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Girogio Maffei:

Arte Povera. Libri e documenti Arte Povera 1966-1980 Books and Docments.

Mantova: Edizioni Corraini, 2007.


   
spazio

001. Marchiori, Giuseppe (curator)

Lo spazio dell'immagine – The Space of Image.

Venezia: Alfieri Edizioni d'Arte, 1967.

Oblong quarto, 116 pages, numerous illustrations. Illustrated paper over boards.

   

- First edition. Published on the occasion of an exhibition held fron july – October 1967 in Foligno. Texts by Umbro Apollonio, G. C. Argan, Palma Bucarelli, Maurizio Calvesi, Germano Celant,  Giorgio de Marchis, Gillo Dorfles, Christopher Finch, Udo Kultermann + Lara Vinca Masini. Texts in Italian and Englisch.

euro 250

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merz torino

 

002. Mario Merz.

Original photograph of Merz’s exhibition in Torino: Gallery Sperone, 1968. Stamped on the rear 'Foto Bressano'

   

euro 120

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young italians

003. Solomon, Alan (text)

Young Italians.

Boston: Institute of Contemporary Art, 1968.

Quarto, un paginated (24 pages), illustrated throughout. Illustrated wrappers.

   

- First edition Catalogue of the exhibition held at ICA, Boston Jan 23-Mar 23, 1968 and at the Jewish Museum, New York, May 20 - Sep 2, 1968. Artists represented: Valerio Adami, Getullio Alviani, Agostino Bonalumi, Enrico Castellani, Mario Ceroli, Laura Grisi, Iannis Kounellis, Sergio Lombardo, Francesco Lo Savio, Renato Mambor, Pino Pascali and Michelangelo Pistoletto.

euro 220

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teatro

004. Mussio, Magdalo - Bonito Oliva Achille – Calvesi, Maurizio.

Teatro delle mostre.

Roma: Lerici Editore,1968.

Octavo, unpaginated, numerous photographic illustrations printed in black and brown. Typographic wrappers.

   

- First edition of this book, that does not present itself as an ‘exhibition space’ but as an ‘exhibition theatre’. Magdalo Mussio documenting the happenings that took place in mai 1968 in the ‘La Tartaruga’ gallery in Rome. The participating artists were: Balestrini, Mauri, Boetti, Tacchi, Bussotti, Grisi, Mambor, Marotta, Ceroli, Scheggi, Castellani, Angeli, Calzolari, Prini, Icaro and Prini, Calzolari , Soro, Innocente, Paolini, Fioroni, Ciriacono, Parise.


euro 180

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paolini

005. Giulio Paolini.

2121969

Invitation card (16,5 x 12,9 cm) for an exhibition in the Galleria De Nieubourg. Milano. Opening friday february 21, 1969.

   

- First edition.

euro 40

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pistoletto

006. Pistoletto - Henry Martin & Hammacher - van den Brande.

Pistoletto

Rotterdam: Boymans-van Beuningen, 1969.

Quarto, 28 pages, illustrated throughout with illustrated silvercolored centerfold. Illustrated wrappers. Wrappers heavily sunned.

   

- First edition. Introduction by R. Hammacher-van den Brande. Texts by Henry Martin: Michelangelo Pistoletto: Over 'Het zijn' / About 'the being' .

euro 40

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senza margine

007. Boatto Aldina, Alberto (dir.) Progetto grafico di Magdalo Mussio.

Senzamargine 1. (all published)

Roma: Lerici, 1969.

Small quarto, 73 pages, of which one 6 page fold-out, illustrated throughout. Illustrated wrappers.

   

- First edition. Texts by Giulio Carlo Argan: Arte come contestazione"; Alberto Asor Rosa: Vendere liberta; Filiberto Menna: Con allegria e con rabbia; Tommaso Trini: Lavoro libidico 1; Achille Bonito Oliva: Ipotesi per una animazione dei vivi; Germano Celant: Sensorio, sensazionale, sensitivo, sensibile, sentimentale e sensuoso; Alberto Boatto: Approssimazione Duchamp. Illustrations by Jean Pierre Raynaud, Wolf Vostell, Gilberto Zorio, Walter de Maria, Emilio Prini, Filiberto Menna, Dennis Oppenheim, Richard Long and others.

euro 200

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arte povera

008. Celant, Germano

Arte povera più azioni povere. documenti del centro studi Colautti Salerno 1.

