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Stephen Kaltenbach

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Prints, Multiples and Other Objects in Edition

July 1 - August 30, 2022


Prints by Stephen Kaltenbach

Multiples and Other Works in Edition by Stephen Kaltenbach

 

 

Select Prints by Stephen Kaltenbach

 

   

Peaked Floor, 1967/2007

18" x 24", set of two blueprints, Ed. of 10, $2,500.00 unframed (includes shipping)

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Peaked Floor was built at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art as a solo exhibition there in August - September, 1967

 

 

 

Low Ceiling, 1967/2007

18" x 24", set of two blueprints, Ed. of 10, $2,500.00 unframed (includes shipping)

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Hall Arch, 1967/2007

18" x 24", set of two blueprints, Ed. of 10, $2,500.00 unframed (includes shipping)

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Room Cube, 1967/2007

18" x 24", set of two blueprints, Ed. of 10, $2,500.00 unframed (includes shipping)

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Room Cube was built at the Whitney Museum of Art as a solo exhibition there in October - December, 1969

 

 

 

Diagonal Room Wedge, 1967/2007

18" x 24", set of two blueprints, Ed. of 10, $2,500.00 unframed (includes shipping)

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Raised Floor, 1967/2007

18" x 24", set of two blueprints, Ed. of 10, $2,500.00 unframed (includes shipping)

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Raised Floor was built at the Orange County Museum of Art and the Berkeley Art Museum in the "State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970" group exhibition

Raised Floor is owned by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

 

 

 

Room Wedge, 1967/2007

18" x 24", set of two blueprints, Ed. of 10, $2,500.00 unframed (includes shipping)

I want to purchase Room Wedge blueprints

 

 

 

 

ART WORKS, 1968

Artforum magazine, November, 1968, Ed size unknown, NFS

 

 

 

JOHNNY APPLESEED, 1968

Artforum magazine, December, 1968, Ed size unknown, NFS

 

 

 

Wrapped ART, 1969

Artforum magazine, January, 1969, Ed size unknown, NFS

 

 

 

Tell a lie, 1969

Artforum magazine, February, 1969, Ed size unknown, NFS

 

 

 

 

Start a rumor, 1969

Artforum magazine, March, 1969, Ed size unknown, NFS

 

 

 

Perpetrate a hoax, 1969

Artforum magazine, April, 1969, Ed size unknown, NFS

 

 

 

Build a reputation, 1969

Artforum magazine, May, 1969, Ed size unknown, NFS

 

 

 

Become a legend, 1969

Artforum magazine, Summer, 1969, Ed size unknown, NFS

 

 

 

Teach Art, 1969

Artforum magazine, September, 1969, Ed size unknown, NFS

 

 

 

Smoke, 1969

Artforum magazine, October, 1969, Ed size unknown, NFS

 

 

 

Trip., 1969

Artforum magazine, November, 1969, Ed size unknown, NFS

 

 

 

You are me., 1969

Artforum magazine, December, 1969, Ed size unknown, NFS

 

 

 

Step Back, 1970

11" x 8 1/2", Laser Print on sticker paper, Ed. of 10, $500.00 unframed (includes shipping)

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Fire Works - Light Food, 1979

8 1/2" x 6 1/2", Color Xerox, Ed. of 400, $250.00 unframed (includes shipping)

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The Crooked Path, 1995

20" x 13", Editioned monoprint (inked artist's right foot (missing one toe) with acrylic ink) on paper, Ed. of 10, $5,000.00 unframed (includes shipping)

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LIPS (Kiss), 2005

5" x 7", rubber stamp impression print, Ed. of 100, $250.00, unframed (includes shipping)

This print was created in 2005 using his original lip print rubber stamp from 1968, an artifact from his guerilla performative action graffiti stamping subway posters in NYC

I want to purchase LIPS (Kiss) print

 

 

 

      

Tropics Diet, 2007

8.5" x 11", Archival Digital Print on Epson Ultra Premium Presentation Paper Matte, Ed. of 20, $1,000.00, unframed (includes shipping)

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You See History, 2012

8.5" x 11", Archival Digital Print on Epson Ultra Premium Presentation Paper Matte, Ed. of 10, Initialed ("SK"), $1,000.00 unframed (includes shipping)

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NOTHING IS REVEALED, 2013

22" x 30", Archival black spray paint on Stonehenge White (utilizing Kaltenbach's original stencil), Ed. of 25 (each unique), S&N,, $2,500.00, unframed (includes shipping)

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IDIOS (Self) Graffiti Print, 2015

8.5" x 11", Archival Digital Print on Epson Ultra Premium Presentation Paper Matte, Ed. of 10, $1,000.00 unframed (includes shipping)

