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By / Buy Me

Specific Object / David Platzker is pleased to present By / Buy Me, an exhibition at Susan Inglett Gallery, to run from December 6, 2019 until January 25, 2020.

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  • recent objects
The Connection
  • poster
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white & color
  • 30.5 x 21.6 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

The Connection

Judith Malina, Julian Beck, Jack Gelber, Freddie Redd, Jackie Mclean

Flyer / poster announcement published in conjunction with "The Connection," a play with Jazz by Jack Gelby featuring the Freddie Redd Quartet with Jackie Mclean produced in [1959]. Directed by Judith Malina and designed by Julian Beck. [details]

$200.00
Condition:  Good. Folded in six. Light edge wear and rubbing of verso. 2 mm. of soiling to recto.
[Object # 25602]
Anniversary of the Thousandth Performance of The Living Theatre
  • ephemera
  • wrappers
  • mimeograph
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 27.9 x 21.6 cm.
  • [1] PP.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Anniversary of the Thousandth Performance of The Living Theatre

Jack Gelber

Report on The Living Theatre, past present and future, published in conjunction with the anniversary of the Thousandth Performance of The Living Theatre: a performance of the play "The Connection" by Jack Gelber, on November 29, 1960. ... [details]

$175.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light rubbing of covers and mild bumping of corners. Tape on verso covering staples, as issued. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 25223]
The Living Theatre : 1963
  • ephemera
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 24.1 x 15.9 cm.
  • [8] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

The Living Theatre : 1963

Kenneth H. Brown, Judith Malina

Program for the play "The Brig" produced during the 1963 season at the Living Theatre. Written by Kenneth H. Brown, directed by Judith Malina. Includes biographies of the actors. [details]

$75.00
Condition:  Very Good. Folded in half. Light bumping of edges and corners. 1.5 cm. of soiling to recto and light rubbing with three 1 mm. spots of soiling to verso. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 25221]
[The Living Theatre Presents Kenneth Anger, Stan Brakhage, and Stan Vanderbeek]
  • ephemera
  • screenprint
  • duotone
  • 35.5 x 21.5 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

[The Living Theatre Presents Kenneth Anger, Stan Brakhage, and Stan Vanderbeek]

Kenneth Anger, Stan Brakhage, Stan Vanderbeek

A single-sided flyer / handbill for a series of films presented at The Living Theatre on March 7, 1960.

Text reads :

THE LIVING THEATRE
PRESENTS KENNETH
ANGER'S : FIREWORKS
AND INAUGURATION OF
THE PLEASURE DOME. ... [details]

$350.00
Condition:  Very Good. Hand addressed mailed copy with postmark, folded in four as issued with very light wear, and faint tape stain at bottom center from mailing closure.
[Object # 23804]
The Living Theatre : 1962 - 1963 Season, Bertolt Brecht's
  • ephemera
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 22.7 x 15.2 cm.
  • [4] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

The Living Theatre : 1962 - 1963 Season, Bertolt Brecht's "Man is Man"

Bertolt Brecht, Julian Beck

Single fold program for the play "Man is Man" by Bertolt Brecht produced during the 1962-63 season at the Living Theatre. Directed and designed by Julian Beck. Includes biographies of the actors. [details]

$45.00
Condition:  Good. Light bumping of edges and corners and light rubbing of covers. Four names highlighted in yellow in the interior of the program.
[Object # 25222]
The Living Theatre Presents a Concert of New Music
  • ephemera
  • mimeograph
  • black-and-white
  • 27.9 x 21.5 cm.
  • [1] PP.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

The Living Theatre Presents a Concert of New Music

Allan Kaprow, George Brecht, Robert Rauschenberg, Ray Johnson, Dorothy Podber, Richard Maxfield, John Cage, Al Hansen, John Herbert McDowell, Nicola Cernovich, James Waring

Single page program for "A Concert of New Music" held March 14, 1960. Features "Sound Piece 1958" by Allan Kaprow; "Card Piece for Voice" by George Brecht; "Telephone Music" by Robert Rauschenberg; "A sequence of stuttering records from the Ray Johnson / Dorothy Podber Collection"; "Symphonie Pastorale" by Richard Maxfield; "Suite for Toy Piano" by John John Cage; "Bibbe's Tao" by Al Hansen; "Cough Music" by Maxfield; "Music for a While" by John Herbert McDowell; "Imaginary Landscape No. ... [details]

