Lot 10 of 354:
Avant Garde Magazine Numbers 1 through 7  

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Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Avant Garde, Numbers 1-7
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Place:
New York
Publisher:
Avant Garde Media Inc.
Date:
1968-1969
Description:

The first 7 (of eventually 14 issues). Nos. 1-7. Each 28.5x27.5 cm (11¼x10¾") and in original color illustrated wrappers. Each with colorful contents, photographs, serigraphs, etc.

A bimonthly of "intellectual pleasure," covering art and literature, plus editorials on current events. This lot encompasses a partial run of a colorful magazine, important for its ground-breaking design, and includes key and collectable issues such as No. 2, "The Marilyn Monroe Trip: A Portfolio of Serigraphic Prints by Bert Stern." With articles on current events, including anti-war, arts and entertainment, and the Beats and hippie lifestyle. The font used for the title on the covers of the magazine has since become an established font family named ITC Avant Garde.

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Condition:
Light wear to wrappers; paper a bit browned; very good.
 
Item number:
278190b
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