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CAPUT, 2016

18" x 24", # color anaglyph (#D) Letterpress Print on Crane's Kettra #100 White,

Ed. of 50, $1,500.00 unframed, includes a pair of 3D glasses (includes shipping)

I want to purchase CAPUT print

 

 

This earlier CAPUT drawing by Kaltenbach was the source material for the letterpress print.  1970 - Present, 12" x18", graphic on newsprint., $9,000

I want to purchase CAPUT drawing

 

 

 

 

A Short Article on Art Expression, 2016

24" x 18", Typeset Letterpress Print on Reich's Savoy #118 White,

Ed. of 25, $1,500.00, unframed (includes shipping)

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“A Short Article on Art Expression” is an essay that Kaltenbach wrote in late 1968, first published in the School for Visual Arts newspaper. It appeared again 1969 in the catalog for Harald Szeemann’s groundbreaking “When Attitudes Become Form” exhibition in Bern, Switzerland and again in the exhibition brochure for Kaltenbach’s solo show at the Whitney Museum, “Room Alterations” in late 1969. The essay seeks to define art expression through a series of statements and questions related to the manipulation and alteration of perception.  The text is shown below:

 

 


 

 

Become a legend, 2018

10.5" x 10.5", Typeset Letterpress Print on Reich's Savoy #236 White,

Ed. of 25, $1,500.00, unframed (includes shipping)

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This print reproduces his largest anonymous Artforum advertisement from the Summer, 1969 issue

 

 

Expose Your Self (Full Page Advertisement), 2019

19" x 13", Archival Digital Print on Epson Ultra Premium Presentation Paper Matte,

Ed. of 1, $10,000.00 (purchaser must also run a one-time publication in Artforum at the prevailing rate), unframed (includes shipping)

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This print corrects the record where several art book authors have erroneously referenced Expose Your Self as having been one of Kaltenbach's anonymous Artforum ads.  It wasn't.  

 

 

 

Expose Your Self (Half Page - Horizontal Advertisement), 2019

8.5" x 11", Archival Digital Print on Epson Ultra Premium Presentation Paper Matte,

Ed. of 10, $1,500.00, unframed (includes shipping)

I want to purchase Expose Your Self-Half-Horizontal print

 

This print corrects the record where several art book authors have erroneously referenced Expose Your Self as having been one of Kaltenbach's anonymous Artforum ads.  It wasn't.  

 

 

 

Expose Your Self (Half Page - Vertical Advertisement), 2019

11" x 8.5", Archival Digital Print on Epson Ultra Premium Presentation Paper Matte,

Ed. of 10, $1,500.00, unframed (includes shipping)

I want to purchase Expose Your Self-Half-Verticall print

 

This print corrects the record where several art book authors have erroneously referenced Expose Your Self as having been one of Kaltenbach's anonymous Artforum ads.  It wasn't.  

 

 

 

 

Expose Your Self (Quarter Page Advertisement), 2019

11" x 8.5", Archival Digital Print on Epson Ultra Premium Presentation Paper Matte,

Ed. of 10, $1,500.00, unframed (includes shipping)

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This print corrects the record where several art book authors have erroneously referenced Expose Your Self as having been one of Kaltenbach's anonymous Artforum ads.  It wasn't.  

 

 

 

You are me. (Esperanto) by Steve Stone, 2019

8.5" x 11", Archival Digital Print on Epson Ultra Premium Presentation Paper Matte,

Ed. of 10, $1,000.00, unframed (includes shipping)

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Certificate of Authenticity - STUDY FOR A NONEXISTENT WORK, 2019

11" x 8.5", Archival Digital Print on Epson Ultra Premium Presentation Paper Matte,

Ed. of 100, $750.00, unframed (includes shipping)

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Certificate of Authenticity - STUDY FOR ENDLESS LINE, 2019

11" x 8.5", Archival Digital Print on Epson Ultra Premium Presentation Paper Matte,

Ed. of 100, $750.00, unframed (includes shipping)

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Certificate of Authenticity - STUDY FOR A SECRET WORK, 2019

11" x 8.5", Archival Digital Print on Epson Ultra Premium Presentation Paper Matte,

Ed. of 100, $750.00, unframed (includes shipping)

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What Death Does, 2019

19" x 13", Archival Digital Print on Epson Ultra Premium Presentation Paper Matte,

Ed. of 10, $2,000.00, unframed (includes shipping)

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Forest Totem 2, 2020

35" x 15", Giclee print on canvas, edition of 10, $2,500.00

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Click here to many more Sky Totems and Forest Totems from Kaltenbach's 2021 exhibition

 

 

 

Sky Totem 10, circa 1998

30" x 30", Giclee print on canvas, edition of 10, $2,500.00

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Click here to many more Sky Totems and Forest Totems from Kaltenbach's 2021 exhibition

 

 

 

 

 

