• current project

I CAN’T SEE HOW I CAN BE OUTSIDE OF THE SOCIETY— SO I’M WITHIN IT.

Specific Object and Susan Inglett Gallery was pleased to present SPECIFIC OBJECT AT SUSAN INGLETT GALLERY at the Independent 20th Century Fair, held September 8 —11, 2022. The works included will explored the art and socio-political tumult of 1969 through a wealth of artist publications, editions, ephemera and printed matter dating from that year, all drawn from the holdings of Specific Object.

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  • recent objects
The Train-Watcher
  • artists' book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • photocopy / xeroxed
  • black-and-white
  • 21.5 x 14.2 cm.
  • [36] pp.
  • edition size 75

The Train-Watcher

Raymond Pettibon

Oddly laid out and unbound (possibly reprinted) artist's book by Raymond Pettibon with full page drawings by the artist on 18 of the 36 pages. [details]

Hermosa Beach, CA: Superflux Pubs,
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$400.00
Condition:  Very Good. Yellowing and light edge wear to covers including 1.6 cm. bend to upper left corner of verso and bumping along head of verso. Contents clean and unmarked. This unnumbered copy is from the library of an art dealer who worked with Pettibon. It is unbound and potently printed latter by Pettibon. Sold "as-is," priced according to the uncertainty of its originality.
[Object # 36631]
Sunday is Funday
  • artists' book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • photocopy / xeroxed
  • loose leaves
  • black-and-white
  • 21.5 x 13.6 cm.
  • [38] pp.
  • edition size 75
  • unsigned and numbered

Sunday is Funday

Raymond Pettibon

Oddly laid out and unbound (possibly reprinted) artist's book by Raymond Pettibon with full page drawings by the artist on 22 of the 38 pages. [details]

Hermosa Beach, CA: Superflux Pubs,
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$400.00
Condition:  Very Good. Yellowing and light edge wear to covers including 3.6 cm. bend to bottom left corner of verso. Scattered light yellow staining on pages 5-7, 18 (with bumping of page edge), 22, 34 and 36. This copy is from the library of an art dealer who worked with Pettibon. It is unbound and potently printed latter by Pettibon. Sold "as-is," priced according to the uncertainty of its originality.
[Object # 36632]
Sol LeWitt : Forms Derived from a Cube (Color)
  • exhibition catalogue
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 26.9 x 20.4 cm.
  • [20] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Sol LeWitt : Forms Derived from a Cube (Color)

Sol LeWitt

Prospectus for a suite of silkscreen prints by Sol LeWitt published by Edition Achenbach, Dusseldorf, Germany and printed by Watanabe Studio, Brooklyn, New York in 1991. Includes biography, selected one person exhibition history and information about the edition. [details]

Dusseldorf, Germany: Edition Achenbach,
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$125.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light edge wear including rubbing with a 2 mm. tear and a 1.5 cm. dent to upper edge of recto which carries through to title page as well as bumping of upper right corner. 1 cm. area of soiling on verso and 11.5 cm. area of discoloration. Rubbing of covers along spine edge.
[Object # 36095]
I Had a Vision
  • exhibition catalogue
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 22.5 x 17 cm.
  • 280 pp.
  • edition size 1000 (20 copies with a signed and dated additional watercolor dust-jacket)
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0918471214

I Had a Vision

Martin Kippenberger, John Caldwell, Jutta Koether

Exhibition catalogue / artists' book published in conjunction with the exhibition "Martin Kippenberger : New Work," held June 13 - August 25, 1991. Text by John Caldwell. With an interview between Jutta Koether and Kippenberger. ... [details]

$150.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light soiling of covers; 5 cm. bumping of lower edge; 4 mm. tear to lower corner of spine; light bumping of lower left corner of verso; and 4 cm. black mark along edge of text block. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 25965]
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 Printed Matter [New York] and Art Metropole [Toronto] shared a booth at Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland, June 12 - 17, 1991.

