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Real Life Magazine
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 27.9 x 21.5 cm.
  • 36 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Real Life Magazine

No. 6 (Summer 1981)

Thomas Lawson, Susan Morgan. Brigitte Bardot, Dan Graham, Hervé Guibert, Christian Hubert, Sherrie Levine, Craig Owens, David Salle, Julian Schnabel, Howard Singerman, Richard Baim, Amos Poe, David Robbins, Elsa Bulgari, Joan Wallace, Judith Barry, Michael Oblowitz

Issue six of Real Life Magazine, edited by Thomas Lawson. Includes Brigitte Bardot interviewed by Hervé Guibert; "Post-Modernism: A Symposium" by Christian Hubert, Sherrie Levine, Craig Owens, David Salle, and Julian Schnabel; "Bow Wow Wow (the Age of Piracy)" by Dan Graham; "The Artist as Adolescent" by Howard Singerman; "Excerpts" by Richard Baim; "A Young German Gallery Introduces Itself" about Galerie Grunert Müller, Stuttgart; Amos Poe interviewed by David Robbins; "Your Everyday Critic" by Elsa Bulgari; "Something About Art" by Joan Wallace; "Building Conventions" by Judith Barry; and "Belmondo is Belmondo" by Michael Oblowitz. [details]

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Blue Books [A Performance ; I Can't : A Performance ; I Mean It : A Performance ; It's Very Simple : A Performance ; So? : A Performance ; Stop Crying : A Performance ; A Performance]
  • artists' book
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • monochrome
  • 19.5 x 16 cm.
  • 7 vol. [20] pp. each
  • edition size unknown
  • signed and unnumbered

Blue Books [A Performance ; I Can't : A Performance ; I Mean It : A Performance ; It's Very Simple : A Performance ; So? : A Performance ; Stop Crying : A Performance ; A Performance]

[Complete Set / Seven Volumes]

Ida Applebroog

Set of seven artists' books comprising the "Blue Books" series. Titles within the sequence are: A Performance ; I Can't : A Performance ; I Mean It : A Performance ; It's Very Simple : A Performance ; So? : A Performance ; Stop Crying : A Performance ; A Performance. ... [details]

New York, NY: Ida Applebroog,
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$1,500.00
Condition:  Complete Set of Seven Volumes. Fine. All books as issued. Signed, annotated "End of magnum opus" and dated in pencil on final page of last volume, "the end."
[Object # 17001]
Charles Gaines,
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • monochrome
  • 10.1 x 22.9 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Charles Gaines, "Landscape : Assorted Trees with Regression"

Charles Gaines

Single sided card / announcement published in conjunction with show held October 17 - November 7, 1981. [details]

$0.00
Condition:  Fine. Clean and unmarked as issued.
[Object # 24928]
Westkunst : Zeitgenössische Kunst seit 1939
  • exhibition catalogue
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 24.5 x 20 cm.
  • 524 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 377011292X

