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Dan Graham (1942 - 2022)


Specific Object mourns the passing of our friend Dan Graham.

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Richard Hamilton : Interactions
  • exhibition catalogue
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 23 x 20 cm.
  • 23 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Richard Hamilton : Interactions

Richard Hamilton, Marcel Duchamp, Francis Bacon, Sherril F. Martin, Dieter Roth, Lux Corporation, Ohio Scientific

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held in 1987. The exhibition included work by Richard Hamilton that interacted with works by Marcel Duchamp, Francis Bacon, Sherril F. Martin, Dieter Roth, Lux Corporation and Ohio Scientific. ... [details]

$95.00
Condition:  Very Good. 1.5 cm. and 4 mm. tears to spine edge, otherwise Fine. Includes slipped in oversized exhibition announcement card.
[Object # 35900]
Manual of Instructions for Étant Donnés : 1. La Chute d'Eau 2. Le Gaz d'Éclairage...
  • artists' book
  • leatherette covers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 30.5 x 27.5 cm.
  • [unpaginated]
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0876330723

Manual of Instructions for Étant Donnés : 1. La Chute d'Eau 2. Le Gaz d'Éclairage...

[First Edition]

Marcel Duchamp, Anne d'Harnoncourt

Artist's book / facsimile of Duchamp's "Manual of Instructions" / notebooks related to his work "Étant Donnés : 1. La Chute d'Eau 2. Le Gaz d'Éclairage ..." with drawings, collages, foldouts, and photographs. ... [details]

$75.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Dust soiling and yellowing to essay insert. Includes belly band printed on vellum with title, belly band has been torn at fold. Contents otherwise clean and unmarked. Due to size and weight of this publication additional shipping charges will be required for international orders.
[Object # 38165]
Etant donnés : 1° La Chute d’eau 2° Le Gaz d’éclairage : Reflections on a New Work by Marcel Duchamp
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 24 x 18.5 cm.
  • 68 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Etant donnés : 1° La Chute d’eau 2° Le Gaz d’éclairage : Reflections on a New Work by Marcel Duchamp

Vol. LXIV, No. 299 & 300 (April - September 1969)

Marcel Duchamp, Anne d'Harnoncourt, Walter Hopps

Second reprint of the Philadelphia Museum of Art Bulletin on Marcel Duchamp, published in 1989, originally published in 1969. Texts by Anne d'Harnoncourt and Walter Hopps. Includes the 1973 afterword by Anne d'Harnoncourt. [details]

$20.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Light rubbing of cover edges with 2 mm. tear to bottom edge of recto near spine carrying through to page 8. Light yellowing of covers with scuffing and very light soiling of verso. Contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 38217]
Ed Ruscha
  • exhibition catalogue
  • paper over boards issued without dust-jacket
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 27.4 x 27.3 cm.
  • [unpaginated]
  • edition size 2000
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0944680003

Ed Ruscha

Edward Ruscha

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held at Robert Miller Gallery, New York, in November, 1987. Book design by Edward Ruscha and John Chiem with artwork documentation by Paul Ruscha. [details]

$40.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Light rubbing of covers, otherwise Fine.
[Object # 25077]
Sigmar Polke : Drawings from the 1960's
  • exhibition catalogue
  • illustrated wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 22.3 x 20.6 cm.
  • 55 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Sigmar Polke : Drawings from the 1960's

Sigmar Polke, Prudence Carlson

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held October 17 - November 21, 1987. Essay by Prudence Carlson. Includes checklist of the exhibition, exhibition history, and selected bibliography. [details]

$40.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light soiling of covers including 8 mm. of soiling to lower left corner of recto and spine and 1.5 cm. soiling of recto edge and spine. 5 mm. bump with paper splitting to lower right corner of recto. Soiling to verso including along right side edge and additional 2 cm. and 2.8 cm. areas across verso. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 4777]
Thought Objects : Just Another Asshole
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 21.5 x 21.5 cm.
  • 142 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0939784173

