Ephemera: Exhibition Posters + Flyers
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The poster for Jim Dine's solo exhibition at the Martha Jackson Gallery, January 9-February 3, 1962. A very early Dine poster - his first solo show was in 1960 in New York.
Condition: Very Good, folded as issued, additional soft creasing at middle fold, small foxed spot on the "D" of Dine.
A strikingly-designed poster for a unique exhibit at the Bush House Museum in Salem, OR in 1961. After a Dada-inspired Portland exhibit the previous month entitled "Exhibition Syndrome," Jack Eyerly, Director of the Bush House Museum in Salem, OR at the time, produced this "essay exhibition...to introduce and give insights into the historical Dada movement...Objects, reproductions, facsimiles and quotations by Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, Kurt Schwitters, Hans Arp, Max Ernst and others caught up in often humorous, always protesting Dada activity of 1916 through 1925 are shown". Many Portland artists.....
The exhibition poster for Helen Frankenthaler's April 6-25, 1968 exhibit at the André Emmerich Gallery in New York. Hand addressed by Frankenthaler to the one of the most influential curators of modern American art, Dorothy MiIler of the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Miller was MoMA's first professionally trained curator and from 1942 to 1963 organized the important series of "Americans" exhibitions, introducing a total of 90 American artists to the public, many of whom went on to become the great artists of the 20th Century. Miller also curated the influential.....
A poster for three Ken Friedman events occuring in Portland, Oregon in September of 1978: Sept. 22 at Northwest Artists Workshop (Critical Issues in Contemporary Art), Sept. 25 at The Earth Tavern (The Sociology of Art), and Sept. 26 at the Portland Art Museum (Fluxus, Intermedia and Concept Art). Friedman established "Fluxus West" in California in 1966 to represent and promote the work of the Fluxus group in the Western United States.
Condition: Very Good, tri-folded.
A set of four items of ephemera related to Ken Friedman's visit to Portland, Oregon in September of 1978. 1. A poster promoting three events: Sept. 22 at Northwest Artists Workshop (Critical Issues in Contemporary Art), Sept. 25 at The Earth Tavern (The Sociology of Art), and Sept. 26 at the Portland Art Museum (Fluxus, Intermedia and Concept Art). 2. The poster/flyer for Friedman's appearance at the Earth Tavern on Sept. 25.3. A press release/flyer from the Portland Art Museum announcing Friedman's Sept. 26 discussion at the Museum.4. A small.....
Harold Gregor, the Chairman of the Art Department at Chapman College at the time, produced this exhibition as an antagonistic response to the Primary Structures exhibit at the Jewish Museum in New York (1966), and to Carl Andre’s Lever in particular. Everyman’s Infinite Art has been called both a “satirical misreading of minimalism” and as “paralleling the emerging practices of New York conceptual artists,” predating Lawrence Weiner’s Statements by two years and Robert Barry’s Closed Gallery by three years. Everyman’s Infinite Art was recreated in 2011 for the Getty’s series.....
James Lee Hansen is a staple in NW sculpture and is still working today. This early solo exhibition of his work at the legendary Fountain Gallery in Portland, Oregon is commemorated with this two color poster most likely designed by Dale Ott. folded as issued.
Condition: Good, some .25" closed tears at bottom edge and dents in the paper mostly around the folds. Slight loss of printing along bottom half of vertical middle fold.
The exhibition poster for George Johanson's 1967 exhibit at the Portland Art Museum featuring paintings and etchings from his sabbatical year in London in 1966. With a short essay by Rachael Griffin, work list and photos, and chronology on the verso. Graphic design by Douglas Lynch.
Condition: Very Good, folded as issued; toning/sunning at edges and along folds.
Poster from the first show of collages by Ray Johnson in Chicago at the Richard Feigen Gallery, and his third solo exhibition, according to the Ray Johnson Estate. Exhibition dates were October 19-November 19, 1966.
Condition: Very Good, folded as issued, slight creasing along edges and at corners.
The folded flyer/catalog for Craig Kauffman's exhibitions held at the Pasadena Art Museum in January-March 1970, which also traveled to the University of California Irvine in March-April, 1970. Kauffman was part of the original stable of artists at LA's legendary Ferus Gallery. The flyer features five panels printed on both sides, with a text by Kauffman, an exhibition checklist, and 6 color reproductions of the sprayed acrylic laquer on vaccum-formed plexiglas works (dated between 1965-1969) that he was known for. Unfolds to 37.5"
Condition: Very Good, some toning at edges.....
