  • 79 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

SoHo News

Vol. 6, No. 6 (November 9 - 15, 1978)

Michael R. Goldstein, Doug Ireland, Clyde Haberman, John Gruber, Ann-Byrd Platt, Allan Wolper, Jane Perlez, Bill Plympton, David Hershkovits, Peter Freiberg, Gerald Marzorati, Joanna Kyd, Barry Bloom, Larry Merchant, Steve Bloom, Michael Shore, Sarah Montague, Bob Weiner, Sharon Lee Ryder, Nina Meledrandri, Michael Robertson, Cynthia Heimel, Stephen Saban, John Perreault, William Zimmer, Ellen Lubell, Robert Pierce, Tom Wynbrandt, Shelley Rice, Peter Occhiogrosso, Crispin McCormick Cioe, Ira Kaplan, Pat Wadsley, Ken Terry, Noel Carroll, Tish Dace, James Leverett, William Harris, Donald R. Wilson, Jean Nuchtern, Elizabeth Zimmer, Stephanie Woodard, Arthur J. Connor, Mark Rothko, Dorothea Rockburne, Leatrice Rose

Issue edited by Michael R. Goldstein. Contents include "First Cut," by Doug Ireland; "The Week that Was," by Clyde Haberman, with John Gruber; "FBI Probes Goldin's Office for Bus Shelter 'Bribery'," by Ann-Byrd Platt; "UN Declares War on Chemical Bank," by Allan Wolper; "Mixed Media," by Jane Perlez; Comic by Bill Plympton; "It Can't Happen Here?," by David Hershkovits; "Eigth Street Lives, Again," by Peter Freiberg; "Artful Dodger," by Gerald Marzorati; "Roller Queen," by Joanna Kyd; "Sports: Life Turns Sour for 'The Juice,'" by Barry Bloom; "On the Line," by Larry Merchant; "Donna Summer: How They Packaged Me," by Steve Bloom; "Behind the Trout Mask: This Is Your Captain Speaking," by Michael Shore; "Style," by Sarah Montague; article by Bob Weiner; "Child's Play," by Sharon Lee Ryder; "cookiemania," text and photos by Nina Meledandri; "A Dancer's Fairy Tale," by Michael Robertson; "'A Whole Different Movie from the One I Wrote'" by Cynthia Heimel; "Love Story with Dancing," by Stephen Saban; "Nervous Clouds of Glory," John Perreault on Mark Rothko; "The Spell of Nubia," by William Zimmer; "The Eyes Have It," Ellen Lubell on Dorothea Rockburne and Leatrice Rose; "This Week," edited by Steogen Saban and Robert Pierce; "Old Fang Style," by Tom Wynbrandt; "Image-Making," by Shelley Rice; "Van Morrison: Caught One More Time," by Peter Occhiogrosso; "Ryder Gets Rolling," by Crispin McCormick Cioe; "Rocks Off," by Ira Kaplan; "Rockabilly Rebels Raise the Roof," by Pat Wadsley; "Key Notes," by Ken Terry; "Halloween Horror, Dangerous Dummy," by Stephen Saban; "Tragic Flaws," by Noel Carroll; "The Other Cinema," by Noel Carroll; "Captives," by Tish Dace; "Dark Relatives," by James Leverett; "Oli and Trash," by William Harris; "Mixed Metaphors," by Donald R. ... [details]

New York, NY: SoHo News,
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$75.00
Condition:  Good. Folded in two, moderate yellowing of paper from age, light bumping of corners, otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 24782]
New Work / New York
  • exhibition catalogue
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 21.4 x 27.8 cm.
  • 31 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

New Work / New York

Susan Dallas, Lynne Elton, Steve Keister, David Middaugh, Fred Smith, Jeff Way, Marcia Tucker, Susan Logan, Allan Schwartzman

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, May 13 - July 8, 1978. Introduction by Marcia Tucker. Artists included Susan Dallas, Lynne Elton, Steve Keister, David Middaugh, Fred Smith, and Jeff Way. ... [details]

$45.00
Condition:  Good. Display copy with significant rubbing and bumping of covers and cover edges and moderate handling wear to pages.
[Object # 24763]
  • exhibition catalogue
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 21.5 x 27.8 cm.
  • 38 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

"Bad" Painting

James Albertson, Joan Brown, Eduardo Carrillo, James Chatelain, CPLY [William Copley], Charles Garabedian, Robert Chambless Hendon, Joseph Hilton, Neil Jenney, Judith Linhares, P. Walter Siler, Earl Staley, Shari Urquhart, William Wegman

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, January 14 - February 28, 1978. Essay by Marcia Tucker. Artists included James Albertson, Joan Brown, Eduardo Carrillo, James Chatelain, CPLY [William Copley], Charles Garabedian, Robert Chambless Hendon, Joseph Hilton, Neil Jenney, Judith Linhares, P. ... [details]

