• artists' book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • photocopy / xeroxed
  • staple bound
  • black-and-white
  • 28 x 21.5 cm.
  • 49 pp.
  • edition size unknown [100 copies suspected]
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Total Metal [aka : Tötal Metal]

Richard Phillips, Joshua Decter, Ashley Bickerton, Kathy Burckhart, John Currin, Jessica Diamond, Cheryl Donegan, Alex Perlstein, Tom Henry III, Mike Kelley, Doris Kloster, Donna Draker, Bob Krasner, Debra Trebitz, Sean Landers, Richard Lee, Daniel Levine, Lip Service LA, Ken Lum, Patti Martori, Aimee Morgana, Vik Muniz, Peter Nagy, Carl Ostendarp, Kevin Landers, Joel Otterson, Raymond Pettibon, Philip Pocock, Rob Pruitt, Jack Early, Alexis Rockman, Gary Simmons, Debbie Stoller, Julie Wachtel, Chris Wilder

description

Artists' publication / 'zine produced in conjunction with exhibition held at October - November 1990. Curated by Richard Phillips this publication takes the format of an "assembling" / 'zine featuring essays by Phillips and Joshua Decter ["Thrash Criticism"] and artists' projects by the exhibition participants. Includes contributions by Ashley Bickerton, Kathy Burckhart, John Currin, Jessica Diamond, Cheryl Donegan and Alex Perlstein, Tom Henry III, Mike Kelley, Doris Kloster, Donna Draker, Bob Krasner and Debra Trebitz, Sean Landers, Richard Lee, Daniel Levine, Lip Service LA, Ken Lum, Patti Martori, Aimee Morgana, Vik Muniz, Peter Nagy, Carl Ostendarp with Kevin Landers, Joel Otterson, Raymond Pettibon, Philip Pocock, Rob Pruitt and Jack Early, Alexis Rockman, Gary Simmons, Debbie Stoller, Julie Wachtel, Chris Wilder. Contribution by Vik Muniz is a multiple consisting of a self-made "Energypac" with seven pills purporting to be "Super Anti-Aging." Exhibition reviewed by Roberta Smith in The New York Times, November 30, 1990.

New York, NY : Simon Watson, 1990
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