Joe Brainard Collection
Granary Books is pleased to offer for sale a collection of works by, about, and in collaboration with the artist and writer Joe Brainard (1942–1994). The collection contains over one hundred items that trace the arc of Brainard's career through mimeograph and other small press publications with poets, including Ted Berrigan, Ron Padgett, Kenward Elmslie, Bill Berkson, Anne Waldman, and Lewis Warsh, and poets' presses, such as C Press, C Comics, Boke Press, Angel Hair, Siamese Banana, Adventures in Poetry, Kulchur, Black Sparrow, and Big Sky.
The collection was assembled by Granary Books over several decades and includes an array of uncommon books, pamphlets, unique items, ephemera, gallery and museum announcements, cards, brochures, catalogs. Other items, such as presentation and association copies, attesting to Brainard's crucial role within the community of poets and artists of the Lower East Side, particularly during the sixties and seventies.
Available by individual item.