• current project

I CAN’T SEE HOW I CAN BE OUTSIDE OF THE SOCIETY— SO I’M WITHIN IT.

Specific Object and Susan Inglett Gallery was pleased to present SPECIFIC OBJECT AT SUSAN INGLETT GALLERY at the Independent 20th Century Fair, held September 8 —11, 2022. The works included will explored the art and socio-political tumult of 1969 through a wealth of artist publications, editions, ephemera and printed matter dating from that year, all drawn from the holdings of Specific Object.

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  • recent objects
New Observations : The Fairytale : Politics, Desire and Everyday Life
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 28 x 21.6 cm.
  • 27 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and numbered

New Observations : The Fairytale : Politics, Desire and Everyday Life

No. 45 (1987)

Curt Belshe, Ana Busto, Sarah Drury, Hilary Kliros, Lise Prown, Steven Schiff, Jack Zipes, Didi Heller, Fredric Jameson, Martin Winn, Vito Acconci, Jean Fisher, Andrea Frazer, Betsy Hearne

Issue number 45 of New Observations: "The Magazine that Lets the Artists Speak for Themselves." Guest edited by Curt Belshe, Ana Busto, Sarah Drury, Hilary Kliros, Lise Prown, and Steven Schiff. Contents include: "Introduction," by the guest editors; "Fairytale as Myth / Myth as Fairy Tale," by Jack Zipes; "The Perfect Crime: Oscar Wilde's 'The Happy Prince,'" by Didi Heller; "A Possible Model For Fairy Tales," by Vito Acconci; "Four Ways of Looking at a Fairy Tale," by Fredric Jameson; "Rumpelstiltskin is My Name," by Martin Winn; "Coyote Comes Laughing," by Jean Fisher; "Fairy Tales," by Andrea Fraser; and "'Beauty and the Beast;'" The Survival Story," by Betsy Hearne. [details]

$75.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Sunning of covers with light yellow soiling including a 6 mm. area on the verso. Additional rubbing and dusting of covers. 8.7 cm. dog-ear to page 28, contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 38585]
Between C and D : Fashion-Compressed Lower East Side Fiction Magazine
  • periodical
  • non-standard binding
  • offset-printed
  • accordion
  • black-and-white
  • 27.9 x 24 cm.
  • 58 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Between C and D : Fashion-Compressed Lower East Side Fiction Magazine

Special Election Issue / Vol. 4, No. 3 (Fall 1988)

Joel Rose, Catherine Texier, Mark Leyner, Lisa Teasley, Bruce Benderson, Emily Prager, Peter Cherches, Leslie Dick, J.S. Marcus, Roberta Allen, Mark Ameen, Rob Sullivan, Michael Brownstein, Catherine Liu, Renee Bouws, Rahsaan

Fall 1988 issue of Between C and D. Edited by Joel Rose and Catherine Texier, printed on fan-fold tractor feed computer paper. Contents include: "Saliva of the Fittest," by Mark Leyner; "Maricarmen," by Lisa Teasley; "Suicide Ecstasy," by Bruce Benderson; "Creepy Sparrows," by Emily Prager; "Your Novel Approach," by Peter Cherches; "The Interpretation of Dreams," by Leslie Dick; "Obsessions of Our Time," by J. ... [details]

$200.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. 1.2 cm. tear to top right corner of binding. 3.6 cm. dog-ear crease with bumping to bottom right corner of publication with 1.5 cm. of soiling, creasing and soiling carries through lightly to pages. Additional light rubbing and light soiling of covers with 5 mm. and 1.5 cm. of soiling to verso. Contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 38588]
Heresies : A Feminist Publication on Art & Politics / Sex Issue
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white
  • 27.7 x 21.5 cm.
  • 95 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Heresies : A Feminist Publication on Art & Politics / Sex Issue

Vol. 3, No. 4 (Issue 12)

Hannah Alderfer, Sandra De Sando, Beth Jaker, Kay Kenny, Suzanne Kessler, Wendy McKenna, Marybeth Nelson, Eddie M. Serlis, Sylvia Witts Vitale, Paula Webster, Leanna Wolfe, Anonymous, Su Friedrich, Helle Thorning, Mary Clare Powell, Vanalyne Green, Nancy Huston, Summer Brenner, Sondra Segal, Mary Kelly, Camilla Decarnin, Hattie Gossett, Diane Meyers, Corbett with help from the criplets, Tee Corinne, Joan Nestle, Sandra M. Whisler, Nancy Fried, Pat Califia, Seph Weene, Coreen Simpson, Eunice Golden, Harmony Hammond, Irare Sabásu, Betye Saar, Cory, Glenda Hydler, Sandi Fellman, Batya Weinbaum, Barbara DeGenevieve, Mary Winston, Amber Hollibaugh, Cherríe Moraga, Muriel Dimen, Diane Sipprelle, Lyn Hughes, Carol Harmel, Fran Winant, Rekha Basu, Doranne Jacobson, Vickie M. Mays, Alesia Kunz, J. Lee Lehman, Janet Ruth Heller, Radka Donnell, Leslie Simon, Linda Troeller, Micki McGee, Barbara Kruger, Laura Sky Brown

