• periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 25.5 x 21.5 cm.
  • 62 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered


Vol. 1, No. 5 (Spring / Summer 1981)

Judith Aminoff, Amos Poe, Arielle Pelenc, Paula Court, Valentine Tatransky, Manny Farber, Frank Bowling, Eve Zheim, Lucy Lippard, James Rosenquist



Spring / Summer 1981 issue of Cover, a quarterly periodical, edited by Judith Aminoff. Contents include: "Newsbreakers;" "Sculpture;" "New York Film: "Requiem," by Amos Poe, "Woman: Myth & Fetishism," by Arielle Pelenc; "New York Bands," photos by Paula Court, with images of Menthol Wars (Jeffrey Glenn, Joe Hannan, David Linton, Robert Longo, and Richard Prince), Lou Reed, Raybeats, Rhys Chatham, Julia Heyward, ESG, Y-Pants, Bush Tetras, Dog Eat Dog, UT, Waitresses, and The Bloods); "Painting: Valentine Tatransky, Manny Farber, Frank Bowling;" "Fashionism;" "Downtown Dealers," photos by Eve Zheim of Holly Solomon, Helene Winer, Janelle Reiring, Mary Boone, and Barbara Braathen; and "Fiction," by Lucy Lippard. Cover Design: James Rosenquist, original for the issue.


"Artists' Magazines : An Alternative Space for Art" by Gwen Allen. Cambridge / London, MA / United Kingdom : The MIT Press, 2011, pp. 252.

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New York, NY: Artcover,
Condition:  Good. Rubbing and dusting of covers, bumping of bottom left corner of publication, and light discoloration of cover edges.
[Object # 39410]

Condition:  Very Good. Dusting of covers and a 9 cm. crease to recto and 1 cm. crease to verso. Light edgewear. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 39445]