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the line between art and design is very often a thin one. graphic design is an integral part of the history of the '-isme'- movements. many examples can be found of publications - catalogues, magazines, books - of futurists, surrealists, constructivists, dadaists that challenge the classical and historical architecture of the book.

here, we offer some postwar catalogues in the context of the history of the artists' book. it was not only content but also form, not only subject but also the object that was of interest to these post war artists. the historical form of the book has never been 'trans-formed' - 'destroyed' and 'challenged' as in the last decennies of the 20th century.

some of the, let's call them 'artists'-catalogues here presented are indeed made by 'artists' (man ray, kampmann, tuttle..), most of them not, they have been produced by - in most cases - anonymous artists or designers. but have a look at this little early 'pop art one' catalogue, it's not just an exhibition catalogue, it indeed is a real 'pop-art' object - the same for the Tancock 'Multiples' catalogue, it is a 'multiple', the 'boxes' catalogue.....


   
passoni
 

001. Passoni, Franco - Fronzoni. A. G.


Arte e materie plastiche.


Milano: Industria Pubblicazioni Audiovisivi 1975.

Large quarto, 147 pages with 120 color illustrations. Printed black shiny wrappers + printed black shiny dust wrappers. The book is kept in a plastic box (37,5 x 37,5 cm) with in and outward beveled edges. In original polystyrene box that fits into a black ‘polionda’ (corrugated plastic) box. Book and plastic box in mint condition. Design by A.G. Fronzoni.

   

- First edition. One of 1000 numbered copies. Particularly interesting not onlybecause of the wonderful book and container design by Fronzoni but als because of the fact that many ‘kinetic’ artists used plastics for their sculptures and/ or kinetic objects. Illustrated are works by Peter Alexander, Arman, Angelo Bertolo, Max Bill, Denis Byng, Enrico Baj, Giacomo Balla, Bruce Beasly, Harmut Bohm, Arturo Bonfanti, Agostino Bonalumi, Martha Boto, Alberot Burri, Aldo, Calo, Mino Calos, Franco Camilla, Giovanno Campus, Carmello Capello, Bruno Caraceni, Cesra, John Chamberlain, Christo, Gianni Colombo, Toni Costa, Carlos Cruz.Diez, Dadamaino, Eugenio Degani, Demarco, Juras Dobrovic, Jean Dubuffet, Marcel Duchamp, Florsheim, Farhi, Naumann Gabor, Frank Gallo, Horacio Garcia Rossi, Rico Genovese, Karl Gerstner, Piero Gilardi, Paul Julius Geissler, Sara Holt, Edward Kienholz, Giovanni Korompay, Lorenzo Indrimi, Leroy Lamas, Ugo La Pietra, Julio Le Pärchen, Paolo Levi-Montalcini, Luxuriös, Mack, Man Ray, Enzo Maria, Gino Marotte, Franco Mazzucchelli, Moholy-Nagy, Sante Monachesi, Henry Moore, Bruno Munari Claus Oldenburg, Victor Pastoren, Luc Peire, Louisa Nevelson, Antoine Pevsner, Gio Pomodoro, Uli Pohl, Robert Rauschenberg, James Rosenquist, Regina, Nicolas Schoffer, Sobrino, Ed Sommer, Rafael Jesus Solo, Paul Talman, Norris Tornquist, Vladimir Tatlin, Janosch Urban, Edwin Valentine, Georges Vantongerloo, Victor Vasarely, Grazia Varisco.

euro 650

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breger
breger

002. Breger, Udo (ed.)


3. Almanach der Galerie im Centre, Göttingen.


Göttingen: Udo Breger, 1969.

Large cardboard box (38,5 x 61 x 10) containing 4 multiples being: 1 square multiple with three pieces of wood (7 x 7 x 1,7 cm) bolted together; a small object made of clay - signed fungi; 1 little ‘squeeze’ bread made out of plastic and glued onto a white piece of plastic - signed otto dressler; a black molded square plastic form (29 x 29 cm) with in the center a small white plastic cushion kept with a metal jar clip - signed and numbered H.S. Richter. Furthermore a closed envelope stamped “An alle Haushaltungen”; a mini BSAF sound tape; a 8 mm film documenting a performance ‘do it now’ held on 13.3.1969; the lp ‘dances’ by gunter hampel; one oblong octavo size booklet (un paginated), documenting the activities of the ‘GALERIE IM CENTRE’ from dec. 1966 – dec. 1969. + 40 original signed and numbered contributions (silk screens, lithographs, etchings and photography) by Michel Badura, Thomas Bayrle, W. G. Cassel, Peter Chotjewitz, A. Dick, Otto Dressler, G. Eirich, L. Emrich, Cl. Garcia, Klaus Groh, D. Glasmacher, B. Jäger, R. Koehler, H.-B. Lindemann, K. Mätzig, J. Remé, P. Reus, H. S. Richter, G. Rokahr, Schuldt, Friedeman Singer, K. Klaus Staeck, D. Ullrich, Timm Ulrichs (2x), A. Walker, J. Wölbing and others. The accompanying booklet is numbered on the title page. All objects set into a large piece of polystyrene.

   

- First edition of this early multi-media publication. One of 130 (200) copies. This 3rd almanach is a compilation of work presented in the gallery during the years 1966 -1969.

euro 2.400

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bianco

003. Mendes, Murillo.


Bianco + Bianco.


Roma: L’Obelisco, 1966.

Narrow quarto size 16 page leporello. Blindstamped front wrapper.

   

- First edition of this catalogue published on oaccasion of an exhibition held in february 1966. Artists include: Arp, Bonalumi, Burri, Calderara, Ceroli, Castellani, Colombo, Christo, Dorazio, Erben, Fontana, Kounellis, Le Parc, Manzoni, Pascali, Picasso, Pomodoro, Schifano, Soto, Twombly, van Hoeyendonck and others.

euro 150

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cage

004. (Cage, John)


Prepared Box for John Cage.


Introduction by Carl and Arthur Solway + Allan Kaprow.

Cincinnati: Carl Solway Gallery, 1987.

Quarto size box with printed city plan of chicago + wrapped with colored rubber-bands. The box contains loose leaves (83 pages) printed in black, red, green. The catalogue reproduces texts, drawings, photographs and one stapled color slide (paul sharits). Near fine.

   

- First edition. Catalogue published in conjunction with the installation "Tribute to John Cage" held at Chicago International
Art Fair, May 7 - 12, 1987. Includes contributions by 45 artists, associates, and admirers of Cage including Peter Moore, Larry Miller, Fredric Lieberman, Jackson Mac Low, Ray Johnson, Per Kirkeby, Christo, Dore Ashton, Giuseppe Chiari, Laurie Anderson, Ay-o, Alice Hutchins, Henry Flynt, Carolee Schneemann, Takako Saito, Milan Knizak, Merce Cunningham, Jasper Johns, Louise Nevelson, Allen Ginsberg, Nam June Paik, Jean Tinguely, George Segal, George Brecht, Geoffrey Hendricks, Christian Wolff, Paul Sharits, Alison Knowles, Robert Morris, Robert Rauschenberg, Anne d'Harnoncourt, Peter Frank, Mieko Shiomi, Joseph Beuys, Ben Patterson, Robert Watts, Barbara Moore, Allan Kaprow, Dorothea Rockburne, Claes Oldenburg, Shigeko Kubota and Joe Jones.

euro 220

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wittock

005. Wittock, Michel - August Kulche - 'en Co'.


Ceci n'est pas un livre.


Brussels: Bibliotheca Wittockiana, 1989.

Triple-folded leaden 'port-folio' (19,5 x 12, 5 x 4 cm - closed) containing an original VHS-casette, and a little booklet affixed towards the inside of the front cover. Catalogue design and video by 'en Co'.

   

- First edition. One of 200 copies. Catalogue published on the occasion of an exhibition held from august 18 - september 30, 1989. The booklet lists works by 69 artists among which Pie Daenen, Robert Filliou, Els ter Horst, Roland Topor, Jan Voss and others. The video 'A Belgian Affair' realized by 'en Co'. Added the accompanying silkscreened poster, (86 x 62 cm) printed in black and red.

euro 650

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arman

006. Arman & Cesar. Reut, Tita (conception).


Chimériques Polymères. Le plastique dans l’Art du XXème siècle.


Nice: Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain, 1996.

Tita Reut, Pierre Restany, Jacques Donguy, Patrick James and others. 2 part multiple with in the top part a multiple by César (two plastic water bottles) and in the counter part a multiple by Arman (gambling chips). The original catalogue is sandwiched in between those two parts. Quarto, 254 pages, numerous illustrations in black and white and in color. Printed, blind stamped plastified boards.

