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Specific Object's Quarantine Reading List

For Something Curated we've put together a shortlist of books we're thinking of durning the worldwide quarantine.

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  • recent objects
White Lies : Race and the Myths of Whiteness
  • critical theory
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white
  • 21 x 14 cm.
  • 222 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0374527156

White Lies : Race and the Myths of Whiteness

[Second Printing]

Maurice Berger

In this book Maurice Berger uses his own childhood experiences to discuss and analyze race and the myths of whiteness. "In White Lies, he encourages his readers to reckon with their own complex and often troubling opinions about race. ... [details]

$10.10
Condition:  New
$2.49
Condition:  Used
Set of Four Brochures for Exhibitions of the Work of Christo and Jeanne-Claude
  • ephemera
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white & color
  • 4 vol. : 21 x 10.5 cm. (each)
  • 4 vol. : [8] pp. ; [4] pp. ; [4] pp. ; [4] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Set of Four Brochures for Exhibitions of the Work of Christo and Jeanne-Claude

Christo, Jeanne-Claude

Set of four invitations and brochures for two simultaneous exhibitions of the work of Christo and Jeanne-Claude held at Neuer Berliner Kunstverein in the Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, September 9 - December 30, 2001. ... [details]

$175.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Minimal rubbing of edges, otherwise Fine.
[Object # 4640]
Keith Haring : Pop Figuration
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 21.9 x 14.4 cm. (folded) ; 28.4 x 65.4 cm (unfolded)
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Keith Haring : Pop Figuration

Keith Haring

Folded poster / announcement published in conjunction with show held January 8 - February 15, 2003. [details]

New York, NY: Deitch Projects,
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$125.00
Condition:  Very Good. Folded into six as issued. 6 cm. area of bumping to left side edge of recto of unfolded poster with 1 cm. area of rust staining, presumably from a removed paper clip. Otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 6220]
Invitation from Sotheby's New Collectors to a Private Viewing of Contemporary Art
  • ephemera
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • accordion
  • black-and-white & color
  • 17.5 x 8.2 cm.
  • [8] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Invitation from Sotheby's New Collectors to a Private Viewing of Contemporary Art

Jeff Koons

Accordion fold invitation from Sotheby's New Collectors to an evening of cocktails, fashion, music and a private viewing of Contemporary Art, hosted by Sotheby's and Giorgio Armani, (Part I) held November 14, 2001. ... [details]

$125.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light folding of invitation at neck, otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 26201]
Nikki S. Lee : Projects
  • exhibition catalogue
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 24.5 x 28.3 cm.
  • 112 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 3775710914

Nikki S. Lee : Projects

Nikki S. Lee, Russell Ferguson, Gilbert Vicario, Lesley A. Martin

Monograph on the photography of Nikki S. Lee. Text by Russell Ferguson, with an interview by Gilbert Vicario. Edited by Lesley A. Martin. Includes biography of the artist and the authors. [details]

Berlin, Germany: Hatje Cantz,
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$125.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Moderate bumping of corners. Light yellowing of edges of pages from age, contents otherwise uncleaned.
[Object # 25841]
Morimura Self-Portraits : An Inner Dialogue with Frida Kahlo
  • exhibition catalogue
  • paper boards with dust jacket
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 26.7 x 21.8 cm.
  • [unpaginated]
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Morimura Self-Portraits : An Inner Dialogue with Frida Kahlo

Yasumasa Morimura

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held at the Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan, July 20 - September 30, 2001. Includes an imaginary dialogue between the artist and Frida Kahlo and full page color reproductions. ... [details]

$350.00
Condition:  Fine. Signed and dated by the artist in blue pen by the artist in Japanese and Latin characters on first interior left-hand page.
[Object # 25833]
Chris Burden
  • exhibition catalogue
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 19 x 13 cm
  • 31 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 1891925091

Chris Burden

Chris Burden, Charles Wylie

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held May 8 - July 21, 2001. Essay by Charles Wylie. Includes biography. [details]

$35.00
Condition:  Fine. As issued.
[Object # 25745]
Searching for Romberg : Art and Interactivity in the Work of Osvaldo Romberg
  • critical theory
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white
  • 21.6 x 13.8 cm.
  • 201 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0971484805

Searching for Romberg : Art and Interactivity in the Work of Osvaldo Romberg

Osvaldo Romberg, Aaron Levy, Gregory Flaxman, Alexi Kukulijevic, Reinaldo Ladagga, Robert Mahoney, Jean-Michel Rabaté, Marjorie Welish, Andrew Zitcer

A collection of texts resulting from the Slought Networks conference on artist Osvaldo Romberg, held at the University of Pennsylvania in Spring 2001. Edited and with an introduction by Aaron Levy. Contributions by Gregory Flaxman, Alexi Kukulijevic, Reinaldo Ladagga, Robert Mahoney, Jean-Michel Rabaté, Marjorie Welish, and Andrew Zitcer in conversation with Osvaldo Romberg. ... [details]

Philadelphia, PA: Slought Books,
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$20.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light rubbing of covers. Discrete small rubber stamp logo inside rear cover, otherwise contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 25770]
Writing Aloud : The Sonics of Language
  • exhibition catalogue
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • other special feature[s]
  • black-and-white & color
  • 17.8 x 17.7 cm.
  • 284 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Writing Aloud : The Sonics of Language

Brandon LaBelle, Christof Migone, GX Jupitter-Larsen, Terri Kapsalis, Norie Neumark, Kim Dawn, Alexandre St-Onge, Jocelyn Robert, Robert Ashley, Achim Wollscheid, Bart Plantenga, Vincent Barras, Michel Chion, John Duncan, Marina Abramovic, Alvin Lucier, Arthur Petronio, Vito Acconci, Nicholas Zurbrugg, Fred Moten, Lionel Marchetti, Sean Cubitt, Allen S. Weiss, Elizabeth Slavet, Charles Amirkhanian, Gregory Whitehead, David Dunn, David Merritt, Yasunao Tone, John Duncan, Randy H.Y. Yau

"Writing Aloud is an anthology focusing on the relationship of language to sound, writing to music, and brings together a highly diverse collection of essays, interviews, meditations, visual projects, text-sound scores and audio by some of the leading individuals in the field of cultural and performance studies, experimental music and contemporary art. ... [details]

Berlin, Germany: Errant Bodies Press,
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Takashi Murakami
  • ephemera
  • other printing process
  • die-cut
  • black-and-white & color
  • 8 x 18.1cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Takashi Murakami

Takashi Murakami, Takayo Goto

Two sided plastic die-cut exhibition announcement in the form of a mushroom published in conjunction with Takashi Murakami show held March 17 - April 14, 2001. Designed by Takaya Goto. [details]

$250.00
Condition:  Fine. Clean and unmarked.
[Object # 25521]
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