Burning Small Fires [ aka : urning all ires ]
  • artists' book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • accordion
  • duotone
  • 93 x 127 cm. unfolded ; 36 x 24 cm. folded
  • [1] folded sheet / poster
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Burning Small Fires [ aka : urning all ires ]

Bruce Nauman

Burning Small Fires [ aka : urning all ires ]

description

Artist's book consisting of a large folded poster adhered to covers featuring black-and-white photographs of burning pages of Edward Ruscha's artist's book Various Small Fires and Milk.

references

"Book as Artwork 1960 / 1972" by Germano Celant. London, United Kingdom : Nigel Greenwood Inc. Ltd., 1972, pp. 66.
"Bruce Nauman : Prints 1970 - 89, A Catalogue Raisonné" by Bruce Nauman, Christopher Cordes, Debbie Taylor, John Yau. New York / New York / Chicago, NY : Castelli Graphics / Lorence-Monk Gallery / Donald Young Gallery, 1989, p. 130.
"Bruce Nauman [Catalogue Raisonné]" by Bruce Nauman, Neal Benezra, Robert Storr, Paul Schimmel, Kathy Halbreich, Laurie Haycock Makela, Kristen McDougal. Minneapolis, MN : Walker Art Center, 1994
"Esthétique du Livre d'Artiste 1960 / 1980" by Anne Moeglin-Delcroix. Paris, France : Jean-Michel Place / Bibliothèque Nationale de France, 1997, pp. 338.
"Various Small Books : Referencing Various Small Books by Ed Ruscha" by Jeff Brouws, Wendy Burton, Hermann Zschiegner, Phil Taylor, Mark Rawlinson. Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, 2013, pp. 34 - 35.
[San Francisco], [CA]: [self-published],
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$12,500.00
Condition:  Good. 4 mm. bump to top edge of recto, bumping of corners with 1 cm. dog-ear to bottom right corner of recto and verso and creasing along bottom left corner. Light scratching of recto. Wear to verso including 6.3 cm. area of soiling with additional light markings and scuffing across verso with wear to corners. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36593]

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