Exhibitions

The Book Show: Raymond Pettibon 1978-2001

Main Gallery May 25–Jun 8, 2001

+ Share Exhibition

 

+ Become a Member

Please support SMMoA by becoming a member today.

Learn More

+ Exhibition Support

Please support SMMoA’s exhibitions and public programs. 

Learn More

 
Buy Tickets/RSVP X

Online bookings are not available for this event.

Complete the secure form below. Tickets will be held under name provided. Fields marked with an * are required.

Step 1:Ticket-Holder Information

Please feel welcome to include your partner’s name here.

For international addresses, please contact us.

Step 2: Billing Information

(Not required for RSVPs)
Continue Next Step: REVIEW

Review your details below. Select Edit to make changes or Submit to complete the transaction.

Step 3:Review

EVENT
The Book Show: Raymond Pettibon 1978-2001
May 25–Jun 8, 2001

TICKETS

TICKET-HOLDER INFORMATION

BILLING INFORMATION

Edit

Step 4:Submit Payment

Submit
Processing. Please wait ...

Email Confirmation
Once your submission has been processed you will be sent an email confirmation.

Step 5:Print Confirmation

Thank you for your RSVP and/or purchase. You will receive a confirmation email.

You may want to print this page for your records. When you are done, click Close to return to the program details.

Print Close

Error

There was a problem processing your payment. Please Click the Edit button to go back and make corrections.

The Book Show Raymond Pettibon 1978-2001 2001 Installation view detail

From the late 1970s through the mid-1990s, Los Angeles artist Raymond Pettibon produced more than 100 booklets developing his image-text drawings, which convey loose, often disjointed narratives. He self-published these booklets as ”zines”–photocopied, folded and center-stapled 8 1/2” × 11” pamphlets issued in small editions. This exhibition featured many of these rare works, along with original wall drawings with various newspaper and magazine clippings attached, a selection of old and new videos, and two recent portfolios. Curated by German curator and writer Roberto Ohrt, The Book Show appeared previously at the Contemporary Fine Arts in Berlin, the MAK in Vienna, and the David Zwirner Gallery in New York.