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cover of Seventh Heaven (Original printer's proof for the cover of the first edition)

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Boston: Telegraph Books, 1972. Original printer's proof for the cover of the first edition published by Telegraph Books in 1972. Patti Smith's first published collection of poetry. Card stock, 7.5 x 10 inches. Light toning to the extremities, else Near Fine.
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cover of Original 1979 [James Chance and the] Contortions tour poster

Original 1979 [James Chance and the] Contortions tour poster

by [James Chance and the] Contortions (artist)

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Published
1979
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N.p.: ZE Records, 1979. Vintage two-color Contortions poster, a "tour blank," with space at the lower margin on which a venue could add performance date information. The tour was launched to promote the band's debut album, "Buy," released in 1979 on ZE Records. One of the most important and influential musicians of New York's No Wave scene in… Read more
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cover of Midnight Cowboy (Original photograph from the 1969 film)

Midnight Cowboy (Original photograph from the 1969 film)

by John Schlesinger (director); James Leo Herlihy (novel); Waldo Salt (screenwriter); Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight (starring)

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Published
1969
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$325.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1969. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1969 film, showing actors Jon Voight, Paul Rossilli, Viva, and Dustin Hoffman. French distributor stamp on the verso. Based on the 1965 novel by James Leo Herlihy. One of the earliest films to receive an X rating and the only X-rated release to ever win… Read more
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$325.00
cover of Archive of promotional materials from the Woodstock rock festival, 1969

Archive of promotional materials from the Woodstock rock festival, 1969

by [Woodstock]

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Published
1969
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$975.00

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Woodstock, NY: N.p., 1969. Archive of promotional materials from the Woodstock rock festival, including a bifold brochure advertising the festival's original dates (August 15-17) with two flyers for "Inflatatent" and the third day of the festival laid in, a small blue pin with the festival's logo designed by Arnold Skolnick, and several cards with holograph ink annotations noting the… Read more
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cover of Carnival Knowledge: Original Second Coming exhibition poster, 1984

Carnival Knowledge: Original Second Coming exhibition poster, 1984

by Carnival Knowledge (art collective)

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1984
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New York: Ragged Edge Press, 1984. Vintage exhibition poster for art collective Carnival Knowledge's infamous "Second Coming" exhibition at Franklin Furnace, January 6 through February 4, 1984. Printed on the recto and verso. A month-long exhibition and series of performances, Carnival Knowledge's "Second Coming" centered around the question "Could there be a feminist porn??!," with dozens of artists… Read more
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cover of Original photograph of Lou Reed in performance in the UK, opening the Transformer tour, 1972

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New York: RCA Records, 1972. Vintage photograph of Lou Reed in performance, taken on the opening night of his first UK tour in support of the landmark album "Transformer." The performance venue was King's Cross Scala Cinema in London, on July 14, 1972. Cropping annotations on the verso, along with two date stamps (2/6/1975 and 5/18/1991). 8 x… Read more
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cover of Original poster for the first US performance of New Order, with Ike Yard, at The Ukranian Ballroom, New York, November 19, 1981

Original poster for the first US performance of New Order, with Ike Yard, at The Ukranian Ballroom, New York, November 19, 1981

by New Order, Ike Yard (artists); Michael Shamberg, Stuart Argabright (designers)

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Published
1981
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$750.00

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New York: Factory America, 1981. Vintage poster for the November 19, 1981 performance by New Order and Ike Yard at The Ukrainian Ballroom in New York City. The poster was designed by Ike Yard member Stuart Argabright and Michael Shamberg, the head of the newly formed Factory Records outpost, Factory America. The poster would be-along with the concert… Read more
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cover of The Addiction (Collection of 17 original photographs on location for the 1995 film)

The Addiction (Collection of 17 original photographs on location for the 1995 film)

by Abel Ferrara (director); Shade Rupe (photographer); Nicholas St. John (screenwriter); Lili Taylor, Christopher Walken, Annabella Sciorra, Edie Falco (starring)

