Museum by Artists.

Bronson, AA & Peggy Gale. 


An anthology of texts and works exploring the relationship of the artist to the museum, from Duchamp’s seminal ‘Boite-en-valise’ and Oldenburg’s ‘Mouse Museum’ to the critical work of Hans Haacke and Daniel Buren. Harald Szeeman’s proposal for ‘Museum of Obsessions’ at a future Documenta is here reproduced in English for the first time. Edited by AA Bronson and Peggy Gale.

Texts/works by: Jean-Christophe Ammann, Michael Asher, AA Bronson, Marcel Broodthaers, Benjamin Buchloh, Daniel Buren, Marcel Duchamp, Robert Filliou, Vera Frenkel, General Idea, Walter Grasskamp, Hans Haake, Wulf Herzogenrath, Image Bank, Donald Judd, On Kawara, Garry Neill Kennedy, Joseph Kosuth, Les Levine, Glenn Lewis, George Maciunas, Piero Manzoni, Museum of Conceptual Art, N.E. Thing Company, Claes Oldenburg, Gerry Schum, Harald Szeeman. — Art Metropole.

Toronto: Art Metropole, 1983. First edition. 4to (26.6 × 20.2 cm). Softcover. Texts in English & French. French flaps. Glue bound. Illustrated in b/w throughout. The cover is a detail of striped material, white and yellow, scale 1:1, used by Daniel Buren. Containing the light pink rice paper insert by James Lee Byars entitled ‘I Founded a Fictitious Museum in New York in ’68 and Collected 1,000,000 Minutes of Attention to Show’. Condition: Very good plus. Shelf wear, light crease to wrappers and worn to spine. Internally near fine. Item ID: 1451.

Subjects:Art,20th Century


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