Salerno: Rumma Editore, 1969.

Narrow quarto, 103 pages, 38 illustrations printed on pink stock. Illustrated wrappers.

   

- First edition. Contributions by Germano Celant, Giovanni Maria Accame, Giuseppe Bertolucci, Vittorio Boarini, Pietro Bonfiglioli, Achille Bonito Oliva, Piero Gilardi, Henry Martin, Filiberto Menna, Daniela Palazzoli, Concetto Pozzati + Tommaso Trini. Arte povera: Anselmo/Boetti/Fabro/ Merz/Paolini/Piacentino/Pistoletto/ Zorio. Azioni povere: A. M. Boetti/Camoni/Dibbets/Icaro/Lista/Long/Marotta/Martelli/Van Elk. Published on the occasion of RA3 by the Centro Studi Colautti di Salerno from October 4 -6 , 1969.

euro 950

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merz

009. Merz, Mario.

Mario Merz.

Paris: Galerie Sonnabend, 1969.

Small duodecimo, un paginated (26 pages), 10 full page illustrations in black and white. Illustrated wrappers.

   

- First edition.

euro 100

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boetti
 

010. Boetti, Alighiero, Hans P. Emberger, Luciano Fabro, Yves Klein, Richard Long, Piero Manzoni, Giulio Paolini, Robert Ryman.

Invitation card for Sentenza 1

Milano: Galleria Toselli, 1969

   

- First edition. Exhibtiion from 8 - 31 october 1969

euro 100

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vitalita

011. Bonito Oliva, Achille (a cura di).

Vitalità del negativo nell'arte italiana 1960/70.

Firenze: Cento Di, 1970.

Square quarto, un paginated (more than 260 pages printed in glossy stock) illustrations throughout. Spine with printed cloth + printed silver colored paper over boards. Light bump to top right corner, otherwise fine.

   

- First edition. Published on the occasion of an exhibition held in Rome in the Palazzo delle Esposizioni from november 1970 - january 1971. Contributions by Giulio Carlo Argan, Alberto Boatto, Maurizio Calvesi, Gillo Dorfles, Filiberto Menna e Cesare Vivaldi. Participating artists: Vincenzo Agnetti, Giovanni Anselmo, Alighiero Boetti, Enrico Castellani, Jannis Kounellis, Mimmo Rotella, Tano Festa, Mario Schifano, Gianni Colombo, Luciano Fabro, Eliseo Mattiacci, Fabio Mauri, Mario Merz, Pino Pascali, Vettor Pisani, Michelangelo Pistoletto and others.

euro 160

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anselmo

012. Anselmo, Giovanni,

Invitation card (21,6 x 15,4 cm) for Giovanni Anselmo's exhibition in the Galleria Toselli, Milano. Opening october 20, 1970.

   

- First edition.

euro 80

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gie

013. 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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catalano

014. Catalano, Tullio (text)

1958 -1972. Cronaca delle tautologie discontinue e correnti.

Brescia: Studio C, 1972.

Quarto, un paginated (52 pages), 17 plates in black and white. Printed black wrappers.

   

- First edition. Catalogue of an exhibition with works by Scarpitta, Lo Savio, Manzoni, Castellani, Twombly, Pascali, Pistoletto, Kounellis, Fabro, Mochetti, Salvo, Lombardo, Croce, Costa, Benveduti, Paolini and Zini.

euro 80

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boetti

015. Boetti - Fabro - Merz - Paolini - Salvo.

Boetti, Fabro. Merz, Paolini, Salvo.

Milano: Galleria Toselli, 1972.

Quarto, un paginated (32 pages), numerous illustrations. Typographic wrappers. Mint.

   

- First edition. One of 1500 copies.

euro 200

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weber

016.

De Europa.
 
New York: John Weber Gallery, 1972.

Small square quarto,  un paginated (46 pages printed on glossy stock) Illustrated throughout – one fold out plate. Printed wrappers. Wrappers lightly soiled.

