Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Glad Rags

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on February 5, 2009

Pages from issues of Rags, a counter-culture fashion periodical, published between June 1970 – June 1971 (San Francisco, Calif. : Rosy Cheeks Publishers) which explored street fashion, alternative designers and production methods, uniforms, and the philosophy of clothing.

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Copying for pleasure

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on October 27, 2008

Examples of “Xerox art” books made by a group of artists and writers
in the 1970s and 1980s. A large collection was acquired by Beinecke Library
in the summer of 2008.

“A Day at the Races” by Ginny Lloyd,  Lloyd Productions, 1980

 

“soms bin ik een copy van mijzelf. . .” by Henk Fakkeldij, 1980.

 

“Misisng Persons” by Louise Neaderland, Bone Hollow Arts, 1988.

Your face is your best mask

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on September 22, 2008

A guide for producing street theater, ca. 1970

with guidance on the various uses of masks:

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I.I.

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on June 9, 2008

Idiot International, a counter-culture magazine focusing on politics,
published out of London, England, 1970-1971 –
possibly related to the longer-lived French publication
“L’idiot international”, but the link is unclear.

 

 

Goliard Press

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on September 11, 2007

A selection of publications (which brings Beinecke’s collection to near completeness) from the press run by Tom Raworth and Barry Hall in the late 1960s.

Anarchy in the UK

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on July 20, 2007

Anarchism Lancastrium. #5, Lancaster, England, September 1975.