The double-sided poster issued on the occassion of Kelley's "Odd Man Out" solo exhibit at Patrick Painter, Inc. in Santa Monica in 1999. The poster includes a statement on the right to health care, a heightened concern for sexual well-being, and a call to dispense of America's puritan heritage. The back of the poster tells the story of a man who stalked Steven Spielberg, with fantasies of harming and raping the famous film director. The poster was included in the show as part of the work entitled "The Secret," now.....
The oversize card announcing Ellsworth Kelly's exhibit "Colored Paper Images" at Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles from March 5-20, 1977. Kelly's colored paper images were a print series created at Tyler Graphics in 1976. The project spanned eight months and resulted in 23 editioned prints made from colored paper pulp, shaped using metal molds. Although the card image is very sharp, the works were known for their irregular textures and were a deviation for Kelly from his usual crisp geometry. The show also appeared at Leo Castelli Gallery, New York.....
A full-page advertisement cleanly cut from a magazine, most likely Art in America, for Edward Keinholz's installation "The Beanery" at the Dwan Gallery New York (1965) and the Dwan Gallery Los Angeles (1966) where the entire interior of the LA bar Barney's Beanery was re-created by Kienholz at 2/3 size.
An archive of 46 items relating to Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.), the New-York based group of artists who in the late-1960s sought to develop collaborations between artists and engineers to explore new technologies and approaches to creating art and performance. The collection includes the poster and catalog for the famous "9 Evenings: Theatre and Engineering" event (1966), the catalog and related ephemera for “Some More Beginnings” at the Brooklyn Museum in collaboration with MoMA (1968), E.A.T. original Artist / Scientist / Engineer Membership forms (ca. 1968), E.A.T. New.....
An announcement for an exhibition of works made during Krasner's "umber series" which were paintings she made at night and after the death of both her mother and her husband, Jackson Pollock. This tri-fold exhibition announcement includes a tipped-in color postcard of an untitled Krasner painting from 1959. A list of works included in the show is printed on one of the flaps. Postmarked.
Condition: Good, folded as issued; some soft creasing mostly adjacent to the folds; slight creasing to postcard, slight dogears to corners.
Poster for a Stanley Landsman (1930-1984) exhibit at Feigen/Palmer Gallery, Los Angeles, November 5-29, 1965. Known primarily as a sculptor working in light and glass, and for his environment Infinity Chamber for the Automation House (1970), this early exhibit was a show of paintings. Landsman said in 1968: "it was a painting show of black and white paintings actually...the early black and white paintings prior to getting into plastics, prior to getting into mirror. They were all flat figurative paintings...Liquidtex...they were right after I turned off color and decided to.....
The poster for the Portland premiere of Spike Lee's 1992 film "Malcolm X" on November 17, 1992. The premiere was a benefit for the Urban League of Portland and was sponsored by Nike, Inc. Phyllis Yvonne Stickney of the film was in attendance, as was Ruby Dee, who appeared in Lee's "Do the Right Thing". The film starred Denzel Washington as Malcolm X. Printed on heavier, glossy paper stock. Poster design by Mike King.
Condition: Like New.
Steven Leiber's bookseller's poster/catalog No. 51, released for the 2010 NY Art Book Fair, mimicing the design for Experiments in Art & Technology's "9 Evenings: Theatre & Engineering" from 1966 (see the original E.A.T. poster in our listing for the E.A.T. Archive of items listed on our website). Leiber, a Bay Area dealer who championed artists' ephemera, produced famous catalogs that smartly payed homage via appropriation to moments, works or artists in contemporary art history such as Ruscha, Fluxus, Dada, conceptual art and other genres. The back side of the.....
A clevery-produced flyer for Sven Lukin's May 19-June 13, 1964 exhibition at Pace Gallery, New York, showing the building's elevator buttons and "Lukin" as the destination on the 3rd Floor. The Latvian born Lukin arrived in New York in 1958, and was one of five painters included in "The Shaped Canvas" exhibit at the Guggenheim museum in 1964. His work in the '60s was a hybrid of painting and sculpture with a minimalist aesthetic, yet usually in brillant color combinations of teal, yellow, green, orange or pink. His works are.....