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A UNIVERSAL MODEL

New Circle Publications, Art Research Center, T. M. Stephens

April 16, 2014 Poster and Serigraphic Prints / T shirts each hand-signed/numbered. B&W poster 17"X 11" image
on 18"X 12" acid-free paper; initial edition of 100 (shirts have 4color back with A.R.C. logo 18"X 12")
B&W Images: 'photogram', 'systematic reliefs' sketches, computer drawing, 5line/ 70character text

 

PHOTOS/SKETCHES/QUOTES: Series / Six Sets • Brochures

New Circle Publications  T. M. Stephens 2004-2017 1)STRUCTURE/Form2)KINETICS/Luminal3)SYSTEMS/Series4)THEATRE/ Performance 5)ARCHITECTURE/Design 6) PERSONA/Poetry • Synoptic images from spectrum of aesthetic activities. Mltpl sketches/2 quotes e/ sleeve: Joyce, Greene, Boulez, Vanderbeek, Marcuse, Courbusier, Machado; all photos/sketches T.M.S,, hnd-sgnd/dtd. 2 images/photo-print w/ trcng ppr sleeves; 4" X 8"; e/ enveloped. Ed: 100 e/ intl prntng.

 

GRAPHIC STRUCTURES 45

New Circle Publications  T. M. Stephens  April 2013 Folio Edition 18"X112"X4" / Collection 45 years two dimensional graphics/photographs/

photograms/ collage, 100 plates/prints each hand-signed and numbered.

 

 
PRECISE PRICE

New Circle Publications T. M. Stephens

April 2013 Second Collection of 'Structural Poetry'

 

LINEAR GOLDEN RECTANGLES / 'SPANISH DRAWINGS' Impossible Isometrics

New Circle Publications, Editor T. M. Stephens

May 1, 2011 Digital Print Editions: LINEAR GOLDEN RECTANGLES; 12 overlaid variations, 6 colors 12"X 18"e/. 'SPANISH DRAWINGS' Impossible Isometrics; 12 variations, 6 colors 22"X 15" each - all printed on translucent vellum paper. Two initial proof sets: 1st 2008, 2nd 2011 by T. M. Stephens

 

MEMBE / THIS LINE

New Circle Publications

May 1, 1996 Memorial Edition: members, Milton Smith's handwritten 'structural poem'​ THIS LINE with text, photographic portrait Poet; laser-printed on engineering vellum 11"X 17", hand-signed/numbered  folio 16 pp, slip-sleeved w/ envelope. Photo and Publication courtesy of Mrs Samella Gates. Mmbe, Milton Smith, T. Michael Stephens



 
SONOLUMINAL

New Circle Publications

May 1995 Catalog and Program for National Concert/Performance Event with essays photographs/graphics. Exposition of collaboration involving: physicists, chemists, artists, photographers, sound/ multimedia composers, performers, musicians. ( SONOLUMINAL I '95: "Dedication to Dale Eldred"
courtesy Ms Roberta Lord.) Two volumes: SONOLUMINAL I 1995 and SONOLUMINAL II 1996.
Also Posters, Tshirts signed/numbered; T.M.S. designer w/ images from scientists/photographers. 
T. Michael Stephens R. Roberts, D. Frizell, J. Baird, T. Allard K. Suslick,  S. Putterman, L. Crum, et al...

 

GRAPHIC EXAMPLE

New Circle Publications T. M. Stephens

1995 Full Color Prints, Poem/Text/Credits about Six-Color-on-White/Three-Sided Wall Graphic 28' X 250+';
Designed by T. M. Stephens / Programmed with Ralph Feik /

(Filmed by John Altman) Photographs of Building/Essex Garner, Delineator/Neighborhood Painters/Nia Peeples' Dancers
20 Lose Leaf pp's, transparent vinyl cover/back (w/ upperr L corner acrylic bolt) 17"X12" printed on engineering vellum; all images are hand-signed and books numbered.

 

LIGHT / LATTICES / LANDSCAPES Elizabeth Willmott

New Circle Publications

May 15, 1995 Laser printed collection 'structural poetry' alternating with lattices layered on original landscape photographs by Elizabeth Willmott; leading Canadian 'Structurist' Artist/Photographer/Writer. 100 bound copies; hand-signed, numbered by Ms Willmott. Elizabeth Willmott, T. Michael Stephens, Skye Howard



RE NEW

New Circle Publications

August 1994 Collection of 'Structural Poetry'  T. M. Stephens

 

