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In this page: Laurie ANDERSON, Henri CHOPIN, The FUGS, Allen GINSBERG, Jon HENDRICKS, Bernard HEIDSIECK & Eduard BAL, Allan KAPROW, Mikhail Ivanovich MENKOV, Dennis OPPENHEIM, Wolf VOSTELL

 

 

 

Laurie ANDERSON

For Instants
a performance by Laurie Anderson

 

Laurie ANDERSON For Instants

 

Announcement.
Offset-printed black and white.
Single side announcement folded twice for mailing purpose.
45.7 x 21 cm.
Postage and Otis Art Institute Gallery rubber stamps.
Addressed to Judith Hoffberg (librarian, archivist, lecturer and cofounder, editor and publisher of "Umbrella", a newsletter about Artists' Books, Mail Art and Fluxus).
Poster for the performance at the Otis Art Institute Gallery March 17th, (1978), known as For Instants–Continued.
"For Instants" was a series of performances that Laurie Anderson began in 1974.

 

 

 

Henri CHOPIN

L'Escalade

 

Henri CHOPIN L'Escalade

Lithography in black and red on white paper.
Framed under glass.
Full margins.
58 x 46.5 cm.
Framed: 63.8 x 51.8 cm.
(Coriander Studio Publisher), (Isleworth, Middlesex, UK), 1970.
Edition size 25.
Signed and numbered 24/25 in black pencil in the lower left corner, with hand-written "Poem: 1970. Image: BN 1973 in the Guardian. For Larry WALLRICH new birthday".
Excellent condition.
Dedication copy.
Larry Wallrich was a bookseller and editor in New York, New York; London, England; and Toronto, Canada from the 1960s to the 1980s. He began his career in New York, where he owned and operated the Phoenix Book Shop, a Greenwich Village store specializing in poetry. He ran the Phoenix until 1959 when he sold the store to Robert Wilson and moved his bookselling career to London, and later Toronto where he ran About Books. He also was an editor for the small press, Ruby Editions.


Henri CHOPIN L'Escalade Signature Signature and dedication

 

 

 

Allen GINSBERG

Untitled (It's war on all fronts)

 

Ginsberg - It's war on all fronts

 

Literary broadside.
Offset on white glossy paper.
Black print.
Folded three times.
Framed under glass.
73.7 x 22.7 cm.
Framed: 80.6 x 30 cm.
Allen Ginsberg, 6 March '66.
Very Good+/Fine.
Allen Ginsberg’s liner notes for The FUGS’ second album, The Fugs, 1966).
"It’s war on all fronts. ‘Breakthrough in the Grey Room’ says Burroughs – he meant the Brain – ‘Total Assault on the Culture’ says Ed Sanders…On one side are everybody who make love with their eyes open, maybe smoke pot & take LSD & look inside their hearts to find the Self-God Walt Whitman prophesied for America…Who’s on the other side? People who think we are bad ..."

Allen Ginsberg, It's war on all fronts Ginsberg, extract

 

 

 

We Got the FUGS

 

We Got The Fuggs

 

Print.
Offset on glossy paper.
Black print on one side.
Framed under glass
Folded in two.
45.7 x 24 cm.
Framed: 52.7 x 31 cm.
Light creasing along the fold.
Very Good+.

 

 

 

Jon HENDRICKS

STCOK
Notes out of hand with pictures

 

Jon HENDRICKS STCOK

 

Ephemera
Letterpress, printed black and red, on white paper.
Folded three times.

Framed under glass.
50.7 x 35.7 cm.
Framed: 55.2 x 40 cm.
Reproduction of figures of urological surgery instruments, "Skene's reflux catheter", Curved scissors for performing trachelorrhapy", "Urethrral dilator", "Uterine reposito"r, "Lateral vaginal retractor", "Large cyst-trocar".
A tiny tear to the right edge (5 mm) without lack of paper, vertical fold in the center, postal rubber stamps on the reverse show lightly through the thin paper. VG.
Poster for the show, May 27, 28, 29 and June 3, 4, 5 from 10 to 6, at the 3 Mercer Street Store, founded by Stefan Eins in 1975.
Addressed to Liza BAER, co-founder with Willoughby Sharp of the avant-garde art magazine" Avalanche".
Ephemera from the 3 Mercer St. Store are extremely rare.

