RADICAL SOFTWARE

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Nos. 1 - 4. New York Spring 1970 - Summer 1971. (each 6-8 double sheets of 57x36 cm for the first 3 numbers , no 4 39,5x28 cm. , 3 + 24 + 16 pages , in original cover by Ant Farm. Library stamp (ex New Mexico Univ) on nos 3 and 4 , else in excellent condition,with only very moderate wear on the edges. - together with: No 5. New York, Gordon & Breach. 1972. 120 pages, 30x22,5 cm., orig.pictt.wrappers, paperback , light to moderate wear to corners and edges(on cover: and The Realistic Hope Foundation. -together with: -Volume 2, number 1. New York: Gordon & Breach, Science Publishers, Inc., 1972. Quarto, 72 pages, illustrated throughout. Illustrated wrappers by Ira Schneider. Discreet trace of tape on top front wrapper + former library stamp on title page, otherwise fine. -Vol. 2 no 2. New York, Spring 1973, (30x23 cm). 64 pages; stapled. Orig.covers (somewhat yellowed). -Vol. 2 no 4. Published by Gordon and Breach, New York, 1973 Solid State. (contribs: Vic Gioscia, Milton Berger, Bob Sandidge, Michael Shamberg et al.) (this issue with light wear). - Vol. 2 no 5. Published by Gordon and Breach.1973. Video an Envrironment. . (Juan Downey, Frank Gilette, Beryl Korot, Ira Schneider). (Vol.2 no 6 was the last published, but not present in this set). ).

EUR 4,200.00

Together 9 consecutive issues (from 11 published in total). The very rare original edition of this early video art publication, edited by Beryl Korot, Phyllis Gershuny, Michael Shamberg. No.3: "Grassroots Television", titlepage illustrated by Andy Poynor, No. 4 edited by Beryl Korot with Megan Williams: "Raindance", cover illustrated by Ant Farm. All 4 numbers with contributions of Ira Schneider. With No. 5 of vol. 1 the periodical switches to commercial distribution by Gordon & Breach (1972) Editors: Dudley Evenson, Michael Shamberg, assoc.editor Beryl Korot Vol. 2 no 1:Changing Channels.. Vol.2 no 2: The TV Environment by Beryl Korot & Ira Schneider "A celebration of 1950s and 60s broadcast Television. Chronicles the careers of Dennis James and Bill 'Gray. This issue, from the minimal front cover to the off-screen image of Tex Antoine on the back cover has an informational conceptual art look". On the editor: " Beryl Korot is an internationally exhibited artist first known for her early pioneer work in video art, and for multiple channel work in particular. She was co-founder and co-editor of Radical Software (1970), the first publication to document artists' work and ideas concerning video….." Publication continued till vol. 2 no 6. See: Gwen Allen, p.289