• periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • duotone
  • 21.2 x 25.5 cm.
  • 58 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered


Vol. 1, No. 4 (Winter 1980 / 1981)

Judith Aminoff, Paula Court, Edit deAk, Christian de Boschnek, Debbi de Staffan, Mark di Suvero, John Fekner, Molissa Fenley, Bobby G, Peter Gourfain, Marcia Hafif, Henry Korn, Barbara Kruger, Thomas Lawson, Brice Marden, Duane Michals, Malcolm Morley, Robert Morris, Olivier Mosset, Gregoire Müller, Clark Murray, Joseph Nechvatal, Richard Nonas, Jules Olitski, Shirley Pu, Paul Russotto, David Salle, R.L. Seltman, Richard Serra, Cindy Sherman, Howard Smith, Edvins Strautmanis, Valentine Tatransky, Horacio Torres, Brian Weil, Christian White, Tony Whitfield, Robin Winters, Jerry Zeniuk



Winter 1980/1981 issue of the quarterly periodical Cover, edited by Judith Aminoff. Contents include: "The Heart of the Pigeon," by Henry Korn; "Conversation," a conversation between Marcia Hafif, Olivier Mosset, Howard Smith, and Jerry Zeniuk; "Currents," artwork by Christian Poveda, Shirly Pu & R.L. Seltman, Joseph Nechvatal, Christian de Boschnek with features on PAD (Political Art Documentation/Distribution), CUD (Contemporary Urbicultural Documentation, COLAB, ABC NO RIO, Group Material, Fashion Moda, El Taller Boricua, and others; "Image Frolics," by Edit deAk; "Tanam Press," by Tony Whitfield; "Drawings," by Jules Olitski, Clark Murray, Brice Marden, Robert Morris, Mark di Suvero, Peter Gourfain, Richard Serra, Edvins Strautmanis, Robin Winters; "Men & Their Bodies," by Valentine Tatransky; "Painting;" "In This Issue;" "Shop Talk," by Gregoire Müller. Additional artists in this issue include: Paula Court, Debbi de Staffan, John Fekner, Molissa Fenley, Bobby G, Barbara Kruger, Thomas Lawson, Duane Michals, Malcolm Morley, Clark Murray, Richard Nonas, Paul Russotto, David Salle, Cindy Sherman, Horacio Torres, Brian Weil, and Christian White. Front Cover: Gregoire Müller "Bather II." Back Cover: Barbara Kruger, "Tradition," 1980.

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Cover / Vol. 1, No. 7 (1983)
New York, NY: Artcover,
Condition:  Good. Light curl to left side of publication. 4 mm. tear to bottom edge of recto. Light dust soiling of covers and edgewear. Contents clean and unmarked. Includes a slipped-in, folded handwritten note on Cover letterhead addressed to Walter [De Maria] from Cover's editor, Judith Aminoff.
[Object # 39441]

Condition:  Very Good. 6.5 cm. crease to bottom left corner of recto and 6.2 cm. crease to bottom right corner of verso. Additional light rubbing of covers with yellowing of top edge of covers. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 39235]