   

- First edition. Includes work by Anselmo, Art and Language, Boetti, Buren, Darboven, Dibbets, Fulton, Long, Merz, Paolini, Ruthenbeck, Salvo, Zorio.

euro 60

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paolini

017. Giulio Paolini.

Paolini: Opere 1961-73.

Milano: Studio Marconi, 1973.

Quarto size leaves (10), illustrated throughout.held together by white plastic spine clip.

   

- First edition. Catalogue for an exhibition that opened on november 15, 1973.

euro 100

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kounellis

 

018. Merz, Mario.

Tavole con le zampe diventano tavoli.

Milano: Galleria Toselli, 1974.

Small oblong octavo, 16 pages, 8 colored plated. Printed wrappers.

   

- First edition of this painting project photographed by Giorgio Colombo and Paolo Pellion in 1974 in Cascina Ova (Tortana).

euro 120

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bonito

019. Bonito Oliva, Achille.

Drawing/Transparence. Disegno/Trasparenza.

Cannaviello studio d'arte, Piazza de' Massini, Roma. Text in Italian en English. cataloghi altro. grafica / gruppo altro: mussio, galassi, scarabotto, germondari, luchetti.

Pollenza-Macerata: La Nuova Foglio Editrice, 1976.

Quarto, un paginated (148 pages), 114 illustrations. Printed black wrappers.

   

- First edition of this catalogue of an exhibition of drawings 'Drawing in USA / Disegno in Italia', held in the Studio d'Arte Cannaviello. With full page reproductions of works by 114 artists among which Carl Andre, Mel Bochner, Christo, Jim Dine, Dan Flavin, Michael Heizer, Doug Huebler, Kazuko, Sol Lewitt, Gordon Matta-Clark, Claes Oldenburg, Donald Judd, Dennis Oppenheim, Robert Rauschenberg, Edwar Ruscha, Richard Serra, Joel Shapiro, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol / Vincenzo Agnetti, Giovanni Anselmo, Gianfranco Baruchello, Alighiero Boetti, Sandro Chia, Francesco Clemente, Gino De Dominicis, Girogio Griffa, Jannis Kounellis, Piero Manzoni, Fabio Mauri, Mario Merz, Giulio Paolini, Pino Pascali, Giuseppe Penone, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Salvo, Mario Schifano, Zaza.

euro 100

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kounellis

020. Kounellis, Jannis.

Jannis Kounellis.

Luzern: Kunstmuseum, 1977.

Folio, un paginated, 44 pages, 15 illsutrations of which 3 double page. Illustrated wrappers. Wrappers discolored towards the edges, and light abrasion.

   

- First edition. Exhibition fro 27.03. - 01.05.1977

euro 100

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anselmo

021. Anselmo, Giovanni,

Invitation card /(14,6 x 10,4 cm) for Giovanni Anselmo's exhibition Richtungen.held in the Kabinett für Aktuelle Kunst in Bremerhaven, from 30.4 - 29.5 1977. Photograph taken by Paolo Mussat Sartor.

   

- First edition.

euro 30

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kounellis

022. Kounellis, Jannis.

Jannis Kounellis.

Monchengladbach: Stadtisches Museum, 1978.

Printed cardboard box (20,5 x 16 x 2,4 cm) containing 4 sheets, one with a title-page and colophon, and three pages with Alexander Bloks’ poem "Die Skythen" ("The Scythians") + a multiple, being a piece of hard pressed cardboard (19,7 x 15,5 cm) on which an iron rod has been pasted with thin white paper.

   

- First edition. One of 440 numbered copies.

euro 1.200

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words

023. Puliafito. Isabella (a cura di)

Words. Gebrauch der Sprache in der Kunst Während des Letzten Jahrzhntes / Words. l'Uso del Linguaggio nell'Arte dell'Ultimo Decennio.

Bochum / Genova: Museum Bochum / Palazzo Ducale, 1979. Text in German and Italian.

Quarto, 54 pages, illustrated in black and white. Typographic wrappers. Former owner’s stamp and lightly soiled wrappers.