 

 

 

Bernard HEIDSIECK & Eduard BAL

Portrait-Pétales. Biopsie 13 Sérigraphie de Eduard Bal

 

Bernard HEIDSIECK & Eduard BAL Portrait-Pétales. Biopsie 13 Sérigraphie de Eduard Bal

Bernard HEIDSIECK & Eduard BAL  Portrait-Pétales. Biopsie 13 Sérigraphie de Eduard Bal

Bernard HEIDSIECK & Eduard BAL  Portrait-Pétales. Biopsie 13 Sérigraphie de Eduard Bal

 

Square folio, 37.9 X 38.5 cm., (20) pages, loose, inside the publisher’s printed white card cover.
Inside the original blind black cardboard slipcase, 39.5 x 39 x 2.3 cm.
G. Schraenen Editeur, Antwerp, Belgium, 1973.
Edition of 186 numbered and signed by the artists, of which 1 “hors commerce” containing the dummy; 3 reserved for collaborators; 8 copies, each containing an original work signed by Eduard Bal; 4 “hors commerce”, each containing a fragment of the manuscript; 50 numbered 1 à 50. These first 66 copies contain 4 collages by Eduard Bal, the following 120 are numbered 51 à 170 and contain 4 silkscreens by Eduard Bal.
All copies coming with the 45rpm vinyl record, diameter 17 cm., “Biopsie 13 “Portrait-Pétales” performed by Bernard Heidsieck.
This copy is one of the 8 copies signed and numbered D - K, each containing an original work signed and dated by E. Bal. This copy is number “I”.

 

 

 

(Allan Kaprow) Wolf VOSTELL & Allan KAPROW

YOU
A DÉCOLLAGEHAPPENING by Wolf VOSTELL

 

Kaprow-Vostell YOU



Ephemera.
Offset lithograph. Black print on white paper, on one side.
Folded three times for mailing purpose.
Unfolded: 43.1 x 53.2 cm.
Folded: 13.3 X 21.6 cm.
Post stamp, Cricket Theater and postal rubber stamps on the reverse.
Addressed to Maurice LEMAITRE.
Poster for the action-lecture between Allan Kaprow and Wolf Vostell on "The Art of Happening" at the Cricket Theater, New York, NY, Sunday afternoon, April 19 (1964). "Immediately after the action-lecture, the audience will leave by bus for Long Island to participate in Wolf Vostell's happening "YOU".
Folds show and two short tears to two edges.
Very Good+.
This spectacular happening "You" took place on 19 April 1964 in Great Neack, Long Island, on a plot of land owned by Bob und Rett Brown. The audience followed a labyrinthine route through a wooded area to arrive at a swimming pool and tennis court where 30 to 40 performers were involved in extreme situations, some wearing gas masks or throwing smoke bombs".

 

 

 

Allan KAPROW

A Selection of Recent Happenings

 

Allan KAPROW  A Selection of Recent Happenings

 

Mimeographed printouts.
11 pages (including the title page/front cover) of typed text mimeographed in black on one side.
Stapled.
28 x 21.7 cm.
Unsigned, unnumbered.
Self published, 1965.
Small lack of paper to the lower right corner of the last page; vertically bended in the center. Fair/VG.
Scenarios for four happenings: "Birds," "Household," "Soap," and "Raining", each one stapled separately and then stapled again to the title/front cover page (here detached).

 

 

 

Allan KAPROW

Runner
A Happening by Allan Kaprow

 

Allan Runner

 

Ephemera
Offset lithograph. Print in black on tan paper.
Folded in four for mailing purpose.
Framed under glass.
45.3 x 35.7 cm.
Framed: 50.3 x 39.8 cm.
A tiny lack of paper to the upper right corner and one to the lower edge, center; postal rubber stamps on the reverse show . Overall, Very Good+.
Poster for a three day happening involving tarpaper and concrete blocks. Washington University, St. Louis, Feb. 9-11, 1968.
Adressed to George Maciunas.

 

 

 

Allan KAPROW

Record
A Happening by Allan Kaprow

 

Allan KAPROW Record

 

Ephemera.
Framed under glass.
43 x 55.5 cm.
Framed: 50 x 62.8 cm.
Folded in three.
Stamped, and postmarked on the reverse.