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Published
1994
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$1,500.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1994. Collection of 17 reference photographs from the set of the 1995 film featuring Abel Ferrara, Lili Taylor, cinematographer Ken Kelsch, screenwriter Nicholas St. John, and other cast members, photographed in a single evening near Manhattan's Puck Building and Keith Haring's Pop Shop by filmmaker Shade Rupe. Struck in 2020 from Rupe's original negatives, these… Read more
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cover of Original poster for a 1978 performance by The Patti Smith Group at Paradiso, Amsterdam

Original poster for a 1978 performance by The Patti Smith Group at Paradiso, Amsterdam

by The Patti Smith Group (performing); Martin Kaye (designer)

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Published
1978
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$2,250.00

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Amsterdam: Paradiso, 1978. Vintage single color silkscreen poster for a March 23, 1978 performance by The Patti Smith Group at Paradiso, Amsterdam, designed by Martin Kaye. The opening act, Cake, was a Dutch reggae pop group, not to be confused with the 1990s alternative rock band from Sacramento, California. In 1978 The Patti Smith Group was touring in… Read more
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cover of The Velvet Underground Eat Lunch (Original photograph of Andy Warhol, Danny Williams, and Gerard Malanga from the 1966 short film)

The Velvet Underground Eat Lunch (Original photograph of Andy Warhol, Danny Williams, and Gerard Malanga from the 1966 short film)

by John Cale, Lou Reed, Gerard Malanga, Sterling Morrison (starring); Danny Williams (director); Nat Finkelstein (photographer)

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Published
1965
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N.p.: N.p., 1965. Vintage matte-finish reference photograph from the set of the 1965 short film, showing Andy Warhol, director Danny Williams, Warhol associate Gerard Malanga, and an unknown woman. With the stamp of photographer and Factory regular Nat Finkelstein to the verso. The film was not processed until 2007, and was first shown as part of a retrospective of… Read more
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cover of Off the Wall: Robert Rauschenberg and the Art World of Our Time (First Edition)

Off the Wall: Robert Rauschenberg and the Art World of Our Time (First Edition)

by Calvin Tomkins

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Published
1980
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First Edition
ISBN
9780385124706
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$65.00

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Garden City: Doubleday, 1980. First Edition. First Edition. Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Jacket with light edgewear and toning to the extremities.
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cover of Original photograph of Lou Reed, circa 1973

Original photograph of Lou Reed, circa 1973

by Lou Reed (subject)

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Published
1973
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N.p.: RCA Records and Tapes, 1973. Vintage black-and-white photograph of Lou Reed, circa 1973. With a newspaper review of Reed's 1974 album "Rock n' Roll Animal" affixed to the verso, along with two date stamps reading APR 1, 1974 and MAY 1, 1992 and a dealer stamp, and a printed label reading "REED, LOU / ROCK MUSIC." … Read more
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cover of Chafed Elbows and Scorpio Rising (Original poster for the 1966 double-bill of the two films)

Chafed Elbows and Scorpio Rising (Original poster for the 1966 double-bill of the two films)

by Kenneth Anger, Robert Downey Sr

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Published
1966
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New York: Impact Films, 1966. Original poster for the 1966 double feature of Robert Downey Sr.'s "Chafed Elbows" (1966) and Kenneth Anger's "Scorpio Rising" (1964) which ran together for over a month at the Gate Theater in New York for the premiere of Downey Sr.'s film. A unique pairing of two classic-underground filmmakers. Downey Sr.'s "Chafed Elbows," a… Read more
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cover of Andy Warhol and the cast of Pork (Original photograph from the 1971 play)

Andy Warhol and the cast of Pork (Original photograph from the 1971 play)

by Warhol, Andy, Anthony Zanetta, Wayne County, Cleve Reller (subjects); Jack Mitchell (photographer)