   

- First edition. Exhibition Museum Bochum January 27 - March 11, 1979 + Palazzo Ducale, Genova from March 28 - May 4, 1979. Exhibited works by Vito Acconci, Laurie Anderson, Vincenzo Agnetti, Giovanni Anselmo, Eleanor Antin, Shusaka Arakawa, John Baldessari, Robert Barry, Bill Beckley, Alighiero Boetti, Christian Boltanski, Victor Burgin, Ian Burn, Pierpaolo Calzolari, Cioni Carpi, Sandro Chia, Giuseppe Chiari, Hamish Fulton, Jochem Gerz, Gianikian Ricci-Lucchi, Douglas Huebler, Allan Kaprow, On Kawara, Joseph Kosuth, Jean Le Gac, Les Levine, Mario Merz, Annette Messager, Robert Morris, Tania Mouraud, Bruce Nauman, Richard Nonas, Luigi Ontani, Dennis Oppenheim, Giulio Paolini, Lucio Pozzi, Ed Ruscha, Salvo, Bernar Venet, Lawrence Weiner, and Ian Wilson.

euro 120

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koenellis

024. Storck, Gerhard (text)

Kounellis, Merz, Nauman, Serra. Arbeiten um 1968.

Krefeld: Museum Haus Lange, 1981.

Tall quarto, 40 pages, illustrated in black and white . Illustrated wrappers.

   

- First edition. Exhibition from march 15 - april 26, 1981.

euro 30

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pistoletto

025. Pistoletto, Michelangelo.

"Vita eretta, trans scendenza, sopra vivenza, gene razione".

Torino: Galleria Giorgio Persano, 1983.

Quarto, 8 pages printed on heavy stock, 5 plates of which one double page. Printed blue wrappers.

   

- First edition. Exhibition january february 1983.

euro 30

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anselmo

026. Anselmo, Giovanni, Alighiero Boetti, Marco Gastini, Mario Merz, Marisa Merz, Gilberto Zorio– Beatrice Merz (cur.)

il disegno in dialogo con la terra.

Bruxelles / Liege: Galerie Albert Baronian / Musèe d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Liège, 1984. 

Text in French, Dutch and Italian. Quarto, un paginated (28 pages), 13 plates in black and white and in color. Printed wrappers.

   

- First edition. Giovanni Anselmo, Alighiero Boetti, Marco Gastini, Mario Merz, Marisa Merz, Gilberto Zorio

euro 40

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kunst auf drei

027. Sauer, Christel (text)

Kunst auf 3 Etagen.

Schaffhausen: Hallen Fur Neue Kunst, 1984. Text in German.

Quarto, un paginated (88 pages) 1 illustrattion. Stapled with taped spine + transparent front wrapper. Former owner’s name, otherwise fine.

   

- First edition. Loosely laid in announcement: ‘ Ei n Neues Museum fur Internationale Gegenwartskunst: 5000 m2…. ‘Exhibited works by carl andre, sol lewitt, robert ryman, lawrence weiner. bruce nauman, robert mangold, joseph beuys, jannis kounellis, mario merz, donald judd, joseph beuys + richard long.

euro 100

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arte povera

028. Celant, Germano (curator) – Carmen Gimenez (director of exhibitions)

Del Arte Povera a 1985.

Madrid: Ministerio de Cultura, 1985.

Oblong quarto, 219 pages, 149 illustrations in black and white and in color = numerous text illustrations. Half cloth with blind stamped + printed heavy card board covers.

   

- First edition. Exhibition from january 24 – april 7, 1985. Palacio de Velázquez, Palacio de Cristal + Parque del Retiro. Artists: Giovanni Anselmo, Alighiero Boetti, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Luciano Fabro, Jannis Kounellis,Mario Merz, Marisa Merz, Giulio Paolini, Pino Pascali, Giuseppe Penone, Michelangelo Pistoletto + Gilberto Zorio. Includes Chronology, short biographies, list of exhibition and exhibited works. 

euro 120

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from the

029. Beeren, Wim A.L.

From the Europe of Old. Text in Dutch and Englisch.

Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum, 1987.

Printed silver colored portfolio that contains 7 small, square quarto publications, each 8 - 12 pages (except for Coleman’s contribution which is just a printed folded sheet) with black and white + color illustrations. Printed wrappers. Portfolio lightly chafed towards edges.

