Sunday, February 28, 2010

Heinrich Anton Müller: Machines and Drawings

Heinrich Anton Müller 1869-1930. Katalog der Maschinen, Zeichnungen und Schriften by Roman Kurzmeyer, Stroemfeld, Basel, 1994 (german language)

Machines and drawings produced by Müller between 1912 and 1927 at the Münsingen psychiatric hospital, Switzerland.

Saturday, February 27, 2010

Geometrical Patterns by Richard Slade, Transatlantic Arts, 1970

Friday, February 26, 2010

New edition by Jason McLean at Paul and Wendy Projects.

Illusion Circles, Moustaches, and Hexaflexagon

Selection of chapter headings from Steven Caney's TOY BOOK, Workman Publishing, 1972.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Found in a pile of clippings at the studio. Probably from Popular Mechanics or Mechanix Illustrated.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Remy Charlip: This Is The Age Of The Book

This Is The Age Of The Book Mobile designed by Remy Charlip, Children's Book Council, NY, 1970

(see also: bookfaces)

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Monday, February 22, 2010

ghost month

Photographs from William Eakin's Ghost Month series, 2003-2004

(These objects are constructed as religious offerings to be burned during a buddhist ancestor festival called Ghost Month. More here)

Sunday, February 21, 2010

This Old World

Old Songs by Howard Finster, cassette, OLD GOLD, Atlanta, GA, 1994

Saturday, February 20, 2010


L'ALTALENA (SEE-SAW) by Enzo Mari, Danese Milano Edizioni Per Bambini, 1981 (Second Edition). The first edition was published in 1961. This book is currently in print as a beautiful accordion-fold edition, published by Corraini. See also Mari's 16 Animali puzzle (1957) on which this book is based. This edition contains a poem by Renato Pedio not included in the Corraini edition. (staple bound, 13 X 9.5 inches)

Friday, February 19, 2010

thirty-3, game made by Affiliated Enterprises, Montreal (no date)
Robert Rental's Paralysis/ACC single, Company-Regular Records, 1978
(featuring Nam June Paik's K-456 on the cover)

home-recorded psychedelic electronic industrial melancholia.

Thursday, February 18, 2010