Wednesday, February 29, 2012

make a bigger puddle/make a smaller worm

from The Magic Mirror Book (originally titled Make a Bigger Puddle, Make a Smaller Worm), devised and illustrated by Marion Walter, Scholastic, 1971
Some awkward illustrated-by-the-author greatness (see also Daniel Pinkwater or Munro Leaf)

hand drawing

Hand Drawing by Micah Lexier, published by Paul + Wendy Projects
A letterpress print with a unique pencil drawing added by the artist.
Varied edition of 100.
Please visit P+W Projects for more information.

Monday, February 27, 2012


toy gun, birch plywood and rosewood, by Jim & Judy Williamson, Asheville, NC
from Fine Woodworking: Design Book Two (1150 photographs of the best work in wood by 1000 craftsmen), The Taunton Press, CT, 1979


Untitled (Barnett's bee), 1959-60
from Ray Johnson: Correspondences, Wexner Center for the Arts/Flammarion, , 1999

Friday, February 24, 2012

Impasse Ronsin

exterior of Brancusi's studio, 11 Impasse Ronsin, 1956
from Brancusi, Hulten, Dumitresco, & Istrati, Harry Abrams, NY, 1987

Thursday, February 23, 2012


Lawren Harris, edited by R.G.P. Cosgrove, Macmillan of Canada, Toronto, 1969
Joe Norris: Paintings and Furniture, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, 1978

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

the thread

Graphology: Your character in your handwriting by John Marley, Bancroft & Co., London, 1967

Sunday, February 19, 2012


Making Simple Constructions by Hansi Bohm, Studio Vista, London, 1971

Porta Filliou

from Robert Filliou: From Political to Poetical Economy, Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 1996 (image and quote from Porta Filliou, video, 1977)

Saturday, February 18, 2012


The Arts of Denmark: Viking to Modern, Danish Society of Arts, Crafts & Industrial Design, 1960

Friday, February 17, 2012

Klank in beeld

Sound into sight, N.V. Philips' Gloeilampenfabrieken, Eindhoven, 1965 (18 painters respond to music, organised and sponsored by Philips, Eindhoven)

Thursday, February 16, 2012

The birds are buried today.

Ray Johnson/Feigen Gallery art ad from Artforum, Feb., 1970

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

école de tueurs

Untitled, granite, 1935 / Untitled, granite, 1935 / Tête d'oiseau mordant une pierre, granite, 1935 / Jeu de constructions anthropomorphes, plaster, sculpture fragments, objects, 1935 / "garage à sculptures" Great River, Long Island, 1944 / Dream Rose, plaster, 1959 / Corps enseignant pour une école de tueurs (detail), stone (roche due de Vilhonneur), 1967 / Le Musée de l'homme, stone and plaster, 1965 / Max Ernst in studio (Gilles Chauvelin), 1965
from Max Ernst: sculptures, maisons, paysages by Werner Spies, Dumont/Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 1998 (french language)
(Thanks to S. Hughes!)


from Banners for Beginners by Cory Atwood, Morehouse-Barlow, 1986

Monday, February 13, 2012

log house

(inside front and back cover of) The Little Log House, illustrated by M. Mezheninov, translated by Irina Zheleznova, Malysh Publishers, Moscow, 1978

Sunday, February 12, 2012


Due Date: Never

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Above all this and the rest

I Will Always Love You, Alex Chilton, WLYX, Memphis, 1975

still from William Eggleston's Stranded in Canton---Alex Chilton plays
My Rival, Memphis, mid 70's.

Friday, February 10, 2012

star of javelins

Giovanni Anselmo - Invisibile [Invisible], 1971, projector, slide ("...the word becomes visible only if your body intercepts the projection...") / Invisibile (detail) / Luciano Fabro - Ruota [Wheel], 1964, steel, edition of 8, 2002 / Michelangeko Pistoletto - Venere degli stracci [Venus of rags], 1967, mica-covered cement cast Venus, cloth / Gilberto Zorio - Stella di giavelotti [Star of javelins], 1974, five javelins
from ARTEPOVERA: Art From Italy 1967-2002, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 2002