Heresies event flyer from 1983 -ds
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Artist Amy Sillman discusses Aleksei Kruchenykh’s illustrated book Vselenskaia voina. Ъ (Universal war. Ъ), published in 1916, currently on view in Inventing Abstraction.
…the wonderful and erudite painter Amy Sillman! She talks here about a Russian avant garde book in MoMA’s Inventing Abstraction show… - ds
Here at MoMA Library, we are always attending to the research needs of our curatorial staff. This volume is a great example of our diligence, directly supporting research within our recently-acquired video game collection.
“Be Cool and Act Cool” -ds
very large Felix Gonzales-Torres / Christopher Wool poster (1993) - published by Printed Matter. -ds
Some snaps of the current show at Hunter College : Open Work in Latin America, New York & Beyond: Conceptualism Reconsidered, 1967–1978 curated by Harper Montgomery. The show features an exciting selection of books loaned from MoMA Library. -mrh
Cover of the 1929 issue of Transition, published variously in Paris, Amsterdam, and New York from 1927 to 1930. The cover conveys the exuberance of this “international workshop for orphic creation.” Up with word lore totality! -jt
ok - last Ruscha post. March 1964 issue of Artforum with a great ad for Twentysix Gasoline Stations. Ruscha’s book was rejected and returned to him after he submitted it to the Library of Congress. - ds
It’s turned into Ed Ruscha book week here in NYC. An exhibition of his books opened last night at Gagosian. There was a feature in the NYT on his book work. He will give a talk tonight at NYPL. To join in the Ruscha revelry, here are some selections from our Ed Ruscha artist’s file. -ds