$350.00
Condition:  Good. Folded in three. 7 mm., 4 mm., and 2 mm. tears to right edge of paper along with a 3 cm. fold between the tears. Light bumping of corners. Clean and unmarked.
[Object # 24425]
$350.00
Condition:  Fair / Good. 9 mm. loss to right side page edge; 1 mm., 8 mm., 2 mm., tears to tail edge; 1.3 cm. narrow loss to corner; 8 mm. loss to left side edge; 2 mm. loss to corner; 9 mm. and 5 mm. tear to head edge with additional light bumping. Folded in four.
[Object # 25213]
Jonathan Williams Invites You to Cocktails to Honor Four New Publications: A Red Carpet for the Sun, A Form of Women, 1450-1950, and The Empire Finals at Verona
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • monochrome
  • 14.2 x 8.8 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Jonathan Williams Invites You to Cocktails to Honor Four New Publications: A Red Carpet for the Sun, A Form of Women, 1450-1950, and The Empire Finals at Verona

Ray Johnson, Jonathan Williams, Irving Layton, Robert Creeley, Bob Brown, Fielding Dawson

Single sided announcement / invitation published in conjunction with a reception for four new publications held at the Living Theatre, New York, November 13, [1957]. Publications included "A Red Carpet for the Sun," by Irving Layton; "A Form of Women," by Robert Creeley; "1450-1950," by Bob Brown; and "The Empire Finals at Verona," by Jonathan Williams and Fielding Dawson. ... [details]

$250.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Light bumping of corner and light foxing of recto and verso, otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 24735]
The Living Theatre : Repertory 1960-61
  • ephemera
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 22.9 x 15.3 cm.
  • [16] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

The Living Theatre : Repertory 1960-61

Bertolt Brecht, Judith Malina, Jack Gelber, Martin Sheen, Archie Shepp, Jackson MacLow, Ezra Pound

Program for four plays produced during the 1960-61 season at the Living Theatre. "In the Jungle of Cities," by Bertolt Brecht, directed by Judith Malina; "The Connection," directed by Malina and featuring Archie Shepp on tenor sax, "The Theatre of Chance I: The Marrying Maiden," by Jackson MacLow, directed by Malina; and "The Theatre of Chance II: Women of Trachis," by Sophokles, a version by Exra Pound, designed and directed by Julian Beck. ... [details]

$95.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light yellowing to interior pages and wear to first page including three 1 cm. marks, contents otherwise clean and unmarked
[Object # 25200]
The Living Theatre : Repertory 1959
  • ephemera
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 22.8 x 15.2 cm.
  • [20] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

The Living Theatre : Repertory 1959

Antonin Artaud, Paul Goodman, Julian Beck, Merce Cunningham, William Carlos Williams, Jack Gelber, Judith Malina

Program for three plays produced during the 1959 season at the Living Theatre. "The Connection," by Jack Gelber, directed by Judith Malina; "The Cave at Machpelah" by Paul Goodman, directed and designed by Julian Beck with dances by Merce Cunningham ; and "Many Loves" by William Carlos Williams, directed and designed by Julian Beck. ... [details]

$95.00
Condition:  Very Good. Gently folded in two. Light wear to cover edges and minimal soiling to centerfold pages, contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 25199]
The Living Theatre Presents : One Act Plays by Frank O'Hara, Paul Goodman, Kenneth Koch
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 27.8 x 21.5 cm.
  • [3] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

The Living Theatre Presents : One Act Plays by Frank O'Hara, Paul Goodman, Kenneth Koch

Frank O'Hara, Paul Goodman, Kenneth Koch, James Waring, John Herbert McDowell, Norman Bluhm, Nicola Cernevich, Remy Charlip, Diane Di Prima, Lawrence Kornfeld, Timothy LaFarge, Jerome Raphel, Glenn Lewis, Nicola Cernovich, Virgil Thomson

Staple bound program published in conjunction with a night of performances of one act plays held December 28, 1959. Plays included "Love's labor, an eclogue," written by Frank O'hara, directed by James Waring, music by John herbert McDowell, set by Norman Bluhm, lighting by Nicola Cernevich, costume supervision by Remy Charlip, and assistant director Diane di Primo; "A Theory of Comedy," written by Paul Goodman, directed and designed by Lawrence Kornfeld, dances by Timothy LaFarge, Lighting by Jerome Raphel, Piano by Glenn Lewis; and "Bertha," written by Kenneth Koch, directed by Nicola Cernovich, music by Virgil Thomson, costumes and setting by Remy Charlip. [details]

$200.00
Condition:  Very Good. Three staple bound pages with light handling wear, folded in three, with moderate yellowing to verso from age.
[Object # 24950]
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