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A collection of printed matter documenting the career of painter Suzanne Horvitz.
Horvitz is a rare artist with a strong career in left and right brain arts, with a BFA and MA from the University of the Arts., and a Doctorate in College Teaching of the Fine Arts from Columbia University. Founder of NEXUS/Foundation For Today's Art, and its Executive Director from 1976 to 1997, collaborates with her partner Robert Roesch on large-scale public and corporate art projects. Her work can be seen in the permanent collections of the Fyns Kunstmuseum, Denmark, Utah Museum, Museum of Greater Victoria, and MusÈe D'Art Contemporain in France, as well as the MusÈe d'Art Moderne, Paris, the Corning Museum, Museum of American Glass, and Glasmuseum, Denmark. As a Cultural Specialist for the US State Department - Horvitz has had exhibitions of her artwork and lectured in South America, the Far East and the Middle East. Present in this collection are the following items:
  • Horvitz, Suzanne. Rope Trick. Glen Echo. MD: Writer's Center Offset Works, [1980].
4to.; illustrated throughout with fountain-printed images of collage art; blind-stamped on first page with Horvitz/Synapse Press stamp; red "Art Matters" stamp on last page; printed vellum endpapers; string bound; unique collaged multilevel wrappers, intentionally torn.
First edition, limited issue; one of 500 numbered copies (this is #189).
Signed and dated on colophon page: Suzanne Horvitz '80.
  • Horvitz, Suzanne. Rope Trick. Glen Echo. MD: Writer's Center Offset Works, [1980].
4to.; illustrated throughout with fountain-printed images of collage art; printed vellum endpapers; string bound; unique painted and collaged wrappers, with gilt, intentionally torn.
Titled and signed on title page.
  • Horvitz, Suzanne. Rope Trick. Glen Echo. MD: Writer's Center Offset Works, [1980].
4to.; illustrated throughout with fountain-printed images of collage art; blind-stamped on first page with Horvitz/Synapse Press stamp; red "Art Matters" stamp on last page; printed vellum endpapers; string bound; unique painted wrappers, with autograph title.
Initialed on cover, signed on title page.
       
  • Horvitz, Suzanne. Rope Trick. Glen Echo. MD: Writer's Center Offset Works, [1980].
4to.; illustrated throughout with fountain-printed images of collage art; blind-stamped on first page with "Horvitz Nexus/Philadelphia, PA" stamp; printed vellum endpapers; string bound; unique painted wrapper, with autograph title.
Signed, dated, blind-stamped "Horvitz Nexus/Philadelphia, PA" on cover.
       
  • Horvitz, Suzanne. Rope Trick. Glen Echo. MD: Writer's Center Offset Works, [1980].
4to.; illustrated throughout with fountain-printed images of collage art; blind-stamped on first page with "Horvitz Nexus/Philadelphia, PA" stamp; printed vellum endpapers; string bound; unique painted multilevel wrapper, with autograph title and gilt.
Blind-stamped "Horvitz Nexus/Philadelphia, PA" on cover.
       
  • Unbound Pages of Rope Trick  
      12 ½ x 9 ½ inches; paper and vellum; titled in autograph pencil.
      Signed.
       
  • Horvitz, Suzanne. Vampyr. N.p.: Synapse Press, n.p.
Small 4to.; illustrated throughout with black-and-white images of collages; printed pictorial wrappers, altered by artist with paint.
    
  • Horvitz, Suzanne. Vampyr. N.p.: Synapse Press, n.d.
      4to.; illustrated throughout with black-and-white images of collages; pictorial wrappers, altered with flat and gold paint.
      Signed.
  
  • Horvitz, Suzanne. Vampyr. N.p.: Synapse Press, n.d.
      4to.; illustrated throughout with black-and-white images of collages; pictorial wrappers, altered with flat and gold paint.
      Signed.
       
  • Vampyr, with Autograph Production Notes
4to.; printed book with various autograph post-it notes and slips of paper inserted into it, discussing changes; cover altered with red and black paint.
      
  • Vampyr Page Maquettes
Original collaged maquettes for pages 13-14, 29-30, 31-32, all in glassine envelopes with autograph text and numbers; held with black-and-white photograph used in book and empty glassine envelope.
      