   

- First edition. One of - probably - 100 copies of the deluxe edition of this catalogue on the use of plastics in XXth century art. Texts by the exhibition showed works by Agam, Arman, Baj, Bill, Burri, César, Christo, Gabo, Hesse, Koons, Lewitt, Oldenburg, Segal, Spoerri, Starn brothers, Tatlin, Vasarely and many others.

euro 750

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dimitrij

007. Dimitrijevic, Braco.


Braco Dimitrijevic. Introduction by Johannes Cladders.


Mönchengladbach: Städtisches Museum, 1975.

Printed cardboard box (20, 5 x 16 x 2,8) containing 2 booklets, I : quarto, 22 pages, 18 photographic illustrations. Printed wrappers. II (“This could be a place of historical interest”): quarto, 50 pages, 20 photographic plates. In separate compartment a multiple, being a piece of bent iron wire. All together in printed white box.

   

- First edition. One of 330 numbered copies. In both booklets does a text comment a reproduced image. The photographic images in part II are all printed on the right hand side, a text (‘this could be a place of historical interest’, or ‘ this could be a masterpiece’), printed on the left hand side alludes to the image on the opposite page. The photographs are taken by Paolo Mussat Sartor, Nebojsa Boric Tim Morris (part I) and by Cepo Kaleb, Fedor Vucemilovic, Harry Gruyaert and Braco Dimitrijevic(part II). This copy signed and dated by Dimitrijevic in Cologne in 1984.

euro 350

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documenta

008. Szeemann, Harald - Arnold Bode - Karlheinz Braun - Bazon Brock - Peter Iden - Alexander Kluge (Cur.)

Documenta 5. Befragung der Realität. Bildwelten heute.

Kassel: Documenta GmbH, 1972.

Orange colored, tabbed indexed binder. illustrated throughout in black and white and in color. Cover designed by Edward Ruscha. Light foxing to first page, otherwise very fine.

   

- First edition. Published on the occasion of Documenta 5 held from June 30 - October 8, 1972. Summary: Kritische Theorie des ästhetischen Gegenstandes; Audiovisuelles Vorwort; Trivialrealis- mus & Trivialemblematik; Bilderwelt und Frömmigkeit; Gesellschaftliche Ikonographie an zwei Bei- spielen; Werbung; Politische Propaganda; Science Fiction/Heute von gestern gesehen; Utopie/Morgen von heute gesehen; Spiel und Wirklichkeit; Bildnerei der Geisteskranken; Film; Museen von Künst- lern; Sozialistischer Realismus; Realismus; Individuelle Mythologien-Selbstdarstellung-Prozesse; Idee + Idee/Licht; Information; Verzeichnis der ausgestellten Werke; Allgemeine Bibliographie; Während: Ereigniskalender; Nachher 1: Text; Nachher 2: Bild; Nachher 3: Presse; Fotonachweis. Participating artists: Vito Acconci, Vincenzo Agnetti, Peter Alexander, John de Andrea, Giovanni Anselmo, Arbeitszeit, Archigram, Chuck Arnoldi, Art & Language, Richard Artschwager, Michael Ash- kin, John Baldessari, Robert Barry, Georg Baselitz, Lothar Baumgarten, Robert Bechtle, Gottfried Bechtold, Bernd & Hilla Becher, Joseph Beuys, Karl Oskar Blase, Mel Bochner, Alighiero Boetti, Christian Boltanski, Claudio Bravo, George Brecht, K.P. Brehmer, Marcel Broodthaers, Stanley Brouwn, Günter Brus, Daniel Buren, Victor Burgin, Michael Buthe, James Lee Byars, Pier Paolo Cal- zolari, Luciano Castelli, Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Chuck Close, Tony Conrad, Ron Cooper, Bill Copley, Joseph Cornell, Robert Cottingham, Paul Cotton, Hanne Darboven, Walter De Maria, David Deutsch, Jan Dibbets, Herbert Distel, Gino de Dominicis, Marcel Duchamp, John Dugger, Don Eddy, Franz Eggenschwiler, Ger van Elk, Richard Estes, Luciano Fabro, John C. Fernie, Robert Filliou, Jud Fine, Joel Fisher, Terry Fox, Howard Fried, Hamish Fulton, Franz Gertsch, Gilbert & George, Ralph Goings, Hubert Gojowczyk, Dan Graham, Walter Grasskamp, Nancy Graves, Hans Haacke, Duane Hanson, Guy Harloff, Michael Harvey, Haus-Rucker-Co, Auguste Herbin, Eva Hesse, Rebecca Horn, Jean Olivier Hucleux, Douglas Huebler, Jörg Immendorff, Will Insley, Rolf Iseli, Ken Jacobs, Neil Jenney, Alfred Jensen, Jasper Johns, Joan Jonas, Max G. Kaminski, Howard Kanovitz, Edward Kien- holz, Imi Knoebel, Christof Kohlhofer, Jannis Kounellis, Tom Kovachevich, Piotr Kowalski, David Lamelas, Barry Le Va, Jean LeGac, Alfred Leslie, Sol LeWitt, Richard Long, Ingeborg Luscher, Inge Mahn, Robert Mangold, Brice Marden, Agnes Martin, Etienne Martin, Richard McLean, David Medalla, Fernando Melani, Jim Melchert, Mario Merz, Gustav Metzger, Bernd Minnich, Malcolm Morley, Ed Mo- ses, Bruce Nauman, Hermann Nitsch, Claes Oldenburg, Yoko Ono, Dennis Oppenheim, Blinky Palermo, Panamarenko, Giulio Paolini, A.R. Penck, Giuseppe Penone, Vettor Pisani, Sigmar Polke, Stephen Posen, Markus Raetz, Arnulf Rainer, Gerhard Richter, Klaus Rinke, Dorothea Rockburne, Peter Roehr, Allen Ruppersberg, Edward Ruscha, Reiner Ruthenbeck, Ulrich Ruckriem, Robert Ryman, John Salt, Salvo, Lucas Samaras, Paul Sarkisian, Jean-Frederic Schnyder, Ben Schonzeit, Werner Schroeter, HA Schult, Rudolf Schwarzkogler, Fritz Schwegler, Richard Serra, Paul Sharits, Allan Shields, Katharina Sieverding, Robert Smithson, Michael Snow, Keith Sonnier, Klaus Staeck, Paul Staiger, Jorge Stever, Robert Strubin, Harald Szeemann, Paul Thek, Wayne Thiebaud, Andre Thomkins, David Tremlett, Ri- chard Tuttle, Ben Vautier, W + B Hein, Franz Erhard Walther, Robert Watts, William Wegman, Lawrence Weiner, John Wesley, H.C. Westermann, William Wiley, Rolf Winnewisser, Tom Wudl, Klaus Wyborny, La Monte Young, Peter Young, Gilberto Zorio.

euro 500

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electric art

009.(electric art) Andrews, Oliver.

Electric Art.

Los Angeles: UCLA Art Department, 1969.

Foreword by Oliver Andrews. An introductory note by Alan Watss + a text by Jack Burnham.Small quarto, un paginated (48 pages), illustrated throughout. Blindstamped copper colored wrappers. Very fine.

   

- First edition of this catalogue of the exhibition organized by Oliver Andrews and the staff of the UCLA Department of Art, at the UCLA Art Galleries, January - March 1969, and the Phoenix Art Museum, April - June 1969. Artists represented include Oliver Andrews, Stephen Antonakos, Fletcher Benton, Zbigniew Blazeje, Robert Breer, Jack W. Burnham, Eugenia Butler, James Byars, Enrique Castro-Cid, Chryssa, Mike Cooper, Mary Corse, Francois Dallegret, Dana Draper, Dan Flavin, William Grover, Intersystems, Douglas Huebler, Jessie Jacobs, Edward Kienholz, Gyula Kosice, Joseph Kosuth, Stanley Landsman, Linda Levi, Les Levine, ‘Su Li’ (Eric Orr), Tom Lloyd, Ronald Mallory,
Boyd Mefferd, Pat O’Neill, Nam June Paik, Chuck Prentiss, Earl Reiback, Joseph Riccio, John Rosenbaum, Morio Shinoda, Takis, Jean Tinguely, Sy Weisman and Thomas Wilfred. includes biographical sketches and a few bibliographical references.

euro 150

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filliou
 

010. Filliou, Robert – Georges Brecht.

La Cedille Qui Sourit.

