The Early History of Avalanche : 1968 - 1972
  • exhibition catalogue
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 21 x 14.6 cm.
  • 16 pp.
  • edition size 50
  • signed and numbered
  • ISBN 1870540093

The Early History of Avalanche : 1968 - 1972

Liza Bear, Willoughby Sharp, Avalanche

The Early History of Avalanche : 1968 - 1972


A history of the ground breaking periodical written by it's editors, Willoughby Sharp and Liza Bear. From 1970 - 1976 Sharp and Bear put together a lively magazine that featured interviews, reviews, overviews and photo-documentation of some of the most important art of the period -- from Vito Acconci to Lawrence Weiner incorporating Carl Andre, Joseph Beuys, Robert Smithson, Richard Serra, Bruce Nauman, Jackie Winsor, Dennis Oppenheim, William Wegman, Terry Fox, and many others as well. This engaging booklet was published in conjunction with an exhibition held June 11 - July 24, 2005. Preface by Lisa Le Feuvre. Published in an edition of 500, of which 50 were signed and numbered by Sharp and Baer.


No. 303 in "The Book on Books on Artists' Books" by Arnaud Desjardin. London, England : The Everyday Press, 2011, pp. 165.
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