Quarterly feminist publication on art and politics. Issue edited by The Sexuality Issue Collective : Hannah Alderfer, Sandra De Sando, Beth Jaker, Kay Kenny, Suzanne Kessler, Wendy McKenna, Marybeth Nelson, Eddie M. ... [details]

$125.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Sunning of spine and of covers at spine edge, with light curve to publication, 12.4 cm. circular moisture stain, light rubbing of cover edges, and light yellow soiling of covers and text block edge. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 38586]
CEPA Journal
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white & color
  • 28 x 21.3 cm.
  • 52 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

CEPA Journal

[Special Issue] / Vol. 4, No. 1 (1986)

B. Henrich, Robert C. Morgan, Judith Williamson, Komar & Melamid, Gary Nickard, Herbert Blau, Richard Kostelanetz, Muntadas, Andrei Codrescu, Richard Huntington, Danny Lyon, Judy Collischan Van Wagner, Eleanor Heartny, Orsolya Drozdik, W.G.J. Niesluchowski, Christine Tamblyn, John Hiester, James Welling, Judite Dos Santos, Jason Edward Kaufman, Jim Featherstone, Lauren Tent, Craig Ziper, Bonnie Gordon, Robert Pohl, Barbara Kruger

15th anniversary issue of the CEPA Journal. Contents include: "A History of CEPA Gallery: 1974 - 1989," by B. Henrich; "Extended Logos: Personalities and Techno-Products: A CEPA Journal Project," by Robert C. ... [details]

Buffalo, NY: CEPA,
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$75.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. Mailed copy with mailing marks and wear, including address sticker. Light handling wear and bumping of corners. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 38587]
Shiny International
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 26.5 x 20 cm.
  • [unpaginated]
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Shiny International

No. 3

Michael Friedman, Eiko Ishioka, Mike Kelley, Fetchin Bones, Arthur Russell, Steve Poleskie, Tim Tucker, Steven Hall, Ed Smith, Michael Friedman, Todd Eberle, Dennis Cooper, Peter Cherches, Cheri Fein, Ron Padgett, Joe Brainard, Brad Gooch, David Trinidad, Eileen Myles, Jeffrey Jullich, Sal Salasin, Tom Savage, Allen Ginsberg, Roméo / Latty, Brian Early, Hugo Largo, Pat Kepic

Issue number 3 of Shiny International, edited by Michael Friedman. Contents include: interview with Eiko Ishioka by Tim Tucker and Steven Hall; interview with Mike Kelley by Ed Smith; interview with Fetchin Bones by Michael Friedman; interview with Arthur Russell by Todd Eberle; interview with Steve Poleskie by Steven Hall; Prose by Dennis Cooper, Peter Cherches, and Cheri Fein; poetry by Ron Padgett, Joe Brainard, Brad Gooch, David Trinidad, Eileen Myles, Jeffrey Jullich, Sal Salasin, and Tom Savage; and "Photo Features" a portfolio by Allen Ginsberg, Fashion photography by Roméo / Latty with fashion by Brian Early, and band photographs by Todd Eberle of Hugo Largo, Zeitgeist, and Wednesday Week. ... [details]

$125.00
Condition:  Good. Rubbing of covers and light staining of recto with significant creasing to verso and water damage to covers. Light rippling to pages, contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 38584]
Screw : A Sex Review
  • periodical
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • loose leaves
  • black-and-white
  • 42.5 x 29 cm.
  • 12 pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Screw : A Sex Review

Vol. 1, No. 1 (November 29, 1968)

Al Goldstein, Richard Field, J.S. Wieder, John Brumage, Yayoi Kusama, Bob Sabin, Aristotle Agnew, Bob Cohn, Lige and Jack, Mary Phillips

Inaugural issue of Screw magazine, edited by Al Goldstein. Contents include: "Diary of a Sex Addict," by Richard Field; "Sex in Never-Never Land: Does Barbarella Suck??" by Miss J.S. Wieder; "A Licker Flik: Larry Josephson and Bob Fass Listen to W. ... [details]

$3,500.00
Condition:  Fair. Newsprint is brittle and yellowed paper in fragile condition with 13.5 cm. soiling to covers and contents, along spine edge. Tearing across spine, all pages now loose. Substantial chipping of spine edge with additional light chipping of cover and page edges with 6 mm. and 1.7 cm. areas of loss with additional loss. 1.2 cm. and 1.4 cm. tears to recto edge, extending through to the contents. Significant minor tearing along Kusama centerfold edges. Folded horizontally through center, as issued. 4.5 cm. of loss to bottom left corner of verso with additional loss of corner of contents. 10.5 cm. and 8.5 cm. dog-ear to top left corner of verso. Additional light wear.
[Object # 38582]
Artists Make Toys
  • periodical
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white & color
  • 44.4 x 65.8 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Artists Make Toys