LAST ACT, LAST WORD, LAST THOUGHT, 2020

15" x 20", Limited Edition Serigraph Triptych, Printed on Black Stonehenge 250gsm paper

 

State I - printed in one color of gray ink at 90% (creating a very subtle but stable impression), Ed. of 15, $2,000.00, unframed (includes shipping)

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State II - printed with gloss varnish (words appear and disappear depending on lighting and point of view), Ed. of 10, $2,500.00, unframed (includes shipping)

I want to purchase LAST prints - State II

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Select Multiples by Stephen Kaltenbach

 

ART WORKS, Edition began in 1968 (each plaque is dated as 1968 / (and the year each work from the edition was cast)

5" x 8" x .05", Cast Bronze, Proposed edition of 100 (to date less than 40 have been cast), $ 3,000 (includes shipping)

 

This multiple is the first of Kaltenbach's bronze "sidewalk plaques" and pre-dates his November, 1968 first Artforum ad (shown above in PRINTS).

 

I want to purchase ART WORKS

 

Pattern for ART WORKS plaque, 1968

5" x 8" x .05", Cast Plaster of Paris, Ed of 10, $10,000 (includes shipping)

I want to purchase ART WORKS - Plaster Version

 

An example of the back of Kaltenbach's Plaster of Paris "pattern".  This is not the back of the plaque for sale here.

 

 

 

 

Postcard and bronze plaque, FIRE, by Stephen Kaltenbach

FIRE, 1969

7 3/4" x 3 3/4" x 3/8", Cast Bronze, Signed and numbered on the Recto.  Edition of 100 sold out long ago, however, #28/100 is available for sale, $ 7,500 (includes shipping)

 

This multiple from the "& Objects/69" published by Tanglewood Press which includes multiples by six other artists including Bruce Nauman, Richard Sierra and Eva Hesse.

Wooden Box holding the contents of the Tanglewood Press edition, 7 Objects 69

 

I want to purchase FIRE number 28/100

 

 

 

 

Bronze plaque, FIRE, by Stephen Kaltenbach

FIRE (Artist Proof 5/5), 1969/2019

7 3/4" x 3 3/4" x 3/8", Cast Bronze, Signed and numbered on the Recto, $ 5,000 (includes shipping)

 

At the time of his 2020 retrospective, "Stephen Kaltenbach: The Beginning and The End" at the Manetti Shrem Museum at UC Davis, Kaltenbach bequeathed five of his bronze sidewalk plaques (ART WORKS and the elements works, AIR, WATER, EARTH & FIRE) to his alma mater to be embedded in the sidewalks around the campus.  Since there were no available examples of FIRE, Kaltenbach had this work recast in bronze as five Artist Proofs.  All of the Artist Proofs have been sold except number, 5/5.

I want to purchase the FIRE proof_5/5

 

 

Click here to see all of the Bronze Sidewalk Plaques and supporting art works in Kaltenbach's 2020 exhibition

Bronze plaque, AIR, by Stephen KaltenbachBronze plaque, EARTH, by Stephen KaltenbachBronze plaque, WATER, by Stephen Kaltenbach

Bronze plaque, BLOOD, by Stephen KaltenbachBronze plaque, BONE, by Stephen KaltenbachBronze plaque, FLESH, by Stephen KaltenbachBronze plaque, SKIN, by Stephen Kaltenbach

 

 

 

 

Rainbow Button, 1968

1 3/4" diameter, Printed metal button, Ed of 1,000 (only 6 are available for sale), $500 (includes shipping)

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Kaltenbach's Rainbow Button, in unauthorized use, in Clairol advertisement that appeared in many fashion magazines circa October, 1969

 

 

 

 

Blood Money, 1968

3" x 3", Artist's blood & acrylic medium on cotton, Ed of 10, $10,000 (includes shipping)

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LIPS Stamp, 1969

3" x 2" x 4", Rubber stamps and metal die, Ed size unknown, NFS

This stamp of Kaltenbach's lips was reproduced as a multiple for the 1969 Harrad Szzemann exhibition, "Live In Your Head, When Attitudes Become Form"

 

 

Kaltenbach's original "Graffiti Stamp: Lips of Artist" rubber stamp from the November, 1970 Artforum magazine

 

 

 

slantstep 2, 1969

16" x 15" x 15", Fiberglass, rubber, paper label inside, Planned edition of 25 each in three colors (Marigold, Cherry & Tangerine), actual ed size unknown, $25,000

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"slantstep 2" advertised in Artforum magazine

 

 

 

Model for a Blast Proof Peace Monument, 2002

21 7/8" x 15" x 1 1/8", Fortfied concrete, Ed. of 20, $5,000.00 (includes shipping)

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LA Story (The End), 2004

9" x 6" x 1/2", Book (The End) written by Kaltenbach altered with rubber stamped phrases and signed/numbered, Edition of 100, $250

