• current project

John McLaughlin : Ascetic Approach

Specific Object is pleased to present John McLaughlin : Ascetic Approach, an exhibition now on view at Susan Inglett Gallery through April 20, 2019.

image from John McLaughlin : Ascetic Approach
  • recent objects
History of the Future : Peter Fend, announcement and Original Drawing
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • loose leaves
  • black-and-white
  • 21.5 x 27.8 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

History of the Future : Peter Fend, announcement and Original Drawing

Peter Fend

Single sided flyer / announcement published in conjunction with opening held May 11, [1988] which featured an aerial photograph of Chernobyl overlaid with a plastic sheet inscribed with lines. Included is an original drawing by Peter Fend done in black marker to further explain his ideas. [details]

$950.00
Condition:  Good. Moderate yellowing of flyer and 2.5 cm. of staining to page edge ; light bumping of lower edge of both the flyer and drawing from a removedpaperclip ; 4 mm. fold to lower left corner of drawing.
[Object # 24635]
Us and Them : Peter Fend, announcement and Original Drawing
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • loose leaves
  • black-and-white
  • 21.5 x 27.8 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Us and Them : Peter Fend, announcement and Original Drawing

Peter Fend

Single sided flyer / announcement published in conjunction with opening held May 11, [1988] which featured an aerial photograph of Chernobyl overlaid with a plastic sheet inscribed with lines. Included is an original drawing by Peter Fend done in black marker to further explain his ideas. [details]

$750.00
Condition:  Good. Moderate yellowing of flyer ; light bumping of lower edge of both the flyer and drawing from a removed paperclip ; bumping to lower left corner of drawing.
[Object # 24636]
Michael Asher / James Coleman
  • exhibition catalogue
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 15 x 23 cm.
  • 32 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Michael Asher / James Coleman

Michael Asher, James Coleman, Valerie Smith, Anne Rorimer, John Vinci, Jean Fisher

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held June 2 - July 2, 1988. Texts include "Notes" by Valerie Smith; "Michael Asher and James Coleman at Artists Space" by Anne Rorimer; "Michael Asher: The Wall as Object, The Gallery as Framework," by John Vinci and "On Seeing for Oneself: A Perspective," by Jean Fisher. ... [details]

New York, NY: Artists Space,
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$150.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Very light rubbing of cover edges and at corners, contents is clean and unmarked.
[Object # 24547]
Perfect Vehicles 1988
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white & color
  • 17.2 x 17.2 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Perfect Vehicles 1988

Allan McCollum

Double sided postcard / announcement published in conjunction with show held September 13 - October 4, 1988. [details]

$45.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Mailed copy with mailing marks and mailing wear. Light rubbing of card edges. Light yellowing along right side edge of verso and 5 mm. additional areas of 1 mm. of staining to verso.
[Object # 24148]
Messages by Jenny Holzer
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • loose leaves
  • duotone
  • 16 x 24.5 cm.
  • [7] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Messages by Jenny Holzer

Jenny Holzer

Sealed plastic envelope containing six sets of four stickers by Jenny Holzer and a colophon sheet. Includes: MEN DON'T PROTECT YOU ANYMORE; THE BEGINNING OF THE WAR WILL BE A SECRET; WHAT COUNTRY SHOULD YOU ADOPT IF YOU HATE POOR PEOPLE?; SILLY HOLES IN PEOPLE ARE FOR BREEDING OR ARE FROM SHOOTING; IT IS EMBARRASSING TO BE CAUGHT AND KILLED FOR STUPID REASONS; IN A DREAM YOU SAW A WAY TO SURVIVE AND YOU WERE FULL OF JOY; HANDS ON YOUR BREASTS CAN KEEP YOU HEART BEATING; YOU ARE CAUGHT THINKING ABOUT ANYONE YOU WANT; PROTECT ME FROM WHAT I WANT; THE FUTURE IS STUPID; BODIES LIE IN GRASS AND SOME ARE MURDERED AND SOME ARE PICNICKING; ABUSE OF POWER COMES AS NO SURPRISE; LACK OF CHARISMA CAN BE FATAL; AWFUL PUNISHMENT AWAITS REALLY BAD PEOPLE; EXPIRING FOR LOVE IS BEAUTIFUL BUT STUPID; MONEY CREATES TASTE; PRIVATE PROPERTY CREATED CRIME; MOTHERS SHOULD NOT MAKE TOO MANY SACRIFICES; RAISE BOYS AND GIRLS THE SAME WAY; OUTER SPACE IS WHERE YOU DISCOVER WONDER, WHERE YOU FIGHT AND NEVER HURT EARTH. ... [details]