 
LEO KIRKORIAN: SEVEN SERIGPAPHIC PRINTS

New Circle Publications

May 1, 1993

Seven silkscreened multiple-colored prints by Leo Kirkorian, pioneer San Francisco Area Geometric Abstractionist; 3 independent works, 4 sequential works (set). Introductory text Knute Stiles (edited T. M. Stephens) THE VARIETY AND CONSISTENCY OF KIRKORIAN laser-printed on engineering-vellum sheet; serigraphic prints on heavy acid-free rag stock with tissue protective sheet covering e/ 22"X 15"; sets in light gray envelope. Edition: 100 sets, 4 sets proofs (L.Kirkwood printer). Hand-signed, numbered by Artist L. Kirkorian ' 93-94 LEO KIRKORIAN Abstractionist, T. M. Stephens, Larry Kirkwood, Knute Stiles

 

SPACE / COLOR / LIGHT / TIME

New Circle Publications T. M. Stephens

September 1992 Four Vellum Folios of Graphics/Poetry/Photograph/ Photograms Xerographic/Laser/Ink-Jet Printing.

SPACE & COLOR 17"X11" /LIGHT & TIME 11"X81/2" / Each plate/print hand-signed, numbered.

 

HYPERGRAPHICS AND STEREOMETRY ° VINCENT ROARK

New Circle Publications//Duane Benton

December 1990

Monograph: Essays/descriptions life/work Geometrician Vincent Roark. Original graphics, essays, and photographs; career of complex geometric modeling/drawing (particularly 'hyperspatial projection'). Also Catalog for AN EXHIBITION OF DRAWING AND CONSTRUCTIONS of Vincent Roark - December - January 1990-91. Sponsors: Duane Benton, Art Research Center, (Leedy Art Space). 500 copies [50 with tipped-in color images, hand-signed]. 
T. Michael Stephens K. Whelan, C. Richert, H. Lalvani, D. Benton

 

 

KANSAS CITY ABSTRACTION

New Circle Publications

June 1979 Catalog for Exhibition of variety of Kansas City Abstractionist Artists. Exhibition in Crown Center during "City-In-Celebration". Preface, Introduction,Statement, Afterward essays; Artwork Images and Statements for each Artist/Participant.  Louis Cicatello / Elizabeth Kirsch, T. Michael Stephens



MATRIX Catalog

Art Research Center

February 1973 Catalog/Book of MATRIX International Exhibition of Two Dimensional Graphics: Drawings, Prints, Collage: 60+ Artists / 14+ Countries using parameters of: 1) The 'Continuous Field' 2) 'Grid Systems' 3) 'Dimensional Ambiguity' (Exhibition Opening with 'ARC Welders/Dancers', 'quadrophonic-surround' reading debut Calvino's text "The Chase", Gajec Piano Duo/Rich Hill performances 12/72 - Exhibition continued 5/73); 60+ Images, Preface, Introduction, Afterword essays. 
 Lawrence Alton / T. Michael Stephens, Robert Blackman

 

A.R.C. MAGAZINES (1st STATEMENT - 6TH ISSUE) 1966-'71

Art Research Center

October 1966 A.R.C.GROUP Journal (usually conjunctive with/or following) Group Exhibitions/Events/Tours.
Writing/Editing/Designing/Photography/Typesetting/Publishing Collaboratively with guest contributors:
N.Nelkin, D.Garrison, ANONIMA Group, PULSA Group, S.Tigerman, Z.Blaezje, A.Biasi, G.Columbo, et al...
T. Michael Stephens, N. Stephens, G. Rice, J. Thogmartin, N. Stephens, J. Abbick, P. Van Voorst, K. Berger

 


BIBLIOGRAPHY

[By A.R.C.Group/New Circle Publications/T.M.Stephens]

SUGGESTED READING: CONSTRUCTIVISM/Geometric Art/Pure Abstraction/Structuralism/Reductive Art/Systematic Art/Kinetic & Luminal Art = "The Constructive Approach"


ON THE CONSTRUCTIVE IN ART  Naum Gabo  Bollingen Lecture Series Book/ca: 1962
NAUM GABO His Art/Life  Herbert Read  ca: 1964
  
VISION IN MOTION  Laszlo Moholy-Nagy  1944-45  Wittenborn? Published 1946
FUTURE PRESENT  Laszlo Moholy-Nagy Career Retrospective Exhibition Catalog current touring exhibition Guggenheim Museum/LA County MoCA
THE NEW VISION  Gyorgy Kepes  also VISION+VALUE Book Series  MITPress ca: 1968

THE EVOLUTION OF VISUAL KNOWLEDGE  Charles Biedermann (self-published/1,200pp) Book 1948
CHARLES BIEDERMANN  Retrospective Exhibition  Minneapolis Museum of Art  Catalog  ca: 1975
THE STRUCTURIST International Journal  Editor/Publisher Prof Eli Borstein  University of Sascaschawan/Sascatoon  1960-present (& last)
STRUCTURE International Journal  Editor/Publisher Joost Baljeu  NL 1950-1960