Eine ausstellung in drei teilen/An exhibition in Three Parts/ Une exposition en trois parties.

Mönchengladbach : Städtisches Museum, 1969.

Oversized match box ( 16,4 x 20,6 x 2.1 cm) containing a smaller matchbox with 4 metal ‘cédilles‘ (hooks) , 19 file cards printed on white and yellow colored stock; a 24 pages text, stapled and printed on green stock with Brecht’s ‘vorspiel zum cedille’; a 16 page stapled and illustrated booklet + a 8 page text stapled on green stock entitled ‘la cedilla qui sourit’. A fine copy of this carefully produced catalogue.

   

- First edition. One of 440 numbered copies. Introduction by Johan Cladders, who writes about the exhibition that took place from june 18 – july 27 1969: ... ‘Die Kunst des „Cedille” bedarf weitgehend der Mitschöpferschaft. Für die Zeit in Villefranche lassen sich Autor und Co-Autor jeweils kaum trennen. In den Notizbüchern wechseln die Handschriften von Brecht und Filliou, an der Verwirklichung von Werken beteiligen! sich auch noch andere Hände. Freiwillig oder unfreiwillig; denn nicht Art und Weise des Zustandekommens von Beziehungen sind entscheidend, sondern das, was Relationen auslöst. Relationen überspannen das Leben wie ein Netzwerk. Auslösbarkeiten finden sich also in unendlicher Zahl, zeitlich und räumlich unbegrenzt. Sie sind der Gegenstand des „Eternal Network”, des „Fete Permanente”, des „Ständigen Geschehens”.‘ Cladders ends his introduction: ‘Unter diesen Voraussetzungen ergeben sich (..) keine Formprobleme. Sie stellen sich von der Sache her nicht. Die „Dokumente” dieser Ausstellung, Briefe, Plakate, Notizzettel usw. sind daher so wichtig wie die „Werke” auch, die sich in vielen Fällen sogar ausdrücklich als Dokumente verstanden wissen möchten.’

euro 1.450

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fontana
 

011. Fontana, Lucio


Fontana.

New York/Paris/Geneve: Sergio Tosi for the Alexandre Iolas Gallery, n.d. (1966).

Text (in French) by Gillo Dorfles. Small quarto, un paginated (32 pages) with four photographs by Ugo Mulas and four works, each consisting of 2 pages and each in a combination of different colors, one of the pages functions as a frame against the background of a page with perforations. Printed white wrappers. Some tiny traces of writing on front wrapper, otherwise a fine copy.

   

- First edition. Edition size unknown.

euro 950

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gie

012. Messer Thomas M.

GIE - Guggenheim International Exhibition - 1971.

New York: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1971.

Quarto size silver colored box containing a 44 page catalogue with text by Diane Waldman, 19 illustrations of which 9 double page Printed wrappers. The box contains furthermore a 4 or 8 page illustrated and folded flyer with info about each of the 21 contributing artists, being: Antonio Dias, Daniel Buren, Hanne Darboven, Victor Burgin, Richard Long, Mario Merz, On Kawara, Jiro Takamatsu, Jan Dibbets, Carl Andre, Walter De Maria, Dan Flavin, Michael Heizer, Judd Donald, Joseph Kosuth, Sol Lewitt , Robert Morris, Bruce Nauman, Robert Ryman, Richard Serra and Lawrence Weiner. Box with opened corners on one side.

   

- First edition of this important and iconic Guggenheim catalogue.

euro 200

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givaudan

013. Givaudan, Claude.

Catalogue-sculpteurs.

Genève: Editions Vlaude Givaudan, 1966.

Illustrated card board box (25 x 18 x 6 cm) containing 11 portfolios with 70 photographic reproductions of works by Miguel Berrocal, Jacques Brown, Michel Charpentier, Jacques Delahaye, Elisabeth Frink, Wilhelm Loth, Etienne Martin, Bernard Meadows, Ramous and Isabelle Waldberg.

   

- First edition of this nicely produced sales catalogue. One portfolio with five loose sheets with colophon, order form + list of artists, their works and prices. Artists: Each portfolio with biography, bibliography + a short text on the artists.

euro 100

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graevenitz

014. von Graevenitz, Gerhard.


Gerhard von Graevenitz.


Otterlo: Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, 1984.

Text in Dutch and German. Quarto, 164 pages, numerous illustrations. Illustrated wrappers with two diagonal cut outs. Faint small fold on front wrapper. Design by Pieter Brattinga.

   

- First edition. Introduction by Rudi Oxenaar. Chronology by Antje von Graevenitz. Interview with Frans Haks. Texts by Kenneth
Martin, Laszlo Gloser, and Jürgen Morschel.

euro 50

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chiessi

015. Ricci Lucchi, Angela.


Inchiesta‘Cose La Rosa Per Te? ‘A cura di Rosanna Chiessi. Grafica di Jervant Gianikian.


Reggio Emilia: Pari Editori &Dispari, 1976.

File box made of galvanized zinc (16,3 x 14,2 x 8,5 cm) containing 1 folded colophon page + 67 hand written addressed and stamped (numbered and dated) envelopes containing a photocopied answer – to the question ‘cosa la rosa per te? - of each addressee + one original piece by Angela Ricchi Lucchi being a rectangular piece of cloth with the handwritten text ‘Profumo di… A.M.L. (the cloth had been drenched in rose water).

   

- First edition. One of 50 signed and hand numbered copies. Contributing artists + non-artists:Eleonora Selvatici, Emilio Isgro’, Silvio Ceccato, Rosa Rosa, Tommaso Trini, Giuliano Giuman, Sebastiano Matta, Luigi Ontani, Stanislao Pacus,Franco Vaccari, Veronica Sulpizio, Ada, Torquato Pipperi, Romana Loda, Marcanciel Stupro’, Maurizio Osti, Giovanni Mantellini, Walter Amici, Concetto Pozzati, Corrado Costa, Adriano Altamira, Giuseppe Desiato, Fausto Melotti, Gabriele Amadori, Claudio Parmiggiani, Giulia Niccolai, Adriano Spatola, Tiziano Spatola, Carlo Hollesch, Iole De Sanna, Valerio Miroglio, Giovanni Battaglia, Rosanna Chiessi, Cesare Zavattini, Franco Farina, Elio Marchegiani, Plinio Mesciulam, Massimo Boni, Luciano Ingapin, William Xerra, Franco Guerzoni, Claudio Beria, Rosa (Rivista Femminile), Giuliano Della Casa, Marion Baruch, Sandra Gavina, Ugo La Pietra, Gabriella Cardazzo, Giorgio Zucchini, Alberto Faietti, Giuseppe D’agata, Aldo Tagliaferri, Roberto Lenassini, Nino Migliori, Jervant Gianikian, Miro Silvera, Renzo Lazzarin, Nazareno Noia, Ugo Sterpini, Giuseppe Chiari, Lucio Del Pezzo, Takako Saito, Maurizio Nannucci , Giovanni Rubino, Roberto Comini, Francesco Casetti, Ugo Nespolo, Luigi Mainolfi.

euro 450

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hulten den inre
 

016. Hulten, K. G. (editor)


Den inre och den yttre rymden, en utställning rörande universell konst /
The inner and the outer space, an exhibition devoted to the universal nature / Der Innere und Raum Äußere, eine Ausstellung universals Kunst / L’Espace intérieur et extérieur, une exposition concernant un art universel / Lo spazio interno ed esteriore: un’esposizione sull’arte universale. Text in Swedisch.

Stockholm: Moderna Museet, 1965.

Square folio, being a loose leafed 4 part catalogue: I: Kasimir Malevich (36 pages), text by Troels Andersen, numerous illustrations in black and white and in color); II: Naum Gabo (24 pages) , text by K.G. Hultén, numerous illustrations in black and white; III : Yves Klein (34 pages) text by Ulf Linde, numerous black and white and color illustrations among which 1 silkscreen blue monochrome (29 x 27 cm) + 1 gold leaf (29 x 27 cm) with stamp on the rear of August Strindberg’s note: ‘Guld är Solljuset fotograferat och fixeradt. August Strindberg’ (Gold is sunlight photographed and fixed) ; VI: a 40 page illustrated catalogue with biographies of 35 other artists that were exhibited, being: Josef Albers, Martin Barre, Olle Baertling, Max Bill, Robert Breer,
Enrico Castellani, Albert Contreras, Piero Dorazio, Lars Englund, Eddie Figge, Sam Francis, Lucio Fontana, Kasper Heiberg, Einar Höste, Don Judd, Akira Kanayama, Yayoi Kusama, Heinz Mack, Piero Manzoni, Robert Morris, Barnett Newman, Kenneth Noland, Erich H. Olson, Otto Piene, Robert Rauschenberg, Ad Reinhardt, Jean Paul Riopelle, Jesus Raphael Soto, Frank Stella, Wladyslaw Strzeminski, Mark Tobey, Günther Uecker, Georges Vantongerloo, and Herman de Vries. The leaves are held together with 2 card board strips, of which one is printed. A white vynil front wrapper + card board rear board. All held together by 3 metal bolts. In original printed box. Box with 2 repaired tears, but still in very good condition. Catalogue design by K.G. Hulten, Melin & Österlin.

