• current project

Re: Bicycling

Specific Object is pleased to present Re: Bicycling, a group exhibition organized by David Platzker with Alex Ostroy of the cycling apparel brand Ostroy, to be held at Susan Inglett Gallery from June 18 to July 23, 2021.

image from Re: Bicycling
  • recent objects
Martin Kippenberger : Prints  / The Raft of Medusa
  • artists' book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 21 x 15 cm.
  • 1 vol. in two sections : [16] pp. ; [16] pp.
  • edition size 2000
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 8798417304

Martin Kippenberger : Prints / The Raft of Medusa

Martin Kippenberger

Artist's book / print prospectus. "The 'Prints' catalogue is the result of a collaboration between two Copenhagen printing workshops, showing the prints by Martin Kippenberger that they have published. ... [details]

Copenhagen / Copenhagen, Denmark / Denmark: Hostrup-Pedersen & Johansen / Niels Borch Jensen,
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$450.00
Condition:  Very Good. Slight curl to publication and rubbing of verso. Contents are clean and unmarked.
[Object # 35970]
$450.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light curl to publication and slight flattening of spine. Overall dust soiling of covers and inside of verso with yellowing to inside edge and 1.5 cm. of soiling. Two 1.3 cm. creases to right side edge of recto. Includes slipped in handwritten price list.
[Object # 36173]
$450.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light curl to publication and slight flattening of spine. Overall dust soiling of covers and inside of verso. Light rippling of paper from moisture across upper right 5 cm. of publication.
[Object # 36187]
Racial Makeup
  • artists' book
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • slipcase
  • black-and-white & color
  • 21.2 x 15.1 cm.
  • 82 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 477133403X

Racial Makeup

Julião Sarmento

Artist's book capturing the artist's vision of Kitakyushu, Japan in September of 1997. Includes color reproductions of collages incorporating Japanese / English captions. Decoratively stitched with Japanese closed bolt binding with thin cardboard slipcase. [details]

$45.00
Condition:  Fine. As issued, contents clean and unmarked. Includes slipcase.
[Object # 36821]
No. 111 2.7.93-10.20.96
  • fiction / literature
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white
  • 20.2 x 14 cm.
  • 606 pp.
  • edition size 1000
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0935724877

No. 111 2.7.93-10.20.96

Kenneth Goldsmith

"In Kenneth Goldsmith's 'useless encyclopedic reference book,' 'Oulipo' brilliantly meets the Millenium. The text adheres strictly to its chosen rules: all the phrases collected between February 7, 1993 and October 20, 1996 end in sounds related to the sound 'R' and they are organized alphabetically by syllable-count beginning with one syllable entries for Chapter 1 ('A, a, aar, aas, aer, agh, ah, air. ... [details]

Great Barrington, MA: The Figures,
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$50.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light overall soiling and fingerprint marks on covers. 1.5 cm. ghost of an erased price on endpaper, contents otherwise clean and unmarked. Due to large size and weight of this publication additional shipping charges will be required for international orders.
[Object # 36814]
Soliloquy (No. 116 4.15.96-4.21.96)
  • fiction / literature
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • slide bound
  • black-and-white
  • 28 x 21.5 cm.
  • 281 pp.
  • edition size 50
  • signed and numbered
  • ISBN 0935724893

Soliloquy (No. 116 4.15.96-4.21.96)

[First Edition]

Kenneth Goldsmith

Artist's book in the form of a soliloquy by Kenneth Goldsmith in 7 acts. "Soliloquy is an unedited document of every word I spoke during the week of April 15-21, 1996, from the moment I woke up Monday morning to the moment I went to sleep on Sunday night. ... [details]

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Pist Protta
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 21.7 x 15.5 cm.
  • 63 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Pist Protta

No. 30 (December 1997)

Jesper Fabricius, Dave Beech, David Burrows, The Jackal, Jason Skeet, Fiona Banner, Fabian Tomsett

December 1997 issue of the arts periodical Pist Protta edited by Jesper Fabricius. Contents include: "Confessions from the Forbidden Planet," by Dave Beech; Text and images by David Burrows; "Association of Autonomous Astronauts;" "Launch Report," by The Jackal; "A Press Officer's Report," by Jason Skeet; "Dreamtime is upon us!" the declaration of April 23rd 1993 from the Association of Autonomous Astronauts; "Point Break," by Fiona Banner; "Gisors," by Fabian Tomsett. ... [details]

Copenhagen, Denmark: Space Poetry,
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$25.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. 1.4 cm. crease to upper left corner of verso, otherwise Fine, contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36832]
Don't Hate Sculpt
  • artists' book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 20.9 x 23.9 cm.
  • [24] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 1901066045

Don't Hate Sculpt

Bob and Roberta Smith, Matthew Collings, Victor Mount

Artist's book / exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held September 13 - October 27, 1997. Essay by Matthew Collings and interview with Bob Smith by Victor Mount. [details]

London, United Kingdom: Chisenhale Gallery,
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$25.00
Condition:  Very Good. Rubbing of covers and edge-wear including bumping of upper and bottom right corners of recto. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 6067]
Signs That Say What You Want Them to Say and Not Signs That Say What Someone Else Wants You to Say, 1992-1993
  • artists' book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 23.2 x 15.3 cm.
  • 94 pp.
  • edition size 1500
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 1870282078

Signs That Say What You Want Them to Say and Not Signs That Say What Someone Else Wants You to Say, 1992-1993

Gillian Wearing

Artist's book composed of full page images of individuals holding signs as described in book's title. "The images in this book represent works by Gillian Wearing created in 1992-3. They exist as C-type prints mounted onto aluminum approximately 42 x 30 cm (16. ... [details]

London, United Kingdom: Maureen Paley / Interim Art,
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$250.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Minimal rubbing of cover edges, contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36844]
Manuel d'Animal Handbook
  • artists' book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • accordion
  • black-and-white
  • 17.8 x 12.7 cm.
  • 10 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 2922085015

Manuel d'Animal Handbook

Mark Vatnsdal

Accordion fold artist's book by Mark Vatnsdal featuring altered found photographs of animals being fed. [details]

Montreal, Canada: Galerie Optica,
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$35.00
Condition:  Good. Light rubbing of cover edges and spine edge and flattening of spine with resultant creasing. 5 cm. crease across verso. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 4507]
John Miller : A Trail of Ambiguous Picture Postcards
  • artists' book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 21 x 15 cm.
  • 87 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 4771334013

John Miller : A Trail of Ambiguous Picture Postcards

John Miller

Artist's book as compendium of color photographs by John Miller taken between 12 and 2 pm. with an essay by John Miller. Texts in English and Japanese. [details]

Kitakyushu / Kyoto, Japan / Japan: CCA Kitakyushu / Korinsha Press,
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$35.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Minimal scuffing of covers and light rubbing of cover edges, otherwise Fine, contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36825]
(Natyurmort)
  • artists' book
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • accordion
  • slipcase
  • black-and-white & color
  • 14 x 7.5 cm.
  • [unpaginated]
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

(Natyurmort)

Clifton Meador

Artist's book by Clifton Meador featuring five accordion fold volumes with images on one side and text on the other. Volumes include: "(Natyurmort)," "Novodevichy Convent," "Cathedral Square," "Red Square," and "Monastery. ... [details]

$200.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light rubbing and slight flattening of slipcase, otherwise Fine, Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36858]
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