March 1966

Paris: Galerie Tournesol, 1966
18 x 21cm, 1pp hand typed letter from Boltanski on Galerie du Tournesol letterhead paper to M. Berg apologising that the gallery will be closed on 7th of April 1966 and that Boltanski will only return to Paris on the 13 April but he would be happy to meet Berg on any other date. He also mentions Berg's interest in the work of Romero. The letter is signed in black ink. VG+.

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Dunsyre: Wild Hawthorn Press, 1966
28 x 43.4cm, 8pp publication which has the title concrete poem by Lax in the middle pages. Designed by Emil Antonucci for Lax this is an exceptionally rare publication. The text over the middle two pages takes the phrase "THE SEA MOVES LIKE A DANCER" and a wave pattern. The text moves around in the same way a boat might on the waves. This example has some sunning on the front cover and is also missing the original slide binding. Murray 1.12

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Wein: Universal-Edition , 1966
14.5 x 20cm, 118pp. Original card covers. First edition of this German translation of a number of short plays by Finlay originally written in the 50s and translated by Estella Schmid. The Estate Hunters and Walking Through Seaweed are two of the works which were later published in a Penguin Anthology "New English Dramatists" in 1970 (see separate listing in this site).
Pages somewhat browned as the paper employed in the printing was cheap. This copy has an inscription in black ink by Finlay to "To Eduard/ with love from Ian/ 15 March 1966."

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Stuttgart: Edition Hansjorg Mayer. 1966
Single sheet, 64 x 48cm, folded three times (24 x 16cm folded size), printed one side only. A single number from the famous Futura series dedicated to the work of Finlay. Five concrete poems are reproduced in b/w....

NYC: The Gate Theatre, 1966 28 x 21.5cm, 1pp black on yellow offset. Small poster for this night of screenings at the Gate Theatre including Yalkut's ""Le Parc," Bruce Conner's ""Cosmic Ray"" and Maya Deren's ""The Very Eye of Night". VG condition....

San Francisco: Intersection: A Center for Dialogue in the Creative Arts, 1966 21.5 x 33.5cm, 2pp - the programme for a series of events at the SF arts space run by Laird Sutton. The month of June featured a night of ""kinetic films" by Yalkut and a ""media mix"" by USCO two weeks later, in addition to a night of Stan Brakhage's work." Folded once for storage else VG+. ...

NYC: Riverside Museum, n.d. (1966) Two stapled sheets - both 35 x 21.5cm, 1pp. The floor Map of USCO's Exhibition at Riverside Museum with a list of the works being displayed for this one day event "A public service for enlightenment" by USCO. Folded for storage....

NYC: Riverside Museum, n.d. (1966) 30.3 x 23.4cm, 1pp. Offset small poster printed blue on green card for a one day event "A public service for enlightenment" by USCO. Leaflet designed by the co-operative. Folded for mailing else VG....

NYC: Film-Makers' Cinematheque, 1966 28 x 21.5cm, 1pp. Offset lithographic leaflet (typographic only) for the January showings and events which include Sunrise by Friedrich-Wilhelm Murnau and the week of events - HUBBUB - by USCO which includes the works: Cathode Ray, HIGHFREETHRUUSAFEWAY, Y, Diffraction Film, Omix and Ghost Reve: although not stated the latter performance was choreographed and performed by Carolee Scheemann and shot by Jalkut. VG. ...

Paris: Gallery du Tournesol November 1966
17 x 8cm, 6pp. Announcement card printed black on beige with a detailed reproduced drawing by Romero over the inner pages. The gallery logo of a sunflower is on the front of the card - and there is a possibility that that drawing was by Boltanski. VG+. Rare.

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Nottingham: Tarasque Press, 1966
53.5 x 44.5cm, blue and red on white screenprint. One of Finlay's most important prints - the letters of the word acrobat are spaced out and repeated so that the individual parts of the word "tumble" by being read in all directions. A VG copy framed in wood and glass. Circa 350 printed. Finlay prints Nr: 4.66.2.

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