DE STIL  Michel Seuphor  ca: 1968
Current Catalogues (100th Anniversary De Stil) Gemeentemuseum, RikjsMuseum, Stedljlke Museum, Drachten Museum, et al.. NL

ART AND INDUSTRY  Herbert Read  ca: 1960  also: A SHORT HISTORY OF MODERN ART / "  " SCULPTURE
THE GREEN CHILD a novel  Herbert Read


ARCHITECTURE AND THE BAUHAUS  Walter Gropius  also THE BAUHAUS Catalog/Book  MoMA ca: 1939-41
SPACE, TIME AND ARCHITECTURE  Siegfried Gideon  ca: '50's
DER BAUSHAUS BUHE/THE THEATRE OF THE BAUHAUS  (Reprint/Translation) Bauhaus Bk Wesleyan Press ca: 1961
CONSTRUCTIVISM by  George Rickey book 1967
RUSSIAN CONSTRUCTIVISM  John Bowlt  ca: 1980
CONSTRUCTIVISM and the Geometric Tradition  McCory Collection Curator Celia Ascher  Catalog Nelson-Atikins Museum, etal..
POLISH CONSTRUCTIVISM BLOK/AR Groups  Curator/Editor Stanislavski Catalog/Book ca: 1978
CONSTRUCTIVISM AND DADA  Cataliogue/Book  SopiaRaina Museum/Madrid 1989

WHEN THE CATHEDRALS WERE WHITE  Le Corbusier  also LE MODULAR  Le Corbusier  and: FOR THE NEW SPIRIT  Le Corbu

ENTROPY  Rudolph Arnheim - and, several other volumes of R.A.

BIT INTERNATIONAL AND THE NEW TENDENCIES 1961-73  Edtr Margit Rosen BK ZKM(Cntr Art & md)/MITPress 2008-2012 
NEW TENDENCIES NT4/'69-NT5/'73-78/Jagreb  Armin Medosch  Book MITPress 2016

Of related interest:  

GESTALT PSYCHOLOGY  Wolfgang Kohler  Mentor BKS 1959 
  LIGHT AND COLOR IN THE OPEN AIR  M. Plateau  BK
COLOR THEORIES OF GOETHE  Zajek  BK Amherst College Press
ANONIMA the ReEducation of Vision  Michel Oren  Cleveland Museum of Art 1992
SYSTEMS  Peter Lowe, Anthony Hill, Gillian Wise,  Kenneth & Mary Martin, Jean Spencer,Malcom Hughes, et al..  UK - recently highlighted at Tate Modern 2017

New Tendencies

Art at the Threshold of the Information Revolution

(1961-1978)

Armin Medosch

A Leonardo Book/MIT PRESS 2016




THE CONCRETE UTOPIA

Ivan Picelj and New Tendencies

1961-1973

Cortesi Gallery/Mousse Publishing 2016




A Little-Known Story About a Movement, a Magazine, and the Computer's Arrival in Art
New Tendencies and Bit International, 1961–1973

edited by Margit Rosen

MIT PRESS/ZKM 2011




BIT INTERNATIONAL

[Nove] Tendencije
Computer und visuelle Forschung, Zagreb 1961-1973

Darko Fritz und Margit Rosen

ZKM 2008




ANONIMA

The Re-Education of Vision

by Michel Oren

Monograph

Published by Cleveland Institute of Art

1992




REGROUPING OF THE AVANT GARDE

by Michel Oren

Dissertation University of Massachusetts/Amherst 1990




BRIDGES l

Mathematical Connections in Art Music and Science

Covener/Editor Reza Sarhangi

Catalog SWCW KS

1998


ASSEMBLINGS

An Anthology By Artists & Artists' Group 

Edited/Published by

Richard Kostelanetz

NYC 1976 -'79



LEONARDO

International Journal of Art, Science and Technology

Editor/Founder Frank Malina;

Current Editor Roger Malina

Praeger Press, MITPress

1968 - present




THE STRUCTURIST

International Journal of Art 

Editor/Publisher Eli Bornstein

Elizabeth Willmott contributor

University of Saskatchewan

1973 - present




The International Conference of Geometric, Constructive and Systematic Art

Curators Waldo Balart/Julian Gil

Proceedings ICGCSA/Madrid 1989




ART TRANSITION

International Symposia Relationships of Science and Art

Convener Otto Piene

Center for Advanced Visual Studies

CAVS / MIT 1976





FORUM Editions

of Structural & Systematic Art

Co Editor Nathan Cohen

London/Amsterdam 1989-1992






CERCLE et CARRE Magazine
Wm Clayton Bodenhamer Publisher/Editor/ Essayist Vallejo CA 1994-1996




FORUM KCAC Magazine
KCMO 1980-1996



KANSAS CITY Magazine
1978-1996




ARBEITSKREIS Magazine
IAFKG International Working Group for Constructive Art 
Co Edited HD Schrader 1989-1993