   

- First edition. Catalogue for exhibition organized in Stockholm from December 26, 1965 - February 13 1966.

euro 450

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italy the new

017. Ambasz, Emilio (ed.)


Italy: The New Domestic Landscape. Achievements and Problems of Italian Design.

New York: Museum of Modern Art in cooperation with Centro Di (Florence), 1972.

Squarish quarto, 432 pages. 520 illustration of which 124 in color. White cloth with printed spine + vellum wrappers with all 5 furniture cutouts present. Some light foxing to wrappers and small part of vellum missing at bottom of spine, otherwise an unusual nice copy.

   

- First edition of this wellknown catalogue published on the occasion of an exhibition held from may 26 september 11 1972. A massive study of Italian design in the later part of the 20th century, with essays by Paolo Portoghesi, Maurizio Fagiolo Dell’Arco, Leonardo Benevolo, Vittorio Gregotti, Germano Celant, Manfredo Tafuri, Filiberto Menna and others... edited by Ambasz while he was the curator of design at Museum of Modern Art.

euro 220

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johns

018. Johns, Jasper.

Technics and Creativity. Gemini G.E.L. Essay by Riva Castleman.

New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1971.

White plastic clam-shell box (27 x 22.5 cm) containing a multiple (color lithograph + 3 watercolor pads + a small paint brush) that is affixed in the top of the box + catalogue, being a catalogue raisonné of all Gemini publications through 1970, with 364 illustrations of which 20 in color. Illustrated wrappers. The Target multiple has here indeed been 'creatively' painted in red, blue and yellow, otherwise fine.

   

- First edition. Published on the occasion of an exhibition held from May 5 - July 6, 1971. The exhibition featured selected prints and multiples by Anni + Josef Albers, John Altoon, John Chamberlain, William Crutchfield, Allan D'Arcangelo, Ron Da- vis, Sam Francis, Joe Goode, Jasper Johns, Donald Judd, Ellsworth Kelly, Edward Kienholz, Roy Lichtenstein, Man Ray, Claes Oldenburg, Ken Price, Joe Raffaele, Robert Rauschenberg, Edward Ruscha, Ben Shahn, Frank Stella, and Wayne Thiebaud. Original foam padding and descriptive sheet loosely laid in.

euro 120

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kampmann

019. Kampmann.

Maschinen / Automobile Skulpturen.

Zürich: Galerie Bischofberger, 1969.

Square quarto, unpaginated, 36 pages of which 12 printed - silkscreened - on transparent acetate and 2 fold out pages, illustrated throughout. Printed wrappers. Near fine.

   

- First edition. Exhibition from march 22 - april 9 1969.

euro 80

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kaprow

020. Kaprow, Allan.


Collagen, environments, videos, broschüren, geschichten, happening - und activity – dokumente 1956-1986.


Dortmund: Museum am Ostwall, 1986.

Oblong quarto, 152 pages (text printed on grey stock), numerous photographic plates. Decorated corrugated boards, secured with two screw bolts.

   

- First edition. Numbered copy (edition not known). Contributions by Milan Knizak, Jaques Lebel, Robert Morgan, Pierre Restany.
Photographic contributions by Eric Andersch, Ken Heymann, Dick Higgins, Peter J. Moore, and others.

euro 150

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kienholz

021. Kienholz, Edward.


Edward Kienholz 1960 -1970.


Düsseldorf: Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf Grabbeplatz, 1970.

Vorwort von Karl Ruhrberg und Einführung von Jürgen Harten. Text in German and English. Quarto, un paginated (170 pages of which 12 fold out pages), 142 illustrations of which some (the fold outs) in color. The catalogue has a metal spine that is attached with for screws to a metal rear cover. Printed silver colored leatherette front cover. Book design by Kienholz.

   

- First German (enlarged) edition of this catalogue that was published before by Pontus Hulten and Katja Walden for the Moderna
Museet.

euro 150

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kricke

022. Kricke, Norbert.

Norbert Kricke. Text by Paul Wember

Krefeld: Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, 1962.

Quarto, un paginated, (16 pages) 20 photographic illustrations + one plate. Illustrated wrappers. Wrappers designed by Kricke.

   

- First edition. A wonderful copy of a remarkably designed catalogue (with narrow vertical cut outs on front and rear wrapper. Exhibition in the Musseum Haus Lange from october 14 – december 16, 1962. Kricke was one of the most important artists in the group known as L’Art Informel, and had close links with ZERO and Nouveau Réalisme. From 1959 he worked with Yves Klein and Werner Ruhnau.

euro 100

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kunst der sechziger

023. Vostell, Wolf - Gert Von Der Osten - Horst Keller....

Kunst der sechziger Jahre 5.erweiterte Ausgabe/Art of the Sixties: 5th revised edition.

Köln: Wallraf-Richartz Museum, 1971.

Introductions by Gert von der Osten, Peter Ludwig and Horst Keller and Evelyn Weiss. Text in German and English. Thick quarto, un paginated, printed on different colored stock and acetate, 209 tipped in color plates and foldouts. Heavy blind stamped transparent plastic wrappers with bolted plexiglass spine. Catalogue design by Wolf Vostell.

   

- First edition of this important catalogue, here in the most complete version. Represented are the following 92 artists: Josef Albers, Carl Andre, Horst Antes, Shusaku Arakawa, Allan D’Archangelo, Arman (Armand Fernandez), Richard Artschwager, Joe Baer, Larry Bell, Miguel Berrocal, Joseph Beuys, Peter Blake, Gernot Bubenik, Anthony Caro, John Chamberlain, Dan Christensen, Alex Colville, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Ronald Davis, Jim Dine, Jean Dubuffet, Richard Estes, Oyvind Fahlstrom, Dan Flavin, Lucio Fontana, Domenico Gnoli, Bruno Goller, Robert Graham, Nancy Stevenson Graves, Gunter Haese, Richard Hamilton, Hans Hartung, Erwin Heerich, Eva Hesse, David Hockney, Robert Indiana, Jasper Johns, Allen Jones, Donald Judd, Howard Kantovitz, Ellsworth Kelly, Edward Kienholz, R. B. Kitaj, Konrad Klapheck, Yves Klein, Yayoi Kusama, Sol Lewitt, Roy Lichtenstein, Richard Linder, Morris Louis, Heinz Mack, Piero Manzoni, Marisol (Escobar), Malcolm Morley, Robert Morris, Bruce Nauman, Louise Nevelson, Kenneth Noland, Claes Oldenburg, Eduardo Paolozzi, Pablo Picasso, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Robert Rauschenberg, Martial Raysse, Gerhard Richter, Jean-Paul Riopelle, James Rosenquist, Niki de Saint Phalle, Nicolas Schoffer, Bernhard Schultze, George Segal, Richard Serra, Keith Sonnier, Pierre Soulages, Daniel Spoerri, Lawrence Stafford, Lewis Stein, Frank Stella, Antoni Tapies, Paul Thek, Wayne Thiebaud, Jean Tinguely, Richard Tuttle, Cy Twombly, Gunther Uecker, Ursula (Schultze-Bluhm), Victor Vasarely, Wolf Vostell, Franz Erhard Walther, Andy Warhol, Tom Wesselmann, Wols.

euro 750

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dittmar

024. Dittmar, Rolf - Jürgen O. Olbrich (editors)

Kunst, Katalog, Kunst:die Gestaltung des Katalogs. Sammlung Dittmar, Nr. 4.


Kassel: Kasseler Kunstverein, 1987.

Computerleporello, un paginated (180 pages measuring 37,5 x 30 cm). Printed plastic portfolio, held together with cotton strap. Complete also with five folded (2 in color and 3 in black and white measuring 59,3 x 84 cm) posters reproducing the exhibited art catalogs.