Westkunst : Zeitgenössische Kunst seit 1939

Laszlo Glozer, Hugo Borger, Karl Ruhrberg, Kasper Koenig, Georges Roualt, Marc Chagall, Oskar Kokoschka, Man Ray, Salvador Dali, Yves Tanguy, Constantin Brancusi, Otto Freundlich, Henry Moore, Max Beckmann, Oskar Schlemmer, Paul Klee, Julius Bissier, Fritz Winter, Kurt Schwitters, Wassily Kandinsky, Georges Vantongerloo, Jean Arp, Alberto Magnelli, Sophie Taeuber-Arp, Max Bill, Richard Paul Lohse, Camille Graeser, Julio Gonzalez, Henri Laurens, Pablo Picasso, Piet Mondrian, Joan Miró, Alexander Calder, Fernand Léger, Stuart Davis, László Moholy-Nagy, Max Ernst, Marcel Duchamp, André Masson, Roberto Echaurren Matta, Wilfredo Lam, Mark Tobey, Robert Motherwell, Arshile Gorky, Joseph Cornell, Giorgio de Chirico, Giorgio Morandi, Ivan Le Lorraine Albright, Eugene Berman, Paul Delvaux, Horace Pippin, Abraham Rattner, Stanley Spencer, Dorothea Tanning, Hans Bellmer, Balthus, Jean Hélion, Georges Braque, Jean Fautrier, Jean Dubuffet, Antonin Artaud, Henri Michaux, Alberto Giacometti, Wols (Wolfgang Schulze), Francis Picabia, René Magritte, Karel Appel, Constant (Constant Nieuwenhuys), Henry Heerup, Carl-Henning Pedersen, Willi Baumeister, Werner Heldt, Ernst Wilhelm Nay, Hans Hartung, Lucio Fontana, Jackson Pollock, David Smith, Clyfford Still, Barnett Newman, Henri Matisse, Bram Van Velde, Jean Bazaine, Serge Poliakoff, Maria Helena Veira da Silva, Nicolas De Staël, Pierre Soulages, Jean-Paul Riopelle, Sam Francis, Georges Mathieu, César Domela, Fritz Glarner, Josef Albers, Auguste Herbin, Ellsworth Kelly, Norbert Kricke, Reg Butler, Lynn Chadwick, Pietro Consagra, Etienne Martin, Herbert Ferber, Bernhard Heiliger, Barbara Hepworth, Berto Lardera, Luciano Minguzzi, Mirko (Mirko Basaldella), Eduardo Paolozzi, Theodore Roszak, Nicolas Schoeffer, Hans Uhlmann, Alberto Burri, Giuseppe Capogrossi, Emilio Vedova, K.R.H. Sonderborg, Karl Otto Götz, Bernard Schultze, Emil Schumacher, Francis Bacon, Germaine Richier, Asger Jorn, Hans Hofmann, Franz Kline, Willem de Kooning, Arnulf Rainer, Antonio Saura, Antoni Tapies, Eduardo Chillida, Mark Rothko, Cy Twombly, Edward Hopper, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Richard Hamilton, Bernard Réquichot, Raymond Hains, Jacques Mahé de la Villéglé, François Dufrene, Yves Klein, Arman (Armand Fernandez), Christo, Jean Tinguely, Niki de Saint-Phalle, Daniel Spoerri, Mimmo Rotella, Piero Manzoni, Jan J. Schoonhoven, Heinz Mack, Otto Piene, Günther Uecker, Jesus-Raphael Soto, Gotthard Graubner, Yaakov Agam (Jacob Gipstein), Pol Bury, Frank Joseph Malina, Paul Talman, Diter Rot [Dieter Roth], Diter Rot [Dieter Roth], John Cage, George Brecht, Wolf Vostell, Robert Filliou, Nam June Paik, Allan Kaprow, Jim Dine, George Segal, Claes Oldenburg, Ad Reinhardt, Frank Stella, Kenneth Noland, Morris Louis, Roy Lichtenstein, John Chamberlain, James Rosenquist, Mark di Suvero, Andy Warhol, Robert Morris, Donald Judd, Dan Flavin, Robert Ryman, Agnes Martin, Larry Poons, Sol LeWitt, Carl Andre, Paul Thek, Horace Clifford Westermann, Richard Artschwager, Edward Kienholz, Öyvind Fahlström, William N. Copley, Georg Baselitz, Frank Auerbach, David Hockney, Larry Bell, John McCracken, Edward Ruscha, Bruce Nauman, John Baldessari, Hermann Nitsch, Günter Brus, Otto Muehl, Joseph Beuys, Sigmar Polke, Gerhard Richter, A.R. Penck [Ralf Winkler], Jörg Immendorff, Blinky Palermo, Ulrich Rückriem, Richard Tuttle, Salon de la Jeune Peinture, Walter de Maria, Richard Long, Michael Heizer, Jan Dibbets, Robert Smithson, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Pino Pascali, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Mario Merz, Luciano Fabro, Jannis Kounellis, Giulio Paolini, Giuseppe Penone, Giovanni Anselmo, James Lee Byars, Franz Erhard Walther, Gilbert & George, Robert Barry, Douglas Huebler, Joseph Kosuth, Lawrence Weiner, On Kawara, Panamarenko, Jean Le Gac, Christian Boltanski, Daniel Buren, Malcolm Morley, Hanne Darboven, Richard Serra, Reiner Ruthenbeck, Eva Hesse, Vito Acconci, Dan Graham, Marcel Broodthaers

