• periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 27 x 26.5 cm.
  • 94 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered


[LYNDA BENGLIS DILDO ISSUE] / Vol. 13, No. 3 (November 1974)

John Coplans, Lynda Benglis, Cervin Robinson, Rosemarie Bletter, Abraham A. Davidson, Williams Rubin, Lawrence Alloway, Robert Pincus-Witten, Lucy Lippard, Max Kozloff, Edward F. Fry, Peter Plagens, Ralph Eugene Meatyard



Issue edited by John Coplans. This is the issue of Artforum that includes the (in)famous Lynda Benglis "dildo photograph" advertisement. Essays "Skyscraper Style: Art Deco New York," by Cervin Robinson and Rosemarie Bletter; "John Storrs, Early Sculptor of the Machine Age," by Abraham A. Davidson; "Talking with Williams Rubin: 'Like Folding Out of a Hand of Cards'," by Lawrence Alloway and John Coplans; "Lynda Benglis: the Frozen Gesture," by Robert Pincus-Witten; "On Bruce Boice," by Robert Pincus-Witten; "Jonathan Borofsky at 2,096,974," by Lucy Lippard; "Two Articles on Photography: The Territory of Photographs and Meatyard," by Max Kozloff; "1913, Book Review," by Edward F. Fry. Reviews by Peter Plagens. Cover: Ralph Eugene Meatyard. Also includes a letter protesting the arrest of Jean Toche signed by Joyce Kozloff, Alice Neel, Yvonne Rainer, Corinne Robins, Salvatore Romano, Larry Rosing, Rudolf Baranik, Arnold Belkin, Louise Bourgeois, Allan D'Arcangelo, Hans Haacke, Phoebe Helman, Tom Wesselmann, Robert Wiegand, Joan Semmel, Jack Sonenberg, May Stevens.


No. 62 in "Artists' Magazines : An Alternative Space for Art" by Gwen Allen. Cambridge / London, MA / United Kingdom : The MIT Press, 2011, pp. 32, 66.

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New York, NY: Artforum,
Condition:  Very Good. Light cover wear. Small area of pale staining at right edge of Benglis advertisement.
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