   

- First edition of this catalogue published on the occasion of an exhibition held from 12.6.-20.9.1987 in the Kasseler Kunstverein.
From the introduction: "Kuenstlerisch gestaltete Kataloge gift es schon sent Beginn des 20. Jahrhunderts. …gegenueber
den zwanziger jahren hat such die Zahl vim Kuenstler gestalteter Katalogue prozentual ever vermindert. In der Katalogflut von
heute entspricht der gestaltete Katalog der 'Nadel im Heuhaufen', wobei man allerdings kuenstlerische Gestaltung un Herstellungsaufwand nicht miteinander verwechselt werden darf…"

euro 180

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light and

025. Shulman, Leon.

Light and Motion. Exhibition and Catalogue.

Worcester: Worcester Art Museum, 1967.

Small quarto, un paginated (44 pages), 24 illustrations of which 2 double page. Black wrappers with circular holes in front wrapper behind which a colored 'vari-vue' plate is attached. Very fine.

   

- First edition of this catalogue of an exhibition held at the Worcester Art Museum, Worcester Massachusetts, 9 November 1967-2 January 1968. Contributing artists: Stephen Antonakos, Davide Boriani, Chryssa, Gianni Colombo, John Henley, Richard Hogle, Howard Jones, Julio Le Parc, Heinz Mack, Boyd Mefferd, Bruno Munari, Peter Myer, Abraham Palatnik, Otto Piene, Martial Raysse, Earl Reyback, Thomas Tadlock, Takis, Gunther Uecker, John van Saun, Gregorio Vardanega and Thomas Wilfred. With special thanks to Willoughby Sharp: 'who offered much of his time and knowledge in the preparation of this exhibit.'

euro 200

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christo

026. Szeemann, Harald / Ammann, Jean-Christophe - Christo.

12 Environments / 50 Jahre Kunsthalle Bern / 50 ans / 50 anni / 50 years / 50 años. Texts in German, French and English.

Bern: Kunsthalle Bern, 1968.

Tabloid size catalogue (49,5 x 34 cm), un paginated (28 pages), illustrated throughout. With gold covered front wrappers by Christo, representing Christo's wrapped Kunsthalle. The catalogue is folded but in very fine condition.

   

- First edition. Catalogue of exhibitions held from july 20 - september 29, 1968. Participating artists: Bazon Brock, Mark Brusse, Christo, Groupe de Recherche d'Art Visuel (GRAV), Piotr Kowalski, Konrad Lueg, Bernhard Luginbühl, Lutz Mommartz, Martial Raysse, Klaus Rinke, Jean-Frédéric Schnyder, Soto, Günther Uecker and Andy Warhol. With short texts, biographical in- formation and exhibition lists.

euro 180

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luginbuhl

027. Luginbühl, Bernhard - Werner Haftmann & Felix Baumann (vorwort)


Bernhard Luginbühl. Plastiken.


Berlin: Staatlichen Museen Preussischer Kulturbesitz, 1972.

Square octavo, unpaginated,hauptkatalog with 112 illustrated pages, a 9 page biography, more then 50 plates in black and white + 2 colored stickers. Painted metalwrappers held together with tiny metal screws and bolds. Near fine.

   

- Second edition. One of 1000 copies 'mit Eisendeckel'. The exhibitions were held in the Nationalgalerie Berlin from 21 june until august 14
1972 and in the Kunsthaus Zürich from march 29 - mai 14, 1972.Inserts by Daniel Spoerri, jean Tinguely and Andre Thomkins.

euro 180

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hulten machine

028. Hultén, K. G. Pontus.


The Machine as seen at the end of the Mechanical Age.


New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1968.

Small quarto, 216 pages, illustrated throughout in black and white, while the last section: Art and Technology' is printed in blue. Embossed, lithographed tin covers, with riveted metal spine. Cover by Anders Österlin after photograph by Alicia Legg.

   

- First edition. Catalogue of an exhibition to be held at the Museum of Modern Art, Nov. 25, 1968-Feb. 9, 1969; University
of St. Thomas, Houston, Mar. 25-May 18, 1969 and in San Francisco Museum of Art, June 23-Aug. 24, 1969.

euro 250

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man ray

029. Man Ray.

Objets De Mon Affection.

Paris: Marcel Zerbib, 1968. Octavo, un paginated, (40 pages), 14 illustrations of which 3 in color. Gold colored illustrated wrappers. Fine.

   

- First edition of this nicely produced catalogue that presents 14 Man Ray multiples produced by Marcel Zerbib. Loosely laid in the pricelist for these multiples, distributed by the Galerie Europe.

euro 350

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man ray

030. Man Ray.

Man Ray. (Le pain peint).

Paris: Alexandre Iolas, (ca. 1974).

Small quarto size 18 page leporello (24 x 17 cm) with 10 colored silkscreen prints, 1 color plate + 2 photographic illustrations + one folded colored poster (unfolded 82 x 48 cm) attached to the inside of the rear cover. The leporello is attached to two heavy boards covered with blue felt, attached on each side with a green colored ribbon. With 'pain peint' attached on front cover. Small repair to top right corner of the front cover, but still fine copy of this fragile production.

   

- First edition of this catalogue, supposedly made in an edition of 300 copies. The colored silk screen prints are smaller versions of Man Ray's 'revolving doors' that were originally published as pochoirs in 1926 by the Editions Surrealists. ' 'Confusingly, a number of works by Man Ray are titled Pain peint ('painted bread'). The first, made in 1958 and consisting of a set of scales of the kind once common in grocery shops and carrying two blue loaves of bread. The loaves lie across both bas- kets, frustrating the scales' balance. A second version of the work was made in 1960 for Cordier and Ekstrom, New York, and carries three loaves in its panniers. The same title is also applied to single loaves of blue-colored bread, which were made by Man Ray in small editions either in polyurethane or plaster. When Man Ray first made 'Pain peint' in 1958 he used stale loaves of bread and simply covered them with blue paint. But according to Man Ray, 'mice ate through the paint and the stale baguette'. A series of single blue loaves was made in 1960; the material was painted polyurethane and the edition was nine. Another group was produ- ced in 1964, in painted plaster in an edition of four, and yet another in 1966, again in polyurethane and again in an edition of nine.' Text © National Gallery of Australia, Canberra 2010.

euro 1.400

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manzoni

031. Manzoni, Piero.

Piero Manzoni 1933 – 1963. Introduction Jean Leering. Texts in Italian and Dutch.

Eindhoven: van Abbemuseum, n.d. (1969).

Small square quarto (26.5 x 24 cm), 19 pages, 24 illus- trations. Stiff boards covered with fake fur. Design Jan van Toorn. Fine copy.

   

- First edition. Exhibition September - November, 1969. Texts by Udo Kultermann, Piero Manzoni + bio- and bibliography + list of exhibited works.

euro 220

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tancock

032. Tancock, John (curator)

Multiples: The First Decade.

Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1971.

Large octavo, 110 pages, japanese bound and printed on different colored stock, 20 inserts with illustrations on glossy paper. Self wrapper and original printed wrap around band. Catalogue designed by Eugene Feldman. Fine.

   

- First edition. Exhibition held march 4 – april 4 1971 showing works by Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, Bruno Munari, Victor Vasarely, Roy Lichtenstein, Lucio Fontana, Hundertwasser, Jim Dine, Richard Artschwager, Arman, Enrico Baj, John Cage, Max Bill, Max Ernst, Hans Haacke, Douglas Huebler, Allen Jones, Fernand Leger, Sol LeWitt, Claes Oldenburg, Dennis Oppenheim, Dieter Rot, George Segal, and others.

euro 180

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oldenburg

033. Rose, Barbara.

Claes Oldenburg (This book is about the work of Claes Oldenburg. It was written by Barbara Rose for The Museum of Modern Art).

New York:: Museum of Modern Art, 1970.

Oblong quarto, 221 pages, 124 illustrations in black and white and 52 in color. Printed 'soft-cover' vinyl wrappers. A near fine copy. Design by Chermayeff & Geismar Associates.

   

- First edition. This book was undertaken at the invitation of the Museum of Modern Art in conjunction with its major retrospective exhibition of the work of Claes Oldenburg (September 25 - November 23, 1969). Loosely laid in the 16 page checklist for the New York exhibition, listing 221 items. Loosely laid in also the 12 page leporello 'Airflow', 1970 also with a text by Barbara Rose.

euro 200

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oldenburg

034. Oldenburg, Claes - Bruggen, Coosje van - Rudy Oxenaar.

Claes Oldenburg: Mouse Museum/Ray Gun Wing.

Otterlo/Keulen: Rijksmuseum Kröller Müller/Museum Ludwig, 1979.

