Black Mountain: An Interdisciplinary Experiment, 1933 – 1957, on Anni & Josef Albers, John Cage, Merce Cunningham, R. Buckminster Fuller, Charles Olson a.m.o. Spector Books, 2019. 464 pages, with black-and-white reproductions throughout. New copy.
The piece 4’33” premiered on August 29, 1952; four minutes, thirty-three seconds of performed, charged silence. Elegantly, provocatively, the piece asked: what does silence sound like? Cage’s questions about the nature of silence and sound continue to reverberate decades later; this volume-the most comprehensive on the piece to date-brings together…
Large oversized hardcover – app. 30 x 30 cm. Richly illustrated catalogue from Paris Bibliotheque Nationale, 2011. 243 pages, short text in French, illustrated throughout in color. An excellent clean and attractive copy. First edition, 1st printing.
“Valie Export: Zeit und Gegenzeit – Time and Countertime”. Published by Walther Koenig, 2010. Large heavy 4to hardcover, with jacket. 303 pages, richly illustrated. Text in both German and English Thorough introduction to the works of Valie Export 1st edition. Fine / as new