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


No. 8 (Summer / Fall 1973)

Willoughby Sharp, Liza Béar, Robert Smithson, Robert Morris, Gilbert & George, Tina Girouard, Chris Burden



Issue number eight of the quarterly periodical Avalanche, published Summer / Fall 1973, Cover is a posthumous dedication to Robert Smithson. Contents: "Robert Smithson's Amarillo Ramp"; " Exchange '73: From A Videotape," by Robert Morris; "Business As Usual On The Western Front: An Interview," by Willoughby Sharp; "The Grand Union: 'There Were Some Good Moments. . .'"; "If I'm Lyin', I'm Dyin': On The Road to Catahoula, An Interview with Tina Girouard," by Liza Béar; "The Church of Human Energy: Chris Burden, An Interview," by Willoughby Sharp and Liza Béar. Edited by Liza Béar, published by Willoughby Sharp, designed by Boris Wall Gruphy.


"Artists' Magazines : An Alternative Space for Art" by Gwen Allen. Cambridge / London, MA / United Kingdom : The MIT Press, 2011, pp. 242.

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