Store Days Documents from The Store (1961) and Ray Gun Theater (1962) with original business card in sleeve to front endpaper Something Else Press 1967

Oldenburg, Claes; Williams, Emmett


Publisher: Something Else Press
Place Published: New York Villefranche-sur-mer Franfurt-am-Main
Edition: 1st Edition
Date Published: 1967
Illustrator: profusely illustrated
Size: 4to

Selection by Claes Oldenburg and Emmett Williams of texts, graphic materials and photos from 1961-62 documenting Oldenburg’s Store in New York, both a store in which things were bought and sold, and a venue for art, ideas, and performance, in which Oldenburg sold his own art thereby circumventing the formal art gallery space; includes Oldenburg’s ‘The Store’ business card (black text on shimmering faceted blue) to transparent paper pocket adhered to front endpaper; photographs by Robert R. McElroy; cream cloth boards with titling blind-embossed to front and red label and silver titling to spine; illustrated endpapers, light green topstain; business card pocket tanned and with some creases and edgewear, o.w. Very Good throughout; very mild wear and mild foxing to boards; dustwrapper lightly rubbed, price clipped, short closed tear top rear, o.w. Very Good.

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