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Specific Object's Quarantine Reading List

For Something Curated we've put together a shortlist of books we're thinking of durning the worldwide quarantine.

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Batman Show [Fight On Super Fools]
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • monochrome
  • 10.6 x 15 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Batman Show [Fight On Super Fools]

Diego Cortez, Ian Rusten

Double sided postcard published in conjunction with "Batman Show / Ian Rusten / Others / Arr. by Diego Cortez / at Robin's [Winters]," held January 6, 13, 1979 with reception at Mud Club, New York, January 13, 1979. [details]

New York, NY: Diego Cortez,
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Jonathan Borofsky
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 9.6 x 11.5 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Jonathan Borofsky

Jonathan Borofsky, James Welling

Double sided postcard published in conjunction with show held March 10 - April 7, [1979]. Recto photograph of Jonathan Borofsky by James Welling. [details]

$125.00
Condition:  Fine. Unmailed copy, clean and unmarked.
[Object # 26345]
Invitation to a Rock and Roll Funeral Ball at the Mudd Club
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 21.5 x 15.9 cm. (folded) ; 21.5 x 31.7 cm. (unfolded)
  • [4] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Invitation to a Rock and Roll Funeral Ball at the Mudd Club

Gary Indiana, Taylor Meade, Jackie Curtis, Dame Viva

Single fold invitation to a "Rock and Roll Funeral Ball" held at the Mudd Club, New York, September 23 and 24th, 1979. The funeral paid homage to Mark Bolan, Cass Elliott, Jimi Hendrix, Brian Jones, Janis Joplin, Paul McCartney, Jim Morrison, Elvis Presley, and Sid Vicious. ... [details]

New York, NY: Mudd Club,
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$125.00
Condition:  Very Good. 2 mm. dog-ear to upper right corner and 9 mm. and 2 mm. areas of soiling to recto, otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 26205]
Edison : 4 Acts of a Work-In-Progress
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 2 vol. : 21.5 x 17.8 cm. (program) ; 14.2 x 21.6 cm. (insert)
  • 2 vol. : [4] pp. (program) ; [1] pp. (insert)
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Edison : 4 Acts of a Work-In-Progress

Robert Wilson, Philippe Chemin, John Erdman, Isabel Eberstadt, Keith McDermott, Terrell Robinson, Randy Buck, Susan Berman, Saundra Johnson, Joniruth White, Ralph Douglas

Single fold program for "Edison : 4 Acts of a Work-In-Progress," by Robert Wilson, presented by the Byrd Hoffman Foundation at the Lion Theater, New York, June 19-24, 1979. Cast included Philippe Chemin, John Erdman, Isabel Eberstadt, Keith McDermott, Terrell Robinson, Randy Buck, Susan Berman, Saundra Johnson, Joniruth White and Ralph Douglas. ... [details]

$75.00
Condition:  Fair / Good. Moderate handling wear, rubbing, and overall bumping to pages. Wear to recto including a 2.9 cm. dog-ear to upper right corner, bumping of lower right corner and 3 mm. stain.
[Object # 26206]
Stuart Sherman : 11 Films
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 27.9 x 21.5 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Stuart Sherman : 11 Films

Stuart Sherman

Program for a screening of 11 films by Stuart Sherman held at the Collective for Living Cinema, New York, October 26, 1979. Films included "Globes," "Scotty and Stuart," "Skating," "Tree Film," "Edwin," "Camera/Cage," "Flying," "Baseball/TV," Hand/Water," "Piano/Music," and "Roller Coaster/Reading. ... [details]

$45.00
Condition:  Good. Folded in six with light handling wear and bumping of corners, with a 4.3 cm. dog-ear to upper right corner. 3.5 cm. of yellow soiling to lower right corner of page and a light 3.5 cm. yellow mark to lower left corner.
[Object # 26230]
Stuart Sherman Spectacles : Eleventh Spectacle (The Erotic) Plus 3 = 1 (A Careful Misreading) and Ghosttown
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 27.9 x 21.5 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Stuart Sherman Spectacles : Eleventh Spectacle (The Erotic) Plus 3 = 1 (A Careful Misreading) and Ghosttown

