Very Good. Dust Jacket Included. CELANT, GERMANO. Course of the Knife. (Trans. by Meg Shore, Ed. by David Frankel). Electa, (1986). 200 pp. approx., softcover, very many illus., bound in wraps w/ v.g. d.j., OP.
Fair in fair dust jacket. Highlighting/underlining. Highlighting to a few pages; first half of text block has faint dampstain to lower corner. Dust jacket is very rubbed and edgeworn, with numerous small tears and one tape repair.
Fine in Very Good jacket. Published in New York by Rizzoli International Publications, Inc. in 1986. First Edition. Book near fine with some light scratches on covers. DJ very good, piece missing from bottom of front.
Lavish book documenting the performance collaboration between Oldenburg, Van Bruggen and Gehry that was elaborate and complex and was finally performed in Venice. The book is illustrated in full color and black and white of sketches, drawings, photographs, costumes along with detailed text on the making and the final production. Fine/fine. Laid in is a folded sheet for a series of his films that were held at The Whitney Museum.
Fine in Fine jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. A monumental multimedia performance created by sculptor Claes Oldenburg, writer/curator Coosje van Bruggen and architect Frank O. Gehry, and performed in Venice in 1985. The central figure was an eighty-three foot electronically-driven ship in the form of a Swiss army knife, and the performance is marvelously documented here in its entirety, including notes, sketches and photographs of the principals and others playing fictional characters. Fine (w/ single sm spot on bottom edge; slight bump to bottom board), in fine, mylar-protected dust jacket. 8 3/4" X 11 3/8".
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