Saturday, February 1, 2014

Larry Miller | As If the Universe Were an Object

Larry Miller
As If the Universe Were an Object 
Richmond, USA:  Anderson Gallery/Virginia Commonwealth University, 1986
56 pp., 21 x 27 cm., softcover
Edition of 1000

Subtitled Selected Work 1969 - 1985, this slim oblong catalogue was published in conjunction with an exhibition at Virginia Commonwealth University; a survey show curated by Marilyn Zeitlin.

The title includes numerous black-and-white photographs and illustrations documenting Fluxus performances (Remote Music, Flux Harpsichord) and multiples (Orifice Flux-Plugs) as well as drawings, video, photography and installation works. Constance de Jong, Barbara Moore and Zeitlin contribute texts. The book is designed by Sara Seagull, the artist's long-time partner.

Each cover features the work Untitled, by Miller, from 1969/1986 - a hammered grass blade.

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