Stuart Sherman, John Mendelsohn, Berenice Reynaud, Gibby Goldbas, Stefan Brecht, Edwin Denby, Peter Frank, Gordon Crandall, David Goldbas, Joshua Goldbas, Nick Howey, David Knoebel, Jane Paso, Anne Pratt, Katherine Reich, Babette Magolte

Flyer / announcement published in conjunction with a series of "Stuart Sherman Spectacles" held in New York City, January 22 and 23, [1979]. Program included Stuart Sherman's "Eleventh Spectacle (The Erotic)" and "3=1 (A Careful Misreading)," with John Mendelsohn and Berenice Reynaud from poems by Stefan Brecht, Edwin Denby and Peter Frank ; and "Ghosttown," a narrative performance-piece by Gibby Goldbas performed by Gordon Crandall, David Goldbas, Joshua Goldbas, Nick Howey, David Knoebel, Jane Paso, Anne Pratt and Katherine Reich. ... [details]

New York, NY: n.p.,
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$125.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light yellowing and gentle wear of page edges with a 2.5 cm. dog-ear to lower left corner, otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 26226]
$95.00
Condition:  Good. Mailed copy with mailing marks and wear including a broken sticker seal on verso, folded in three for mailing. Light wear to edges including a 2 mm. dog-ear to lower right corner and yellowing of page edges. Light yellowing along left edge of sheet.
[Object # 26227]
The Role of the Legal Advisor in Relation to Artistic Purposes : As Illustrated in
  • critical theory
  • wrappers
  • photocopy / xeroxed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 27.9 x 21.5 cm.
  • 27 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

The Role of the Legal Advisor in Relation to Artistic Purposes : As Illustrated in "Matter of Rothko"

Gustave Harrow, Mark Rothko

Vintage xerox copy fo the essay "The Role of the Legal Advisor in Relation to Artistic Purposes : As Illustrated in 'Matter of Rothko,'" by Assistant State Attorney General of New York, Gustave Harrow, council in the litigation of "Matter of Rothko," a court case between Mark Rothko's daughter Kate Rothko and the directors of Marlborough Fine Art, Rothko's gallery. [details]

$150.00
Condition:  Fair / Good. Moderate yellowing and overall staining to recto (see image); eleven 1 mm. to 5 mm. tears to recto edges; 1 cm. loss to upper right corner; 1 cm. dog-ear to lower left corner and 2.5 cm. dog ear to lower right corner of recto and page 2. Additional wear includes light yellowing of page edges and light rubbing and soiling of verso. Missing pages (number of missing pages unknown), this copy ends mid-sentence on page 27.
[Object # 26219]
Before the Revolution
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 27.8 x 21.5 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Before the Revolution

Eleanor Antin, Eleanora Antinova

Single sided flyer / program published in conjunction with performance by Eleanor Antin (aka Eleanora Antinova) held [February 1977]. Choreography and book by Antin, cast and costumes painted by Antin. ... [details]

New York, NY: The Kitchen,
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$125.00
Condition:  Good. Folded in six with moderate handling wear. 5 mm. of yellowing to left side and bottom edge. 1 mm., 2 mm., and 4 mm. of soiling to verso.
[Object # 26213]
Max Kozloff : Travel Photographs
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white & color
  • 20.3 x 25.4 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Max Kozloff : Travel Photographs

Max Kozloff

Oversized double sided card / announcement published in conjunction with show held May 16 - June 6, 1979. [details]

$75.00
Condition:  Very Good. Unmailed copy with 8 mm. and 2 mm. areas of yellow staining to verso, otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 26190]
Invitation to the Publication Party for
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 27.8 x 21.5 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Invitation to the Publication Party for "Submission," a Book by Jimmy De Sana

Jimmy de Sana, William S. Burroughs

Invitation to the Publication Party for "Submission," a Book by Jimmy De Sana featuring an introduction by William Burroughs, held at 427 West Street, New York, June 5 [1979]. [details]

$75.00
Condition:  Fair / Good. Folded in three. 4 mm. dog-ears to upper left and right corners of page. Light yellow staining across page with a 9.5 cm. light area at upper right corner and along fold lines with additional light spotting. Overall dinging of right side of page. Phone number written in black ink on verso.
[Object # 26185]
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