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The Resource Semina 1955-1964 : Art is Love is God, exhibit staged and catalogue edited by Johan Kugelberg

Semina 1955-1964 : Art is Love is God, exhibit staged and catalogue edited by Johan Kugelberg

Label
Semina 1955-1964 : Art is Love is God
Title
Semina 1955-1964
Title remainder
Art is Love is God
Statement of responsibility
exhibit staged and catalogue edited by Johan Kugelberg
Title variation
  • Semina 1955-1964
  • Semina
Contributor
Author
Book designer
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Editor
Host institution
Photographer
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Language
eng
Summary
This collection contains facsimile copies of all pages of all issues of Semina. Semina 1 (Los Angeles, 1955; edition of 150), "First and final printing" ; Semina 2 (Los Angeles and San Francisco, December 1957), "handset with miscellaneous available type and papers" ; Semina 3: Peyote poem (San Francisco, 1958; edition of 200); Semina 4 (San Francisco, 1959), "Type handset on beat 5 x 8 Excelsior handpress" ; Semina 5: Mexico issue (San Francisco, Winter 1959; edition of 350) ; Semina VI: The clown (Larkspur, 1960; edition of 335), "Type handset on warped 5 x 8 inch handpress") ; Semina 7: א [Aleph], A gesture involving photographs, drawings & text (Larkspur, 1961; edition of 200) ; Semina 8 (Los Angeles, 1963; edition of 149) ; Semina 9 (Los Angeles, Summer 1964; unspecified edition)
Cataloging source
HHG
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • facsimiles
Index
no index present
LC call number
N6537.B466
LC item number
A4 2013
Literary form
mixed forms
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1926-1976
  • 1896-1948
  • 1821-1867
  • 1774-1852
  • 1914-1997
  • 1926-1997
  • 1877-1962
  • 1651-1695
  • 1922-1969
  • 1927-2005
  • approximately 145 B.C.-approximately 86 B.C
  • 1884-1960
  • 1861-1941
  • 1925-1984
  • 1871-1945
  • 1928-2020
  • 1934-2002
  • 1865-1939
  • 1928-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Berman, Wallace
  • Kugelberg, Johan
  • Artaud, Antonin
  • Baudelaire, Charles
  • Blake, William
  • Bremser, Ray
  • Bukowski, Charles
  • Burroughs, William S.
  • Collins, Beverly
  • Crews, Judson
  • Doyle, Kirby
  • Ginsberg, Allen
  • Hesse, Hermann
  • Jacobs, Marcia
  • Juana Inés de la Cruz
  • Kerouac, Jack
  • Lamantia, Philip
  • Maclaine, Christopher
  • McClure, Michael
  • Meltzer, David
  • Reed, John
  • Romero, Idell T.
  • Sima, Qian
  • Supervielle, Jules
  • Tagore, Rabindranath
  • Trocchi, Alexander
  • Valéry, Paul
  • Weiss, Ruth
  • Wieners, John
  • Yeats, W. B.
  • Day, Ruth Baker
  • Guenther, Charles
  • Harriss, Will
  • Lopez, Hyman
  • Shulman, Howard
  • Stark, Charles
  • Brittin, Charles
  • Hopps, Walter
  • McKeever, Anne
  • Renoir, Louis
  • Xantos, Pantale
  • Davis, Adam
  • Cipolla, Bryan
  • Boo-Hooray (Gallery)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Berman, Wallace
  • Artists' books
  • Beats (Persons)
  • Beats (Persons)
  • Avant-garde (Aesthetics)
Target audience
general
Label
Semina 1955-1964 : Art is Love is God, exhibit staged and catalogue edited by Johan Kugelberg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "An exhibition of Wallace Berman's Semina at Boo-Hooray, December 5th 2013-January 9th, 2014"--Colophon
  • "All Semina materials reproduced 1:1 scale except pages 53-61"--Colophon
Accompanying material
1 packet of assorted ephemera and booklet (10 pages), inserted in pocket at back.