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held at Museen der Stadt, Köln, Germany, May 20 - August 16, 1981. Texts by Laszlo Glozer, Hugo Borger, Karl Ruhrberg, and Kasper Koenig. Artists include Laszlo Glozer, Hugo Borger, Karl Ruhrberg, Kasper Koenig, Georges Roualt, Marc Chagall, Oskar Kokoschka, Man Ray, Salvador Dali, Yves Tanguy, Constantin Brancusi, Otto Freundlich, Henry Moore, Max Beckmann, Oskar Schlemmer, Paul Klee, Julius Bissier, Fritz Winter, Kurt Schwitters, Wassily Kandinsky, Georges Vantongerloo, Jean Arp, Alberto Magnelli, Sophie Taeuber-Arp, Max Bill, Richard Paul Lohse, Camille Graeser, Julio Gonzalez, Henri Laurens, Pablo Picasso, Piet Mondrian, Joan Miró, Alexander Calder, Fernand Léger, Stuart Davis, László Moholy-Nagy, Max Ernst, Marcel Duchamp, André Masson, Roberto Echaurren Matta, Wilfredo Lam, Mark Tobey, Robert Motherwell, Arshile Gorky, Joseph Cornell, Giorgio de Chirico, Giorgio Morandi, Ivan Le Lorraine Albright, Eugene Berman, Paul Delvaux, Horace Pippin, Abraham Rattner, Stanley Spencer, Dorothea Tanning, Hans Bellmer, Balthus, Jean Hélion, Georges Braque, Jean Fautrier, Jean Dubuffet, Antonin Artaud, Henri Michaux, Alberto Giacometti, Wols (Wolfgang Schulze), Francis Picabia, René Magritte, Karel Appel, Constant (Constant Nieuwenhuys), Henry Heerup, Carl-Henning Pedersen, Willi Baumeister, Werner Heldt, Ernst Wilhelm Nay, Hans Hartung, Lucio Fontana, Jackson Pollock, David Smith, Clyfford Still, Barnett Newman, Henri Matisse, Bram Van Velde, Jean Bazaine, Serge Poliakoff, Maria Helena Veira da Silva, Nicolas De Staël, Pierre Soulages, Jean-Paul Riopelle, Sam Francis, Georges Mathieu, César Domela, Fritz Glarner, Josef Albers, Auguste Herbin, Ellsworth Kelly, Norbert Kricke, Reg Butler, Lynn Chadwick, Pietro Consagra, Etienne Martin, Herbert Ferber, Bernhard Heiliger, Barbara Hepworth, Berto Lardera, Luciano Minguzzi, Mirko (Mirko Basaldella), Eduardo Paolozzi, Theodore Roszak, Nicolas Schoeffer, Hans Uhlmann, Alberto Burri, Giuseppe Capogrossi, Emilio Vedova, K. ... [details]

Köln, Germany: DuMont Buchverlag,
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$45.00
Condition:  Good. Yellowing and dusting of covers, rubbing of cover edges, and bumping of bottom edge of recto. Dust soiling to text block edge, contents clean and unmarked. Due to size and weight of this publication additional shipping charges will be required for international orders.
[Object # 38214]
John Baldessari : Works 1966 - 1981
  • exhibition catalogue
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 28.5 x 21.5 cm.
  • 72 pp.
  • edition size 1000
  • unsigned and unnumbered

John Baldessari : Works 1966 - 1981

John Baldessari, R.H. Fuchs, Nelleke van Maaren, Anna H. Berger

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held at the Van Abbemuseum Eindhoven, May 22 - June 21, 1981. Traveled to the Museum Folkwang Essen, September 4 - October 18, 1981. Brief introduction by R. ... [details]

