DEFEO, J: Jay DeFeo and The Rose

Green, Jane; Levy, Leah (editors). Jay DeFeo and The Rose. University of California Press, 2003. ISBN: 0520233557. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26267) $20.00

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First major study of The Rose. Illustrated with nearly 80 halftones and thirteen color plates.

Introduction by Jane Green and Leah Levy.

Essays by David A. Ross, Martha Sherrill, Walter Hopps, Bill Berkson, Lucy R. Lippard, Sandra S. Phillips, Greil Marcus, Niccolo Caldararo, Richard Candida Smith, and Carter Ratcliff.

Chronology by Judith Dunham. Foreword by Marla Prather. Bibliography. 193p. Index. Measures 8×10 inches.

Van Hoesen, B: Beth Van Hoesen: Paintings, drawings, and prints: An exhibition

Beth Van Hoesen: Paintings, drawings, and prints: An exhibition, drawingBarton, Brigid S.; Johnson, Robert Flynn. Beth Van Hoesen: Paintings, Drawings, and Prints: An Exhibition. de Saisset Museum, 1983. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26226) $30.00

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Catalog for exhibition organized by Robert Flynn Johnson as guest curator for the de Saisset Museum, University of Santa Clara and The Art Museum Association of San Francisco.

Foreword by Brigid S. Barton. Essay by Robert Flynn Johnson. Artist Statement.

Photograph of the artist. 9 plates. Exhibition checklist.

Known for her whimsical portraits of animals, Van Hoesen’s subject matter also includes landscapes, figures, and still lifes. Illustrated. Measures 7.5×11 inches.

BURRIDGE, R: Adventures in Bobland: The Artwork of Robert Burridge

Adventures in Bobland: The Artwork of Robert Burridge. Powell Street Gallery, 2000. Unmarked. Some rubbing on cover.Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26162) $30.00

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Catalog by Carla Schmidt and Arsinoe Bacocgiannis accompanied an exhibition at Powell Street Gallery. Essay by David Larson. Statement by the artist. Robert Burridge (b. 1943) is a California painter who creates bold, colorful works of still lifes, interiors and landscapes in watercolor, acrylic, and oil. 15 color plates

SFMOMA: “On View 1990”: Vintage Brochure of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art on Van Ness St.

Vintage Brochure of San Francisco Museum of Modern Art on Van Ness St., front Vintage Brochure of San Francisco Museum of Modern Art on Van Ness St. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), 1990. Unmarked. Very Good. Brochure. (#26107) $14.00

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Four-sided brochure for the SFMOMA program at the old museum on Van Ness Street.

Features Sigmar Polke exhibition with an image of his work. Sebastiao Salgado was also on view, and one of his photographs is printed. Information about the schedule, hours, visiting, etc.

Vintage Brochure of San Francisco Museum of Modern Art on Van Ness St., inside panels

BROWN, C: Christopher Brown: Works on Paper. Palo Alto Cultural Center, 1995

Christopher Brown: Works on Paper. Palo Alto Cultural Center, 1995, book coverBrown, Christopher; Mayfield, Signe; Breuer, Karin. Christopher Brown: Works on Paper. Palo Alto Cultural Center, 1995. ISBN: 0963692232. Unmarked. A few bumps inside. Very Good. Paperback. (#26097) $20.00

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Catalog for 22 June – 6 August 1995 exhibition at the Palo Alto Cultural Center. Beautifully illustrated. Essays by Signe Mayfield and Karin Breur. Artist’s biography. Exhibition checklist. 68p. Measures 9 inches square.

KOS, P: New Work: Paul Kos: Chartres Bleu (Brochure for 1987-1988 exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art)

Kos, Paul. New Work: Paul Kos: Chartres Bleu (Brochure for 1987-1988 exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art). San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), 1987. Unmarked. Very Good. Brochure. (#26092) $16.00

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This work explores the medieval art of stained glass through the modern medium of video. Replicating a 13th-century stained-glass window in Chartres Cathedral, the work consists of 27 video monitors.

6-sided brochure for Paul Kos’s 5 November 1987-10 January 1988 exhibition in SFMOMA’s then new series of recent work by younger and established artists.

One panel is an image of Chartres Bleu,1986. Text by John R. Lane and Bruce Jenkins of the Walker Art Center.

The exhibition was at the old museum on Van Ness Street.

Paul Kos (b. 1942) is a conceptual artist and one of the founders of the Bay Area Conceptual Art movement in California. Bio. Exhibition checklist.

MARIONI, T: Tom Marioni: Trees and Birds, 1969-1999

Tanner, Marcia. Tom Marioni: Trees and Birds, 1969-1999. Mills College Art Museum, 1999. ISBN: 0963803042. Unmarked. Exhibition catalog (November 10–December 23, 1999). Illustrated. Guest Curator Marcia Tanner. Very Good. Paperback. (#26061) $16.00

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Tom Marioni is a founding member of San Francisco’s conceptual art movement and is recognized internationally for his work with sound, video, light and shadow, re-thinking the definition of art practice.

In 1970 he opened the Museum of Conceptual Art, a vanguard alternative space, and, at the Oakland Museum exhibited The Act of Drinking Beer with Friends is the Highest Form of Art, a seminal installation-performance work.