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Lewis Baltz: Rule Without Exception (First Hardcover Edition) [ASSOCIATION COPY SIGNED & INSCRIBED in 1991, within a year of publication]

Publisher: Albuquerque, New Mexico and Des Moines, Iowa: University of New Mexico Press and the Des Moines Art Center, 1990
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 0826312691
Condition: Fine / Fine
Item #: 108846



First edition, first printing. Inscribed "For Dana" [publisher Dana Asbury], dated 13/04/91 and signed in black ink on the first page by Baltz. Hardcover. Black cloth-covered boards with title blindstamped on cover and spine; with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs by Lewis Baltz. Texts by Marvin Heiferman, Paolo Costantini, Shirley Irons, Gus Blaisdell, Jane Livingston, Mowry Baden, Mark Haworth-Booth, Bernard Lamarche-Vadel, Jeff Kelley, Oliver Boissiere and Michael Schmidt. 156 pp., with numerous four-color and black and white plates. 13 x 9-1/4 inches. Out of print.


Fine in Fine dust jacket.


Published on the occasion of the 1990 exhibition Lewis Baltz: Rule Without Exception, organized by Julia Brown Turrell, at the Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, Iowa (traveled to numerous venues). An important, comprehensive and visually provocative survey of Baltz's major projects over the previous 20 years.