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Art by Telephone
  • exhibition catalogue
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 30 x 30 cm.
  • [4] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Art by Telephone

[Original Vinyl LP Record in Original Gatefold Cover]

Jan van der Marck, Siah Armajani, Richard Artschwager, John Baldessari, Iain Baxter, Mel Bochner, George Brecht, Jack Burnham, James Lee Byars, Robert H. Cumming, Francoise Dallegret, Jan Dibbets, John Giorno, Robert Grosvenor, Hans Haacke, Richard Hamilton, Dick Higgins, Davi Det Hompson, Robert Huot, Alani Jacquet, Ed Kienholz, Joseph Kosuth, Les Levine, Sol LeWitt, Robert Morris, Bruce Nauman, Claes Oldenburg, Dennis Oppenheim, Richard Serra, Robert Smithson, Guenther Uecker, Stan Van Der Beek, Bernar Venet, Frank Lincoln Viner, Wolf Vostell, William Wegman, William T. Wiley

Vinyl 33-1/3 LP record issued as the exhibition catalogue for show held November 1 - December 14, 1969. "Shortly after its opening, the Museum of Contemporary Art planned an exhibition to record the trend, incipient then and pervasive today, toward conceptualization of art. ... [details]

$750.00
Condition:  Good. Mild bump to top left corner of jacket and light surface wear to album covers and spine. LP's vinyl is clean showing only light wear. LP has been played and tested and has no material defects. This is a copy of the original album jacket and original vinyl LP.
[Object # 38403]
John Baldessari
  • monograph
  • cloth boards with dust jacket
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 30.5 x 23 cm.
  • 256 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0847811824

John Baldessari

[Hardcover / First Edition]

John Baldessari, Coosje van Bruggen, David Platzker

Monograph / exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with retrospective organized by Mary Jane Jacob held at Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, March 25 - June 17, 1990. Traveled to San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, July 12 - September 9, 1990; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC, October 16, 1990 - January 6, 1991; Walker Art Center, February 3 - April 28, 1991; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, July 10 - October 13, 1991; Muée d'Art Contemporain, Montreal, November 21, 1991 - February 13, 1992. ... [details]

$35.00
Condition:  Good. Dust jacket wear: yellowing to top edge, scuffing and scratchong, light dust soiling, bumping of corners, 4 cm. crease on verso and 2 cm. crease on recto at spine. Light bumping of corners of cover boards. Contents: Moderate yellowing of endpaper, contents otherwise clean and unmarked. Includes yellowed and stained exhibition brochure for the show held at MOCA LA. Due to size and weight of this publication additional shipping charges will be required for international orders.
[Object # 38178]
Vito Acconci, A Retrospective : 1969 to 1980
  • exhibition catalogue
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 30.5 x 22.8 cm.
  • 48 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Vito Acconci, A Retrospective : 1969 to 1980

Vito Acconci, Judith Russi Kirshner, John Hallmark Neff

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held March 21 - May 18, 1980. Introduction by John Hallmark Neff. Curated and with a text by Judith Russi Kirshner. includes descriptions of artworks by Acconci with numerous illustrations throughout. ... [details]

$35.00
Condition:  Good. Mild bumping of corners of head and tail resulting in 3 cm. gentle dog-ears. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 5573]
$20.00
Condition:  Fair. Rippling from moisture to covers and pages with yellow staining across bottom and top edges of pages. Contents otherwise clean and unmarked. Includes one page photocopy of exhibition checklist.
[Object # 38228]
Felix Gonzalez-Torres
  • exhibition catalogue
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • color
  • 28 x 22 cm.
  • 79 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0914357352

Felix Gonzalez-Torres

Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Amada Cruz, Susanne Ghez, Russell Ferguson, Ann Goldstein, bell hooks, Joseph Kosuth, Charles Merewether

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held at MOCA, Los Angeles, April 24 - June 19, 1994. Traveled to the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC, June 16 - September 11; and The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, September 25 - November 6. ... [details]

$40.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Dust soiling of text block edge, light rubbing of cover edges, and a clean 5 mm. surface tear to top edge of papers on spine, otherwise Fine. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 38206]
$35.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Very small 5 mm. split and bumping to lower spine edge and rubbing to upper spine edge. A 2 cm. dink in the covers that continues throughout the text block. Contents otherwise clean and unmarked. Due to size and weight addition shipping may be required for international orders.
[Object # 25376]
Painting in Tongues
  • exhibition catalogue
  • paper over boards issued without dust-jacket
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 25.3 x 18.7 cm.
  • 112 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Painting in Tongues

Michael Darling, Friedrich Wolfram Heubach, Anselm Reyle, Ivan Morley, Rodney McMillian, Lucy McKenzie, Mark Grotjahn, Gillian Carnegie, Kai Althoff

