LACE : Living the Archive, Selected Publications & Print Ephemera from the LACE Archives : 1978 - 2008
  • reference book
  • paper over boards issued without dust-jacket
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 30.1 x 23.2 cm.
  • 108 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 9780937335215

LACE : Living the Archive, Selected Publications & Print Ephemera from the LACE Archives : 1978 - 2008

Liz Kotz

LACE : Living the Archive, Selected Publications & Print Ephemera from the LACE Archives : 1978 - 2008

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"From its founding in 1978, LACE – Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions – was a pivotal, artist-run organization committed to presenting the work of Southern California artists and highlighting bleeding-edge work. Both a treasure-trove and a grab-bag, this book reproduces a wealth of archival material from LACE’s first three decades. Flyers, postcards, memoirs, catalogs, posters, invitations: the editors have chosen an engrossing selection, including well-known names like Lita Albuquerque, Paul McCarthy, Red Grooms and Mike Kelley, and lesser-known but equally worthy artists. As Liz Kotz writes in her introduction, for a new generation of art historians, movements like Minimalism, Happenings and Conceptual Art are just names; the archive allows them to experience the history first-hand. And if you were around at the time, this book is as deeply satisfying as going through that box of stuff you have kept since college days." -- publisher's statement.