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(CHAMBERLAIN, JOHN). CHAMBERLAIN, JOHN - RAND PIECE - SIGNED BY JOHN CHAMBERLAIN

Title: RAND PIECE - SIGNED BY JOHN CHAMBERLAIN
Description: NP (Los Angeles ?), Self-Published., 1971, First Edition. Plastic Report Cover, 4to, Thirty-five individual 8 x 11" bond sheets printed offset recto only, in a translucent fluorescent orange plastic report cover with a blue plastic clamp spine (as issued), no illustrations. "Rand Piece" is the printed form of John Chamberlain's contribution to the historic 1971 Los Angeles County Museum of Art exhibition "Art and Technology". It consists of excerpted responses by employees of the noted Southern California think-tank The Rand Corporation to a questionnaire submitted by the artist. The piece was mounted on the walls during the exhibition, with Chamberlain subsequently self-publishing an extremely limited edition of these responses to be distributed to the Rand participants. For further details, see the catalog "Art and Technology" by Maurice Tuchman. Edition size is not known, but surviving copies are truly rare. A most handsome example of this elusive conceptual document whose plastic binder remains remarkably fresh additionally BOLDLY SIGNED "John Chamberlain" in purple ink on the title page at the time of publication. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase.. Near Fine.

Keywords: John Chamberlain, Conceptual Art, Artist Artists' Book Books, Signed Book Books, Artist Monograph, "Art and Technology", The Rand Corporation, - CHAMBERLAIN, JOHN

Price: US$ 500.00 Seller: Arcana: Books on the Arts
- Book number: 023336

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