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held January 29 - April 17, 2006. Essays by Michael Darling and Friedrich Wolfram Heubach. Artists include Anselm Reyle, Ivan Morley, Rodney McMillian, Lucy McKenzie, Mark Grotjahn, Gillian Carnegie, and Kai Althoff. [details]

$35.00
Condition:  New / Fine. In publisher's shrink wrap, clean and unmarked. Due to large size and weight of this publication additional shipping charges will be required for international orders.
[Object # 38015]
MOCA Focus : Sterling Ruby, Supermax 2008
  • exhibition catalogue
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 21.5 x 16 cm.
  • 152 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 9781933751108

MOCA Focus : Sterling Ruby, Supermax 2008

Sterling Ruby, Philipp Kaiser, Sarah Conaway, Erik Frydenborg

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, MOCA Pacific Design Center, CA, June 19 - September 19, 2008. Organized by Philipp Kaiser, with texts by Kaiser, Sarah Conaway, and Erik Frydenborg. [details]

$65.00
Condition:  Fine. In publisher issued shrink wrap. Due to large size and weight of this publication additional shipping charges will be required for international orders.
[Object # 37939]
Gary Simmons
  • exhibition catalogue
  • paper over boards issued without dust-jacket
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 28.6 x 25 cm.
  • 80 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0933856725

Gary Simmons

Gary Simmons, Thelma Golden, Maurice Berger, Franklin Sirmans

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, February 16 - May 19, 2002. Traveled to SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM, June 22 - September 8, 2002; and The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY, October 9, 2002 - January 5, 2003. ... [details]

$125.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Minimal shelf wear to covers, otherwise Fine. Contents clean and unmarked. Due to large size and weight of this publication additional shipping charges will be required for international orders.
[Object # 38069]
The Secret of Life and Death : Volume I 1969 - 1984
  • exhibition catalogue
  • illustrated wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 30.8 x 21.8 cm.
  • 125 pp.
  • edition size 1500
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0914357077

The Secret of Life and Death : Volume I 1969 - 1984

[Paperback Edition]

Allen Ruppersberg, Howard Singerman, Julia Brown

Artist's book / exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with retrospective show held at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, February 13 - May 26, 1985. Traveled to The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, September 19 - November 10, 1985. ... [details]

Los Angeles / Santa Barbara, CA / CA: The Museum of Contemporary Art / Black Sparrow Press,
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$75.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light rubbing of spine edge, 2 cm. of soiling to verso and 4 mm. tear to verso edge. Contents are clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36036]
Allen Ruppersberg : The Secret of Life and Death, Volume I 1969 - 1984
  • exhibition catalogue
  • pictorial boards
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • other special feature[s]
  • black-and-white & color
  • 32 x 23 cm.
  • 127 pp.
  • edition size 250 (plus unknown number of additional copies stamped
  • ISBN 0914357077

Allen Ruppersberg : The Secret of Life and Death, Volume I 1969 - 1984

[Hardcover / Limited Edition]

Allen Ruppersberg, Howard Singerman, Julia Brown

Deluxe artists' book / exhibition catalogue published by Black Sparrow Press in conjunction with exhibition held at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, February 13 - May 26, 1985. Traveled to New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, September 19 - November 10, 1985. ... [details]

$250.00
Condition:  Very Good. Includes plain unprinted dust-jacket. This copy with "BLACK SPARROW EDITION" rubber stamped on colophon page and is unnumbered. Requires new watch battery, musical element is untested. Complete with all inserts.
[Object # 23768]
Art After Modernism : Rethinking Representation
  • critical theory
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 25 x 18 cm.
  • 461 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0879236329

Art After Modernism : Rethinking Representation

[Paperback Edition / Second Printing]

Marcia Tucker, Brian Wallis, Kathy Acker, Roland Barthes, Jean Baudrillard, Walter Benjamin, Jorge Luis Borges, Benjamin H.D. Buchloh, Jonathan Crary, Douglas Crimp, Hal Foster, Michel Foucault, J. Hoberman, Robert Hughes, Fredric Jameson, Mary Kelly, Rosalind Krauss, Donald Kuspit, Thomas Lawson, Kate Linker, Lucy R. Lippard, Laura Mulvey, Craig Owens, Constance Penley, Martha Rosler, Abigail Solomon-Godeau, Barbara Kruger, Louise Lawler

Critical anthology of writing on modernism edited by Brian Wallis and foreword by Marcia Tucker. Includes essays by Kathy Acker, Roland Barthes, Jean Baudrillard, Walter Benjamin, Jorge Luis Borges, Benjamin H. ... [details]

$10.00
Condition:  Good. Covers worn. Contents clean and unmarred. Due to size and weight additional shipping will be required for international orders.
[Object # 37928]
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