Item ID: 8503 Exhibition Scrapbook: 1984-2008. Bob NICKAS.

"It all started out with the highest of hopes..."

Exhibition Scrapbook: 1984-2008.

Photocopied illus. throughout. Unpaginated. 4to, printed wrappers, plastic spiral-bound. New York: White Columns, [2008].

First edition, one of 100 copies, and signed in pencil by the author on the verso of the final leaf. This book was published on the occasion of Recent Acquisitions, Gifts and Works from Various Exhibitions, 1985-2007, “a project organized by Bob Nickas, 22 February-30 March 2008.”

It opens with a transcribed conversation between Nickas and White Columns director Matthew Higgs. The rest of the book consists of reproduced photographs, newspaper clippings, flyers, letters, exhibition invitations, articles and reviews, drawings, etc. from Nickas’s influential career as a curator and organizer of exhibitions.

Near fine. WorldCat records just the second edition, published a year later.

Price: $150.00

Item ID: 8503