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Serge Mendjisky: Exhibition Catalogue, December 2, 2009 - January 3, 2010
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Serge Mendjisky: Exhibition Catalogue, December 2, 2009 - January 3, 2010

By Mendjisky, Serge; Christophe Donner

New York: Galerie Elysees / Galeries Bartoux, 2009. Paperback. First edition. Fine/As New paperback. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The catalogue for an exhibition of work by Serge Mendjisky, held at the Galerie Elysees, NYC, December 2, 2009 - January 3, 2010. Mendjisky was born in 1929 in Paris. Though an established painter, in 2000 he turned to photography as the final medium for his artistic expression. He collages his photographic images producing multiple and mixed perspectives. By decomposing and recomposing the skylines of some of the most well-known cities of the world like New-York and Paris, Mendjisky creates new urban landscapes that question our sense of perception. Introduction by Christophe Donner. Staple-bound; 20 heavy, plastic covered glossy pages; 12 full-page or full-spread color plates; 8 x 8 inches. Artist's biography.

$14.95

Peter Beard: 28 Pieces
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Peter Beard: 28 Pieces

By Beard, Peter; Jerome Sans

Paris: Gallerie Kamel Mennour, 2000. Paperback. SIGNED. Second edition. Near Fine paperback with French flaps with spots of rubbing at the spine and fore edge. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The catalogue for an exhibition of work by Peter Beard, held at the Galerie Kamel Mennour, Paris, in 2000. Photographs and mixed-media works by Peter Beard; essay by Jerome Sans in English and French. SIGNED BY BEARD on the first plate with a non-personalized inscription that includes his Nairobi address. Unpaginated [60 pages]; color plates throughout; 8 x 10.75 inches. Biography, list of plates (in French.)

$165.00

The Life and Times of Rosy Aster
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The Life and Times of Rosy Aster

By Di Maio, Dan

New York: Citadel, 1971. Paperback. First edition. Near Fine paperback with a couple light stress marks to the spine on the back and a touch of rubbing to the extremities. A very nice copy. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. An erotic story composed entirely of found cut-up letters and imagery. Story in collage by Dan Di Maio. Unpaginated [128 pages]; 58 monochrome plates printed in various colors recto only; 11 x 9 inches.

$24.95

How to Make Collages
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How to Make Collages

By Lynch, John

New York: Viking Press, 1961. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Fine/As New cloth-bound hardcover with a very slight bow to the boards and text block in a Very Good+ dust jacket with touches of soiling and touches of rubbing to the extremities. A very nice copy. Note that the white line along the spine in our photo is the reflection of the flash. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A useful and informative volume on the making of collages of all sorts, profusely illustrated. Text by John Lynch with samples of his work and the works of other artists. 136 pages; 8 color plates + 104 b&w text illustrations; 6.25 x 9.25 inches. LAID-IN is 12-page article from 2009, Artforum magazine, on "the collage impulse today."

$34.95

Charles Henri Ford: Spare Parts
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Charles Henri Ford: Spare Parts

By Ford, Charles Henri

Athens: A New View Book, 1966. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Very Good hardcover with rubbing to the extremities, a small tear at the heel along the spine revealing the boards, and a short closed tear at one tip; lacking dj though not all copies were issued with one. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. An artist's book by Charles Henri Ford featuring his "Poem Posters:" word assemblages and collages of images and the residue of pop culture, all awash in psychedelic colors. "Earthy, elegant and alternating sexual references with advertising come-ons, the 'Poem Posters' were a particularly visual and outrageous form of concrete poetry." Ford was a poet, novelist, painter, and photographer; the life-long companion of the painter Pavel Tchelitchew; editor and publisher of the Surrealist art magazine View; and an exhibiting artist for much of his life. Unpaginated [ca. 100 pages of various weights and colors]; color throughout; 10 x 14 inches. #354 from an edition limited to 850 numbered copies (plus 100 hors d'commerce.) LAID-IN is an illustrated gallery exhibition announcement for a 2003 show of Ford's work, curated by Jack Pierson, a short essay on the artist, and an illustrated obituary on the artist. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$750.00

Bates: Cartoons by Bill Bates
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Bates: Cartoons by Bill Bates

By Bates, Bill

Indianapolis: Bobb-Merrill, 1964. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Fine, virtually as new, cloth-bound hardcover in a Near Fine dust jacket with two tiny tears and a touch of soiling. A very nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Collaged cartoons by Bill Bates. Unpaginated [ca. 100 pages]; full-page b&w illustrations throughout; 7.75 x 10.25 inches.