  • Printed Pages from Vampyr  
some loose, some partially bound, with original photocopy used for back cover art (autograph text on verso) with paper mechanical for inside back cover; latter two held in glassine sleeve; all held in black plastic and paper sleeve
      
  • Two copies of Vampyr, both missing wrappers
Horvitz, Suzanne. Philatomania. N.p.: n.p., n.d.
Small 4to.; cream cotton paper with tissue inserts; illustrated with collaged photocopied art stamps with applied paint and  autograph text; marbled endpapers; hand-bound in brown leather wrappers, with title collage affixed to cover.
Signed "S. Horvitz '85" last page.
       
  • Horvitz, Suzanne. Philatomania. N.p.: n.p., n.d.
Small 4to.; cream cotton paper; illustrated with collaged photocopied art stamps; hand-bound in self wrappers, with title collage affixed to cover. Held with small loose collaged piece.
Signed "Suzanne Horvitz 1981" inside back cover.
       
  • Horvitz, Suzanne. Philatomania. N.p.: n.p., n.d.
Oblong 12mo.; textured silver cardstock pages; illustrated with collaged photocopied art stamps; hand-bound with textured silver cardstock boards, two art stamps collaged to cover; acetate wrappers, roughly painted in  silver at spine. Held in plastic sleeve.
       
  • Horvitz, Suzanne. [Philatomania]. N.p.: n.p., n.d.
12mo.; tan laid paper; illustrated with collaged photocopied art stamps, two missing, one detached; hand-bound in self wrappers, with photocopied art stamps collaged to cover.
Signed "Horvitz '77" on front cover.
       
  • Altered Poetry Journal
8vo.; printed book (Hot Water Review; Philadelphia, 1977) altered with collaged original postage stamp artwork and wrapper from another publication (Postage Stamps of the United States). Related to Philatomania.
      
  • Stamp Albums Folder
      -- printed bifoliate page for 1981 exhibition in Hamburg
      -- acetate sleeve with collaged stamps in series, singly, and glued to printed ad
      -- mechanical of photocopied images glued to copies of postage stamps
  • Horvitz, Suzanne. Tender Tearful Spaces. N.p.: Synapse Press, n.d.
8vo.; accordion-style; printed recto and verso; two color with silver ink; mounted onto aluminum plate with rounded corners; with photocopied promotional sheet; all held in plastic sleeve.
    
  • Horvitz, Suzanne. Tender Tearful Spaces. N.p.: Synapse Press, n.d.
      8vo.; accordion-style; printed recto and verso; two color with silver ink.
  • [Horvitz, Suzanne]. Untitled [re - m]. N.p.: n.p., n.d.
Oblong 8vo.; multicolored stock; illustrated with collaged pieces of photocopied acetate with applied gilt paint; staple bound; hand-bound in self wrappers, with pieces of photocopied paper and acetate collaged to cover.
    
  • Horvitz, Suzanne. Imaginings. N.p.: Synapse Press, n.d.
16mo.; color photocopies on multiple paper stocks; illustrated with color images of collages; hand-bound pictorial wrappers with applied strip of animal fur along spine.
  • [Horvitz, Suzanne.] Brunner, Helen. Primer: Ritual Elements (Book One).
Copy of Brunner's book, altered with edge burning , autograph text, and collaged vellum elements
  • Original Handmade Booklet
12mo.; handmade accordion-style book, each page holding a letter, spelling out "Friend" on one side and "Thanks" on the other; created from cardboard, brown paper, foam, and packing tape, with affixed stamps and collaged elements; autograph inscription on first paste-down: "for a new friends [sic] who teached us A LOT / Cairo 9th March 1998"; autograph text on cover: "Suzanne & Robert" and "EXP. Ahmed Ellabbad."
      
  • Handmade Sketch/Notebook, titled "Tortola." 12mo.; cream cotton paper; illustrated with original paintings and pencil and ink drawings; several pages of autograph text (notes on places in the BVI); hand-bound in cream cotton wrappers with original artwork on cover; cloth spine with Japanese stab binding; address stamp of Robert Roesch on back cover.
      
