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Gallery

New Acquisitions

Seven leaves of hand-painted wallpaper designs
19th century


Prize-winning student designs.

…de Pe a Pa
Celina Uralde - 1962


Experimental poetry by Celina Uralde with cover illus. and prologue by Gyula Kosice.

BAILARINA Y COUPLETISTA / DANZAS SUGESTIVAS
La Habanerita - [1912]


A dancer's trade card, mailed to a talent agency.

Las Juventudes Libertarias de Artes Gráficas protestan [...]
Comisión pro-Cultura Juventudes Libertarias de Artes Gráficas - ca. 1936-38


The FAI's youth cultural commission defends Barcelona's Municipal Band.

Graphische Ausstellung veranstalet vom Verein Kölner Buchdrucker ...
1920


Unrecorded book arts exhibition supplement.

Poem 1 and Poem 2. From Penny Poems, No. 31
Claes Oldenburg - 1959


The earliest Oldenburg publication?

Rauschenberg: Selections
Robert Rauschenberg - [1968]


Experimental "collage" catalogue essay in an early and uncommon catalogue.

A ruptura da fotografia nos anos 50
José Filho Oiticica - 1983


España 1936-1965
[Horna, Kati] Comite de Ayuda al Pueblo Español - 1964


Solidarity publication illus. by the Hungarian-Mexican photographer with early reproductions of her Guerra Civil images.

El Movimento Estridentista
Germán List Arzubide - [1927]


Reading copy of the first edition.

OPTICA
Xavier and Carolyna Meade - 1978


Vibrant print portfolio with mystical descriptions of Mexico at the end of the Dirty War.

Album del Primer Gran Baile Debutantes de la Ciudad de México
1965


Portrait album celebrating the first debutante ball in Mexico City.

Primer Bienal de la Habana ‘84: Catalogo General
Museo Nacional de Cuba and Centro Wifredo Lam - 1984


Scarce [association] copy of the first Cuban contemporary art biennial catalogue. Signed? by Mexican artist Fanny Rabel.

Guía de Exposiciones: Mayo; Junio; and Julio. México 68: Programa cultural de la XIX Olimpiada
Comité Organizador de los Juegos de la XIX Olimpiada - 1968


Three gallery guides issued by the '68 Olympic Committee's Cultural Program.

In the route of friendship. México 68: Programa cultural de la XIX Olimpiada
Comité Organizador de los Juegos de la XIX Olimpiada - 1968


Three Frente Popular Handbills: Gratitud a Méjico; Homenaje a Mexico; and Salud Hermano Méjico
Los Amigos de Méjico, et al. - ca. 1936-1939


Spanish gratitude for Mexican assistance during the Spanish Civil War.

Saluda a Méjico
(CNT-AIT) - ca. 1936-1939


Propaganda celebrating Mexican support of Republican Spain.

Album Surrealista de Ovarina Merck
Delia Ingenieros - 1938-1941


Surrealist scrapbook by the Argentinian microbiologist, magician, and Borges associate, Delia Ingenieros.

Women

A Featured Collection

Latin America

A Featured Collection

Modernism

A Featured Collection

Ephemera and Oddities

A few more bits of fun.

Sol Lewitt.

Pride in Kitchen and Bathroom: A Sure Sign of Excellent Housekeeping.

An essay on the Arbutus Uva Ursi and Pyrola Umbellata ….

A doctoral dissertation describing the effects of Bear-berry on gonorrhea patients.

Pedrito Contreras y Juan del Campo.

Peronist propaganda illustrated by humorist Pedro Segui.

Carteleras. Año I, No.1 - Año 1, No.3 (all published?).

Advertising for UGT-CNT controlled theaters in Valencia, unrecorded in OCLC.

Comitè Econòmic d’Espectacles Públics.

A class-conscious film schedule for the CNT/AIT collectivized theaters in Girona.

Nosotros: [Revista Mensual Anarquista].

Valencian anarchist serial associated with the Teatro del Pueblo movement.

A Fable.

Satirical antiwar fable illus. by the pacifist Southall.

On the Question of Homosexuals and the Party.

Marxist Leninist repudiation of homosexuality documents the mixed history of communism and LGBTQ rights.

1968: An Opera (in English) by J. Jordan.

Souvenir program for drag opera about Warhol-Solanus affair.

Scream. No. 1.

Gay rights at Buffalo State University, otherwise unrecorded.

Processed World: Special Sex Issue..

Post-situationist magazine for the radical office worker.

Sun Annual.

International nudist serial.

Minus 8.

Asia-Pacific Alternative Press Syndicate; coverage of Miss Universe in Hong Kong, student protests, etc.

Modeling Soap Sculptures in White Soap.

Ceramicist Margaret Postgate's first career as the soap sculpture queen.

Art: The Independent Review. No. 1 (Dec. 1987) and No. 2 (Mar. 1988).

Artists deliver straight-talk about conditions and political realities of the artworld in apartheid-era South Africa.

Album of late 19th Century Albumen or Gelatin-Silver Prints of Gubbio and Perugia.

Late-19th-century Italian album combining amateur and professional photography.

Recueil des instruments de chirurgie orthopédie et mobiliers.

Instruments of amputation followed logically by prosthetics.

The Victim Did It.

Sue Williams exhibition poster.

Books from the estate of Mark Tobey.

Otherwise unrecorded sales list of abstract artist Mark Tobey's library.

File Megazine Vol. 5, No. 4 (1983).

Mondo Cane Kama Sutra Dog Eat Dog Eat Dog

STUBBS—U.T.C.: STAR WARS?.

CND protests corporate sponsorship at the Tate Gallery.

Album Recuerdo de la Alhambra.

Orientalism at the Alhambra. Vintage albumen prints.

Çayir Yapraklari (Leaves of Grass).

Avant-garde typography and experimental book design in the first Turkish translation of Walt Whitman.

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