Bar code
  • 31223108738981
  • 31223108738999
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (text booklet, page 10)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Herman Hesse (translated by Ruth Baker Day)
  • Two poems
  • Peder Carr
  • The Detective
  • Jean Cocteau (translated by Will Harriss)
  • Twelve time
  • E.I. Alexander
  • When I was warned
  • Marion Grogan
  • [Photographs]
  • Semina 1 :
  • Walter Hopps
  • [Photograph]
  • C. Brittin -- [Illustration] / Cameron
  • Oil and blood
  • W.B. Yeats
  • Unpublished letter to some lost relative
  • David Meltzer
  • Thimble of goodbye
  • Idell t. Romero
  • To a toccata by Bach
  • Mike McClure
  • "Like toys of dolls ..."
  • Zack Walsh
  • Incompatible
  • Eric Cashen -- "A face raped ..."
  • Pantale Xantos
  • "O God ..."
  • Lynn Trocchi
  • Incident
  • Idell T. Romero
  • Semina 2 :
  • Its living now
  • J.B. May
  • Tomb of a cursed poet
  • Charles Baudelaire (translated by Hyman Lopez)
  • Mine
  • Charles Bukowski
  • "I shall grasp the air ..."
  • Peder Carr
  • Does a ghost have thighs
  • Judson Crews
  • The Bead Game
  • Poem
  • John Reed
  • "When tongue forges wonder ..."
  • Marion Grogan
  • The sylph
  • Paul Valéry (translated by R. Rand)
  • From "Cain's book"
  • Alexander Trocchi
  • "Upon a time ..."
  • David Meltzer
  • Hermann Hesse
  • Circus
  • Marcia Jacobs
  • Excerpt from work in progress
  • Cameron
  • His road
  • Rabindranath Tagore
  • Art is Love is God
  • Wallace Berman
  • Patience
  • Paul Eluard (translated by Louis Renoir)
  • Poem for Alice
  • Jack Anderson
  • "I wanted to turn ..."
  • Semina 3 (Peyote Poem) :
  • Peyote Poem
  • Mike McClure
  • David Meltzer
  • Oil and blood
  • W.B. Yeats
  • "Today's children ..."
  • Beverly Collins
  • To Lindsay
  • Allen Ginsberg
  • "Right now I am not so very big ..."
  • Judson Crews
  • Talking Buddhism with my lawyer
  • Semina 4 :
  • John Chance
  • Cat digging walls
  • Ray Bremser
  • The point encased
  • I.E. Alexander
  • "Boplicity ..."
  • Stuart Perkoff
  • "Paleolithic dawns ..."
  • Charles Foster
  • "And what is nothingness ..."
  • "The pieces of watermelon ..."
  • John Wieners
  • Sur un mystère
  • Pierre Jean Jouve (translated by Howard Shulman)
  • Dear People
  • Robert Kaufman
  • We're in the middle of a deep cloud
  • Michael McClure
  • A thimble of goodbye
  • Idell T. Romero
  • "I felt that this ear of the soul opened ..."
  • Ron Loewinsohn
  • Jules Supervielle (translated by Charles Guenther)
  • "Once with his young wife ..." (from Shih-chi)
  • Ssu-ma Ch'ien (translated by Charles Guenther)
  • Morphine mother
  • Pantale Xantos
  • "It was her love ..."
  • John Reed
  • [photograph]
  • Charles Stark
  • "Ah Blessed Virgin Mary ..."
  • To God
  • Philip Lamantia
  • Excerpts from a film now in progress entitled 'Semina'
  • W. Berman
  • William Blake
  • Excerpt from Pantapon Rose
  • William S. Burroughs
  • Sampson Agonistes
  • Christofer Maclaine
  • How I died
  • John Chance
  • In Mexico after Artaud
  • Kirby Doyle
  • [Photograph of band players]
  • Anne McKeever
  • "O Mexico ..."
