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S. M. S. (Shit Must Stop). No.1-6. This set includes the 2 hard to find audio tapes by Terry Riley (in #3) and La Monte Young (in #4). These were present in early editions.


Author:S.M.S. (Shit Must Stop) - Copley, William (ed.).
Title:S. M. S. (Shit Must Stop). No.1-6. This set includes the 2 hard to find audio tapes by Terry Riley (in #3) and La Monte Young (in #4). These were present in early editions.
Publisher:The Letter Edged in Black Press, New York, 1968
Description:Six thin cardboard portfolios containing 74 multiples by Irving Petlin, Su Braden, James Lee Byars, Christo, Walter de Maria, Richard Hamilton, Kaspar Koening, Julien Levy, Sol Mednick, Nancy Reitkopf, La Monte Young & Marian Zazeela.
Note:Edition: approximately 2500 copies. The first publication from Surrealist painter William Copley?s The Letter Edged in Black Press, SMS had a short (six issue) but rich lifespan. This project has been inspired by the Fluxus movement, which encouraged diverse artists to come together as a form of a protest against galleries, not agreeing to them having the authority to determine the value of art. Contains multiples by Su Braden, James Lee Byars, Christo, Walter de Maria, Richard Hamilton, Kaspar Koening, Julien Levy, Sol Mednick, Nancy Reitkopf, La Monte Young & Marian Zazeela, Marcel Duchamp, Nicolas Calas, Bruce Conner, Marcia Herscovitz, Alain Jacquet, Ray Johnson, Lee Lozano, Meret Oppenheim, Bernard Pfreim, George Reavevy, Clovis Trouille, John Battan, Aftograf, Enrico Baj, Billy Copley, Dick Higgins, Joseph Kosuth, Ronnie Landfield, Roland Penrose, Man Ray, H.C Westermann, Hannah Weiner, Terry Riley, Artist, Robert Stanley, Arman, Paul Bergtold, John Cage, Hollis Frampton, On Kawara, Roy Lichtenstein, Lil Picard, Domenico Rotella, Robert Watts, Princess Winifred, La Monte Young, Marian Zazeela, Congo, William Anthony, Wall Batterton, William Copley, Edward Fitzgerald, Neil Jenny, Angus MacLise, Bruce Nauman, Yoko Ono, Mel Ramos, Robert Rohm, William Schwedler, Diane Wakoski, Lawrence Weiner, Richard Artschwager, Ed Bereal, Diter Rot, Betty Dodson, Ronoldo Ferri, John Giorno, Toby Mussman, Adrian Nutbeem, Claes Oldenburg, Mischa Petrov, Jean Reavey and Bernar Venet. ADDED: two original letters with red mounted sticker by The Letter Edged in Black Press Inc., signed by William Copley addressed to 'Ad' (van Denderen?) and 'W. Schippers' dated 22nd of March 1968, an illustrated promotional card 'SMS: Eine Legende taucht nach zwanzig Jahren wieder auf' by Galerie St?hli, a sales form by The Letter in Black Press, 21 duplicated sheets with illustrations on the subject.
Book No:26159
Price: € 6.500,00 order

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