New York: Abbeville Press, 1986. Softbound. Black glossy, printed wraps. 371 pp., profusely illustrated. VG (small nick at base of spine and along front cvover midway up sine, internally fresh; may have label residue on back cover.). Item #105980
Published to commemorate the inaugural exhibition of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, featuring works from 81 artists. Essays: In Anticipation of the Future / Richard Koshalek -- One Very Lucky Museum / Sherri Geldin -- Introduction / Julia Brown Turrell -- Abstraction: Form as Mearning / Kate Linker -- Material as Sculptural Metaphor / Donald Kuspit -- The Crux of Minimalism / Hal Foster -- Being There: Context, Perception, and Art in the Conditional Tense / Ronald J. Onorato -- Isolation Cells / Germano Celant -- Figure, Myth and Allegory / Achille Bonito Oliva -- Image and Language: Syllables and Charisma / John C. Welchman -- The Future is Certain / Thomas Lawson.