• current project

Re: Bicycling

Specific Object was pleased to present Re: Bicycling, an exhibition organized by David Platzker with Alex Ostroy of the cycling apparel brand Ostroy, held at Susan Inglett Gallery from June 17 to July 23, 2021.

image from Re: Bicycling
  • recent objects
Freeman, Isham, Petersen, Dill, Gua, Ldoni : Baldwin Hills, No. 2
  • ephemera
  • mimeograph
  • loose leaves
  • black-and-white
  • 31.8 x 21.6 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Freeman, Isham, Petersen, Dill, Gua, Ldoni : Baldwin Hills, No. 2

Flyer / poster published in conjunction with event held in the Baldwin Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles on July 13, [1970] featuring artists Freeman, Isham, Petersen, Dill, Gua, Ldoni. [details]

Los Angeles, CA: n.p.,
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$75.00
Condition:  Good. Folded in two. Significant bumping to top and bottom edges with 7 cm of creasing and an 8 mm. tear to top edge and 1 mm. tear to bottom edge. 7 cm. of red soiling to verso with 9 mm. of yellow soiling.
[Object # 37616]
Conceptual Artist Statement Cards
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • loose leaves
  • black-and-white
  • 6 vol.: vol. 1: 10.7 x 13.9 cm.; vol. 2: 13.9 x 10.7 cm.; vol. 3: 10.7 x 13.9 cm.; vol. 4: 10.7 x 13.9 cm.; vol. 5: 10.7 x 13.9 cm.; 10.7 x 13.9 cm.
  • [6] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Conceptual Artist Statement Cards

Douglas Huebler, Daniel Buren, Dennis Jones, Albert Fletcher, Gerald Ferguson, Jan Dibbets

Set 6 index card sized artist statements by Douglas Huebler, Daniel Buren, Dennis Jones, Albert Fletcher, Gerald Ferguson, Jan Dibbets [cut from a larger sheet] issued circa 1971. [details]

n.p., n.p.: n.p.,
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$250.00
Condition:  Good. Light bumping of edges, yellowing of edges of Albert Fletcher, Douglas Huebler, Gerald Ferguson cards; 1.9 cm. dog-ear to top rght corner of Huebler card; 3.5 cm. dog-ear to top right corner of Buren card; and 1.6 cm. dog-ear to top right corner of Dibbets card; and 2 mm. tear to top edge of Dennis Jones card. Otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 37544]
THE ROLLING STONES ONE BY ONE / THE ROLLING STONES
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 2 vol.: vol. 1: 27.9 x 21.5 cm.; vol. 2: 27.9 x 21.5 cm.
  • 2 vol.: vol. 1: 3 pp.; vol. 2: 2 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

THE ROLLING STONES ONE BY ONE / THE ROLLING STONES

Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Bill Wyman, Charlie Watts, Mick Taylor

Two pieces of Rolling Stones public relations literature published in 1969: one offering biographies of each of the five members of the band : Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Bill Wyman, Charlie Watts and Mick Taylor; and the other summarizing the history of the band and announcing their November 1969 American tour dates. ... [details]

[London], [United Kingdom]: n.p.,
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$175.00
Condition:  Very Good. Light yellowing along left side edge of pages with light wear to corners including a gentle crease to top right corner of biographical press release. On second set of pages "The Rolling Stones" is highlighted in yellow ink. Additional bumping of corners and 1.5 cm. and 6 mm. of yellow staining to recto, otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 37382]
Invitation to a
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • duotone
  • 30.5 x 22.4 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Invitation to a "Dinner and a Conversation with Frank Gehry & Jay Chiat"

Frank Gehry, Jay Chiat, Donatella Brun

A two "page" invitation printed on orange wool cloth to a dinner and a conversation with Frank Gehry & Jay Chiat, co-founder of the Chiat/Day advertising company and 1980s/1990s mega-collector, to benefit the Hereditary Disease Foundation held at the home of Jay Chiat and Donatella Brun in New York City, January 21, 1992. [details]

New York, NY: n.p.,
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$175.00
Condition:  Very Good. 4 mm. of thinning to cloth on first page and a 2.9 cm. area with small holes on page two, otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 37107]
We Ask for Simple Justice & Equity : Please Help Us /
  • ephemera
  • mimeograph
  • black-and-white
  • 35.5 x 21.5 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

We Ask for Simple Justice & Equity : Please Help Us / "We are the clerical staff of The Whitney Museum of American Art"

Thomas N. Armstrong III, Flora Miller Biddle, Madeline McWhinney

Flyer produced circa 1983 / 1984 by the clerical staff of the Whitney Museum of American Art asking for people to call Thomas N. Armstrong III, Director, Flora Miller Biddle, President of the Board of Trustees, and Madeline McWhinney, Assistant Director of Operations and "support our demands for a just contract settlement, which would secure for us a decent standard of living and recognition of our dignity and worth as employees. ... [details]