Illustrated cardboard box, (29,5 x 21 x 2,5 cm), containing a text-sheet and quarto size oblong catalogue with 136 pages, illustrated throughout. Black printed wrappers. Near fine.

   

- First edition. This copy signed by Oldenburg on title page of catalogue.

euro 180

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olivetti

035. Bassi, Franco, Giovanni Ferioli (lay out)


Olivetti Formes et Recherche.


Paris: Musée Des Arts Décoratifs, 1970.

Text in French and English. Narrow quarto, 88 pages, illustrated throughout. Illustrated wrappers. Original card board slipcase. Fine.

   

- First edition of this catalogue produced on the occasion of an exhibition held in the Musée Des Arts Décoratifs, from november
19 1969 - 1 pf january 1970. Texts by Giovanni Giudici, while Giorgio Colombo, Mario Bellini, Rodolfo Bonetto, Ettore Sottsass jr.,(among many others) were among the collaborators who produced the exhibition.

euro 500

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chiessie elenco

036. Pari & Dispari. (Chiessi, Rosanna)


Elenco delle opera edite da Pari & Dispari.


N.p.: Settembre 1973.

Two thick wooden boards (21,5 x 21,5 x 2 cm) containing a folded colophon page + 11 booklets presenting the publications by Mario Ceroli, Agostinio Bonalumi, (Carte da Gioco 40 + 1 + 3), Giulio Bizzarri, Claudio Parmiggiani, Giovanni Rubino, Rafael Alberti, Valerio Miroglio, Franco Guerzoni, , Giuseppe Desiato, Giuliano della Caso. All held together by a cotton ribbon.

   

- First edition. Edition size unknown. Summary of the booklets, being part of this catalogue: Mario Ceroli. 16 pages, 5 illustrations + 4 pasted in examples of materials (cristallo, carta, balsa + gomma) used in ‘La Valigia dell’emigrante’, published by P & D; Agostinio Bonalumi.12 pages, 6 illustrations + one original drawing on first free end paper. Published by P & D: ‘Diario Italiano’ (Carte da Gioco 40 + 1 + 3). 16 pages, 2 illustrations + one pasted in ‘panno verde’ + a listing of the participating artists + 4 reproduced notes by mario merz, vedova, alviani, cavaliere and calderara; Giulio Bizzarri. 12 pages, 4 illustrations + one pasted in ‘cartonocino seppia’. Published by P & D: ‘Protostrip’ (after Muybridge); Claudio Parmiggiani. 8 pages, 3 illustrations + one original intervention by Parmiggiani on title page. P & D published ‘Collezione’; Giovanni Rubino, 12 pages, 2 illustrations + one pasted in ‘seta azurra’. P & D published ‘Ruino e le apparizioni’; Rafael Alberti. 8 pages, 2 illustrations + 1 pasted in ‘pelle di toro’. P & D published ‘Il giuoco dell’oca-toro’; Valerio Miroglio. 8 pages, 1 illustartion + a pasted in plastic bag containing a folder entitled ‘come diventare grande artisti’. P & D published the lithographed poster CDGA -‘come diventare grande artisti’; Franco Guerzoni. 12 pages, 5 illustrations + one original collage on first page. P & D published ‘OUTIS?’; Giuseppe Desiato. 12 pages, 7 illustrations + one piece of cellophane pasted on first page. P & D published ‘Napoli 2’; Giuliano della Casa. 8 pages, 4 illustrations one of which is hand colored. P & D published ‘Rosso e blu’.

euro 650

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perisco

037. Paris, Harold Persico.


Harold Persico Paris.


Bruxelles: Galerie Withofs Bruxelles, 1970 .

Text by Robert Michael Wurster in French, Dutch and English.Quarto, un paginated, (56 pages printed on white stock and vellum. White wrappers and screen printed plastic wrappers. An oval shape hole has been cut throughout the whole catalogue except for the plastic wrappers in the center of which the form of an artificial eyelash has been screen-printed. Light soiling towards the white wrappers and light scratching to the plastic wrappers, but overall in very good – fine condition.

   

- First edition. Catalogue published on the occasion of an exhibition held from January 15 – February 7 1970.

euro 100

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pesce

038. Pesce Gaetano.

Le futur est peut-etre passé. Text in French and Englisch.

Paris/Firenze : Centre Beaubouburg / Centro Di, 1975.

Narrow quarto, un paginated, 6 leporellos with each 12 pages, il- lustrated throughout, whereby the top of each of the pages with illustrations is cut diagonally. Soft plastic wrappers with blind stamped title. Light soiling to one or two pages of the leporellos but still a very good copy.

   

- First edition. Published on the occasion of an exhibition held in the Centre de creation In- dustrielle. Etablissement Public du Centre Beaubourg. Musée des Arts Décoratifs 8 janvier – 9 mars 1975. Texts by Gerald gassio-Talabot ; Alessandro Mendini ; Yusuke Nakahara; Gaetano Pesce. Among the illustrations: Serie le comparse del tempo (hommage a Mies vand er Rohe); Pièce per una fucilazione; fauteuil 'Yeti'; Première idée pour l'italy: pour la participation a l'exposition 'Italy: the new domestic landscape'; Unità abitativa per due persone, 1971; 'Moloch', 1971-1972; and sofort.

euro 200

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pistoletto

039. Michelangelo, Pistoletto –Bernd Krimmel (curator)

Pistoletto.

Darmstadt: Mathildehöhe, 1974.

Square quarto, un paginated, (66 pages) illustrated throughout including 12 silkscreen prints on aluminum foil. Illustrated boards + printed protective acetate front cover. Ring bound.

   

- First edition. Exhibition from april 27 – may 26, 1974.

euro 1.200

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pomodoro
 

040. Pomodoro, Arnaldo – Ugo Mulas.

Pomodoro, Arnaldo.

London: Marlborough Fine Art, 1968.

Small quarto, 16 pages + a 4 page centerfold color photograph + a portrait photograph as frontispiece, 2 color plates + 6 small black and white photographic illustrations. Stiff wrappers + silk screened plastic transparent wrappers that cover decorative diecut silver colored wrappers against another set of gold colored background wrappers.

   

- First edition of this artists’ catalogue designed by Arnaldo Pomodoro. The color center photograph by Ugo Mulas represents a group of ‘rotanti’ while on the reverse a 2 page black and white photograph of the great sphere of the Italian Pavillion at the Montreal Exposition 1967. Furthermore a list of exhibited works. The smaller photographs representing ‘Pomodoro at work’ are by Carlo Orsi.

euro 220

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pomodoro
 

041. Pomodoro, Arnaldo - Ugo Mulas (a.o.)


Arnaldo Pomodoro: Sculpture 1960/1970.

Berkeley: University Art Museum,1970.

White printed portfolio containing 18 illustrated and slotted cards, printed on heavy stock. (each card has 6 slots which make it possible to interlock the cards into a structure). The cards lettered A-L represent photographs of works by Pomodoro, while the silvercolored rear of the plates print the colophon, preface, “An Exchange of Letters: Arnaldo Pomodoro and Tom L. Freudenheim”, a short biography, bibliography and a list of exhibitions. The cards lettered M-X are illustrated on both sides. All together in a printed white portfolio - red printing on the inside with aa string-tie closure. The silvercolored rear of the cards are occasionally oxidized cards and the fragile portfoliio has some tears and rubbing- Overall a very good set though.

   

- First edition of this catalogue produced on the occasion of a travelling exhibition (University Art Museum, Berkeley / Fine Arts Gallery San Diego / Portland Art Museum / University Art Museum - University of Texas, Austin and the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford)st of the Photographs by Ugo Mulas, some others by Sale Dino (C;D;H), Toni Nicolini (J.K.R), Paolo Monti (B) and mario Carrieri (U).

euro 350

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prospect

042. Weiss, Evelyn, Konrad Fischer, Jurgen Harten, Hans Strelow (cur.)

Prospect 73.

Düsseldorf: Städtische Kunsthalle, 1973.

Printed white portfolio conatining a 12 page booklet with names of the artists + list of exhibited works. + 3 pouches containing 39 color slides (one missing - Knoebel). Folder with on front wrapper former owner's stamp + slightly soiled.

