James Lee Byars, 100?s, 1969, Hudson Institute, New York, 100 pages without numbering, white paper with white jacket/cover, black spine, in the middle of each page is a question printed offset in black
Lot 259
James Lee Byars (American, 1932-1997); 100?'s;
Sold for US$ 4,800 inc. premium
Lot Details
James Lee Byars (American, 1932-1997)
100?'s, 1969
offset lithograph in black on white paper, 100 pages (unnumbered), white cover, black spine, Hudson Institute, New York
8 3/4 x 7in (22.2 x 17.8cm)


  • Note:
    According to James Elliot in The Perfect Thought, Byars was "accepted as the 'Artist of the Hudson Institute' in upstate New York, where he works with Herman Kahn and attempts: 1. the exaltation of being in the proximity of extraordinary people; 2. the one hundred most interesting questions in America at the time; 3. the next step after E=mc2; and 4. one thousand superlatives about the Hudson Institute. Byars conceives of the World Question Center." (p.93)
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