  • Handmade Gallery Sign-in Book.
4to.; cream cotton paper; pages of autograph names, numbers, and notes, in numerous hands; Japanese stab binding; hand-bound in self wrappers with hand-tinted photocopied jacket.
      
  • Handmade Booklet  
      8vo.; blank deckle-edge pages; string bound; handmade painted wrappers; cloth spine.
      
  • So Unimagined.
     So Unexpected.
     At the Periphery of Vision.
     (Where Customs and Mores....
     Are Unfamiliar).
5 pieces; square 12mo.; each illustrated with single black-and-white image printed on cream stock; two printed squares of vellum affixed to verso with clear tape, one overlapping the over the recto.
      
  • 10 Original Gouache Paintings 
All 5 x 6 1/8 inches; on black stock; one double-sided; one with autograph text on verso: 9 x 12 / LG [circled] / W. Colas.
      
  • Original Mixed Media Painting. 
8 x 10 inches; photocopied text, acrylic/oil, silver and gilt paint, shellac over canvas; stretched over wooden frame; unsigned.
      
  • Bianchini Poster/ Exhibition Invitation
      For 1994 exhibition at the Paul Bianchini / Galerie Toner in Paris
      
  • Photocopy of Musee d'Art Moderne Exhibition Pamphlet
      4pp; black-and-white photocopies; stapled upper left corner
      
  • Plastic bag with assorted exhibition catalogs, flier, brochures, and invitations, one featured a collaged photocopy art stamp.
       
  • Folder of printed exhibition fliers and photocopies of articles referencing Horvitz.
      
  • Manila folder of material related to artists' books
Exhibition catalogs and brochures; the journal Umbrella; DVD in case for Vegetal Memory of Umberto Eco; and two paperback books co-authored by Horvitz, Books from the End of the World and Único en su Género: Libros de artistas Plásticos.
      
  • Three pieces of printed marketing material for Synapse Press (postcard mailer; two business cards)
      
  • Folder of printed exhibition fliers and printed invoices for the Synapse Press with typescript additions.
       
  • Crimmins, Jerry. A Visitor's Guide to La République de Rêves. Philadelphia: Synapse Press, 1980.
      8vo.; illustrated throughout with black-and-white drawings and images; printed pictorial wrappers.
      
  • DeWitt, Jack. Finger Food: Poems of Love, Sex, and Dream. Philadelphia: Synapse Press, 1982.
      4to.; brown craft paper with printed text and embossed Braille; pictorial printed cover; unbound.
      
  • Lerner, Sandra. Ruffled Passions. N.p.: Synapse Press, (1980).
12mo.; pink wove paper; illustrated with two-color drawings; printed color wrappers, affixed across front, spine, and back with pink grosgrain ribbon with additional piece for bow; light edge wear, concentrated on spine.
First edition, limited issue; one of 200 numbered copies (this is #140). Signed by author, with her personal stamp in red on colophon page.
      
  • Lerner, Sandra. She/He Was Beguiled. Atlanta: Nexus Press, n.d.
Printed cardboard mobile with three interlocked parts; held within large black envelope with collaged printed elements to recto and verso; affixed closure of two gold circles with attached red ribbons.
      
  • Levy, Judy. Forgive Others But Not Yourself. N.p.: N.p., 1980.
      Oblong 12mo.; illustrated throughout with black-and-white images of collages; staple bound; printed pictorial wrappers.
      Signed on inside back wrapper.
       
  • Levy, Judy. Forgive Others But Not Yourself. N.p.: N.p., 1980.
       Oblong 12mo.; illustrated throughout with black-and-white images of collages; staple bound; printed pictorial wrappers.
  • Seastone, Leonard. Bound to Be: Fine Press and Artist's Books. N.p.: Catskill Gallery, 1981.
12mo.; letterpress; gatefold hand-marbled tissue at rear, with artist's stamp and initials; laid stock endpapers.string bound; letterpress wrappers, with French flap on rear cover.
First edition, limited issu7e; one of 120 numbered copies (this is #34).
Signed by author on colophon.
(#4656765)

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