$175.00
Condition:  Good. Moderate rubbing and bumping of covers and corners with light handling wear. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 24765]
Search & Destroy : New Wave Cultural Research
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • loose leaves
  • black-and-white
  • 45 x 29 cm. (unfolded) ; 29 x 22.5 cm (folded)
  • 28 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Search & Destroy : New Wave Cultural Research

No. 9 (1978)

V. Vale, Pere Ubu, The Dead Kennedys, Ray Campi, Tom Verlaine, Nico Ordway

Issue number nine of the newsprint punk periodical Search & Destroy, published in 1978. Edited by V. Vale. Interviews, texts, and images include: "Dead Kennedy's: For a Topco Future Beyond the Grave?;" "Penelope Gets Personal: An Avenger's Conversation;" "Hank: From Down Under to Over the Top;" "Ray Campi: Rockabilly Rebels Need No Revival;" "'X' From Los Angeles: Rated;" "centerfold;" "Situationism for Today: A Negative Trend;" "Winston Tong;" "Zeros Fresh from A Pacific Northwest Raid;" "Eraserhead: 'Details Make Your Life Stand Out;'" "Television: Tom Verlaine Prior to the Breakup!;" "A History of Black Humor by Nico Ordway;" "Pere Ubu: 'Shopping is a Drug;'" "Screamers Play Word Games with Babeth;" "D. ... [details]

San Francisco, CA: Search & Destroy,
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$125.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Very mild yellowing from age of covers and pages and light overall rubbing, otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 24732]
Search & Destroy : New Wave Cultural Research
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • loose leaves
  • black-and-white
  • 45 x 29 cm.
  • 28 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Search & Destroy : New Wave Cultural Research

No. 8 (1978)

V. Vale, Devo, Tony Dil, Syl Sylvain, Irene Dogmatic, Siouxsie & The Banshees, Pere Ubu

Issue number eight of the newsprint punk periodical Search & Destroy, published in 1978. Edited by V. Vale. Interviews, texts, and images include: "Tony Dil asks, 'What's WRONG with the word 'political?;'" "S. ... [details]

San Francisco, CA: Search & Destroy,
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$125.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Very mild yellowing from age of covers and pages and light overall rubbing, otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 24731]
Search & Destroy : New Wave Cultural Research
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • loose leaves
  • black-and-white
  • 45 x 29 cm.
  • 28 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Search & Destroy : New Wave Cultural Research

No. 7 (1978)

V. Vale, Ricky Trance, Richard Peterson, DNA, Devo, Subway Sect, Roky Erickson, Cabaret Voltaire, Bruce Conner

Issue Number Seven of the newsprint punk periodical Search & Destroy, published in 1978. Edited by V. Vale. Essays and images include: "SCREAMERS: Relaxin at Camarillo On a Northwest Tour," photos by Richard Peterson; "Corporate Life Forms on Virgin Territory: DEVO" an interview between Search & Destroy and DEVO; "John Waters: Pink Flamingos, Manson & The JFK Kill," an interview with John Waters; "A Concise Guide to Reggae," by Steve Montgomery; "Dick Envy Rides a Heavy Rollin Motor Wave," by Vermilion; "Patti Smith Sells Out at Winterland?" excerpts from statements by Patti Smith made during a performance; "DNA From New York: Noise is their Gentetic Imperative," an interview with Arto Lindsey; "Cabaret Voltaire: Baaser-Meinhof for Punks Only," an interview with Cabaret Voltaire; "Subway Sect, Head for the Exit of No Return," an interview with Vic Godard; "Roky Erickson: The Interpreter of Good Evil," an interview with Roky Erikson; "Nuns Cartoon with Apologies to Alejandro (he's not like that)," by Jacky Thrasher; A centerfold poster; "Clash: Paul Simenon bases his Politics on Detente," an interview with Paul Simenon; "Amos Poe Serves Night Lunch for a Blank Generation," an interview with Amos Poe; "Cleveland Scene: Johnny & The Dicks, The Pagans, X--X," an interview with The Pagans; an interview with Formica & the Bitches; "Street Reports;" "Tokyo Plastics / The Zeros Jam with Patti Smith," an interview with The Zeros; "Deviants: Mick Farren still Amphetamine / Incandescent," by Mick Farren; "Newest S. ... [details]

San Francisco, CA: Search & Destroy,
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$125.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Very mild yellowing from age of covers and pages, otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 24729]
Travelers Digest [aka : Traveler's Digest]
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 35.5 x 27.8 cm.
  • 18 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Travelers Digest [aka : Traveler's Digest]

Vol. 1, No. 3 (Spring 1978)

