Number 8, Summer/Fall 1973

66 posts

A Drinking Sculpture by Gilbert & George

Artwork comprised of photos and text.

Advertizement: An Interview between Lowell Darling and Dudley Finds in Hollywood, 1973.

Mock interview in the advertisement section.

Alice Aycock’s Tropico de Cancer

Description and photograph of Alice Aycock’s Tropico de Cancer.

Artists Space Announcement

Announcement of the opening of Artists Space.

Attack and Counterattack

Description of and still from an untitled film shot by Jim Melchert.

Aves: Magnificent Frigate Bird, Great Flamingo

Description of Graves’s film Aves: Magnificent Frigate Bird, Great Flamingo (1973).

Brenda Miller

Some biographical information about Brenda Miller and her description of the piece Verjonging.

Business as Usual at the Western Front

Willoughby Sharp and Liza Béar interview some of the founders of the Canadian art center Western Front.

Chris Burden

Advertisement for a Chris Burden exhibition at Mizuno Gallery.

Chris Burden: The Church of Human Energy. An Interview by Willoughby Sharp and Liza Béar

Interview with Chris Burden includes photos and descriptions of several works.


Advertisement for exhibitions at Cirrus, 708 N. Manhattan Place, Los Angeles, CA.

Continuum Gallery

Advertisement for exhibitions by Michael Klezmer and Robert Thiele at Continuum Gallery locations in New York and Florida.

Document: Richard Serra, Spin Out ’72-’73 for Bob Smithson

Interview by Liza Béar on Oct. 30, 1973 at 93 Grand Street.

Douglas Davis, Thirteenth Annual St. Jude Invitational

Advertisement for works by Douglas Davis at the Thirteenth Annual St. Jude Invitational.

Edward Ruscha at Rolf Ricke

Advertisement for an exhibition in Cologne, Germany.

Exchange ’73: From a Videotape by Robert Morris

Photos and narration of Exchange ’73.

Gilbert & George the Living Sculptures

Advertisement for a Gilbert & George exhibition at Sonnabend Gallery.


Biographical information and description of artistic practice of Ulrike Rosenbach.

John Pearson: Large Works

Advertisement for “Large Works: Drawings Notations” at Northern Illinois University Art Gallery, Dekalb, IL., Nov. 5-28 ; Ashland College Arts & Humanities Gallery, Ashland, OH., Nov. 6-24 ; Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL., Dec. 5-31. Presented by Fischbach, NYC.

Keith Sonnier: Send/Receive/Send November 29-30

Description of Send/Receive/Send a collaboration with Keith Sonnier and Mabou Mines.

Lewis Baltz Photographs

Advertisement for a Lewis Baltz exhibition Nov. 17-Dec. 8 at Castelli Graphics.

Marcel Duchamp at Ronald Feldman Fine Arts

Advertisement for exhibition at Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, November-January 1974.

Maria Nordman at Irvine

Illustration and description by Nordman of Saddleback Mountain.

Mario Merz at John Weber Gallery

Advertisement for a November exhibition at John Weber Gallery.

Messages: Jasper Johns Works Sold at Auction

Results from the auction of the collection of Robert Scull at Parke Bernet

Messages: Anarchitecture

Mention of the artist group Anarchitecture.

Messages: Andy Warhol Update

Rumor that Elizabeth Taylor planned to star in his next movie.

Messages: Art & Project Publishing Book by Richard Long

Announcement of the publication of the booklet From Around a Lake by Richard Long published by Art & Project.

Messages: Candid Rowboat

Candid Rowboat being played on Manhattan Public Access Dec. 15. Illustrated.

Messages: Chris Burden

Description of Through the Night Darkly by Chris Burden.

Messages: Contemporanea, Rome Exhibition Opening

Listing of artists heading to Rome, Italy for the Nov. 28 opening of the exhibition Contemporanea.

Messages: Dennis Oppenheim at Musee des Beaux Arts

Update on Oppenheim’s artistic activities.

