Item #1595 [Title On Spine:] Akcie. Performance. Body Art.
[Title On Spine:] Akcie. Performance. Body Art.
Czechoslovakian Samizdat Edition

[Title On Spine:] Akcie. Performance. Body Art.

[N.p.]: [s.n.], [N.d., 1978]. Samizdat. In original, light green cloth. Text in Czech. A compilation of articles, interviews and essays on separately numbered pages. (298) carbon copy leaves, bond together with a printed, four-page leaflet, and one leaf with a table of contents handwrit. Some pages yellowed due to acidic paper. Some pages slightly overtrimmed with no effect on the text.  Spine slightly bumped at the tail, otherwise in fine condition.

Czechoslovakian samizdat on Action Art, Performance and Body Art.

The volume consists of the typescripts of over 50 interviews, biographies, articles and essays about such artists as Christo, Joseph Beuys, Robert Morris, Barnett Newman, Hanne Darboven, Robert Wilson and Valie Export. Writings include studies written by artists and theoreticians from Czechoslovakia as well as translations of artist interviews from magazines like Flash Art, Avalanche and Domus, translations of essays from different books, such as Lunatics, Lovers and Poets; The contemporary experimental theatre by Margaret Croyden, The Art of Time: Essays on the Avant-Garde by Michael Kirby and The Living Book of the Living Theatre by Carlo Silvestro and also essays of Allan Kaprow and Richard Schechner.

Bond together with an original, vintage leaflet of the Tuesday program of the 6th Prague Jazz Days, that took place in May 1978. The Prague Jazz Days (pražské jazzové dny) was held yearly between 1974 and 1982 as an important platform for progressive and underground music, theatre, dance and art movements. Extremely scarce publication.


Price: €1,600.00

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