Steven Leiber: Catalogs

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Steven Leiber was a pioneering San Francisco art dealer, collector and gallerist who specialised in the dematerialised art practices of the 1960s and 1970s and the ephemera and documentation spawned by conceptual art and other post-war movements. To sell this material, Leiber produced a series of 52 iconic catalogues between 1992 and 2010. Across 252 pages, this book documents the full set of 52 dealer catalogues produced by Steven Leiber between 1992 and 2010.Far from your ordinary dealer catalog, Leiber’s cataloguess paid homage to the kind of historic printed matter that he bought and sold, mimicking iconic publications like Wallace Berman’s Semina journal and the exhibition catalog for Documenta V (1972). Leiber’s reputation spread via these unique volumes, which included works by John Baldessari, Lynda Benglis, Ray Johnson, Lucy Lippard, Allan Kaprow, Yayoi Kusama, Claes Oldenburg, Ed Ruscha, Lawrence Weiner and many more.
ISBN 9781941753248. Inventory Press & RITE Editions.
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Steven Leiber was a pioneering San Francisco art dealer, collector and gallerist who specialised in the dematerialised art practices of the 1960s and 1970s and the ephemera and documentation spawned by conceptual art and other post-war movements. To sell this material, Leiber produced a series of 52 iconic catalogues between 1992 and 2010. Across 252 pages, this book documents the full set of 52 dealer catalogues produced by Steven Leiber between 1992 and 2010.Far from your ordinary dealer catalog, Leiber’s cataloguess paid homage to the kind of historic printed matter that he bought and sold, mimicking iconic publications like Wallace Berman’s Semina journal and the exhibition catalog for Documenta V (1972). Leiber’s reputation spread via these unique volumes, which included works by John Baldessari, Lynda Benglis, Ray Johnson, Lucy Lippard, Allan Kaprow, Yayoi Kusama, Claes Oldenburg, Ed Ruscha, Lawrence Weiner and many more.
  • Author
    Leiber, Steven
  • Publisher
    Inventory Press & RITE Editions
  • Release
    September 2019
  • Binding
    pb
  • Format
    252 pages. 26 x 26 cm
  • Status for WholeSale
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    available