  • Robert Kaufman
  • From compass
  • Semina 5 (Mexico issue) :
  • Ruth Weiss
  • Floridas
  • John Hoffman
  • Excerpt from "Le Mexique et la civilization"
  • Antonin Artaud
  • [Illustration of a woman standing in front of a door]
  • Memoria
  • Phillip Lamantia
  • Todos santos
  • David Meltzer
  • "Who's the greater culprit ..."
  • Peyote poem
  • John Wieners
  • "The vultures ring around the sun ..."
  • John Reed
  • Sister Juana Ines of the Cross (translated by Phillip Lamantia)
  • Rockets
  • Larry Jordan
  • Morning
  • William Margolis
  • Callejón García Villa Lorea
  • Semina VI (The clown) :
  • The clown
  • David Meltzer
  • Art is Love is God [bookmark]
  • [9 black-and-white photo collages]
  • Wallace Berman
  • Semina 7 (א [Aleph], a gesture involving photographs, drawings & text) :
  • Opos
  • Boxed city
  • "Some easy-rider titles ..."
  • "Spurred by what reason ..."
  • Fairytale for Tosh
  • First & last fearpoem
  • Rapist & voicethrower
  • M[ichael] M[cClure]
  • "towards tall icy buttes ..."
  • L.R.
  • "my secret language ..."
  • I.T.R.
  • Le Chariot
  • J.W.
  • Increasing
  • R.D.
  • June 2, 1962
  • Semina 8 :
  • Cameron
  • [3 black-and-white photographs and one blank leaf]
  • "i am that noise ..."
  • Jack Kerouac
  • Geography
  • Z.W.
  • "It is me ..."
  • A.A.
  • Ghost Tantra
  • Semina 9 :
  • Double murder!
  • Michael McClure
Dimensions
25 cm +
Edition
Trade edition of 700.
Extent
174 pages
Isbn
9781938265181
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles (many color)
System control number
  • 869233656
  • (OCoLC)869233656
Label
Semina 1955-1964 : Art is Love is God, exhibit staged and catalogue edited by Johan Kugelberg
Publication
Note
  • "An exhibition of Wallace Berman's Semina at Boo-Hooray, December 5th 2013-January 9th, 2014"--Colophon
  • "All Semina materials reproduced 1:1 scale except pages 53-61"--Colophon
Accompanying material
1 packet of assorted ephemera and booklet (10 pages), inserted in pocket at back.
Bar code
  • 31223108738981
  • 31223108738999
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (text booklet, page 10)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Herman Hesse (translated by Ruth Baker Day)
  • Two poems
  • Peder Carr
  • The Detective
  • Jean Cocteau (translated by Will Harriss)
  • Twelve time
  • E.I. Alexander
  • When I was warned
  • Marion Grogan
  • [Photographs]
  • Semina 1 :
  • Walter Hopps
  • [Photograph]
  • C. Brittin -- [Illustration] / Cameron
  • Oil and blood
  • W.B. Yeats
  • Unpublished letter to some lost relative
  • David Meltzer
  • Thimble of goodbye
  • Idell t. Romero
  • To a toccata by Bach
  • Mike McClure
  • "Like toys of dolls ..."
  • Zack Walsh
  • Incompatible
  • Eric Cashen -- "A face raped ..."
  • Pantale Xantos
  • "O God ..."
  • Lynn Trocchi
  • Incident
  • Idell T. Romero
  • Semina 2 :
  • Its living now
  • J.B. May
  • Tomb of a cursed poet
  • Charles Baudelaire (translated by Hyman Lopez)
  • Mine
  • Charles Bukowski
  • "I shall grasp the air ..."
  • Peder Carr
  • Does a ghost have thighs
  • Judson Crews
  • The Bead Game
  • Poem
  • John Reed
  • "When tongue forges wonder ..."
  • Marion Grogan
  • The sylph
  • Paul Valéry (translated by R. Rand)
  • From "Cain's book"
  • Alexander Trocchi
  • "Upon a time ..."
  • David Meltzer
  • Hermann Hesse
  • Circus
  • Marcia Jacobs
  • Excerpt from work in progress
  • Cameron
  • His road
  • Rabindranath Tagore
  • Art is Love is God
  • Wallace Berman
  • Patience
  • Paul Eluard (translated by Louis Renoir)
  • Poem for Alice
  • Jack Anderson
  • "I wanted to turn ..."