$19.95

Wilfred Satty: The Cosmic Bicycle
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Wilfred Satty: The Cosmic Bicycle

By Satty, Wilfred; Thomas Albright

San Francisco: Straight Arrow Books, 1971. Paperback. First edition, first printing. Near Fine paperback with a slight curl to the covers and a one-inch abrasion at the edge of the front cover. A nice copy. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Dark psychedelic collage work. Wilfred Satty (1939-1982) was one of the original underground/beat artists of 1960s San Francisco. He designed and illustrated posters for rock concerts, produced artwork for books, record albums, magazines and newspapers, and was featured in many gallery exhibitions. Essay by Thomas Albright. Unpaginated [160 pages]; 8 color and 79 b&w full-page illustrations; 9 x 12 inches.

$100.00

The True Life of Sweeney Todd: A Novel in Collage
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The True Life of Sweeney Todd: A Novel in Collage

By de Charmoy, Cozette

New York: Da Capo Press, 1977. Paperback. First paperback edition, first printing. Near Fine paperback with a hint of sunning in places and a thin strip of soiling to the back cover. A very nice copy, almost as new. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The story of Sweeny Todd, the barber who slit his patrons throats and gave the bodies to his wife to make mincemeat pies, as told through collage using 19th century sources. Illustrations and text by Cozette de Charmoy. 94 pages; b&w illustrations throughout; 8.5 x 11 inches.

$44.95

Christy Rupp: Sacred/Scared, October 14 - November 13, 2004
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Christy Rupp: Sacred/Scared, October 14 - November 13, 2004

By Rupp, Christy

New York: Frederieke Taylor Gallery, 2004. Postcards. First edition. Fine postcard set. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. Six detachable 6x4-inch color postcards in an accordion-fold format. The front of each reproduces one of Christy Rupp's cut paper collages from the 2004 series "Globoloco: Made in America: Sacred/Scared." In response to the Bush Administration's attempt to redesign the Middle East, Rupp redesigned the stars and stripes to "pass" as icons for our Middle East partners. This set of postcards was issued in conjunction with an exhibition of Rupp's work entitled "GloboLoco" and held at the the Frederieke Taylor Gallery, NYC, October 14 - November 13, 2004.

$19.95

Michal Macku: Gellage, 1989 - 1999
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Michal Macku: Gellage, 1989 - 1999

By Macku, Michal

New York: John Stevenson Gallery, nd [2000]. Pamphlet. First edition. Fine/As New pamphlet. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The catalogue for a 10-year retrospective exhibition of the "gellage" photographs by the Czechoslavakian artist Michal Macku, held at the John Stevenson Gallery, NYC, March 15 - April 28, 2000. The "gellage" process involves dissolving and floating-off the gelatin silver layer from the paper backing of a print and then using the wet skin as a collage element. His subject is the male body. In two parts: 2 loose sheets folded to produce 8 pages with a 6-page biographical essay and 1 b&w illustration, 5.5 x 8.5 inches; double-parallel-fold card stock gallery exhibition announcement/catalogue, 8 pages, 8 b&w illustrations (6 full-page), 5.5 x 8.75 inches. Also, LAID-IN is a 4-page gallery exhibition announcement for a 2004 exhibition of this work at the same gallery with 4 works reproduced and a 2-page essay laid-in.

$19.95

Lucy Williams: The Day the Earth Stood Still
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Lucy Williams: The Day the Earth Stood Still

By Williams, Lucy

New York: McKee Gallery, 2006. Paperback. First edition. Fine/As New paperback. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. Staple-bound stiff wraps; 20 pages; 13 full-page color plates + 2 text illustrations; 8 x 7 inches. Biography, exhibition history, bibliography, annotated listed of works in the exhibition. The catalogue for an exhibition of mixed media collages of modernist architecture by the British artist Lucy Williams.

$19.95

Aleksandra Mir: The Seduction of Galileo Galilei
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Aleksandra Mir: The Seduction of Galileo Galilei

By Mir, Aleksandra; Carter E. Foster

New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2011. Pamphlet. First edition. Fine/As New pamphlet with crisp gilt titling to front. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. Essay by Carter E. Foster. Staple-bound self-wrappers; 16 pages; 17 color reproductions of collages and installation activity; 6 x 8.5 inches. The gallery booklet for an exhibition of work by Aleksandra Mir, held at the Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC, October 20, 2011, through February 19, 2012.

$18.95

Maureen Mullarkey: Gutenberg Elegies
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Maureen Mullarkey: Gutenberg Elegies

By Mullarkey, Maureen

New York: George Billis Gallery, 2007. Paperback. First edition. Fine paperback. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. Statement by the artist. Staple-bound stiff wraps; 22 pages; 10 full-page color plates; 8 x 8 inches. The catalogue for an exhibition of collages of book parts, found handwritten paper, etc. by Maureen Mullarkey, held at the George Billis Gallery, NYC, February 6 through March 3, 2007. LAID IN is the illustrated gallery exhibition announcement card and press release and price list.

$14.95

Lucy Williams: Glass Houses
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Lucy Williams: Glass Houses

By Williams, Lucy

New York: McKee Gallery, 2010. Paperback. First edition. Fine/As New paperback. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. Staple-bound stiff wraps; 24 pages; 9 full-page color plates + a portrait of the artist; 8 x 7 inches. Biography, exhibition history, bibliography, annotated listed of works in the exhibition. The catalogue for an exhibition of mixed media collages of early modernist architecture by the British artist Lucy Williams. LAID IN is the gallery press release.

