• current project

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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Marylène Negro : Mot de Passe [Password]
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • duotone
  • 5.9 x 5.4 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Marylène Negro : Mot de Passe [Password]

Marylène Negro

Very small double sided small gold and blue card / announcement published in conjunction with show held July 3 - 26, 1991. [details]

$75.00
Condition:  Fine. Clean and unmarked.
[Object # 24877]
Western Agenda
  • exhibition catalogue
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 15.5 x 23 cm.
  • 24 pp.
  • edition size unknwn
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Western Agenda

Connie Butler, Deborah Garwood, Ava Gerber, Page Houser, Rita McBride, John Monti, David Schafer

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held March 14 - May 4, 1991. Text by curator, Connie Butler. Includes Deborah Garwood, Ava Gerber, Page Houser, Rita McBride, John Monti, and David Schafer. ... [details]

New York, NY: Artists Space,
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$45.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Light wear to verso cover. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 6423]
XXIst Century
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 34.8 x 22.4 cm.
  • 117 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0847856119

XXIst Century

Vol. 1, No. 1 (Winter 1990 / 1991)

Mike Kelley, Christopher Hitchens, Ralph Rugoff, Harold Brodkey, Ray Smith, Darryl Pinckney, Gregory Crewdson, James Schuyler, Raymond Foye, Dan Flavin, Elaine Equi, Fred Ritchin, Nancy Burson, Peter Sellars, David Rieff, Carter Ratcliff, John Hejduk, Donald Judd, Ariane Zurcher, Adam Bartos, W. S. Merwin, Richard Misrach, Alexander Cockburn, Amy Hertz, Rosemary Warner, Ian Buruma, John Ryle, Ewa Kuryluk, Michael March, Fran Lebowitz, Gini Alhadeff

The inaugural issue of XXIst Century Magazine published in Winter 1990 / 1991. Edited by Gini Alhadeff. Essays "Do the Wrong Thing: The Significance of Mr. Lee," by Christopher Hutchins; "Dirty Toys: Mike Kelley Interviewed," by Ralph Rugoff; "Ahh. ... [details]

$250.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Nominal rubbing of cover edges and 2 cm. mild fold to upper right corner of recto, otherwise Fine. Due to size and weight additional shipping charges may be required.
[Object # 24481]
Learn to Read Art (Skull Bunny Bag)
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 43 x 27.9 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Learn to Read Art (Skull Bunny Bag)

Richard Prince, Lawrence Weiner

Paper shopping bag published in conjunction with the display "Learn To Read Art" and its accompanying exhibition catalogue presented by Art Metropole and Printed Matter at Art Basel, Basel, Switerzland, June 12 - 17, 1991. ... [details]

Toronto / New York, Canada / NY: Art Metropole / Printed Matter,
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$750.00
Condition:  Fine. Pristine copy, clean and unmarked as issued.
[Object # 24479]
Wood Not Wood / Work Not Work
  • ephemera
  • letterpress
  • duotone
  • 10.3 x 15.4 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Wood Not Wood / Work Not Work

Richard Artschwager, Robert Gober, Donald Judd, Joel Shapiro, Richard Tuttle, H.C. Westermann

Double sided postcard / announcement published in conjunction with show held [March, 1997]. Artists included Richard Artschwager, Robert Gober, Donald Judd, Joel Shapiro, Richard Tuttle, and H.C. Westerman. [details]

New York, NY: A / D,
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$35.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Mailed copy with mailing marks and wear. 6 mm. tear to first layer of paper on recto as well as verso. Light bumping of corners, otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 24532]
The Canary Searching for a Port in the Storm
  • artists' book
  • cloth boards with dust jacket
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • slipcase
  • monochrome
  • 14.5 x 11.5 cm.
  • 192 pp.
  • edition size 120 signed, numbered and dated copies (of which 1-30 contain a loose drawing)
  • signed and numbered