Fine.
Poster for the happening organized by the Union Speakers Committee and the Program in Criticism of The University of Texas, in March, 1968, involving rock piles:
"ONE ROCK PILE, ONE TIME, silvering the shadow as it travels around the base – writing our names in the shadow – taking away the shadow; ANOTHER ROCK PILE, ANOTHER TIME, silver-foiling the rocks – writing our names on the silver – taking away the silver – taking away our names; AT NIGHT, AFTER, Projecting an image of the silver shadow and our names – image moving slowly around the pile – we watch quietly from the top – image gone
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projecting an image of the silver-foil and our names on the other pile – moving slowly around – we watch from the ground – moving slowly – image gone".

 

 

 

Allan KAPROW

Overtime
A Happening (for Walter De Maria) by Allan Kaprow

 

Allan KAPROW Overtime

 

Ephemera.
Offset lithograph. Black print on white paper.
Framed under glass.
Folded in quarters.
53.2 x 40.7 cm.
Framed: 60.3 x 47.7 cm.
Photograph by Henri Moore.
Addressed to George MACIUNAS.
Fine.
Poster for an happening involving a fence and red flares. Organized by State University of New York at New Paltz, April, 1968. Happening not realized.

 

 

 

Allan KAPROW

Arrivals
A Happening by Allan Kaprow

 

Allan KAPROW  Arrivals

 

Ephemera.
Offset lithograph. Black print on white paper.
Folded in four.
Framed under glass.
54.7 x 38.1 cm.
Framed: 60.4 x 45.2 cm.
Folds are slightly visible, overall, fine.
Poster for the happening that occurred on an abandoned airstrip in Nassau, NY, May 1968. Organized by the Community College, Hamptsead, New York.
"Tarring cracks in airstrip - painting guidelines on airstrip, cutting grass at airstrip's edge etc."
Participants were invited to go to an abandoned airstrip, and to paint lines on the concrete, fix cracks in the airstrip, and finally to place mirrors on the runway in order to search for the reflections of planes in them.

 

 

 

Allan KAPROW

Course
A Happening by Allan Kaprow

 

ALLAN KAPROW Course

 

Ephemera.
Offset lithograph. Black print on white paper.
Folded in quarters.
Framed under glass.
53.3 x 37.8 cm.
Framed: 60.3 x 45.1 cm.
Fine.
Poster for the happening organized by The University of Iowa in Cedar Bluff, Iowa, May 1969: "Digging tributaries to the river, bucketing out the water, carrying it upstream to first tributary, pouring it back in, - Digging tributaries to the river, bucketing out the water, carrying it upstream to first tributary, pouring it back in, - Digging tributaries to the river, bucketing out the water, carrying it upstream to first tributary, pouring it back in, Digging tributaries to the river, bucketing out the water, carrying it upstream to first tributary, pouring it back in, and so on, till no more tributaries".

 

 

 

Allan KAPROW and Herbert KOHL

Suppose....

 

Allan KAPROW and Herbert KOHL

 

Ephemera.
Offset lithograph. Black print on white paper.
Framed under glass.
73.5 x 58.5 cm.
Framed: 81 x 65.7 cm.
Printed in the lower margin of the poster:
"This is a notice of an experiment by Allan Kaprow and Herbert Kohl in the Berkeley public school system, 1968-1969, under the auspices of the Carnegie Corporation of New York".
Small lack of paper to the edge near the upper left corner, water stains on the right side, 1 cm long tear in the center without lack of paper. Good+, near very good.
Rare.

Suppose is a pedagogic action, part of "Other Ways Project" initialized by Allan Kaprow and Herbert Kohl.
This action took place in several halls of primary schools, one could discover the enigmatic image of the poster of a classroom emptied of students and the teacher associated with the direct address just as mysterious that called for action: SUPPOSE.
The subtitles gave some indications such as: "ASSUME ... that you use graffiti as a text, "ASSUME ... that you can not write and that you can only take pictures", "ASSUME ... that you only have to make music with an elastic".
After the unsuccessful attempts by Allan Kaprow to New York schools and universities, "Other Ways Project" received consistent financial support from Carnegie Corporation of New York"
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Suppose.…
"– You had to make music with only a rubber band"; "- You were given the elements of a game and had to create the rules"; "- You had to write your own Dick and Jane"; "- You discovered the mythology of everyday life"; "You use graffiti as a text book"; "- You saw hotrods and dragsters as moving sculpture"; "- You couldn't write and could only take pictures"; "- You saw basket ball as a dance"; "- You could find architecture in a junk yard".