Eindhoven / Essen, Netherlands / Germany: Van Abbemuseum Eindhoven / Museum Folkwang Essen,
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$75.00
Condition:  Good. Significant rubbing of spine edge and light rubbing of cover edges. Contents are clean and unmarked.
[Object # 35990]
$75.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Rubbing of cover and spine edges with light scuffing of covers. 1 cm. surface tear to paper on spine. Two scratches from cover to cover across right side of text block with indentation to paper. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 38188]
John Baldessari
  • exhibition catalogue
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 20.3 x 22.8 cm.
  • 78 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

John Baldessari

John Baldessari, Marcia Tucker, Robert Pincus-Witten, Nancy Drew, Dan Cameron

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with the first retrospective show of the works of John Baldessari held in two parts : "John Baldessari: Work 1966 - 1980," held at the New Museum, New York, Part I: March 14 - April 4, 1981 and Part II: April 8 - 28, 1981. ... [details]

$45.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light discoloration of covers from sunning. 1.5 cm. dent to recto carrying through to pages. 7 mm. black mark on verso. 3 mm. light stain to verso facing endpaper. Contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 38187]
In Horne's House : An Illustration for the 'Oxen in the Sun' Episode of James Joyce's Ulysses
  • exhibition catalogue
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 27.3 x 18.9 cm.
  • [6] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

In Horne's House : An Illustration for the 'Oxen in the Sun' Episode of James Joyce's Ulysses

Richard Hamilton, James Joyce

Prospectus for a single large scale print by Richard Hamilton, published by Waddington Graphics in an edition of 120, illustrating the 'Oxen in the Sun' episode of James Joyce's "Ulysses." Text by Richard Hamilton. [details]

London, United Kingdom: Waddington Galleries,
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$20.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light yellow and dust soiling of verso, with light handling wear of covers, otherwise Fine. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 38344]
$20.00
Condition:  Good. Dust soiling and sunning of covers with bumping and a 3.3 cm. crease to top left corner of publication. Contents clean and unmarked. Includes slipped in single page of text about the brochure and the print, in Fine condition.
[Object # 38345]
Correspondence Between Ronny Cohen, Joan Crawford, Morton L. Janklow, Ryosuke Cohen and Ray Johnson
  • ephemera
  • photocopy / xeroxed
  • black-and-white
  • 10.5 x 24 cm. (envelopes) ; 27.8 x 21.5 cm. (letters) ; 12.6 x 8.9 cm. (note)
  • [2] pp. + Envelope ; [1] pp.+ Envelope
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Correspondence Between Ronny Cohen, Joan Crawford, Morton L. Janklow, Ryosuke Cohen and Ray Johnson

Ray Johnson, Ronny Cohen, Joan Crawford, Morton L. Janklow, Ryosuke Cohen

Correspondence Between Ronny Cohen, Joan Crawford, Morton L. Janklow, Ryosuke Cohen and Ray Johnson. Includes a note from Morton L. Janklow dated July 30, 1981 that reads "Dear Mr. Cohen: Ray Johnson asked me to forward this to you" paper clipped to a photocopy of a letter from Joan Crawford to Ray Johnson dated August 26, 1971 housed in an envelope from the law offices of Janklow, Traum & Klebanoff addressed to Ronny Cohen and postmarked 1981. ... [details]

New York / Locust Valley, NY / NY: [self-published],
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$250.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Mailed letters with mailing marks and wear on envelopes.
[Object # 26042]
Cindy Sherman
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 11.4 x 15 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Cindy Sherman

Cindy Sherman

Double sided postcard / announcement published in conjunction with show opening May 23, 1981. [details]

Genova, Italy: Saman Gallery,
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$250.00
Condition:  Fine. Unsent copy, clean and unmarked.
[Object # 23690]
Two Structures : Altered to Suit / There But For
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • monochrome
  • 21.5 x 22 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Two Structures : Altered to Suit / There But For

Lawrence Weiner

Flyer / announcement published in conjunction with the screening of two films by Lawrence Weiner, held February 6, 1981. [details]

$250.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light handling wear including 4.5 cm. dinging to recto. 3 mm. of light soiling to recto and 2.2 and 1.7 cm. of soiling from inky fingerprints to verso. Otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 25511]
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