New York, NY: n.p.,
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out of stock
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The Four Factories
  • ephemera
  • photocopy / xeroxed
  • loose leaves
  • black-and-white
  • 27.9 x 21.5 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

The Four Factories

Andy Warhol

Vintage photocopied indexing of Andy Warhol's four factories (three listed) with their addresses, dates active, managers, hanger-ons, and social circles along with edits and additions as well as marginalia. [details]

New York, NY: n.p.,
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out of stock
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Protest the Festival of the Vultures / Demonstrate Against the Billionaires 'Diamond Ball
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • loose leaves
  • black-and-white
  • 35.5 x 21.6 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Protest the Festival of the Vultures / Demonstrate Against the Billionaires 'Diamond Ball" at the Plaza Hotel / Free the Political Prisoners / End Government Repression / Stop the War Against Vietnam / Bring the Troops Home Now

John Cronick, Dave Axel

Two-sided flyer calling for a demonstration to protest the Diamond Ball held at the Plaza Hotel in New York on January 24, 1968. The verso includes calls to "Free the Political Prisoners," "End Government Repression," "Stop the War Against Vietnam," and "Bring the Troops Home Now. ... [details]

New York, NY: n.p.,
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$350.00
Condition:  Very Good. Fold marks from having been folded in eight. Light rubbing along fold lines, light edge-wear including a 3 mm. and three 1 mm. tears to flyer edge.
[Object # 36231]
Che! Lives... Up on Abbie's Roof : A Party to Benefit The Chicago 8
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 27.8 x 21.5 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Che! Lives... Up on Abbie's Roof : A Party to Benefit The Chicago 8

Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin, David Dellinger, Tom Hayden, Rennie Davis, John Froines, Lee Weiner, Bobby Seale, Lennox Raphael, Antoni Antonioni, Jimmy Breslin, Rap Brown, Martin Carey, Cousin Clyde, Alan d'Arcangelo, Rennie Davis, Dave Dellinger, Bob Fass, Milos Forman, Alan Ginsburg, Arlo Guthrie, Tom Hayden, Paul Krassner, William Kunstler, Tuli Kuperferberg, Julius Lester, Jacques Levy, Norman Mailer, Dwight MacDonald, Melina Mercouri, Jack Newfield, Mike Nichols, George Plimpton, Otto Preminger, Peter Rabbit, Larry Rivers, Jerry Rubin, Richard Schechner, Terry Southern, Andy Warhol, Kathleen Cleaver, Susan Sontag

Invitation to a party on Abbie Hoffman's Lower East Side, New York, roof to benefit the legal defense of The Chicago 8 [which became the Chicago 7 after the case against Bobby Seale was declared a mistrial], held June 7th, [1969], from midnight until dawn. ... [details]

New York, NY: n.p.,
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$175.00
Condition:  Good. Folded in three. Page one has a 4 cm. area of rippling and 7 mm. of soiling with additional yellowing and rubbing. 3 mm. and 2 mm. tear to bottom edge of press release. 3.4 cm. bending of upper right corner of verso with holes from removed staple and 2 mm. dog-ear to upper left corner of verso.
[Object # 36266]
Street Sheets
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • loose leaves
  • color
  • 8 vol. : 1 vol. : 18.7 x 12.6 cm. ; 1 vol. : 30.5 x 13 cm. ; 1 vol. : 28 x 21.5 cm. ; 1 vol. : 33 x 21.5 cm. ; 4 vol. : 35.4 x 21.5 cm.
  • [8] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Street Sheets

Susan Sherman, Black Panthers, Beverly Grant, Robert Collier, David Hughey, Carlos Flores

Compilation of seven posters / flyers arranged within folded Street Sheets cover. Posters / flyers consist of "Food Manual #1" with instructions for lentil soup, "Political Prisoners of Lower East Side," lyrics and score to "I'm Tired of Bastards Fuckin Over Me," poster for New York trial of Black Panther / 21 Trial, a breakfast program for all children at a firehouse, poster with text "There is Some Shit We Will Not Breathe," and quotes from Susan Sherman from the Federal Courthouse in Foley Square. [details]

New York, NY: n.p.,
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$750.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. All posters folded once towards bottom of the sheet, handling marks, and light edge wear.
[Object # 27649]
Discipline for March 19
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • monochrome
  • 27.6 x 21.5 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Discipline for March 19

Single sided flyer detailing discipline for March 19, [1970] protests in the event that demonstrators that are protesting the Vietnam War are arrested and what to prepare for. The flyer outlines what things one should bring and wear to the demonstration and what to do in the case of arrest and bail. ... [details]

n.p., n.p.: n.p.,
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$125.00
Condition:  Very Good. Folded in eight, blue pen notation "1970," light handling marks and edge wear.
[Object # 27679]
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