• current project

Picture Post Card Posted from Post Box Pictured

Specific Object and Jonathan Monk are pleased to announce the publication of the twentieth "Picture Post Card Posted from Post Box Pictured,” the latest addition to his ongoing series. For this iteration of his mail art project Monk has chosen an image of the postbox around the corner his mother’s house in the village where the artist grew up, just outside of Leicester, England.

image from Picture Post Card Posted from Post Box Pictured
  • recent objects
L'Absence : Souvenirs de Berlin-Est, Fantômes, Disparitions
  • artists' book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • slipcase
  • black-and-white & color
  • 19.4 x 10 cm.
  • 3 vol.: 54 pp. (Fantômes); 85 pp. (Disparitions); 68 pp. (Souvenirs de Berlin-Est)
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 2742728015

L'Absence : Souvenirs de Berlin-Est, Fantômes, Disparitions

[Three Volume Set]

Sophie Calle

Set of three artist's books by Sophie Calle housed in a slipcase published in conjunction with show held at the Muse´e d'art Moderne et Contemporain de Strasbourg, November 6, 1999 - January 30, 2000. ... [details]

Paris, France: Actes Sud,
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$125.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Light soiling of text block edges, otherwise Fine, contents clean and unmarked. Minimal scratching and edge-wear to slipcase, otherwise Fine.
[Object # 36783]
The Missing Voice (Case Study B)
  • book with audio CD
  • wrappers with dust jacket
  • offset-printed
  • stitch bound
  • other special feature[s]
  • black-and-white & color
  • 23.9 x 17 cm.
  • 71 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 1902201078

The Missing Voice (Case Study B)

Janet Cardiff, Kitty Scott

"Through 1999 Janet Cardiff realised [sic] her most ambitious work to date, The Missing Voice (Case Study B) in London's East End. Part urban guide, part detective fiction, part film noir, Janet Cardiff's Missing Voice entwines you in a narrative that shifts through time and space. ... [details]

London, United Kingdom: Artangel,
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$250.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Light edge-wear including rubbing of edges and creasing of spine. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36784]
Walking Artist : The Separation of Subject and Medium [aka : Rainbow Walking]
  • artists' book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 13.5 x 13.5 cm.
  • 28 pp
  • edition size 750
  • ISBN 0906272653

Walking Artist : The Separation of Subject and Medium [aka : Rainbow Walking]

Hamish Fulton

Artist's book featuring a selection of texts by Hamish Fulton. [details]

St. Andrews / Edinburgh, United Kingdom: Crawford Arts Centre / Morning Star Publications,
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$75.00
Condition:  Very Good. 5 mm., 3 mm. and 1 mm. of soiling to recto. 1.4 cm. area of embossment from erased price on title page, contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36802]
Art Metropole Catalogue
  • reference book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 27 x 21 cm.
  • 70 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Art Metropole Catalogue

No. 21 (1999)

Hans-Peter Feldmann

Volume number 20 of Art Metropole artists' publications catalogue. Cover pagework by Hans-Peter Feldmann featuring photographic portraits of Art Metropole staff Jordan Sonenberg, Ann Dean, Roger Bywater, and Luis Jacob. ... [details]

Toronto, Canada: Art Metropole,
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$125.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Very light cover wear and faint yellowing.
[Object # 3592]
Claude Closky : 2000 Calendar
  • artists' book
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 24 x 32.9 cm.
  • [24] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 9782951362017

Claude Closky : 2000 Calendar

Claude Closky

Artist's publication in the form of a calendar for the year 2000 by Claude Closky with each day of the year marked by corporate slogans that out of context read like fortunes or daily affirmations. [details]

$200.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light rubbing / soiling of covers and light bumping of corners. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36766]
Arno : White Ass European Cowboy
  • artists' book
  • illustrated wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white & color
  • 20.9 x 14.9 cm.
  • [18] pp.
  • edition size 3000
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 9072191897

Arno : White Ass European Cowboy

Arno Hintjens

Artist's book by Arno Hintjens featuring used vinyl records cut into rectangles bound with elastic cord -- as pages -- with one side of each label altered to open and reveal a black-and-white portrait of the artist in the role of musician. [details]

Ghent, Belgium: Imschoot Uitgevers,
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$75.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Light creasing along spine, otherwise Fine, contents clean and unmarked. Due to size and weight of this publication additional shipping charges may be required for this title.
[Object # 36748]
Line Form Color
  • exhibition catalogue
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • slipcase
  • black-and-white & color
  • 19.5 x 20.5 cm.
  • 2 vol.: vol. 1: 23 pp. ; vol. 2: [unpaginated]
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 1891771051

Line Form Color

[Paperback]

Ellsworth Kelly, Harry Cooper

Two volume artist's book and catalogue published in conjunction with "Ellsworth Kelly: The Early Drawings, 1948 - 1955," an exhibition organized by Harvard Art Museum and Kunstmuseums Winterthur. Vol. ... [details]

$350.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Light rubbing and dusting of slipcase with light creasing. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 6161]
Curs Practic de Gramatica Catalana Grau Elemental per Jeroni Marva : Regles gramaticals i exercicis
  • artists' book
  • illustrated wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 16.4 x 11.8 cm.
  • 31 pp.
  • edition size 1000
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 8489771871

Curs Practic de Gramatica Catalana Grau Elemental per Jeroni Marva : Regles gramaticals i exercicis

William Kentridge

Flip book of drawings on the pages of "Curs Practic" by William Kentridge published in conjunction with show held at Museu d'Art Contemporanea de Barcelona in 1999. [details]

$150.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Very Light rubbing of cover edges. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36733]
Claude Closky : Le 11 août 1999
  • artists' book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white
  • 15 x 10.5 cm.
  • [64] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 291268417X

Claude Closky : Le 11 août 1999

Claude Closky

"These images, from the eclipse of August 11, 1999, have been taken from magazines, books, and ads and manipulated by artist Claude Closky. Gathering them in this book he questions our relationship with them by playing on the paradox of the extraordinary and the banal. ... [details]

$45.00
Condition:  Fine. As New. Clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36716]
Ohio
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • other special feature[s]
  • color
  • 4 vol. : 20.3 x 11.7 cm. (box) ; 10.3 x 18.7 cm.; 12.7 x 8.6 cm. (Solar Eclipse); 18.4 x 10.4 cm. (cover); 28.8 x 18.9 cm. (colophon)
  • 45 min.
  • [unpaginated]
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Ohio

Zeitschrift für Photographie / Im Betrachten liegt der Unterschied [NTSC / VHS] / No. 7

Jörg Paul Janka, Uschi Huber, GenKen Montgomery

Issue no. 7 of the periodical Ohio, edited by Jörg Paul Janka and Uschi Huber. Formatted as a 45-minute color NTSC VHS videotape housed in two-part box. Includes two inserts: "Solar Eclipse," an embossed and laminated image by GenKen Montgomery; and a copy of the original cover. ... [details]

Cologne, Germany: Ohio,
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$75.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light wear and bending outward of sides of box with scratching of cover. Loosening of adhesive on VHS label, contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36692]
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