$19.95

C.K. Wilde: Tender
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C.K. Wilde: Tender

By Wilde, C.K.; Mark Wagner; Peter Spagnuolo

New York: Pavel Zoubok Gallery, nd [2010]. Paperback. First edition. Fine paperback. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. Essays by Mark Wagner and Peter Spagnuolo. Staple-bound stiff wraps; 19 pages; color reproductions throughout; 6 x 9 inches. The catalogue for an exhibition of the currency collages of C.K. Wilde, held at the Pavel Zoubok Gallery, NYC, October 14 - November 13, 2010.

$14.95

Lucas Samaras: Photofictions
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Lucas Samaras: Photofictions

By Samaras, Lucas

New York: PaceWildenstein, 2003. Paperback. First edition, first printing. Fine/As New paperback. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Photographs and text by Lucas Samaras. 172 pages; 47 full-page color plates; 8 x 7 inches. The catalogue/artist's book published in conjunction with an exhibition of photo-collages and text-based art.

$49.95

Cameraworks
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Cameraworks

By Hockney, David; Lawrence Weschler

New York: Knopf, 1984. Hardcover. SIGNED. First American edition, first printing. Near Fine cloth-bound hardcover with a light bump to the heel and soiling/rubbing along the bottom edges of the boards in a Near Fine dust jacket with a hint of rubbing at the extremities and a touch of soiling at the edges. A very nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Photographs by David Hockney; text by Lawrence Weschler. 279 pages; 117 color plates + 53 text illustrations; 12 x 12 inches. SIGNED BY HOCKNEY AND WESCHLER; no inscription. The definitive collection of photo-collages by Hockney. Overseas sales and expedited shipping will require extra postage for this volume.

$650.00

Janet Malcom: Free Association
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Janet Malcom: Free Association

By Malcom, Janet; Hilton Als

New York: Lori Bookstein Fine Art, 2011. Pamphlet. First edition. NEW pamphlet. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The catalogue for an exhibition of collages made by the journalist Janet Malcolm. "The collages began to form in the artist's mind when the papers of a psychiatrist who practiced in New York in the late 1940's and 1950's came into her possession. The extracts from case studies appear in combination with fragments from early 20th century medical, surgical, astronomical and technological texts, as well as appropriations from contemporary art, giving these works the atmosphere of dreams in which vaguely and somewhat disturbingly familiar times and places are evoked." Essay by Hilton Als; statement by Janet Malcolm. Staple-bound self-wrapper; 12 pages; 8 full-page color reproductions; 6 x 8.5 inches.

$14.95

Alexis Smith
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Alexis Smith

By Smith, Alexis; Richard Armstrong; Amy Gerstler; David A. Ross

New York: Whitney Museum of Art & Rizzoli, 1991. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition, first printing. Moisture stain to the heel with staining to the bottom edges of the endpapers, otherwise Fine, in a Fine dust jacket with remains of a security sticker to the verso at the spine. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Artwork by Alexis Smith; text by Richard Armstrong; fictional biography by Amy Gerstler; foreword by David A. Ross. 244 pages; 191 color + 36 b&w reproductions; 8.5 x 10.75 inches. Exhibition history, bibliography, exhibition checklist. SIGNED BY SMITH opposite the title page, inscribed and dated in 2001. The catalogue for a traveling exhibition of Smith's collage work. Building on Dada, Surrealism, and Joseph Cornell, Smith uses the detritus of popular culture--pulp novels, postcards, road maps, movie stills, advertisements--to examine and remake 'America's soul'. LAID IN is a 10-panel, illustrated folded pamphlet from the Whitney exhibition with an essay, exhibition checklist, and list of events, as well as an illustrated 2001 exhibition announcement for a show at Lawrence Rubin/Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, NYC.

$200.00

Karl Blossfeldt: Working Collages
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Karl Blossfeldt: Working Collages

By Blossfeldt, Karl; Ann Wilde; Jurgen Wilde; Ulrike Meyer Stump

Cambridge, MA & London: MIT Press, 2001. Hardcover. First American edition, first printing. Fine blue cloth-bound hardcover with crisp silver title to spine in a Fine dust jacket, protected by a clear mylar cover. A very nice copy with no remainder mark. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Photographs by Karl Blossfeldt; edited by Ann Wilde and Jurgen Wilde; introduction by Ulrike Meyer Stump. 145 pages; 61 color plates; 12.5 x 9.75 inches. This volume presents for the first time all 61 recently discovered collages by Blossfedt of photographic contact prints arranged to compare the graphic and aesthetic relation and similarity of the plant forms in his photographs. Overseas sales and expedited shipping will require extra postage for this volume.

$69.95

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