[Poster]

Laurie Anderson, Jared Bark, Bill Beckley, George Brecht, Trisha Brown, Chris Burden, Scott Burton, Tosh Carrillo, Enrique Castro-Cid, John Chamberlain, Angus Chamberlain, Cara Croninger, Brad Davis, Jean Depuy, Steve Gianakos, Charles Ginnever, Michael Goldberg, Peter Gourfain, James Grashaw, Marty Greenbaum, Red Grooms, Bob Grosvenor, Susan Hall, Susan Hartnett, Peter Hutchinson, Patrick Israel, Robert Israel, Kurt Kranz, Robert Kushner, Jeffrey Lew, Les Levine, Kim MacConnel, Christa Maiwald, Gordon Matta-Clark, Richard Mock, Ree Morton, Forrest Myers, Max Neuhaus, Richard Nonas, Claes Oldenburg, Dennis Oppenheim, Robert Owings, Gary Perkins, Howardina Pindell, Lucio Pozzi, Italo Scanga, Willoughby Sharp, Thomas Schmidt, Alan Shields, Charles Simonds, Marjorie Strider, George Sugarman, Don Sunseri, Mark di Suvero, Richard Tuttle, Richard Van Buren, Robert Watts, William Wegman, Susan Weil, Lawrence Weiner, Charles Wiley, William Wiley, Hannah Wilke, Joe Zucker

Poster published in conjunction with "Artists Make Toys" held at The Clocktower, New York, January 1 - February 15, 1975. Image features a topless Hannah Wilke in a bed with a fully clothed Claes Oldenburg. ... [details]

$500.00
Condition:  Fair / Poor. Light creasing and yellowing across poster with a 10.2 cm. dog-ear to top right corner and 4.8 cm. dog-ear to top left corner. Multiple tears to bottom left corner ranging from 2 mm. to 5.4 cm. with 1.5 cm. and 2 cm. areas of loss. 3 cm. area of loss to top left corner with additional tearing along poster edge and a 8 mm. and 1.5 cm. tear to center of poster. Curl to poster. Otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 38583]
afb. [Abb.] [fig.] The Happy End of Franz Kafka's 'Amerika' : Sollicitatiegesprekken, [Einstellungsgespräche], [Job Interviews]
  • exhibition catalogue
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 27 x 22 cm.
  • 96 pp.
  • edition size 1500
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 9069181304

afb. [Abb.] [fig.] The Happy End of Franz Kafka's 'Amerika' : Sollicitatiegesprekken, [Einstellungsgespräche], [Job Interviews]

Martin Kippenberger

Artists' book / exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held February 7 - April 24, 1994. Includes exhibition history. No text. [details]

Rotterdam, Netherlands: Boijmans-van Beuningen,
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$750.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. 1 cm. x 2 mm. scratch near top right corner of front cover. Otherwise covers and contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 38139]
Wer diesen Katalog nicht gut findet muß sofort zum Arzt [If you don't like this catalogue, you have to see a doctor immediately.]
  • artists' book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 29.7 x 21 cm.
  • 117 pp.
  • edition size 500 - 800
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Wer diesen Katalog nicht gut findet muß sofort zum Arzt [If you don't like this catalogue, you have to see a doctor immediately.]

Martin Kippenberger, Werner Buttner, Albert Oehlen, Markus Oehlen

Artist's book / exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with four-man show of works by Martin Kippenberger, Werner Buttner, Albert Oehlen, and Markus Oehlen held in 1983. "The straight-forward, reduced concept is striking. ... [details]

$750.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Very light discoloration to spine and edge of covers. Otherwise covers and contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 6968]
Was Gott im Herrschen, bin ich im Können [As God is in Domination, I Am in Ability]
  • poster
  • screenprint
  • duotone
  • 84.5 x 64.2 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Was Gott im Herrschen, bin ich im Können [As God is in Domination, I Am in Ability]

Martin Kippenberger, Mike Kelley

Exhibition poster designed by Mike Kelley for Martin Kippenberger published in conjunction with Kippenberger's show held March 7 - April 4, 1992. [details]

New York, NY: Metro Pictures,
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$1,500.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Very light edge wear to right edge near top corner. Otherwise, Fine, clean and unmarked.
[Object # 22209]
$500.00
Condition:  Good / Very Good. This copy of the poster has been trimmed at bottom as seen in image. Mild edge wear, otherwise Very Good.
[Object # 38090]
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