   

- First edition. Artists represented: Jaap Berghuis, Carlo Battaglia, Cy Twombly, Robert Ryman, Franz Gertsch, Alan Green, Giorgio Griffa, Jean-Olivier Hucleux, Ralph Humphrey, Jef Verheyen, Edda Renouf, Roy Lichtenstein, David Novros, Frank Owen, Palermo, A. R. Penck, Gerhard Richter, Ben Schonzeit, Claudio Verna, Jerry Zeniuk, Jo Baer, Georg Baselitz, Louis Cane, David Diao,William Dutterer, Ulrich Erben, Raimund Girke, Ellsworth Kelly, Konrad Klapheck, Markus Lüpertz, Brice Marden, Gotthard Graubner, Jules Olitski, Robert Mangold, W. Knoebel, Alan Charlton, Sigmar Polke, Larry Poons, Norbert Tadeusz, Joe Zucker.

euro 180

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public eye

043. Kuttner, Peter - Peter Rautmann.

Public eye: kinetik, konstruktivismus, environments.

Hamburg: Kunsthaus Hamburg, 1968.

Oblong (15 x 36 cm) tabbed catalogue, un paginated (78 pages), illustrated throughout. Illustrated wrappers with black linen spine. Catalog design by Wolfgang Reindel. Light traces of use but overall a very good copy. Kunsthaus Hamburg, 1968. Oblong (15 x 36 cm) tabbed catalogue, un paginated (78 pages), illustrated throughout. Illustrated wrappers with black linen spine. Catalog design by Wolfgang Reindel. Light traces of use but overall a very good copy.

   

- First edition. Catalogue for an exhibition that took place from november 1 - december 1 1968. Participating artists: Jan van den Abbeel, Carla Accardi, Marina Appollonio, Bernard Aubertin, Ueli Berger, Paul Bery, Umberto Bignardi, Hartmut Böhm, Agostino Bonalumi, Vittorio Bonato, Bob Bonies, Stuart Brisley, Keith Bocklehurst, Linde Burkhardt, Francis Carr, Inge Claus-Jansen, Hugo de Clercq, Gianni Colombo, Dadamaino, Chris Dawson, Bruno Demattio, Jan Dibbets, Axel Dick, Her- bert Distel, Angel Duarte, Klaus Geldmacher, Rainer Giese, Kuno Gonschior, Lily Greenham, Dieter Hacker, Axel Heibel, Jorg Heidemann-Harry Kramer-Harald Ortlieb, Ewert Hilgemann, Rudolf kammer, Georg R. Kiefer, Knud Knabe, W.Knoebel (IMI), Werner Kriegelstein, Peter Kuttner, Arnulf Letto, Carsten Lukas, Konrad Lueg, Adolf Luther, Francesco Marotti, Gino Marotta, Don Mason, Jorg Mol- ler, Marcello Morandini, Klaus Muller-Domnick, Gunter Neusel, Arno Opperman, Charlotte Posenens- ke, Barbara Puscke, Wolfgang Reindel, Klaus Rinke, Peter Sedgley, Ed Sommer, Ferdinand Spindel, sultan, Paolo Scheggi, Uwe-York Schluter, Karl-Ludwig Schmaltz, Konrad Schulz, Klaus Staudt, Jor- rit Tornquist, Jef Verheyen, Mark Verstockt, Walter Voegeli, Hinnerk Wehberg, Ulla Wiggen, Step- hen Willats, Valentino Zini.

euro 160

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rorelse

044. Hultén, K.G. - Carlo Derkert - Daniel Spoerri, Billy Klüver.

Rörelse I Konsten. (Movement in art)

Stockholm: Moderna Museet, 1961.

Elongated catalogue (57 x 11 cm), 25 pages + a 5 page list of exhibited works, + 14 page leporello attached to the inside of rear page (with historical survey by K.G. Hultén). Stiff illustrated wrappers. Fine.

   

- First Swedisch edition of this catalogue of a memorable exhibition that opened at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, and was then shown at Moderna Museet from may 17 september 3, 1961 and later in Louisiana, near Copenhagen. With short illustrated biographies of Yaacov Agam, Joseph Albers, Roy Ascott, Hans Bellmer, Harry Bertoia, Andre Bloc, George Brecht, Robert Breer, John Bursside III, Pol Bury, Alexander Calder, Milton Cohen, William Copley, Siegfried Cremer, Carlo Cruz Diez, Narciso Debourg, Marcel Duchamp, Charles Eames, Viking Eggeling, Naum Gabo, Herbert Gesner, Al- berto Giacometti, Rube Goldberg, Philipe Hiquily, Robert Jacobsen, Einar Höste, Jasper Johns, Georg Jung, Allan Kaprow, Yasuhide Kobashi, Gyula Kosice, Harry Kramer, Alfred Leslie, Walter Linck, El Lissitzky, Bernhard Luginbühl, Len Lye, Heinz Mack, Frank Malina, Enzo Mari, Frank J.Malina, Kenneth Martin, Gustav Metzger, Ira Moldow, Laszlo Moholy Nagy, Ira Moldow, Richard Mortensen, Robert Müller, Bruno Munari, Jack Nelson, Erich H. Olson, Victor Pasmore, Peyrissac, Otto Piene, John R. Pierce, Arden Quin, Robert Rauschenberg, Man Ray, Hans Richter, George Ricky, Jose de Rivera, Diter Rot, Niki de Saint Phalle, Oscar Schlemmer, Nicolas Schöffer, Jesus Raphael Soto, Richard Stankiewicz, Sophie Taeuber Arp, Shinkichi Tajiri, Takis, Vladimir Tatlin, Jean Tinguely, Luis Tomasello, Per Olof Ultvedt, Isabelle Waldberg, Stan Vanderbeek, Georges Vantongerloo, Victor de Vasarely, Robert Watts, Mary Vieira, and Thomas Wilfred.

euro 250

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oliobulle
 

045. Singer, Gérard.


Les oliobulles.

Paris: Galerie Jeanne Bucher, 1972.

Oblong folio (32 x 23 cm), 9 sheets of molded acetate (4 sheets white and 5 transparent acetate) 8 sheets - front cover included - have been molded (thermoformed), while 13 of the 14 molded forms have been colored (in white, black and blue). In publishers paper slipcase.

   

- First edition. One of 200 numbered copies. Published on the occasion of an exhibition held from March 21 – April
21, 1972 in the Galerie Jeanne Bucher. The names of the reproduced ‘oliobulles’ are: la premiere 66, la prebulle 67, la petite
tribulle 68, la grande bubulle 72, les bubulles 69, les 12 seins de marianne 69, la noire tribulle 71, geobulle 70, monobulle 70, planibulle 70, mlf 71, bulobulle 71, la tribulle blue 71 and la fonibulle72.

euro 2.200

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skulptur

046. Liebelt, Udo (cur.)

Skulptur begreifen. Tastgalerie. Siebzehn ausgewählte Skulpturen aus den Jahren 1919 - 1980.

Hannover. Kunstmuseum Hannover mit Sammlung Sprengel, 1980.

Quarto, 133 pages, illustrated throughout. Printed plastic 'soft cover'. With ball point written on the top left corner 'hannover', otherwise fine.

   

- First edition. Exhibition from april 21. until june 21, 1981. Works by Hans Arp, Rudolf Belling, Franz Bernhard, Lucio Fontana, Makoto Fujiwara, Etienne Hajdu, Karl Hartung, Erich Hauser, Barbara Hepworth, Ernst Hermanns, Leo Kornbrust, Ansgar Nierhoff, Gio Pomodoro, Karl Prantl, Ulrich Ruckriem and Michael Steiner.

euro 80

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tajiri
 

047. Tajiri, Shinkichi.

Skulpturer.

Malmö: Lunds Konsthall, 1971.

Text in English and Swedish. Fan with approximately 250 pages, illustrated throughout with photographs of works by Tajiri. Held together with a metal screw.

   

- First edition of this wonderfully designed catalogue. With biography in Swedish and English, while the revers side of the catalogue is also a flipbook showing Shinkichi inflating and deflating a balloon.

euro 260

 

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skulptur

048. Hulten, K.G. Pontus.

Jean Tinguely: “Meta.”

Berlin: Propylãen Verlag, 1972.

Illustrated suite case (3,2 x 22,2 x 30,9) complete with suitcase latch and brown metal handle. The panels of the suitcase are the front and back cover of a catalogue with 363 pages, 519 illustrations of which 34 pages on transparent stock.

   

- First edition. A nice copy of the normal edition with the Vynil 33 1/3 rpm kept in a plastic pouch attached to the inside
of the rear cover. No ‘Meta-matic’ drawing.

euro 350

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tinguely

049. Tinguely, Jean.

‘Tinguely’ Iolas New York - Tokyo - Milano - Gene ve - Paris - Brazzaville - Melbourne...

Milano: Alexander Iolas Gallery, (1976).

