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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.

image from Specific Object's Quarantine Reading List
  • recent objects
Printed Matter Inc. : Books by Artists Holidays 1985
  • reference book
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 28 x 21.6 cm.
  • [4] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Printed Matter Inc. : Books by Artists Holidays 1985

Don Corman, John Baldessari, Sue Coe, Holly Metz, Collaborative Projects, Christian Marclay, Barbara Kruger, John Fekner, Steve Gianakos, Seth Weinhard, Edward Ruscha, Jenny Holzer, Gary Panter, Celia Jordan, Kathy Acker, Mark Magill, Matt Groening, Rein Jansma, Jack Goldstein, Janice Snyder, Anne-Catherine Fallen, Roz Chast, Janet Zweig, Richard Prince, Sol LeWitt

Four page index of artists' books offered by Printed Matter as holiday inspired gifts. Each title includes a sentence or two description, image, and bibliographic data. Includes titles by John Baldessari, Sue Coe, Holly Metz, Collaborative Projects, Christian Marclay, Barbara Kruger, John Fekner, Steve Gianakos, Seth Weinhard, Edward Ruscha, Jenny Holzer, Gary Panter, Celia Jordan, Kathy Acker, Mark Magill, Matt Groening, Rein Jansma, Jack Goldstein, Janice Snyder, Anne-Catherine Fallen, Roz Chast, Janet Zweig, Richard Prince, and Sol LeWitt. ... [details]

$95.00
Condition:  Good. Unmailed copy, folded in four as issued with yellowing to outside fold and very light wear.
[Object # 26360]
Catalogue of Artists' Books
  • reference book
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 22 x 9 cm.
  • [48] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Catalogue of Artists' Books

Printed Matter, Carl Andre, Edit deAk, Sol LeWitt, Lucy Lippard, Walter Robinson, Pat Steir, Irena von Zahn, Robin White

First full-scale catalogue published by Printed Matter in December 1976 indexing their initial inventory of artists' books. Publication documents available titles from: Roberta Allen, Kathy Acker, Billy Adler, Laurie Anderson, Jacki Apple, Arakawa, Madeline Gins, Richard Artschwager, John Baldessari, Robert Barry, John Bennett, Karl Beveridge, Carole Condé, Mel Bochner, Marv Bondarowicz, Joe Brainard, Hans Breder, Lee Breuer, Ann Elizabeth Horton, Stig Broegger, Stanley Brouwn, Daniel Buren, William Burroughs, John Giorno, Loren D. ... [details]

$750.00
Condition:  Very Good. Very light cover wear with some light folds to verso covers at spine. Interior clean and unmarked.
[Object # 26359]
Reverend Jen's Lower East Side Troll Museum at Printed Matter, Inc!
  • ephemera
  • screenprint
  • color
  • [2] pp.
  • 15.2 x 10.2 cm.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Reverend Jen's Lower East Side Troll Museum at Printed Matter, Inc!

Reverend Jen

Double sided postcard / vinyl adhesive sticker published in conjunction with show held July 25 - September 6, 2003. [details]

$75.00
Condition:  Good. Mailed copy with postal wear to recto and verso.
[Object # 26346]
Richard Prince : New Museum Window Sept 27 / Printed Matter Window October
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 10.3 x 15.4 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Richard Prince : New Museum Window Sept 27 / Printed Matter Window October

Richard Prince

Double sided postcard / announcement published in conjunction with two window installation exhibitions by Ricarhd Prince held at New Museum, September 27 - October 27, 1980, and Printed Matter, October 1980. ... [details]

$350.00
Condition:  Fine. Unsent copy, clean and unmarked.
[Object # 23457]
John Baldessari : Books and Ephemera, 1971 - 1995
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • duotone
  • 11.5 x 15.2 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

John Baldessari : Books and Ephemera, 1971 - 1995

John Baldessari, David Platzker

Double sided postcard / announcement published in conjunction with show held at Printed Matter, Inc., March 9 - April 28, 1995. Curated by David Platzker. Animations of the books were posted to The Thing BBS, an early social networking and information exchange bulletin board for artists and artworld professionals. ... [details]

$125.00
Condition:  Fine. As issued. Unsent copy.
[Object # 7198]
Richard Tuttle : Memento / cENTER, Announcement Card for Book Launch at Printed Matter, Inc.
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white & color
  • 10.1 x 15.2 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Richard Tuttle : Memento / cENTER, Announcement Card for Book Launch at Printed Matter, Inc.

Richard Tuttle, Susan Harris

Double sided postcard / announcement published in conjunction with book launch held at Printed Matter, Inc., New York, on November 2, 2002 celebrating a book and exhibition on the work of Richard Tuttle curated by Susan Harris titled "Richard Tuttle : Memento / cENTER. ... [details]

$75.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Mailed copy with mailing marks and mailing wear including light rubbing of edges and bumping of corners.
[Object # 24873]
Printed Matter, Inc. : Artists' Books, First Poster
  • poster
  • offset-printed
  • duotone
  • 40.6 x 50.6 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and numbered

Printed Matter, Inc. : Artists' Books, First Poster

Sol LeWitt

The first poster advertisement for the artists' bookstore Printed Matter, Inc. designed by Printed Matter co-founder Sol LeWitt in [1976]. [details]

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Books Do Furnish / A Room [Bookmark]
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • die-cut
  • black-and-white & color
  • 17.7 x 5.1 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Books Do Furnish / A Room [Bookmark]

Lawrence Weiner

Bookmark designed by Lawrence Weiner for "Printed Matter bookstore at Dia," when Printed Matter had to rename itself with the suffix "bookstore at Dia" as part of their lease agreement with Dia when renting its property located at 77 Wooster Street. [details]

New York, NY: Printed Matter,
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$45.00
Condition:  Fine. Clean and unmarked as issued.
[Object # 24605]
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 the display "Learn To Read Art" and its accompanying exhibition catalogue presented by Art Metropole and Printed Matter at Art Basel, Basel, Switerzland, June 12 - 17, 1991. ... [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]
Imagine Peace : Yoko Ono, Summer 2004
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • other special feature[s]
  • black-and-white
  • 10.2 x 15.2 cm.
  • [2] pp
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Imagine Peace : Yoko Ono, Summer 2004

Yoko Ono

Double sided postcard / multiple / adhesive sticker / announcement published in conjunction with show "Yoko Ono: Editions, Ephemera & Printed Works," held at Printed Matter, Inc., July 21 - September 30, 2004. [details]

$75.00
Condition:  Good. Mailed copy with mailing marks. 2.5 cm. of staining of recto, otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 24523]
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