Scrap
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 7 vol. ; 35.5 x 27.8 cm. (no. 1) ; 30.5 x 22.8 cm. (no. 2) ; 30.5 x 22.8 cm. (no. 3) ; 30.3 x 22.8 cm. (no. 4) ; 30.3 x 22.8 cm. (no. 5) ; 30.3 x 22.8 cm. (no. 6) ; 30.6 x 22.8 cm. (no. 7)
  • 7 vol. ; [4] pp. (each)
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Scrap

No. 1 - 7

Anita Ventura, Sidney Geist, Gabriel Laderman, Neil Mallow, Wolf Kahn, Lester Johnson, Harold Cohen, Louis Finklestein, Paul Georges, Sidney Geist, Landes Lewitin, E.A. Navaretta, Lois Dodd, Sally Hazelet, Philip Pearlstein, Milton Resnick, Barbara Butler, André Malroux, Landes Lewitin, Paul Brach, Margaret Randall, William McLean, Jasper Johns, Milton Resnick, Sonia Gechtoff, Hubert Crehan, Irving Sandler, Sally Hazelet Drummond, Mark di Suvero, Thomas B. Hess, Thomas A. Hess, James Terry, Stephen Radich, Hilton Kramer, Ad Reinhardt, R. Gordon, David Smith, Yvonne Thomas, Milton Resnick, Ad Reinhardt, Richard Maxfield, Stanley Fisher, Adam Margoshes, May Swenson, James Mellow, Peter Selz, Mark Rothko, Louis Finkelstein, Margaret Randall, Josephine Herbst, Lucia Dlugoszewski, Katherine Kuh, David Sylvester, ohn Grillo, Mary Frank, Philip Pearlstein, Tom Doyle, Milton Resnick, Wolf Kahn, Sonia Gechtoff, Perle Fine, Pat Passlof, Alfred Jensen, Adam Margoshes, Alex Katz, Adam Margoshes, George Sugarman

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Issues 1 - 7 of Scrap from total of 8, published in New York City and edited by Anita Ventura and Sidney Geist between 1960 - 1962. Issue One, contents include : "A Review of Sculpture this Season," by Sidney Geist ; "Report from the Club" featuring Gabriel Laderman, Neil Mallow, Wolf Kahn, Lester Johnson, Harold Cohen, Louis Finklestein, Paul Georges, Sidney Geist, Landes Lewitin, and E.A. Navaretta ; an overheard conversation betweeen Lois Dodd, Sally Hazelet, and Philip Pearlstein ; "I Confess," by Milton Resnick ; "Pollock by Robertson," by Barbara Butler ; an excerpt from "The Metamorphosis of the Gods" by André Malroux. Issue Two, contents include : a dance review of "Peripateia and Tableaux," by Landes Lewitin and Sidney Geist ; Letters to the editor from Irving Sandler and Sonia Gechtoff ; "Dear Scrap" with comments by Sally Hazelet, Mark di Suvero, Thomas B. Hess, Thomas A. Hess, Milton Resnick, James Terry, Stephen Radich, Hilton Kramer, Ad Reinhardt, R. Gordon, David Smith, and Yvonne Thomas ; "Beating the Beat" by Margaret Randall ; "Rauschenberg," by Paul Brach ; "Kanemitsu" by William McLean ; "Duchamp," by Jasper Johns ; and "Letter from India," by Milton Resnick. Issue Three, contents include : an excerpt from a panel conversation with Ad Reinhardt and Milton Resnick ; Letters to the editor from Richard Maxfield, Stanley Fisher ; "Change : Eight Lectures on the I Ching," book review by Adam Margoshes ; "The Totem," by May Swenson ; "Letter on the Maximus Poems," by James Mellow ; and "Sculpture and Other Trouble," by Sidney Geist. Issue Four, contents include : the reproduction of Peter Selz's essay on Mark Rothko published in MoMA's brochure for Rothko's 1961 exhibition along with an annotated critical response to the text by Sidney Geist. Issue Five, contents include : "Cajori," by Louis Finkelstein ; "A View of Rothko's Images," by Sidney Geist ; "Hard Put," by Margaret Randall ; "Brecht Berlin / New York," by Josephine Herbst ; "Manifestoes on the Music and Dance of 8 Clear Places," by Lucia Dlugoszewski; and letters to the editor by Katharine Kuh and David Sylvestor. Issue Six, contents include : "Yellow can be Black," by John Grillo ; "The Source (Desire)," by Mary Frank ; "Why Am I So?," by Philip Pearlstein ; "No Front-Side-Back-Side," by Tom Doyle ; "Taste of Potatoes," by Milton Resnick ; "...A Bad Habit," by Wolf Kahn ; "The Image Central," by Sonia Gechtoff ; "Catalyst for My Art," by Perle Fine ; "Like a Spider I Go," by Pat Passlof ; "I Had an Indian Nurse," by Alfred Jensen ; "m-m-m-m-MM," by Adam Margoshes ; "Brand-New & Terrific," by Alex Katz ; Includes letters to the editor and a report from the Arts Club. Issue Seven, contents include : "A Number of Things : Editorial Observations," by Sidney Geist ; "The Envious Male," by Adam Margoshes ; "A Wide-Open Image," by George Sugarman ; "Report from the Club," ; and letters to the editor.

related objects

Scrap / No. 1 (December 9, 1960)
Scrap / No. 2 (December 23, 1960)
Scrap / No. 3 (January 20, 1961)
Scrap / No. 4 (February 16, 1961)
Scrap / No. 5 (March 17, 1961)
Scrap / No. 6 (April 19, 1961)
Scrap / No. 7 (April 6, 1962)
New York, NY: Scrap,
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$2,500.00
Condition:  Very Good. Near complete set, missing Issue 8. Moderate yellowing from age to all issues. Folded in half as issued with some additional folds and occasional small tears to page edges. 2.5 cm. dog-ear to issue 4. Clean and unmarked. All issues from first printing on newsprint.
[Object # 24212]