   

- First edition. Artists represented: Javier Aguirre, Christian Boltanski, James Coleman, Jan Fabre, Gilbert & George, Rebecca Horn + Jannis Kounellis. The Kounellis booklet signed by Kounellis in en on first page.

euro 100

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boetti

030. Boetti, Alighiero.

Alighiero E Boetti. Cieli Ad Alta Quota.

Milano: Galleria Toselli, 1990.

Quarto, un paginated, 32 pages, 12 color plates. Printed red wrappers. Mint.

   

- First edition. One of 1000 copies. Exhibition June 8 – july 29, 1989.

euro 80

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pisto

031. Pistoletto, Michelangelo

Gli oggetti in meno. Lo specchio. La gabbia / Die Minus-Objekte. Spiegel. Gitter.

Hamburg: Deichtorhallen, 1992.

Quarto, 71 pages, numerous illustrations in black and white and in color. Printed wrappers.

   

- First edition. Exhibition from march 11 - may 10, 1992. Contributions by Zdenek Felix, Michelangelo Pistoletto + interview with Michael Craig-Martin.

euro 40

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kounellis

032. Kounellis, Jannis - Ferdinand Ullrich (editor)

Lineare Notturno.

Recklinghausen: Kunsthalle, 1993.

Quarto, 144 pages, numerous duotone illustrations. Illustrated wrappers.

   

- First edition of this catalogue published on the occasion of the Kunstausstellung der Ruhrfestspiele 1993 in Recklinghausen. With bio- und bibliography. This copy signed by Kounellis on title page.

euro 100

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boetti

033. Alighiero e Boetti - Maiten Bouisset forword.

Alighiero e Boetti.

Geneve; Galerie Guy Bartschi, 1996.

Folio, 32 pages, illustrated throughout in color and in black and white. Illustrated wrappers.

   

- First edition. Exhibition fromjune 6 - august 31, 1996.

euro 30

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boetti

034. Boetti, Alighiero E.

Alternando da 1 a 100 e viceversa.

Köln: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, 1997. Text in German and Italian.  Introduction by Erich Witschke. Texts by Allesandra Fiore + Jean-Christophe Ammann.

Quarto, 36 pages, 11 illustrations of which 8 in color. Printed red cloth.

   

- First edition. Published on the occasion of an exhibition held in the Trinitatiskirche Cologne from February 28 – march 28, 1997.

euro 150

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arte povera

035. Christov-Bakargiev, Carolyn - Ingvild Goetz, et al.

Arte Povera: Arbeiten und Dokumente aus der Sammlung Goetz 1958 bis heute.

Bremen: Neues Museum Weserburg Sammlung Goetz 1997. Text in German.

Quarto, 248 pages, illustrated throughout in black and white and in color. Printed paper over boards.

   

- First edition. This copy inscribed by Thomas Deecke on 6.7, 1998. Texts by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Bettina Ruhrberg, Eva Meyer-Hermann, Peter Friese, Thomas Deecke, Johannes Meinhardt, Mirelle Bandini, Denys Zacharopolous, Rudolf Schmitz, Bruno Cora, Marlis Gruterich, Mila Pistoi, Maddalena Disch, Carla Lonzi, Christoph Schreier, Lorand Hegyi, Friedemann Malsch, Nike Batzner and Christiane Meyer-Stoll. Artists represented: Giovanni Anselmo, Alighiero Boetti, Pier Calzolari, Luciano Fabro, Jannis Kounellis, Mario Merz, Giulo Paolini, Pino Pascali, Giuseppe Penone, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Emilio Prini + Gilberto Zorio.

euro 80

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anselmo

036.Anselmo, Giovanni - Watkins, Jonathan + Guido de Werd (curators).

Giovanni Anselmo.

Kleve: Museum Kurhaus Kleve, 2004.

Schriftenreihe Ewald-Mataré-Sammlung  Nr. 24. Folio, 143 pages, illustrated throughout in black and white and in color. Illustrated wrappers.

   

- First edition. Exhibition in Museum Kurhaus Kleve, 26.9.2004 - 9.1.2005 + Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, 1.2. - 28.3.2005.

euro 30

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