• periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 24 x 23.5 cm.
  • 80 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered


[Vito Acconci Special Issue] / No. 6 (Fall 1972)

Willoughby Sharp, Liza Bear, Vito Acconci



Special issue of the quarterly periodical Avalanche focusing on the work of Vito Acconci. Edited by Liza Bear, published by Willoughby Sharp, designed by Boris Wall Gruphy [Willoughby Sharp], Henry Post, Richard Falk. Includes performance descriptions written by the artist and documentary photographs, biography, and bibliography. With an interview between the artist and Liza Bear. Sections: "Introduction: Notes on Performing a Space"; "Early Work: Movement Over a Page"; "Early Work: Moving My Body into Place"; "Body as Place - Moving in on Myself, Performing Myself"; "Peopled Space - Performing Myself Though Another Agent"; "Occupied Zone - Moving in, Performing on Another Agent"; "Concentration - Container - Assimilation"; "Power Field - Exchange Points - Transformations"; "Excerpts from Tapes with Liza Bear"; "Biography"; "Bibliography"; "Index."


No. 4.5 in "Artists' Magazines : An Alternative Space for Art" by Gwen Allen. Cambridge / London, MA / United Kingdom : The MIT Press, 2011, pp. 100, 242.

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New York, NY: Avalanche,
Condition:  Very Good. Light scratching of covers, rubbing of cover edges, and bumping of bottom right corner of publication. Contents clean and unmarked. Due to the size of this item, additional shipping charges will be required for international orders.
[Object # 39447]