 

 

 

Dennis OPPENHEIM

Dennis OPPENHEIM: A Sound Enclosed Land Area

A Sound Enclosed Land Area

Edition.

A card box with lid containing 1 folded map, part of the city of Milan + 1 audio magnetic tape (recorded live sounds of a defined area in the city of Milan).
Box: 22 x 22 x 2.5 cm.
Map, unfolded: 54 x 54 cm.
Gabriele Mazzotta Editore and Galeria Lambert, Milan, Italy, 1969.
Edition of 90 copies, dated, numbered and signed by D. Oppenheim on the map. Also numbered, printed, on the back of the box.
Dennis Oppenheim recorded himself walking a pre-mapped route on the streets of Milan and played it back inside the gallery F. Lambert, Milan.
Reference:
Buchholz - Magnani 1993: p. 151; Lailach 2005: pp. 146 & 147 (reprod.); Whitechapel Art Gallery: 3-infinite : new multiple art, p. 60.

 

 

 

Dennis OPPENHEIM

The Whitewater Pieces

 

Dennis OPPENHEIM WHITEWATER PIECES

 

Announcement.
Offset lithograph. Black print on a sheet of white white paper.
F
olded in two as issued, picture and text on only the two inside pages.
Unfolded: 28 x 43.2 cm.
Folded: 28 x 21.6 cm.
Solo show "Whitewater Pieces", March 12-31 at Crossman Gallery, Whitewater, Wisconsin, U.S.A., 1970.

 

 

Mikhail Ivanovich MENKOV (Mihail Ivanovich MIENKOV)
(Vilnius, Lithuania, 1885 - Yalta, Crimea, 1926)

N1 KИHO ЮMZ

 

Mihail Ivanovich MIENKOV N1 KИHO LOMZ

 

Collage on paper. Paper, gouache.
Contemporary wooden frame; under glass.
Collage: 21.3 x 16.8 cm
Framed: 33.7 x 28.6 cm
Signed (monogr.) and dated 1922 in black ink in the lower right corner.

Mihail Ivanovich MIENKOV: (Michael Ivanovich MENKOV)
Painter (and photographer). 1912-1914, training at the school of painting sculpture architecture of Moscow. He participated in the first "0.10" (zero ten) suprematist exhibition organized by Jean Pougny (Ivan Puny) in Petrograd in 1915-16, at the Valet de Carreau in 1917 and in the 10th national exhibition, "Creation without object and Suprematism", organized by Malevitch, where were exhibited, among others, Klioune, L. Popova, Rotchenko, O. Sienkine, Moscow 1919. It disappears in 1926 without trace, certainly for political reasons.

After J.-C. Marcadé, "L'Avant-grade russe", Flammarion, Paris, 1995.

 

 

 

Mikhail Ivanovich MENKOV (Mihail Ivanovich MIENKOV)
(Vilnius, Lithuania, 1885 - Yalta, Crimea, 1926)

N1 TПE KИHO

 

Mihail Ivanovich MIENKOV N1 TПE KИHO

 

Collage on paper. Paper, gouache.
Contemporary wooden frame; under glass.
Collage: 23 x 17.8 cm
Framed: 34.4 x 29 cm
Signed (monogr.) and dated 1922 in black ink in the lower right corner.

Mihail Ivanovich MIENKOV: (Michael Ivanovich MENKOV)
Painter (and photographer). 1912-1914, training at the school of painting sculpture architecture of Moscow. He participated in the first "0.10" (zero ten) suprematist exhibition organized by Jean Pougny (Ivan Puny) in Petrograd in 1915-16, at the Valet de Carreau in 1917 and in the 10th national exhibition, "Creation without object and Suprematism", organized by Malevitch, where were exhibited, among others, Klioune, L. Popova, Rotchenko, O. Sienkine, Moscow 1919. It disappears in 1926 without trace, certainly for political reasons.

After J.-C. Marcadé, "L'Avant-grade russe", Flammarion, Paris, 1995.

 

 

 

 

 


 


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