The Canary Searching for a Port in the Storm

Martin Kippenberger

Artist's book composed of Kippenberger scribbles. [details]

$2,000.00
Condition:  Fine. As new, slipcase, dust jacket and volume are clean and unmarked. This copy number 82/100.
[Object # 24398]
The Umbrellas, Joint Project for Japan and U.S.A.
  • ephemera
  • loose leaf
  • offset-printed
  • loose leaves
  • loose card[s] in envelope
  • black-and-white
  • 28 x 21.6 cm (two press releases) ; 25.3 x 20.2 cm. (eight photos)
  • [10] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

The Umbrellas, Joint Project for Japan and U.S.A.

Christo and Jeanne-Claude

Two press releases and eight press photos of the installation in Japan and California as well as maps with the location mapped out in gold and blue marker. Published in conjunction with the October 9th, 1991 opening of The Umbrellas. [details]

$175.00
Condition:  Good. Loose leaves housed in a mailed manila envelope with Jeanne-Claude and Christo's return address. Photographs in Very Good / Fine condition with very light bumping of some corners. Press release on letterhead has light bumping of corners and top edge. Second press release has 26 cm. fold along upper left corner with an additional 17.4 cm. fold within that and light yellowing to the paper.
[Object # 24377]
Self
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 10.8 x 15.2
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Self

Nayland Blake, Ross Bleckner, Donald Moffett

Double sided postcard / announcement published in conjunction with show held May 4 - June 1, 1991. Artists included Nayland Blake, Ross Bleckner, and Donald Moffett. Card is a repurposed commercial postcard of "SELF," 1987, by John Gutmann published by Fotofolio. [details]

New York, NY: Simon Watson,
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$75.00
Condition:  Very Good. Mailed copy with mailing marks and wear.
[Object # 24152]
The Public Art Fund Presents PSA : Public Service Art A City-Wide Exhibition / Gran Fury :
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • color
  • 12.6 x 23 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

The Public Art Fund Presents PSA : Public Service Art A City-Wide Exhibition / Gran Fury : "Women Don't Get AIDS They Just Die From It"

Gran Fury

Double sided postcard / announcement published in conjunction with installation of a posters by Gran Fury in 100 bus shelters (50 in Spanish, 50 in English) in New York, NY, January - March 1991. [details]

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From Media to Metaphor : Art About AIDS
  • exhibition catalogue
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 29.2 x 22.8 cm.
  • 72 pp.
  • edition size 1500
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0916365343

From Media to Metaphor : Art About AIDS

Robert Atkins, Thomas W. Sokolowski, Susan Sollins, Group Material, Ross Bleckner, Kathe Burkhart, Nancy Burson, Steven Evans, General Idea, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Keith Haring, Adrian Kellard, Peter Kunz-Opfersei, Rudy Lemcke, Robert Mapplethorpe, Paul Marcus, Duane Michals, Donald Moffett, Frank Moore, Ellen B. Neipris, Diane Neumaier, Nicholas Nixon, Bebe Nixon, Gypsy Ray, Rod Rhodes, Jane Rosett, John Sapp, Dui Seid, Jo Shane, Rosalind Solomon, Masami Teraoka, Max (Torque) = Doug [(Bruno) Hammett], Kathy Vargas, Brian Weil, David Wojnarowicz, Thomas Woodruff, Gran Fury

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held at Emerson Gallery, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, January 20 - March 15, 1992. Traveled to Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA, June 19 - August 8, 1992 ; Sharadin Art Gallery, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA ; Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montréal, Quebec, Canada ; Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, FL, February 12 - April 1993 ; McKissick Museum, The University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, May 15 - July 15, 1993 ; Fine Art Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, September 3 - October 23, 1993 ; Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA, November 6, 1992 - December 23, 1993 ; Grey Art Gallery and Study Center, New York University, New York, NY, January - February 1994. ... [details]

$24.04
Condition:  Used
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