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TIME by Lee Lozano (as conserved by Stephen Kaltenbach), 1969/2005

 

50" x 24" x 2", string, washer, nails with COA (listing all exhibitions) and install directions, $7,500 (includes shipping)

Edition size limited to one work per exhibition during Kaltenbach's life time.  To date, it as been shown 6 times), #1 and #4 are sold

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Untitled, 2012

12" x 4" x 4", Stainless steel, unknown contents, ed. of 20, $8,500

This is the only Kaltenbach Time Capsule issued as an edition.  Engraved on the cylinder is: "OPEN BEFORE DEACCESSION", below that "Stephen Kaltenbach" and below that is "CUT" with an arrow pointing to a vertical line.

This edition was issued by the Independent Curators International.  Contact ICI for purchase information at: https://curatorsintl.org/

 

 

 

How to make a slant step (short version), by Stephen Kaltenbach and David E. Stone, 2012 - 2013

video on USB stick with C.O.A., ed of 10, $2,500 (includes shipping)

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You can watch How to make a slant step (short version) video here: 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eT5VGiyh8nI

 

 

 

 

 

Graffiti Stamp: Lips of the Artist, 2013

1.75" x 2.5" x .5", Rubber Stamp with stamp pad, ed. of 100, $2,000 (includes shipping)

This Lips stamp was distributed during Germano Celent's curated, "When Attitudes Become Form: Bern 1969/Venice 2013 at Prada in Venice, 2013

 

I want to purchase LIPS_2013

 

 

 

 

 

Slant Step Doorstop, 2018

4.6" x 3.25" x 3", cast rubber, ed of 100, $500 (includes shipping

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Stephen Kaltenbach holding his Slant Step Doorstop

 

 

 

Forgery, 1970 - Present

2" x 2",n brass, cut stencil with artist's initials with COA, ed of 10, $2,500 (includes shipping)

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LIPS (gobo), 2019

size variable, projector and glass gobo of the artist's lips with COA, ed of 10, $5,000 (includes shipping)

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LIPS (Gobo) was prepared using the original impression from the artist's lips (that was used to prepare the original rubber stamp)

 

 

 

 

Wrapped ART (Artforum advertisement, January, 1969), 2019,

2.5" x 7" x 5", Cast bronze, acrylic paint with COA, ed of 10, $10,000 (includes shipping)

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Everything is Finally Anonymous (doormat), 2019,

32.5" x 58.25", commercially printed doormat with COA, ed of 10, $5,000 (includes shipping)

I want to purchase Anonymous

 

The original drawing from 1995 that was the source material for Everything is Finally Anonymous (doormat),

 

 

Stephen Kaltenbach standing in front of the original drawing from 1995 and the Everything is Finally Anonymous (doormat) at his 2019 solo exhibition at Pierogi Gallery in NYC

 

 

 

You are Me (mirror), 2019

24" x 20", laser etched mirror with COA, ed of 10, $5,000 (includes shipping)

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Stephen Kaltenbach's original anonymous advertisement in Artforum, December 1969 is the source material for You are Me (mirror)

 

 

 

 

Left Foot as proposed boot tread for Neil Armstrong, 2019

12" x 6" x 1", bronze, acrylic paint with COA, ed of 10, $10,000 (includes shipping_

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Stephen Kaltenbach's original drawing from 1969 prior to making his cast rubber tread for Neil Armstrong's boot when he walked on the moon.

 

Stephen Kaltenbach's rubber tread for Neil Armstrong's boot when he walked on the moon that was reproduced in the November, 1970 Artforum magazine.

 

 

 

 

557,085, 2022

4" x 6" x 1/2", White Thassos Snow White Marble, sandblasted (verso) & hand polished, laser etched (recto) with COA, ed of 25, $2,500 (includes shipping)

I want to purchase 557,085

 

Darker image showing the laser etched marble in better detail

 

Lucy Lippart, New York-based critic and author, curated 557,087 in 1969. 

The exhibition was held at the World's Fair Pavilion at the Seattle Center and the title was based on Seattle's population. 

557,087 is regarded by many historians as being the first large-scale showing of Conceptual Art. 

Of the 69 artists participating by sharing their ideas and concepts on a single 4" x 6" file card

 (copies of each formed the loose leaf catalog in an envelope), only Kaltenbach contributed a blank card.

 

557,085 / 995,000, 2022

White Thassos Snow White Marble, sandblasted (verso) & hand polished, laser etched (recto), Roman numeral numbering with COA, ed of 5,

Sold only as a set with 557,085, $7,500 (shipping included)

I want to purchase 557,085/995000

 

Darker image showing the laser etched marble in better detail

In 1970, Lippard updated this exhibition, 995,000 in Vancouver to include more artists.

 

 

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