Thought Objects : Just Another Asshole

No.7

Barbara Ess, Glenn Branca, Alice Albert, Vikky Alexander, Al Arthur, Lynne Augeri, Judith Barry, Ellen Brooks, Brian Buczak, Susan Britton, Alan Belcher, Tom Brazelton, Glenn Branca, Dara Birnbaum, Ellen Carey, Jim Casebere, Catherine Ceresole-Bachman, Sarah Charlesworth, Myrel Chernick, Nancy Chunn, Glegg & Guttman, Ellen Cooper, Mitch Corber, William Coupon, Paula Court, Peter Cummings, Roger Cutforth, Dorit Cypis, Mararet Dewys, Lea Douglas, Sara Driver, Nancy Dwyer, Bradley Eros, Aline Mare, Bart Everly, Stephen Frailey, Matthew Geller, Joe Gibbons, Mike Glier, Nan Goldin, Robert Goldman, Jack Goldstein, Dan Graham, Rodney Graham, Rudolph Grey, Susan Hanel, Sam Marshall Harvey, Steven Harvey, Marilyn Hawkridge, Geoff Hendricks, Susan Hiller, John Hilliard, Becky Howland, Ulli Rimkus, Peter Hujar, Peter Hutton, Glenda Hydler, Gary Indiana, Jeffrey Isaac, Bill Jacobson, Jim Jarmusch, Tod Jorgensen, Daile Kaplan, Peggy Katz, Christof Kohlhofer, Silvia Kolbowski, Barbara Kruger, Beth Lapides, Louise Lawler, Thomas Lawson, Annette Lemieux, Greg Letson, Daniel Levine, Nancy Linn, Carla Liss, Rik Little, Ken Lum, Meredith Lund, Mark Lyon, Francie Lyshak, Rona Patrice Lytkens, Frank Majore, Gianfranco Mantegna, Sheila McLaughlin, Allan McCollum, Paul McMahon, Richard Morrison, Matt Mullican, Peter Nadin, Peter Nagy, Joseph Nechvatal, Gary Nickard, Mike Osterhout, Carol Parkinson, Victor Poisontete, Virginia Piersol, Jeffrey Pittu, Richard Prince, John Rehberger, Bill Rice, Walter Robinson, Jon Rubin, Arleen Schloss, Kathleen Seltzer, Laurie Simmons, Teri Slotkin, Kiki Smith, Michael Smith, Studio Melee, Jim Sutcliffe, Karen Sylvester, Lynne Tillman, Diane Torr, Anne Turyn, Gail Vachon, Sokhi Wagner, Jeff Wall, Tom Warren, Oliver Wasow, James Welling, Sally C. White, Robin Winters, Dan Witz, David Wojnarowicz, Michele Zalopany, Rosetta Brooks, Tricia Collins, Richard Millazzo, John Hilliard, Gary Indiana, Cookie Mueller, David Rattray, Carol Souiers, Amy Taubin

Artists' publication edited by Barbara Ess and J.M. Sherry. Contains photographs by Barbara Ess, Glenn Branca, Alice Albert, Vikky Alexander, Al Arthur, Lynne Augeri, Judith Barry, Ellen Brooks, Brian Buczak, Susan Britton, Alan Belcher, Tom Brazelton, Glenn Branca, Dara Birnbaum, Ellen Carey, Jim Casebere, Catherine Ceresole-Bachman, Sarah Charlesworth, Myrel Chernick, Nancy Chunn, Glegg & Guttman, Ellen Cooper, Mitch Corber, William Coupon, Paula Court, Peter Cummings, Roger Cutforth, Dorit Cypis, Mararet Dewys, Lea Douglas, Sara Driver, Nancy Dwyer, Bradley Eros, Aline Mare, Bart Everly, Stephen Frailey, Matthew Geller, Joe Gibbons, Mike Glier, Nan Goldin, Robert Goldman, Jack Goldstein, Dan Graham, Rodney Graham, Rudolph Grey, Susan Hanel, Sam Marshall Harvey, Steven Harvey, Marilyn Hawkridge, Geoff Hendricks, Susan Hiller, John Hilliard, Becky Howland, Ulli Rimkus, Peter Hujar, Peter Hutton, Glenda Hydler, Gary Indiana, Jeffrey Isaac, Bill Jacobson, Jim Jarmusch, Tod Jorgensen, Daile Kaplan, Peggy Katz, Christof Kohlhofer, Silvia Kolbowski, Barbara Kruger, Beth Lapides, Louise Lawler, Thomas Lawson, Annette Lemieux, Greg Letson, Daniel Levine, Nancy Linn, Carla Liss, Rik Little, Ken Lum, Meredith Lund, Mark Lyon, Francie Lyshak, Rona Patrice Lytkens, Frank Majore, Gianfranco Mantegna, Sheila McLaughlin, Allan McCollum, Paul McMahon, Richard Morrison, Matt Mullican, Peter Nadin, Peter Nagy, Joseph Nechvatal, Gary Nickard, Mike Osterhout, Carol Parkinson, Victor Poisontete, Virginia Piersol, Jeffrey Pittu, Richard Prince, John Rehberger, Bill Rice, Walter Robinson, Jon Rubin, Arleen Schloss, Kathleen Seltzer, Laurie Simmons, Teri Slotkin, Kiki Smith, Michael Smith, Studio Melee, Jim Sutcliffe, Karen Sylvester, Lynne Tillman, Diane Torr, Anne Turyn, Gail Vachon, Sokhi Wagner, Jeff Wall, Tom Warren, Oliver Wasow, James Welling, Sally C. ... [details]

