BROWN, J: Transformation: The Art of Joan Brown (Member Exhibition Invitation, Berkeley Art Museum and The Oakland Museum of California)

Brown, Joan Transformation: The Art of Joan Brown (Member Exhibition Invitation, Berkeley Art Museum and The Oakland Museum of California) Berkeley Art Museum and The Oakland Museum of California, 1998. Unmarked. Very Good. Invitation. (#26811) $14.00

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Four-sided card with images on back and front. Front is “Joan and Donald,” 1982, an image of Joan with her cat. The back image is “The Cypress Trees,” 1980.

Brown (1938-1990) was a notable member of the “second generation” of the Bay Area Figurative Movement. After a successful career as a teacher and painter, she died young, in a construction accident while installing an obelisk at the Sai Baba’s Eternal Heritage Museum.

UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM: Start Journal (Vol 7, No. 1) (University Art Museum, Berkeley)

Start Journal (Vol 7, No. 1) (University Art Museum, Berkeley), coverYoo, Jin Soo (editor). Start Journal (Vol 7, No. 1) (University Art Museum, Berkeley). University Art Museum, Berkeley, 1995. Unmarked. Some sun fading on cover. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26758) $16.00

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Includes an interview with Larry Rinder (the current Director, than a curator), an interview with Stephen Gong and Asian American film, Tyler Cann on Sam Francis, and more, 48p. Black and white illustrations throughout. Measures 9×7 inches.

Start Journal (Vol 7, No. 1) (University Art Museum, Berkeley), inside page

BERKELEY ART MUSEUM: Selection 1966: The University Art Collections

Selection 1966: The University Art Collections, book coverSelz, Peter; Richardson, Brenda et al. Selection 1966: The University Art Collections. Univ of Calif Printing Dept., 1966. Unmarked text. 114p. Bumped corner. Good. Paperback. (#26496) $10.00

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Catalog for exhibition highlighting a selection of paintings and prints from the museum’s collection. Selections from all periods for an exhibition mounted shortly before the (Berkeley) University Art Museum moved into a new building in 1968.

Reproductions in color and B/W.

BERKELEY ART MUSEUM: Sold on Art: University Art Museum Council Auction (Invitation with Envelope)

Sold on Art: University Art Museum Council Auction (Invitation with Envelope), invitationUniversity Art Museum Council. Sold on Art: University Art Museum Council Auction (Invitation with Envelope). University Art Museum Council, 1988. Unmarked. Very Good. Unbound. (#26127) $16.00

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Invitation to the University Art Museum Council June 4, 1988 auction with return RSVP card and envelope. Original mailing envelope included: ripped open at top and mailing label shadow on front. Card printed in red and white. Board of Directors and Council members listed inside. Also information about the costs and location of this event, catered by Poulet, with music by Rhythm Futur. Auctioneer: Tom Hensley. Artist on auction not detailed.

ABDALIAN, Z: Zarouhie Abdalian (Matrix 249, August 2-September 29, 2013)

DiQuinzio, Apsara. Zarouhie Abdalian (Matrix 249, August 2-September 29, 2013). UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, 2013. Unmarked. Very Good. Brochure. (#25951) $16.00

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Gallery guide for Matrix 249, August 2-September 29, 2013 exhibition. Folded into 6 panels, 3 on each side. Measures 18×8.5 inches unfolded. 3 images. Zarhouie Abdalian (b. 1982) is an American artist. Her work focuses on site-oriented sound installations and sculptures. She is a 2012 recipient of the SECA Art Award.

UCB ART MUSEUM AND PACIFIC FILM ARCHIVE: Look: The Quarterly Magazine of the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (Summer 2000)

Look: The Quarterly Magazine of the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (Summer 2000). Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#25824) $12.00

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Features “Mandala: The Architecture of Enlightenment,” “China: Fifty Years Inside the People’s Republic,” Matrix exhibitions of Doug Aitken and Anne Chu, the 30th MFA Graduate Exhibition, and more. 21p. B/W illustrations throughout.

HESSE, E: Eva Hesse: Studiowork

Eva Hesse: Studiowork book coverFer, Briony. Eva Hesse: Studiowork. Yale University Press, 2009. ISBN: 9780300134766. Factory sealed. Measures 8.25×9.75 inches. 240p. 200 color illustrations. Very Good in new dust jacket. Hardcover. (#22774) $125.00

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Exhibition catalog. Argues that Eva Hesse’s (1936–1970) studioworks force us to ask fundamental questions, not just about what an artwork is, but about the work that art does in our culture.