  • Semina 3 (Peyote Poem) :
  • Peyote Poem
  • Mike McClure
  • David Meltzer
  • Oil and blood
  • W.B. Yeats
  • "Today's children ..."
  • Beverly Collins
  • To Lindsay
  • Allen Ginsberg
  • "Right now I am not so very big ..."
  • Judson Crews
  • Talking Buddhism with my lawyer
  • Semina 4 :
  • John Chance
  • Cat digging walls
  • Ray Bremser
  • The point encased
  • I.E. Alexander
  • "Boplicity ..."
  • Stuart Perkoff
  • "Paleolithic dawns ..."
  • Charles Foster
  • "And what is nothingness ..."
  • "The pieces of watermelon ..."
  • John Wieners
  • Sur un mystère
  • Pierre Jean Jouve (translated by Howard Shulman)
  • Dear People
  • Robert Kaufman
  • We're in the middle of a deep cloud
  • Michael McClure
  • A thimble of goodbye
  • Idell T. Romero
  • "I felt that this ear of the soul opened ..."
  • Ron Loewinsohn
  • Jules Supervielle (translated by Charles Guenther)
  • "Once with his young wife ..." (from Shih-chi)
  • Ssu-ma Ch'ien (translated by Charles Guenther)
  • Morphine mother
  • Pantale Xantos
  • "It was her love ..."
  • John Reed
  • [photograph]
  • Charles Stark
  • "Ah Blessed Virgin Mary ..."
  • To God
  • Philip Lamantia
  • Excerpts from a film now in progress entitled 'Semina'
  • W. Berman
  • William Blake
  • Excerpt from Pantapon Rose
  • William S. Burroughs
  • Sampson Agonistes
  • Christofer Maclaine
  • How I died
  • John Chance
  • In Mexico after Artaud
  • Kirby Doyle
  • [Photograph of band players]
  • Anne McKeever
  • "O Mexico ..."
  • Robert Kaufman
  • From compass
  • Semina 5 (Mexico issue) :
  • Ruth Weiss
  • Floridas
  • John Hoffman
  • Excerpt from "Le Mexique et la civilization"
  • Antonin Artaud
  • [Illustration of a woman standing in front of a door]
  • Memoria
  • Phillip Lamantia
  • Todos santos
  • David Meltzer
  • "Who's the greater culprit ..."
  • Peyote poem
  • John Wieners
  • "The vultures ring around the sun ..."
  • John Reed
  • Sister Juana Ines of the Cross (translated by Phillip Lamantia)
  • Rockets
  • Larry Jordan
  • Morning
  • William Margolis
  • Callejón García Villa Lorea
  • Semina VI (The clown) :
  • The clown
  • David Meltzer
  • Art is Love is God [bookmark]
  • [9 black-and-white photo collages]
  • Wallace Berman
  • Semina 7 (א [Aleph], a gesture involving photographs, drawings & text) :
  • Opos
  • Boxed city
  • "Some easy-rider titles ..."
  • "Spurred by what reason ..."
  • Fairytale for Tosh
  • First & last fearpoem
  • Rapist & voicethrower
  • M[ichael] M[cClure]
  • "towards tall icy buttes ..."
  • L.R.
  • "my secret language ..."
  • I.T.R.
  • Le Chariot
  • J.W.
  • Increasing
  • R.D.
  • June 2, 1962
  • Semina 8 :
  • Cameron
  • [3 black-and-white photographs and one blank leaf]
  • "i am that noise ..."
  • Jack Kerouac
  • Geography
  • Z.W.
  • "It is me ..."
  • A.A.
  • Ghost Tantra
  • Semina 9 :
  • Double murder!
  • Michael McClure
Dimensions
25 cm +
Edition
Trade edition of 700.
Extent
174 pages
Isbn
9781938265181
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles (many color)
System control number
  • 869233656
  • (OCoLC)869233656

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