Buffalo / New York, NY / NY: CEPA / JAA Press,
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$125.00
Condition:  Very Good. Rubbing of cover edges and light scratching of covers. 2 mm. bumping of page edges. 1.6 cm. pencil marking on corner of title page. Contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36008]
New Order : Substance 1987
  • poster
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white & color
  • 73 x 58 cm.
  • MN
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

New Order : Substance 1987

Lawrence Weiner, New Order

Poster designed by Lawrence Weiner published in conjunction with the release of New Order's compilation album "Substance 1987." Features photographs of each band member configured in a cross beside a pink equals sign. [details]

Golden Valley, MN: Nice Man Merchandising,
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$2,500.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Very light curling to top and bottom edges. Light bumping near edges. 5.5 cm. of light wrinkling near upper right side. 4 mm. tear to edge. Clean and unmarked.
[Object # 24223]
Une Boite Faite en Bois Batie sur les Cendres d'une Boite Faite en Bois / A Box Made of Wood Built Upon the Ashes of a Box Made of Wood
  • multiple
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • loose leaves
  • loose card[s] in envelope
  • monochrome
  • 21.1 x 29.7 cm. (overall, envelope)
  • 3 vol. : [1] pp. ; [1] pp. ; [2] pp.
  • edition size 7000
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Une Boite Faite en Bois Batie sur les Cendres d'une Boite Faite en Bois / A Box Made of Wood Built Upon the Ashes of a Box Made of Wood

Lawrence Weiner

Multiple produced as an exhibition held January 1 - December 31, 1987. Kraft paper envelope printed on two sides and two thin brown cardboard die-cut stencils with the statement "Une Boite Faite en Bois Batie sur les Cendres d'une Boite Faite en Bois" and a second stencil with the same statement in English "A Box Made of Wood Built Upon the Ashes of a Box Made of Wood. ... [details]

$175.00
Condition:  Good / Fair. Slight yellowing and light curl to stencils, otherwise Fine and the die-cut letters intact as issued. Moderate wear to envelope - torn edge at top where it has been opened and numerous creases as well as envelope adhesive markings. 2 cm. tear to side of envelope. 2.3 cm. fold to lower envelope edge. Envelope otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 35915]
Cornelia Lauf and Joseph Kosuth : Wedding Announcement
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • duotone
  • 15.8 x 11.4 cm. (card) ; 12 x 16.9 cm. (blank envelope) ; 12.7 x 18 cm. (stamped vellum envelope)
  • [4] pp. + blank envelope + stamped vellum envelope
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Cornelia Lauf and Joseph Kosuth : Wedding Announcement

Joseph Kosuth, Cornelia Lauf

Single fold card announcing the marriage of Joseph Kosuth and Cornelia Lauf in Freiburg, West Germany on June 26, 1987. Includes a blank white envelope and a stamped vellum envelope with the couples New York City return address. [details]

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Richard Long : Out of the Wind
  • exhibition catalogue
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 20.9 x 28 cm.
  • [24] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Richard Long : Out of the Wind

Richard Long

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held October - November 1987. [details]

$10.00
Condition:  Good. Sunning of covers with significant sunning at spine edges, light dust soiling of covers, 1 mm. surface tear to top edge of recto, and 9.5 cm. dog-ear to top right corner of recto with light bumping of pages. Contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 8025]
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