Bag features Richard Prince’s Skull Bunny icon on its recto and Lawrence Weiner’s work “LEARN TO READ ART” on verso. ... [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]
Sonnabend Gallery 20th Anniversary : 1971 - 1991, Gilbert & George
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 21.9 x 17.4 cm.
  • [4] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Sonnabend Gallery 20th Anniversary : 1971 - 1991, Gilbert & George

Gilbert & George

Single fold card / announcement published in conjunction with a recreation of Gilbert & George's original 1971 exhibition at Sonnabend Gallery. Exhibition included a daily presentation of the performance "The Singing Sculpture," September 21 - September 28, 1991 and "The General Jungle," September 21 - October 12, 1991. [details]

New York, NY: Sonnabend,
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$150.00
Condition:  Very Good. 1.2 cm. gentle bend to upper right corner of card with additional light rubbing of edges. 1.2 cm. of light discoloration to recto and subtle oil markings from fingerprints, otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 25522]
La Monte Young : The Second Dream of The High-Tension Line Stepdown Transformer
  • audio CD
  • boxed edition
  • offset-printed
  • other special feature[s]
  • black-and-white & color
  • 31.5 x 14.5 x 1.2 cm.
  • [unpaginated]
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

La Monte Young : The Second Dream of The High-Tension Line Stepdown Transformer

[Longboard CD Box Containing Audio CD]

La Monte Young, Marian Zazeela, Ben Neill, Rich Clymer, Pamela Fleming, James O'Connor, James Donato, Gary Trosclair, Rich Kelly, Stephen Burns

Longboard CD box containing audio CD of music by La Monte Young. CD features The Theatre of Eternal Music Brass Ensemble led by Ben Neill. Additional contributions by Rich Clymer, Pamela Fleming, James O'Connor, James Donato, Gary Trosclair, Rich Kelly, and Stephen Burns. ... [details]

New York, NY: MELA Foundation,
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Robert Barry : Details From Not Intended, A New Projection By Robert Barry at Holly Solomon Gallery
  • exhibition catalogue
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 15.5 x 15.5 cm.
  • [24] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Robert Barry : Details From Not Intended, A New Projection By Robert Barry at Holly Solomon Gallery

Robert Barry

Artist's book published in conjunction with exhibition held September 5 - October 5, 1991. Features a mixture of photographs of Robert Barry's friends: Seth Siegelaub, Lawrence Weiner, Holly Solomon, Coosje van Bruggen, Rudi Fuchs, John Baldessari and others, intermixed with short texts. [details]

$45.00
Condition:  Fine.
[Object # 24969]
West Coast Duchamp
  • monograph
  • cloth boards with dust jacket
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 21 x 13.5 cm.
  • 192 pp.
  • edition size 750
  • unsigned and numbered
  • ISBN 096285140X

West Coast Duchamp

[Hardback]

Marcel Duchamp, Bonnie Clearwater, Francis M. Naumann, Naomi Sawelson-Gorse, Dickran Tashijan, Walter Hopps, Robert L. Pincus

Critical study on the influence of Duchamp upon the West Coast art world. Introduction by Bonnie Clearwater, texts by Naomi Sawelson-Gorse, Dickram Tashjian, Walter Hopps, Robert L. Pincus, and John Campbell. ... [details]

Miami Beach / Santa Monica, FL / CA: Grassfield Press / Shoshana Wayne Gallery,
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$85.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light wear to dust jacket including areas of indentation. Cloth covers and contents are clean and unmarked. Copy number 352/750.
[Object # 24983]
James Lee Byars
  • ephemera
  • letterpress
  • color
  • 14.9 x 10.5 cm.
  • [4] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

James Lee Byars

James Lee Byars

Single fold card / announcement published in conjunction with show held April 5 - May 18, 1991. Text on recto with a blank interior and verso. [details]

$75.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. 7 mm. of yellowing to recto and light creasing of top edge, otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 5901]
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