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Published
1971
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N.p.: N.p., 1971. Vintage borderless photograph of Andy Warhol and the cast of the 1971 play. Holograph ink annotation on the verso crediting photographer Jack Mitchell, identifying the subjects, and giving a date of "5/71." Based on tape-recorded telephone conversations between Andy Warhol and Brigid Berlin about her family's private life, the play opened at LaMama ETC in… Read more
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cover of I, a Man (Original poster for the 1967 film)

I, a Man (Original poster for the 1967 film)

by Andy Warhol (director); Paul Morrissey (director) Tom Baker, Nico, Valerie Solanas, Ingrid Superstar, Ultra Violet, Bettina Coffin (starring)

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Published
1968
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New York: Andy Warhol Film, 1968. Vintage poster for the 1967 film. The film originally screened at the Hudson Theater in New York in a 99-minute version. In early 1968, a 110-minute cut played at the Cinematheque 16 in Los Angeles. This poster, which mentions the Los Angeles screenings and contains a blurb from the L.A. Free Press, corresponds… Read more
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cover of Nude Restaurant (Original poster for the 1967 film)

Nude Restaurant (Original poster for the 1967 film)

by Andy Warhol (director, screenwriter); Viva, Taylor Mead, Ingrid Superstar, Andrew Duggan appearing as Julian Burroughs (starring)

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Published
1967
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New York: Andy Warhol Film, 1967. Vintage poster for the 1967 film. Two versions of the film were shot - one with an all nude, all male cast that was never released publicly, and one with both male and female actors wearing G-strings, which was originally screened at the Hudson Theater in New York. A stylistic breakthrough,… Read more
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cover of Bike Boy (Original poster for the 1967 film)

Bike Boy (Original poster for the 1967 film)

by Andy Warhol (director, screenwriter); Joseph Spencer, Brigid Berlin, Ingrid Superstar, Viva (starring)

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Published
1967
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New York: Andy Warhol Film, 1967. Vintage poster for the 1967 film. The film originally screened at the Hudson Theater in a 95 minute version, although this cut is considered lost. A 109 minute version would screen in 1968 as the first film shown at the New Andy Warhol Garrick Theater, renamed as such after Warhol recovered from being… Read more
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cover of Blue Movie (Collection of four original photographs from the 1969 film)

Blue Movie (Collection of four original photographs from the 1969 film)

by Andy Warhol (director, screenwriter); Viva, Louis Waldon (starring)

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Published
1969
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Munich: Constantin-Film, 1969. Collection of four vintage borderless reference photographs from the 1969 German release of the US film. With printed mimeo snipes on the verso. Andy Warhol's final film, an attempt to represent sex between a man and a woman (Warhol superstars Louis Waldon and Viva, respectively) as naturalistically as possible. A groundbreaking, influential production insofar… Read more
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cover of Archive of 42 original vernacular photographs of the Camrod motorcycle shop, 1967

Archive of 42 original vernacular photographs of the Camrod motorcycle shop, 1967

by [Motorcycles] [Camrod]

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Published
1967
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$675.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1967. Archive consisting of 42 vintage vernacular photographs of the Camrod Corporation, a motorcycle and motor scooter dealer and repair shop in New York City. Included are 15 loose black-and-white photographs, 7 black-and-white photographs stapled to the inside of a manila folder with two business cards and a clipping of a contemporary newspaper ad, and 20 color… Read more
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cover of Permanent Vacation (Collection of five original color photographs from the 1980 film)

Permanent Vacation (Collection of five original color photographs from the 1980 film)

by Jim Jarmusch (director, screenwriter); Chris Parker, Leila Gastil, John Lurie (starring)

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Published
1980
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$450.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1980. Collection of five vintage borderless color photographs from the 1980 film, with title labels affixed to the verso of each. Jim Jarmusch's directorial debut, fresh from dropping out of film school, his signature patient, ambling, and dryly humorous approach to storytelling firmly established. Set against the backdrop of a grungy late-1970s New York… Read more
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