• periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 24 x 23.5 cm.
  • 92 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered


[Barry Le Va Cover] / No. 3 (Fall 1971)

Willoughby Sharp, Liza Béar, Barry Le Va, David Tremlett, Bill Beckley, Joel Fisher, Gordon Matta-Clark, Robert Morris, Ulrich Ruckreim, Italo Scanga, George Trakas



Issue three of the quarterly periodical Avalanche, published Fall 1971, edited by Liza Bear. Cover features Barry Le Va. Contents: "Rumbles," featuring Jackie Winsor, William Wegman, Allen Ruppersberg, Gilbert & George and Philip Glass; "The Art of Searching," interview with David Tremlett; "Ululations," by Bill Beckley; "Soap," by Joel Fisher; "Jacks," by Gordon Matta-Clark; "Observatory," by Robert Morris; "Christ & Pythagoras," by Italo Scanga; "A Metal Ring Encircling a Tree," interview with Ulrich Ruckriem; "Outcrops," by George Trakas; "Discussions with Barry Le Va," by Liza Béar and Willoughby Sharp. Edited by Liza Béar, published by Willoughby Sharp, design by Boris Wall Gruphy [Willoughby Sharp].


No. 4.11 in "Artists' Magazines : An Alternative Space for Art" by Gwen Allen. Cambridge / London, MA / United Kingdom : The MIT Press, 2011, pp. 116, 242.

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Condition:  Fair / Good. Yellowing, dusting, light creasing, and rubbing of covers. Bumping of corners. 9.1 cm. moisture spoiling to top right edge of first page, with light rippling of subsequent pages. Contents otherwise clean and unmarked. Due to the size of this item, additional shipping charges will be required for international orders.
[Object # 39527]