Vision: California. Number one. September 1975. Tom Marioni, Kathan Brown.

Vision: California. Number one. September 1975

Oakland, California: Kathan Brown, Crown Point Press. 1975. No. 246 of 1000 copies. The first and by far the scarcest issue. Profusely illustrated. 67 pp. Stiff black paper covers with white lettering and color illustration. 33.7 x 21.9 cm. This remarkably prescient publication includes the following: opening texts by Claes Oldenburg and Tom Marioni; two-page double-spreads by Wayne Thiebaud, Fred Martin, Bruce Conner, William T. Wiley, Tom Marioni, Terry Fox, Paul Kos, James Melchert, Paul Cotton, Howard Fried, Bonie Sherk, Linda Montano, Larry Bell, Robert Irwin, Doug Wheeler, Michael Asher, Bruce Nauman, Ed Ruscha, Chris Burden, Allen Ruppersberg, Eleanor Antin, Barbara Smith, Charles Hill; Vito Acconci (4 pp.); and Kathan Brown (6 pp.). Michael Asher's piece on pp. 42-43 consists of pp. 41 and 44 sealed together. Cover price was $20 in 1975; Artforum was $3. This tall, narrow publication is bent crosswise in the middle, with worn covers and a badly creased top corner on the rear cover. **Free domestic or international shipping with direct order. Item #79601

Price: $250.00

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