CHATEAU REVIEW

Literary Quarterly Editor David Perkins KC Area 1980-1990



KANSAS CITY LIFE DOWNTOWN Magazine

KCMO 1986



WESTPORT Magazine
1981-1983



CRISS CROSS MAGAZINE

International Journal of the Arts

by CrissCross Group
    "Art Research Center" 1979



NEW MEXICO STREET NEWS Magazine
Publisher/Editor/columnist Peter Clapp

Santa Fe 1972



HARRISON STREET REVIEW Art & Literary Magazine
Co-Editor Lawrence Alton KCMO 1968-1972



THE NEW ART EXAMINER 

Editor Jane Adams/Chicago 1976-1978



THE KANSAS CITY STAR

1963-Present

Art,Music,Theater,Editors & other Columnists or Reporters




JOPLIN GLOBE  

Art Section (Susan Scott 1972 [Brauer])

News editor 2005,2012




TULSA WORLD

Art Section James Watts Jr 5/2000




WINFIELD JOURNAL

5/1998




WICHITA BEACON

5/1998




NEW TIMES Newspaper

Roberta Lord Art Columnist KCMO 4/1996




UNIVERSITY NEWS UMKC Newspaper

1976-1982



DAILY KANSAN University of KansasNewspaper 1/1981-2/1981




LAWRENCE DAILY JOURNALWORLD
1981




University of Mass/Amherst Press Newspaper 9/1978



FORT WAYNEPRESS

1976




BOSTON GLOBE/CAMBRIDGE PRESS

5/1976




TORONTO STAR
Art,Columnists, 1974




NEW YORK ELEMENT

Art Workers Coalition Theresa Schwartz Editor 1969-1973




ALTERNATIVE NEWSPAPER/

"CITY LIGHTS"

Arts Section KCMO 1969-73




THE WESTPORT TRUCKER Newspaper

Dennis... Editor/Publisher KCMO 1967-1973




BERKELEY BARB Newspaper

Berkeley CA 1969 

 



MONTREAL LA PRESSE

6/1966




Getty Archives

A.R.C.Group Papers

1,800+ pages A.R.C. Materials

Collected by Michel Oren

LA 2016




KANSAS CITY MISSOURI PUBLIC LIBRARY

Art department and Archives

NewCenter/USAart

T.M.S. and A.R.C. Papers

KCMO 1963 - present




NELSON-ATKINS MUSEUM OF ART

LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES

2,000 pages A.R.C. Materials

Collected by Michel Oren

KCMO 1978




UNIVERSITY of UTRECHT

Art,Media, and Music Archives

Contributed by Gerritt von Gravenitz

UTRECHT NL1973-1978




Charlotte Street Foundation
"Living Archives"
Collected by Patrick Alexander Facilatator & Kate Hackman Co-Director
100's original A.R.C./New Circle Publications: Magazines/Books/Texts/

Posters/Graphics/Photographs
Loaned for CSF's "LA" Digitization for "Living Archives"to be Shared with A.R.C.Group &
The Smithsonian's "Archives of American Arts"
(100's of A.R.C. graphic materials gift Copies also for CSF/"LA")
KCMO 2011-2013-present

(still underway)




 PERRIN BLACKMAN:  CATALOGUE RAISONNE D'UN ARTISTE 

Complete Paintings/Drawings/

Texts/Interviews: Works of NewCenterUSArt/A.R.C.Group Member Robert Blackman
Lawrence KS 1962-2015-[Underway]




KANSAS CITY MUSEUM
Archives of KC Photography Society
Photographic Works/Writings of A.R.C.Group Member John Baird
KCMO 1990-2003




Duane/Nancy Benton

(Creative Candles Files)
Collected A.R.C. & Related: Graphics/Art Works, Studies, etc..
Westwood Hills KS 1990-2001




Carlos J. Setien Personal Library
Collected First Editions
A.R.C./Constructivist Related: Catalogs/Books/Monographs/Posters/

Graphics
KCMO 1978-2000




CLIFFORD  SINGER

Collection of Geometric and Structural Art

Prints, Drawings, Paintings, Graphics, Papers of major International Artists

NYC/Las Vegas 1994 - Present




UNIVERSITY of MISSOURI/KCMO LIBRARY
Arts & Music Department Collections/Archives
Collected A.R.C.PUBLICATIONS 5 Magazines 1967-1971, MATRIX Catalog Book 1973, various Posters/Papers-1983
Donated by Louis Cicotello, Head of UMKC Sculpture/Art Department
KCMO 1983




NewCenterUSArt / ART RESEARCH CENTER / NEW CIRCLE PUBLICATIONS ARCHIVES
T. Michael Stephens Curator
Art Research Center Group KCMO/Columbus KS




















































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