Number 4, Spring 1972

68 posts

Walter De Maria

Magazine work by de Maria.

7 Exhibitions at the Tate Gallery

Announcement of a month long series of solo shows entitled “7 Exhibitions” organized by Michael Compton and held at the Tate Gallery. Artists include Keith Arnatt, Michael Craig-Martin, Bob Law, David Tremlett, Hamish Fulton, Joseph Beuys and Bruce McLean.

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Advertisement for a film presented by Holly Solomon.

Alice Aycock Four 36-38 Exposures

Aycock discusses Four 36-38 Exposures as well as prior work. The piece is illustrated with four contact sheets photographed with a stationary camera position for 10-15 minutes until the roll was exposed. The photos were taken July 1971 in central Pennsylvania (sheets 1-2) and September 1971 in NYC (sheets 3-4).

Allen Ruppersberg at 72 Market Street.

Announcement of exhibition at 72 Market Street, Venice CA.

American Woman Artist Show

Mention of the exhibition “American Woman Artist Show” which took place at Kunsthaus Hamburg, April 14-May 14, 1974. includes list of participating artists.

An Interview with Jackie Winsor

Interviewed by Liza Béar in December, 1971 and edited by Winsor and Béar.

Barry Le Va Pyramid Piece

Description of the making of a pyramid piece in California.

Bas Jan Ader

Announcement of a Bas Jan Ader piece at Art & Project.

Bill Beckley

Description of several pieces by Bill Beckley.

Chris Burden Update

Description of several pieces by Burden including You’ll Never See my Face in Kansas City, Bicycle Riding Piece, and I Became a Secret Hippy.

Clay Dwelling by Charles Simonds

Location for a clay dwelling piece.

Date Paintings by On Kawara

Description and photographs of the Today Series of Date Paintings by On Kawara.

David Askevold at Galerie Paul Maenz

Announcement of David Askevold’s first solo show.

De Europa

Advertisement for the exhibition “De Europa” at John Weber Gallery.

Deborah Hay at 112 Green Street Gallery

Deborah Hay invited the audience to present Circle Dance.

Dickie Landry’s New Band

Announcement of a new music group featuring Dickie Landry, David Lee, Robert Prado, Rusty Gilder, Richard Peck, Allen Braufman.

Diter Rot “stopped showing his stuff.”

Dieter Roth update.

Douglas Huebler Chez Yvon Lambert

Announcement of an exhibition at Galerie Yvon Lambert.

Egyptians Unlike Romans

Announcement that Wegman lost interest in creating his piece.

Franz Erhard Walther: First Workset

Photographs and descriptions of the First Workset. Photos by Timm Rautert.

Gerald Byerley, Media Translations VI

Advertisement for Gerald Byerley’s Media Translations VI.

Great Balls of Fire, Inc. Dog Division Announces the Availability of Films and Videotapes

Advertisement for films and videotapes.

Hanne Darboven at Westfalisher Kunstverein

Description of Hanne Darboven’s oeuvre and mention of a retrospective.

Hanne Darboven Words

Work by Darboven.

Howard Fried: The Cheshire Cat

Extract from an interview done by Liza Béar on May 16, 1971. Includes transcripts from Cheshire Cat part I and IV.

Joseph Beuys, Harcus-Krakow Gallery

Advertisement for Joseph Beuys’s first American exhibition.

Jud Fine, Sticks & Stones

Advertisement for the exhibition Jud Fine “Sticks & Stones” at Ronald Feldman Fine Arts.

Keith Sonnier at the Venice Biennale

Sonnier will represent the US at the Venice Biennale.

Klaus Rinke at Reese Palley

Advertisement for exhibition at Reese Palley, New York/San Francisco.

L.A.’s Rock Heavies at Boyd Elder’s Opening

Mention of art opening of Boyd Elder’s plastic paintings at his studio in Venice, CA.