Messages: Don Roger Gill Death Announcement

Announcement of Gill’s death by electrocution while rehabbing his loft in SoHo.

Messages: Gilbert & George at Sonnabend

Mention of upcoming exhibition at Sonnabend Gallery, New York.

Messages: Gordon Matta-Clark Update

Update on his activities in Italy.

Messages: Grants to Develop Rooftops Awarded

Haus-Rucker-Co. and Cooper Union were recipients of a monetary award to develop rooftop projects in New York.

Messages: Hanne Darboven quote from Art Aktuell

Quote on never exhibiting art again.

Messages: Jackie Ferrara Solo Show

Announcement of Jackie Ferrara’s show at AM Sachs Gallery.

Messages: Mario Merz at John Weber Gallery

Mention of Merz’s exhibition of Fibonacci tables and the drawings on which they are based.

Messages: Moving Through the Universe in Bare Feet

Brief description of Deborah Hay’s book.

Messages: Phil Glass Ensemble

Update on the activities of Glass and the Philip Glass Ensemble.

Messages: Preston McClanahan Exhibition

Brief description of an exhibition at the Woods-Gerry Gallery.

Messages: Robert Smithson Killed in Plane Crash

Announcement of Robert Smithson’s death, along with a photographer and pilot, by plane crash on the site of Amarillo Ramp on July 20.

Messages: Rotterdam Arts Foundation Videogroup

Description of videotape production assistance offered, includes list of artists with whom they have worked.

Messages: The Book Stripped Bare

Brief description of the exhibition “The Book Stripped Bare” held at Emily Lowe Gallery, Hofstra University.

Messages: Transitions

Birth announcement.

Messages: Update on General Idea, Image Bank, and the New York Corres-Sponge Dance School of Vancouver

Mention of a summer exhibition at Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris of works by General Idea, Image Bank, and the New York Corres-Sponge Dance School of Vancouver.

Messages: Vito Acconci

Description of Anniversary Waltz performed by Vito Acconci at Galleria Schema, Florence.

Newspace Announces the Publication of a Set of Prints by Chris Burden

Advertisement for prints by Chris Burden produce by Newspace, printed by Cirrus Editions.

Onnasch Galerie

Advertisement for exhibitions at the Onnasch Galerie, New York and Germany locations.

Paula Cooper Inc.

Advertisement for the Paula Cooper Gallery 155 Wooster St. location.

Robert Morris at Modern Art Agency

Advertisement for a Robert Morris exhibition at Modern Art Agency, Naples.

Robert Smithson’s Amarillo Ramp

Description and photos of Amarillo Ramp and an interview with a worker on the piece.

Roger Welch at John Gibson Gallery

Brief description of solo show.

Stefan Eins, 3 Mercer Store

Advertisement for Eins at 3 Mercer Street Store.

Strike at the Museum of Modern Art

Brief discussion of a strike by the MoMA union (PASTA) at the Museum of Modern Art.

Suzy Lake/Allan Bealy December 2-22

Advertisement for an exhibition at Vehicule, Montreal.

The Grand Union ‘There Were Some Good Moments…

Comic strip based on a Grand Union performance on Sept. 22, 1973 at State University College, Buffalo, NY.

The Mayor Gallery

Advertisement for The Mayor Gallery, 14 South Molton Street, London.

Tina Girouard ‘If I’m Lyin’ I’m Dyin’ On the Road to Catahoula: A Dialogue with Liza Béar

Interview with Tina Girouard. Includes several photographs.


Advertisement for the exhibition Videotapes at Leo Castelli Gallery, New York.

Wegman Exhibitions

Update on artistic ventures.

Willoughby Sharp Media Mogul of the Art World

General advertisement for Willoughby Sharp.

Winsor Solo

Description of Winsor’s first solo show at the Paula Cooper Gallery.

Women’s Interart Center

Announcement of the first exhibition of conceptual art at the Women’s Interart Center, New York.

Wood Song, Henri, September 15

Advertisement for Cynthia Bickley’s exhibition “Wood Song” at Henri, Sept. 15.