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Thing Quarterly, The
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Biographical / Historical
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: The Thing Quarterly
    Date (inclusive): 2007-2014
    Number: 2961-216
    Creator/Collector: Thing Quarterly
    Physical Description: 14 Linear Feet (28 boxes, 3 volumes, 1 tube)
    Repository:
    The Getty Research Institute
    Special Collections
    1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
    Los Angeles 90049-1688
    reference@getty.edu
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10020/askref
    (310) 440-7390
    Abstract: The Thing is a quarterly periodical in the form of an object. Each year, four artists, writers, musicians or filmmakers are invited by the editors (Jonn Herschend and Will Rogan) to create an everyday object that somehow incorporates text. This object will be reproduced and hand wrapped at a wrapping party and then mailed to the homes of the subscribers with the help of the United States Postal Service.
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    Language: Collection material is predominantly in English.

    Biographical / Historical

    "The Thing is a quarterly periodical in the form of an object. Each year, four artists, writers, musicians or filmmakers are invited by the editors (Jonn Herschend and Will Rogan) to create an everyday object that somehow incorporates text. This object will be reproduced and hand wrapped at a wrapping party and then mailed to the homes of the subscribers with the help of the United States Postal Service."-- THE THING website, www.thethingquarterly.com, viewed 1 September 2014.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Open for use by qualified researchers, with the exception of unreformatted audio visual materials, which are unavailable until reformatted.

    Publication Rights

    Preferred Citation

    The Thing Quarterly, 2007-2014, The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, Accession no. 2961-216.
    http://hdl.handle.net/10020/cifa2961-216

    Processing Information

    Item descriptions were taken from THE THING website, http://www.thethingquarterly.com/quarterly.html .

    Scope and Content of Collection

    THE THING Quarterly is a periodical in the form of an object. It's like a magazine, except that each issue is conceived of by a different contributor and then published on a useful object. -- THE THING website, www.thethingquarterly.com, viewed 1 September 2014. Descriptions of items and issues are taken from THE THING website.

    Arrangement

    Arranged chronologically.

    Indexing Terms

    Subjects - Topics

    Art objects -- California -- San Francisco -- 21st century -- Periodicals

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Artists' books -- United States -- 21st century
    Multiples -- 21st century

    Contributors

    Creed, Martin
    Franco, James
    July, Miranda
    Johanson, Chris
    Rogan, Will
    Herschend, Jonn
    Thing Quarterly
    No Age (Musical group)
    Higgs, Matthew
    Rodarte
    Baldessari, John
    Ebner, Shannon
    Mills, Mike
    Kine, Starlee
    Eggers, Dave
    Auerbach, Tauba
    Marcus, Ben
    Muller, Dave
    Shrigley, David
    Donnelly, Trisha
    Pullen, Lucy
    Ezawa, Kota
    Nichols, Tucker
    Paglen, Trevor
    Gander, Ryan
    Allora & Calzadilla
    Lethem, Jonathan
    Muller, Dave