Chris Burden, Chris Stein, Joey Ramone, Jimmy de Sana, Roberta Bayley, Anton Perich, Gerard Malanga, Diego Cortez, John Holmstrom, Don Snyder, Alan Lewis Kleinberg, Christopher Makos, Richard Hell, Andreas Lander, Bobby Miller, Tina Lhotsky, Jeff Goldberg, Victor Bockris, Marcia Resnick, Bobby Grossman

Spring 1978 issue of Travelers digest, published and edited by Jeff Goldberg. Concept by Victor Bockris. Art direction by Christopher Makos. Text by Chris Stein, Joey Ramone, and Chris Burden. Essays include: "Steven Varble," by Jimmy de Sana; "Legs Mcneil Goes to Miami," by Roberta Bayley; "Muhammad Ali on a Horse," by Anton Perich; "Christopher Knowles Looks at the Sky, Cindy Lubar Looks at the Radio," by Gerard Malanga; "Elvis Presley, Vera Tschechowa / Moulin Rouge/Munich, 1959," by Diego Cortez; "Deborah Harry Surveys the Ruins of Thailand," by Chris Stein; "William Burroughs with Ping-Pong Machine Gun in 'Towers Open Fire;" ; "Ze Artiste," by John Holmstrom; "Victor Bockris on his Way to Naples," by Don Snyder; "Terry Sellers at Victor Bockris's Party for Duncan Hannah," by Alan Lewis Kleinberg; "John Waters & Stiv Bators on the 'White Trash' Tour, Baltimore," by Christopher Makos; "Andy Warhol at Carnegie Tech,"; "Jane Fire & Susan Springfield at their Edge of Chinatown Loft," by Richard Hell; "Victor Hugo," by Andreas Lander; "Leslie Schiff in Punk and Out of It," by Bobby Miller. ... [details]

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So & So
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • photocopy / xeroxed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 27.9 x 21.5 cm.
  • unpaginated
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

So & So

(Fall 1978)

John Marron, Luis Garcia, Cindy Lubar, Leavenworth Jackson, Ali, Christopher Knowles, Al Santoli, Bill Benton, Tom Savage, Abby Child, Allen Ginsberg, Louise Steinman, John Dowd, Chris Burden, Robert Worth, James Grabill, Alan Davies, Dan Raphael, Jeanne Lance, Miguel Rodriguez, Bump Heeter, Doug Skinner, Alphonse Allais, Jerome Rothenberg, Walt Curtis, P. Inman, Charlie Walsh, Keith Rahmmings, Hans Arp, G.P. Skratz, Dave Zack, Nanos Valaoritis, Richard Kostelanetz, Betsy Berres, Lyn Lifshin, John M. Bennett, Steven Nachmanovitch, Summer Brenner, Jim Neu, Tasha Robbins, Phyllis Mufson

Fall 1978 issue of the literature and art periodical " So & So," published by John Marron. Includes: "8 Poems," by Luis Garcia; "A Story About a Family, & Some People Changing," by Cindy Lubar; "3 Cartoons," by Leavenworth Jackson; "Nobody Wants to Hear You Talk About Your Mother," by Ali; "4 Typewriter Pieces," by Christopher Knowles; "4 Poems," by Al Santoli; "syzygy," by Bill Benton; "A I SUE OC," by Tom Savage; "Song," by Abby Child; "Manifesto," by Allen Ginsberg; "Letter to Chris R. ... [details]

Berkeley, CA: So & So,
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$45.00
Condition:  Very Good. 3 cm. stain to lower right corner, 3 cm. stain to lower left, and 1 cm. rubbing to recto. 2 cm. soiling to verso. Light rubbing of cover edges and bumping of corners. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 24714]
Program for an Evening of
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 27.9 x 21.4 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Program for an Evening of "Verbal/Musical and Graphic/Musical Works" by Jackson Mac Low

Jackson Mac Low, Sharon Mattlin, Pete Rose, Ned Sublette, Steve Rosenthal, Marc Grafe

Program for an evening of "Verbal/Musical and Graphic/Musical Works" by Jackson Mac Low held May 30, 1978. Performances by Jackson Mac Low, Sharon Mattlin, Pete Rose, Ned Sublette, Steve Rosenthal, and Marc Grafe. [details]

New York, NY: The Kitchen,
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$75.00
Condition:  Fair. Folded in three with folds to each corner measuring 4 cm., 1.9 cm., 4.2 cm., 3.7 cm. respectively. 2 mm. tear to upper left corner, 4.5 cm tear to upper edge., 6 mm. tear to upper right corner, 4 mm. tear to lower right edge, 1.9 cm. tear to lower left corner, 3 mm. loss to lower left edge. Moderate foxing around recto edges.
[Object # 24674]
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