Photographs by Miriam Inguely and ‘Shunk et Kender’. Small quarto. 20 stapled and illustrated pages printed in heliogravure and printed on heavy stock. Wrapped in a brown printed envelope that is glued to the spine of the catalogue.

   

- First edition. The text printed on the brown envelope prints:’ Ex: Tinguely c/o Iolas 3 Via Rossini Milano’, while there is a stamp of Ioalas Gallery Milano on the rear. Exhibited works:1) Isidor III 2) M.K. III 3) Eos III 4) Eos IX 5) Antarès 6) Célèbes 7) Anti-stable : Nikator 8) Revolver 9) Eos VIII 10) Bascule VI 11) Spiral III 12) Metamecanique XII 13) Santana III
14) Variation IV.

euro 250

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tinguely

050. Tinguely, Jean and Pontus Hulten.

Une Magie Plus Forte Que La Mort.

Milan/Paris: Bompiani / Le Chemin vert, 1987.

Illustrated cardboard slip case with illustrated paper over boards (+ attached red carrying strap) containing a quarto size book, with 384 pages and more than 500 illustrations in black and white and in color. Illustrated wrappers.

   

- First edition. Complete with 8 page illustrated fold-out that lists the exhibited works exhibited in the Palazzo Grassi.

euro 80

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trigon
 

051. skreiner, wilfried & horst gerhard haberl (editors) – gerhard wolf (layout) – karl neubacher (plakat und titlegrafik) - klays mayr, eckart schuster and rasteiger graz (fotos und fotografik)

trigon ‘69 architektur und freiheit italien, jugoslawien, österreich dreiländerbiennale trigon ‘69

Graz: Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, 1969.

Text in German. Quarto, unpaginated, printed on different colored stock, numerous illustrations in color and black and white. numerous plates & text illustrations. Silkscreened plastic covers with silkscreened hard plastic spine held together with 2 screws. Stapled in the plastic rear wrapper 3 silkscreened sheets with the ground plan of the exhibition + the 28 page program + ‘gestaltung der ausstellung’. The catalogue is - except for some wrinkling and soiling to the pages that are stapled in the rear cover - in near fine condition.

   

- First edition. Exhibition was held in the künstlerhaus graz burgring from 4 oktober bis 15 november 1969. Each contribution
with portrait and short bio-biographies of the contributors. The individual contributions variate in lenght from 2 -24 pages.

contributions by:
01/ radovan delalle – urbaarchiktektur  - vision oder wirklichkeit (10 pages) ; 02/ johann georg gsteu – flachenschlusz einander (12 pages with one printed and blind stamped plastic insert);
03/ leonardo mosso and laura mosso castagno (unpaginated – 18 pages)
04/ peter nigst – informationsinsel. a six page foldout printed in yellow and blue
05/ barna  von satory and georg kohlmaier – evolutionäre transportmittel fur den personennahverkehr und den guternferntransport (unpaginated – 8 pages, with one double page silk screened illustration)
06/ hans peter schlosser – die stadt ist ein berg (unpaginated – 12 pages with 2 fold out plates)
07/ superstudio – architektonischesmodell für einer totalen urbanization (unpaginated - 24 pages with numerous illustrations and one pre-cut diagrammatic insert)
11/ ekkehard anderle – sphärische wohnstruktur (unpaginated – 10 pages)
13/ gunther domenig and eilfried huth (unpaginated – 6 pages)
14/ franz enzenhofer – informazionszentrum = schule (unpaginated – 2 pages)
15/ heinz frank – gehverstärker  (unpaginated – 2 pages)
16/ richard gratl.atelier m9. siegbert haas. vive la liberte (unpaginated – 6 pages)
17/ angela hareiter (unpaginated – 6 pages)
18/ wolf d. prix . michael r. holzer . helmut swiczinsky  (unpaginated – 8 pages)
19/ hans hollein – pille spray holograph.  (unpaginated – 8 pages, among which a  plastic sheet with an encapsulated 'pill')
20/ klaus hosp. wolfgang kampfhammer. gernot völkl.  –  ist freiheit heute nicht mehr möglich ? (unpaginated – 6 pages)
21/ herbert murauer. richard kriesche  – architekturtester marcel duchamp gewidmet (unpaginated – 6 pages)
22/ herbert missioni. franz cziharz  - spina: urban spinal system (unpaginated – 8 pages)
23/ johanne charlotte flegel. gernot nalbach – logische methoden intuitive methoden (unpaginated – 10 pages)
24/ giovanni socol. romano perusini (unpaginated – 6 pages)
25/ herbert prader. franz fehringer. erich ott  (unpaginated – 6 pages)
26/ pedrag ristić  –  studenten megapolis 2000 (unpaginated – 8 pages)
27/ ingo klug. manfred schwarzbauer –  gedanken zu ein project fur..(unpaginated – 6 pages)
28/ jorrit tornquist (unpaginated – 6 pages)
29/ michael tritthart – ein berkehrskonzept. (unpaginated – 4 pages)
30/ rolf wessely – mobile schulverband (unpaginated – 4 pages)

euro 650

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trigon 71

052. skreiner, wilfried (exhibition and catalogue) -jungwirth, kurt (intr.) - gerhard wolf (cover and layout)

Trigon ‘71. Intermedia urbana.

Graz: Künstlerhaus, 1971.

Transparent and blind stamped ring binder with approximately 160 pages, a 3 page fold out poster (karl neubacher) + numerous illustrations and vellum inserts. Some light foxing to wards the cover page and light yellowing of the plastic cover, otherwise near fine.

   

- First edition. Contributions by Prof. Dr. Vera Horvat-Pintaric: Covjek I njegova okolina. Der mensch und seine Umwelt (6 pages + 6 pages) ; Ing. Arch. Wolfgang Döring: Die Vernichtung von Architektur (6 pages): Dr. Carlo Huber: Straszenkunst. Gedanken zu einem Begriff aus der heutigen Kunstwelt (6 pages) ; Dr. Ernesto Francalini Analisi di operaibilita ed operazione su un ensieme aperto. Von der Moglichkeit einer Strukturanalyse un eines dabei sich ergebenden Eingriffes innerhalb eines stadtischen Bereiches ….. gesehen als offene Ganzheit. (110 pages with several fold out pages and inserts printed on vellum)

euro 260

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ulrichs

053. (Ulrichs, Timm) Salzmann, Siegfried (concept. + select.)

Das Buch / Kunstlerobjekte.

Stuttgart: Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (1989).

Quarto, 101 pages with 79 full color plates representing book objekts of numerous artists. Stiff boards designed by Ulrichs, with cut-out title and phosp- horescent - lumilux - silkscreen. With loose white protective wrappers.

   

- First edition. One of 500 copies, signed in pencil by Timm Ulrichs. Represented in this catalogue works by Peter Below, Jo- seph Beuys, Hubertus Gojowczyk, Oskar Holweck, Laszlo Lakner, Günther Uecker, Timm Ulrichs, Dorothee Von Windheim.

euro 100

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kelly

054. (Kelly, Elsworth, Georg-Karl Pfahler, William Turnbull and Bonies) de Wilde, Edy - W.A.L. Beeren.

Vormen van Kleur. Text in English and Dutch.

Amsterdam: Netherlands: Stedelijk Museum, 1966.

Quarto size (27 x 27 cm) sleeve containing a portfolio with 27 loose leaves of which four silkscreen prints in red and blue by Elsworth Kelly, Georg-Karl Pfahler, William Turnbull and (Bob) Bonies. Very fine in red and green printed sleeve.

   

- First edition. Catalogue published in conjunction with show held November 20, 1966 - January 15, 1967. Includes biography, exhibition chronology, bibliography for each of the following 37 artists: (USA) Josef Albers, Allan D'Arcangelo, Mark Brus- se, Paul Feely, Al Held, Robert Indiana, Donald Judd, Ellsworth Kelly, Nicolas Krushenick, Tadaaki Kuwuyama, Gerald Laing, Alexander Liberman, Morris Louis, Sven Lukin, Barnett Newman, Kenneth Noland, Leon Polk Smith, Frank Stella, Neil Williams; (Great Britain) Derek Boshier, Robyn Denny, Tess Jaray, Phillip King, John Plumb, Richard Smith, William Turnbull, Michael Tyzack, Marc Vaux; (Germany) Utz Kampmann, Kaspar-Thomas Lenk, Georg-Karl Pfahler; (France) Vasarely; (Switzerland) Max Bill, Richard Paul Lohse, (The Netherlands) Bonies, Hans Koetsier, Peter Struycken.

euro 450

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