Jun 08, 2023 - Sale 2640

Sale 2640 - Lot 170

Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
S.M.S. I-II, A Collection of Original Multiples.

Two volumes (of 6) with approximately 20 multiples, 1968. Each 180x330 mm; 7 1/8x12 7/8 inches, loose as issued. Edition of 2500. Published by the Letter Edged in Black Press, Inc., New York. Each in an original printed folder with inventories.

S.M.S. (the acronym for Shit Must Stop) is a collection of six portfolios conceived by the artists William Copley (1919-1996) and Dimitri Petrov (1919-1986). The collection was published bi-weekly from February to December 1968. Each issue is composed of diverse art works and objects, created by individual artists considered groundbreaking and influential at that period. The portfolios include various aspects such as Dada, Surrealism and Pop Art in various media such as photography, print and writings.

Includes works by CHRISTO, DUCHAMP and HAMILTON.