Burning Small Fires [ aka : urning all ires ]
  • artists' book
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • 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 incorporating a folded poster featuring black-and-white photographs of burning pages of Edward Ruscha's artists' 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]: B. Nauman,
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$20,000.00
Condition:  Very Good. Covers lightly age toned and faint soiling near edges. Light edge wear and line of transfer on cover verso near spine from adjacent copy of same title. Light wave to verso cover and light handing overall to covers. Interior Very Good with poster in near Fine condition.
[Object # 24455]