Thursday, September 30, 2010


Con-Sequence: The Conrad Schnitzler Biography and Discography by Rolf Sommermann & Peter Stoferle, Sounds of Germany (1), 1994 (German and English language) Private Press
"Running action" (Laufaktion) for TV (year unknown) / "Secret Performance" in the furnace room of his home in Berlin /" Running action" / Loudspeaker helmet in Linz (1980) / "Movement" (Bewegung) performance (year unknown) / "Cassettenconcert Outdoor" for SFB-TV-magazine (year unknown)

Wednesday, September 29, 2010


Toys You Can Build, C.J.Maginley (photos by Bill Joli), Hawthorn/Dutton, 1973
(A Saltbox Dollhouse/Living Room/Dining Room/Master Bedroom)

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

un petit peu plus de M. Chaissac

More from Gaston Chaissac: Poète rustique et peintre moderne by Benoît Decron, Didier Semin, & Guy Tosatto, Actes Sud, 2009

Monday, September 27, 2010

I want your time/my time/our time

Please give me a few seconds of your eternity by Niki de Saint-Phalle, 1970
currently here

margaret and esphyr

The Little Fireman by Margaret Wise Brown. Illustrated by Esphyr Slobodkina, William R. Scott, 1938 (90's Harper Collins reprint)

Saturday, September 25, 2010


Stack from today's Children's Hospital Foundation book market (paperback sale). A few nice surprises: Yellow & Pink by William Steig, Everything Under a Mushroom by Ruth Krauss, some issues of Inuit Art and Crafts magazine (1983-84)...

Friday, September 24, 2010

Jerry Twomey

2 more photos of Jerry Twomey's Inuit art collection, in his home (1972 and 1971).
from The Jerry Twomey Collection, Winnipeg Art Gallery, 2003

original 1972 WAG publication here.

Thursday, September 23, 2010


Barbabeau's Secret, Annette Tyson & Talus Taylor, 1978, 1982 (Scholastic)

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

The Encumbrance

From Strip Tease Intégral de Ben (Rétrospective Ben [Vautier]), Somogy editions d'art/ MAC Lyon, Paris/Lyon, 2010 (french language) I'll be posting more from this soon.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Gaston Chaissac: Poète rustique et peintre moderne

Gaston Chaissac: Poète rustique et peintre moderne by Benoît Decron, Didier Semin, and Guy Tosatto, Actes Sud, 2009 (French language)
Gaston Chaissac (France, 1910-1964)

Sunday, September 19, 2010


Summerhouse is an 8 x 10 foot shack for the exhibition of new paintings, one at a time. Inaugural show coming soon. On the banks of the Red River, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Saturday, September 18, 2010

postcards from Lausanne

Richard Greaves (1952)
La Cabane à sucre, vers 1985, Beauce, Quebec

Pascal-Désir Maisonneuve (1863-1934)
L'eternelle infidèle, entre 1927 et 1928

While I was away, I was lucky enough to visit the Collection de L'Art Brut in Lausanne, Switzerland. Incredible.

Related posts here and here and here

Friday, September 10, 2010


I'll be back in a week or two.
Thanks for visiting.

Thursday, September 9, 2010

John Pangnark

John Pangnark, carved stone (and antler), 1967-1969

from Eskimo Point/Arviat, Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1982
and Sculpture of the Inuit by George Swinton, McClelland and Stewart Inc., Toronto, (revised 3rd edition) 1999, (originally published as Sculpture of the Eskimo, 1972).

John Pangnark (Arviat, Nunavut) 1920-1980

more here