London / London, United Kingdom / United Kingdom : Institute of Contemporary Art [ICA] / The Artangel Trust,
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$450.00
Condition:  Fine. In unopened plastic bag as issued.
[Object # 24061]
Leigh Bowery
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white & color
  • 10 x 15 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Leigh Bowery

Leigh Bowery

Double sided announcement published in conjunction with show held October 11 - 15, 1988. [details]

London, United Kingdom: Anthony d'Offay,
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$45.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Light rubbing of verso and corners.
[Object # 24015]
Modes of Address : Language in Art Since 1960
  • exhibition catalogue
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 23.5 x 14.2 cm.
  • 8 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Modes of Address : Language in Art Since 1960

Michael Waldron, Tom Hardy, Ingrid Periz, Arakawa, John Baldessari, Dennis Balk, Robert Barry, Gretchen Bender, Hans Haacke, Edgar Heap of Birds, Jenny Holzer, Larry Johnson, Mary Kelly, Silvia Kolbowski, Joseph Kosuth, Barbara Kruger, Louise Lawler, Roy Lichtenstein, Bruce Nauman, Adrian Piper, Richard Prince, Martha Rosler, Edward Ruscha, Andy Warhol, Lawrence Weiner, Hannah Wilke

Exhibition brochure published in conjunction with show held at The Whitney Museum of Art, Downtown at Federal Reserve Plaza, New York, July 29 - September 23, 1988. Texts by Michael Waldron, Tom Hardy, and Ingrid Periz. ... [details]

$20.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Mild rubbing of covers, otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 23985]
Half Way to Paradise : New Art Works By Thomas Lanigan Schmidt
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 2 vol. : 24.5 x 18.2 cm. (letterr) ; 5 x 8.8 cm. (business card)
  • 2 vol. : [1] pp. ; [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Half Way to Paradise : New Art Works By Thomas Lanigan Schmidt

Thomas Lanigan Schmidt

Exhibition announcement published in conjunction with show held September 14 - October 8, 1988. Includes a business card with the show dates and location as well as a folded photocopied handwritten text, "Two Alter Boys and the Pearl," taped to blue metallic foil paper. [details]

$250.00
Condition:  Fine. Folded as issued.
[Object # 23982]
Quatre Réalistes Soviétiques / Vier Sovjet - Realisten
  • exhibition catalogue
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • duotone
  • 20.6 x 14 cm.
  • [12] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Quatre Réalistes Soviétiques / Vier Sovjet - Realisten

Koroliov, Tzereteli, Zamkov, Zhilinsky

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held December, 1988. Introduction by Bernard Marcadé. Artists include Koroliov, Tzereteli, Zamkov, and Zhilinsky. Text in in Dutch and French. [details]

$45.00
Condition:  Fine.
[Object # 23979]
James Coleman
  • ephemera
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • duotone
  • 20.5 x 14 cm. (folded) ; 55.6 x 41 cm. (unfolded)
  • unpaginated
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

James Coleman

James Coleman, Anne Rorimer

Exhibition announcement for show held March 15 - April 16, 1988. Text by Anne Rorimer in Dutch and French. Pages unfold into a poster featuring a still from film, "Box," by James Coleman. [details]

$45.00
Condition:  Fine.
[Object # 23977]
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