Open for Action: Political Book Art

Exhibition Checklist:

Sharon  Gilbert

 

Art Workers Coalition

 

Open Hearing
(1969)

Seana  Biondolillo

Jab #17, The
(2001)

Gaza  Bowen

Waste Not / What Not Catalog
(2002) offset; 100% recycled New Leaf papers: Symphony Gloss and Reincarnation; stapled

Kyle  Bravo

How2 Zine no. 1 and 2
(2002) woodcut and photocopy on photocopy paper; pamphlet stitch binding

Kyle Bravo’s Punk Rock Guide to Saving Money, Fighting Capitalism and Having Fun While You’re At It
(2001) photocopy paper, photocopies, pamphlet stitch binding

Managerial Guide to Beating Workers Into Submission, The
(2000) photocopy on card stock and paint chips; perfect binding

California State Prison

National Library Week April 21-27, 1963
(1963)

Sue  Coe

How to Commit Suicide in South Africa
(1983)

Sue  Coe & Holly Metz

How to Commit Suicide in South Africa
(1983)

Michael  Corris

Typographic Samples Pictures Polemics
(1986)

Critical Art Ensemble

Action is Addiction
(1992)

John  Fekner

Queensites
(1982)

Friends of San Quentin

Letters to Mother from Prison
(1972) Courtesy of Larry E. Sullivan

Sharon  Gilbert

Police (State) USA
(2001) Photocopy, spiral bound

Guerrilla Art Action Group

[Licenses] GAAG-Jon Hendricks & Jean Toche
(1980) Courtesy of Museum of Modern Art

Diana Duncan  Holmes

Shitty Little Journal
(1996) Courtesy of Museum of Modern Art

Dave  Hornor

Teach Your Child To Tell Time
(1999)

Gary Neil  Kennedy

Do you believe that art has or can have any effect on politics?
(1993) Courtesy of Museum of Modern Art

Barbara  Kruger

You are an Experiment in Terror
(1984) Courtesy of Museum of Modern Art

Tuli  Kupferberg

Kill for Peace, Again
(1987) Courtesy of Museum of Modern Art

Edna  Lazaron

Terrorism
(1985) Two scrolls of collaged mixed media mounted on unbleached muslin in ceramic container with nails and cork top with miniature cap pistol.

Nora  Ligorano

Bible Belt
(1993) VHS Player; Video; LCD Monitor; New Testament Bible; Plated Belt Buckle; Plexi Book Cradle

Bible Belt, The
(1993) Commercially printed bible, leather belt, gold-plated buckle.

Josh  MacPhee

Eighteen Street Stencils Number Three
(2000) Photocopy

Seventeen Street Stencils Number Two
(2000) Photocopy, stapled.

Stencil Four
(2001) Photocopy, stapled.

Ten Stencils Number One
(2000) Photocopy, stapled.

Miranda  Maher

After Reasonable Research
(1999) From the collection of Sharon Gilbert

Dona Ann  McAdams

Gentrify
Black Plastic Spiral

Nuclear Survival Kit
(1979) Black Plastic Spiral

Scott L.  McCarney

In Case of Emergency
(1984) Offset and die-cut; Courtesy of Museum of Modern Art

Holly  Metz

How to Commit Suicide in South Africa
(1983)

Richard  Minsky

Forlorn Hope: The Prison Reform Movement by Larry E. Sullivan
(2000) Binding: Injet on canvas, chain. Wood box, latex paint, lacquer.

Linda  Montano

Art in Everyday Life
(1981) Courtesy of Barbara Moore, Bound & Unbound.

Louise Odes  Neaderland

Nuclear Fan, The
(1983) Card stock in tasseled slipcase.

Shock and Awe
(2003) Photocopy and accordion binding

Joseph  Nechvatal

Effects of Nuclear War and You
(1981) Photocopy, stapled. Courtesy of Museum of Modern Art.

Roxie  Paine

Holy Bible
(1994) From the collection of Martina Batan.

Gilles  Peress

Silence: Rwanda, The
(1995) Courtesy of Museum of Modern Art.

Stephen  Petroff

101 Ways to Kill Each Other Without Nuclear Weapons
(1982) Courtesy of Museum of Modern Art.

Adrian  Piper

Colored People
From the collection of Sharon Gilbert.

Marshall  Reese

Bible Belt
(1993) VHS Player; Video; LCD Monitor; New Testament Bible; Plated Belt Buckle; Plexi Book Cradle

Bible Belt, The
(1993) Commercially printed bible, leather belt, gold-plated buckle.

Susan  Rotolo

Think
(1995) Rubber stamps reproduced by copier and hand colored; parchment; accordion fold.

Ed  Ruscha

Colored People
From the collection of Sharon Gilbert.

Annie  Sprinkle

You Can Heal Your Sex Life: a 13 Step Program
(1980) Photocopy. Courtesy of Museum of Modern Art

David  Thorne

He’s got a gun!
(1999)

Men in the News #26 Election Memento
(1993) Photocopy

Jean  Toche

Waiter! There is a terrorist in my soup!
(2001) Courtesy of Museum of Modern Art

Larry  Walczak

America at War: Publicity photographs from network television programming
(1991) Courtesy of Museum of Modern Art

Morrie  Warshawski

Patterns of Oppression (microscope slides)
(1978) Wood, glass, photographic film. Courtesy of Museum of Modern Art

Carrie Mae  Weems

And 22 Million Very Tired & Very Angry People
(1992) Courtesy of Museum of Modern Art

Dale  Wittig

Town & Country
(1995) Photocopy

John  Wood

Ozone Alert
(1996) Offset

Jody  Zellen

Rewording Images
(1987) Courtesy of Museum of Modern Art

Philip  Zimmerman

Civil Defense
(1984) Courtesy of Museum of Modern Art

Support for the Center for Book Arts’ visual arts programming is provided, in part, by the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

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