Avalanche: Number One, Fall 1970

Liza Bear and Willoughby Sharp


New York: Kineticism Press, 1970. Softcover, side-stapled wrappers. First edition. 84 pp.,  9.5 x 9.25 inches. 

Very Good, rubbing to cover edges and spine, contents clean and unmarked. 

Inaugural issue of the quarterly periodical Avalanche. Edited by Liza Bear, published by Willoughby Sharp. Contents include: "Rumbles" featuring James Turrell, Keith Arnatt, Douglas Davis, Luis Fernanda Benedit, Paolo Soleri, Isaac Witkin, and William Wegman; "Interview: Carl Andre"; "Interview: Jan Dibbets"; "Retrospective: Richard Long"; "Pace and Process" by Robert Morris; "Portrait: Joseph Beuys" by Skunk-Kender; "Body Works" by Willoughby Sharp; "Museums: MOCA, San Francisco"; "Galleries: Reese Palley, San Francisco"; "Discussions with Heizer, Oppenheim, Smithson" by Michael Heizer, Dennis Oppenheim and Robert Smithson. Featuring Joseph Beuys on cover.