Avalanche Newspaper
  • periodical
  • folded broadsheet
  • offset-printed
  • loose leaves
  • black-and-white
  • 42.5 x 29 cm.
  • 36 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Avalanche Newspaper

Video / Performance / No. 9 (May / June 1974)

Willoughby Sharp, Liza Béar, Ulrike Rosenbach, William Wegman, Joseph Beuys, Vito Acconci, Keith Sonnier, Richard Serra, Robert Bell, Dennis Oppenheim, Boris Wall Gruphy

Avalanche Newspaper


Issue edited by Liza Beár. This issue focuses on a series of events presented at 112 Greene Street as the Video Performance exhibition. Contents "Joseph Beuys: Public Dialogue," a transcript of the first hour of Beuys' first U.S. performance at the New School; "William Wegman: Pathetic Readings," a complete transcript of Wegman's first audiotape with video installation; "Ulrike Rosenback: Isolation Is Transparent," Statements on her first live video performance in New York written by the artist; "Chris Burden: Back To You," an interview on Burden's first New York performance by Liza Béar; "Dennis Oppenheim: Recall," an interview on Oppenheim's video installation; "Willoughby Sharp: HELP!" The Mighty Mogul interviews Willoughby Sharp; "Moments at 112 Greene," Photographs of audience and artists taken by Cosmos during the Videoperformance exhibition; "Vito Acconci: Command Performance," an interview concerning this and other recent work by Liza Béar; "Keith Sonnier: New York-L.A. Hook Up," an interview about his audio work by Liza Béar; "Richard Serra & Robert Bell: Prisoner's Dilemma," seperate interviews with Serra and Bell by Liza Béar on a two-part video production (pre-recorded and live) based on game theory.


"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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Avalanche Newspaper [Jack Smith Cover] / No. 10 (December 1974)
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Avalanche Newspaper [Barbara Dilley Cover] / No. 12 (Winter 1975)
Avalanche Newspaper [Liza Béar Cover] / No. 13 (Summer 1976)
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