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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
Pictures of an Exhibition / Old Painting & New Sculpture / Redemokratisierung [Re-Democratization]
  • poster
  • screenprint
  • black-and-white
  • 89.6 x 68.6 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Pictures of an Exhibition / Old Painting & New Sculpture / Redemokratisierung [Re-Democratization]

Martin Kippenberger, John Baldessari

Exhibition poster designed by John Baldessari for Martin Kippenberger published in conjunction with three simultaneous show of Kippenberger's work: "Redemokratisierung / Old Painting & New Sculpture," at Galerie Borgmann Capitain, Köln; "Pictures of an Exhibition," at Metro Pictures, New York, January 22 - February 19, 1994; "Artists' Books, Posters, Invitation Cards And Multiples," at Printed Matter, New York. [details]

Köln / New York / New York, Germany / NY / NY: Galerie Borgmann Capitain / Metro Pictures / Printed Matter,
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$1,500.00
Condition:  Fine. Clean and unmarred as issues with light, faint, handling marks.
[Object # 38091]
Learn to Read Art (Skull Bunny Bag)
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 43 x 27.9 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Learn to Read Art (Skull Bunny Bag)

Richard Prince, Lawrence Weiner

Paper shopping bag published in conjunction with Printed Matter [New York] and Art Metropole [Toronto] shared a booth at Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland, June 12 - 17, 1991.

Bag features Richard Prince’s Skull Bunny icon on its recto and Lawrence Weiner’s work “LEARN TO READ ART” on verso. ... [details]

Toronto / New York, Canada / NY: Art Metropole / Printed Matter,
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$750.00
Condition:  Fine. Pristine copy, clean and unmarked as issued.
[Object # 24479]
Richard Prince : New Museum Window Sept 27 / Printed Matter Window October
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 10.3 x 15.4 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Richard Prince : New Museum Window Sept 27 / Printed Matter Window October

Richard Prince

Double sided postcard / announcement published in conjunction with two window installation exhibitions by Ricarhd Prince held at New Museum, September 27 - October 27, 1980, and Printed Matter, October 1980. ... [details]

$350.00
Condition:  Fine. Unsent copy, clean and unmarked.
[Object # 23457]
Untitled (Cowboy) / Richard Prince
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white
  • 14 x 7.6 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Untitled (Cowboy) / Richard Prince

Richard Prince

Single sided card announcing the publication of Richard Prince's work Untitled (Cowboy), a 20" x 24" color print published in an edition of 26, A - Z, by Printed Matter. Card undated. [details]

New York, NY: Printed Matter,
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$125.00
Condition:  Fair / Good. Scattered stains on recto of card. See image for detailed condition assessment.
[Object # 23458]
Service : A Trilogy on Colonization
  • artists' book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • glue bound
  • black-and-white
  • 12.7 x 20.3 cm.
  • [unpaginated]
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 0894390074

Service : A Trilogy on Colonization

[First Edition]

Martha Rosler

Artist's book incorporating three postal works by Martha Rosler: "A Budding Gourmet," "McTowers Maid," and "Tijuana Maid." "This is a book of three novels and one translation. In their original form the novels were sent through the mail as postcard series, one card about every five to seven days. ... [details]

$250.00
Condition:  Very Good / Fine. Light yellowing of covers and 1.6 cm. area of minimal bumping of verso edge. 1.8 cm. ghost of an erased id and price on dedication page, contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 36827]
Books by Edward Ruscha (An Exhibition)
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • black-and-white & color
  • 8.9 x 14 cm.
  • [2] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Books by Edward Ruscha (An Exhibition)

Edward Ruscha, David Platzker

Two sided postcard / announcement published in conjunction with show "Books by Edward Ruscha (An Exhibition)," held at Printed Matter, Inc., June 7 - July 27, 1996. Curated by David Platzker. [details]

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Catalogue of Artists' Books
  • reference book
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 22 x 9 cm.
  • [48] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Catalogue of Artists' Books

Printed Matter, Carl Andre, Edit deAk, Sol LeWitt, Lucy Lippard, Walter Robinson, Pat Steir, Irena von Zahn, Robin White

First full-scale catalogue published by Printed Matter in December 1976 indexing their initial inventory of artists' books. Publication documents available titles from: Roberta Allen, Kathy Acker, Billy Adler, Laurie Anderson, Jacki Apple, Arakawa, Madeline Gins, Richard Artschwager, John Baldessari, Robert Barry, John Bennett, Karl Beveridge, Carole Condé, Mel Bochner, Marv Bondarowicz, Joe Brainard, Hans Breder, Lee Breuer, Ann Elizabeth Horton, Stig Broegger, Stanley Brouwn, Daniel Buren, William Burroughs, John Giorno, Loren D. ... [details]

$750.00
Condition:  Very Good. Very light cover wear with some light folds to verso covers at spine. Interior clean and unmarked.
[Object # 26359]
Imagine Peace : Yoko Ono, Summer 2004
  • ephemera
  • offset-printed
  • other special feature[s]
  • black-and-white
  • 10.2 x 15.2 cm.
  • [2] pp
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Imagine Peace : Yoko Ono, Summer 2004

Yoko Ono

Double sided postcard / multiple / adhesive sticker / announcement published in conjunction with show "Yoko Ono: Editions, Ephemera & Printed Works," held at Printed Matter, Inc., July 21 - September 30, 2004. [details]

$75.00
Condition:  Good. Mailed copy with mailing marks. 2.5 cm. of staining of recto, otherwise clean and unmarked.
[Object # 24523]
Aleksandra Mir : A Retrospective of Printed Matter
  • poster
  • offset-printed
  • monochrome
  • 45.6 x 30.4 cm
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Aleksandra Mir : A Retrospective of Printed Matter

Aleksandra Mir, Justin Beal

Folded poster / announcement published in conjunction with show "Aleksandra Mir: A Retrospective of Printed Matter," held September 20 - November 10, 2007. Also published in conjunction with the launch of the publication "LA Geography Of Modern Art," by Aleksandra Mir with photography by Justin Beal, published by Printed Matter Inc. [details]

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By Any Means Necessary : Photocopier Artists' Books and the Politics of Accessible Printing Technologies
  • exhibition catalogue
  • wrappers
  • photocopy / xeroxed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 28 x 21.5 cm.
  • [26] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

By Any Means Necessary : Photocopier Artists' Books and the Politics of Accessible Printing Technologies

Max Schumann, Liz Was, Paul Dean/Paper Shrine, Stokley Towles, Carol Stetser, Dana Henry, Karen M. Wirth, Frank Moore, Susan Gold, Larry Walczak, Marcello Diotallevi, Christian Rigal, Simon Ford, Judith Weinperson, Daniel Plunkett, J. Nebraska Gifford, Robert Drake, Deborah Small, Elizabeth Sisco, Carla Kirkwood, Scott Kessler, Louis Hock, David Avalos, Stephen Willats, Harold Lohner, Art Strike Action Committee, Joseph Nechvatal, Joan Mathews, Paul Weinman, Sabra Moore, Peter Silvia, Bern Porter, Sharon Gilbert, Heino Partanan, Miekal And, Tom Scarpino, Andrea Scott, David Thorne

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held April 10 - May 12, 1992. Curated by Max Schumann. Includes artists' statements by some of the artists in the exhibition including: Liz Was, Paul Dean/Paper Shrine, Stokley Towles, Carol Stetser, Dana Henry, Karen M. ... [details]

$250.00
Condition:  Good. 3 cm. dog-ear to top left corner of recto. Additional bumping along spine edge and rubbing of covers. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 37687]
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