Lawrence Weiner at Amsterdam

Interview with Willoughby Sharp, May 15, 1971. Edited in collaboration with the artist by Liza Bear. Photos by Pieter Boersma.

Letter from Gábor Attalai

Letter from Gabor Attalai to Avalanche.

Lothar Baumgarten at Konrad Fischer Galerie

Announcement of a Lothar Baumgarten exhibition at Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf.

Marcel Duchamp Retrospective

Photo of Duchamp and announcement of a retrospective at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Messages: Andy Warhol at Finch College Museum

Mention of his contribution to “Art in Process” .

Messages: Bernadette Mayer’s Memory

Memory by Bernadette Mayer on view at 74 Grand Street.

Messages: Bruce Nauman at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Announcement of “Bruce Nauman: work from 1965-1972″.

Messages: Chris Cook

Quote about conceptual art from Chris Cook, the director of the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston.

Messages: Ed Ruscha at Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Mention of Ruscha retrospective.

Messages: Eleanor Antin

Mention of Eleanor Antin’s 100 Boots Outside.

Messages: Gordon Matta at Food

Mention of bone dinner Matta-Clark served at Food on Feb. 20.

Messages: Groupo Tatatata

Announcement of an outdoor musical videopiece staring Dee d’Orazio. Special thanks given to the Jan Van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, Holland.

Messages: Jeffrey Lew Applies for Grant

Mention of Lew’s grant application to the New York State Council on the Arts.

Messages: Joan Jonas’ Endless Drawing

Announcement of a performance of Endless Drawing.

Messages: Michael Heizer Update

Update since completing the piece Actual Size at the Detroit Institute of Arts.

Messages: Postcard

Quote from a postcard from Gilbert & George.

Messages: Richard Nonas at 10 Bleeker Street

Mention of pieces shown May 13-27 at a “dealerless” space at 10 Bleeker Street, NYC.

Messages: Sol Lewitt at MIT

LeWitt showed Wall Drawings, Sculpture at MIT’s Hayden Gallery, Feb. 28-March 26.

Messages: Winners of Dance Marathon

Jackie Winsor and Marty Greenbaum won the dance marathon that took place on March 2 at Joe LoGiudice’s.

Parasol Press

Advertisement, includes a list of artists.

Paula Cooper Gallery 100 Prince Street, 6 June-23 June

Advertisement for an exhibition at Paula Cooper, June 6-23. Artists listed.

Piero Manzoni, April 1972

Advertisement for Piero Manzoni exhibition at Sonnabend Gallery.

Publications: Nova Scotia of Art and Design Press

Announcement of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design press which will publish books of source material on contemporary artists.

Richard Long Watching Hippopotami at the Central Park Zoo

Mention of Richard Long exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art.

Robert Barry at Galerie MTL

Robert Barry’s slideshow Defining of It was shown at Galerie MTL, Belgium.

Robert Crumb and “Stop Trucking”

Brief mention of Crumb.

rockanimal by Poppy Johnson

Description of pieces rockanimal (illustrated) and Lyrical Computer.

Sol Lewitt Page Drawings

Instructions for page drawings.

Stanley Brouwn Steps

Stanley Brouwn’s work steps.

Stoops Patios Leadwalks

Advertisement for Tom Green’s services.

Tape-Video Live at Leo Castelli

Description of Tape-Video Live a one hour video performance in the front room of Leo Castelli’s downtown gallery.

Terry Fox Update

Update on health.

The Hartford Art School

Advertisement for Hartford Art School lists visiting artists.

The San Francisco Performance

Description of the exhibition “The San Francisco Performance” March 12-April 16 organized by Tom Marioni for the Newport Harbor Art Museum, CA.

Truman Capote Update

Truman Capote update.

Update, Yvonne Rainer

List of performances, films, and dance pieces by Yvonne Rainer.

Windsor Electronics Works with Artists

Advertisement for Windsor Electronics, 652 First Ave., NYC.