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[Art] Various artists, S.M.S.: A Collection of Multiples

[Art] Various artists, S.M.S.: A Collection of Multiples

Item Description:

New York: The Letter Edged in Black Press, February-December, 1968. Six boxes. Limited edition, unnumbered of 2000. Approximately 70 pieces of various mixed media and objects housed in original artist designed portfolios and original shipping boxes. Artist index in Issue three, signed by Dick Higgins. All boxes and portfolios opened. Boxes toned, scattered staining, and with some notational markings; objects and portfolios variously worn, some creased and soiled, but overall a well preserved set. Near-complete, but lacking the Terry Riley box and tape with issue three. The Artist Publisher p. 22, SMS Reinhold-Brown Gallery. Two publications relating to the portfolios included: S.M.S: A Collection of Multiples from Reinhold-Brown Gallery, (1988) and The Artist Publisher from Crafts Council Gallery, 1986.

Portfolio 1: No. 1, February, 1968. Artists included: Su Braden, James [Lee] Byars, Christo, Walter de Maria, Richard Hamilton, Julien Levy, Kasper Konig, Sol Mednick, Irving Petlin (cover), Nanc Reitkopf, La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela.

Portfolio 2: No. 2, April, 1968. Artists included: Nicolas Calas, Bruce Conner, Marcel Duchamp (cover), Marcia Herscovitz, Alain Jacquet, Ray Johnson, Lee Lozano, Meret Oppenheim, Bernard Pfriem, George Reavey, and Clovis Trouille.

Portfolio 3: No. 3, June, 1968. Artists included: John Battan (cover), Aftograf, William Bryant, Dick Higgins (signed), Joseph Kosuth, Ronnie Landfield, Roland Penrose, Man Ray, H.C. Westerman, and Hannah Wiener. Lacking Terry Riley box and tape.

Portfolio 4: No. 4, August, 1968. Artists included: Paul Bergtold, John Cage, Arman Fernandez, Hollis Frampton, On Kawara, Roy Lichtenstein, Lil Picard, Robert Stanley (cover), Rotella, Robert Watts, and Princess Winifred.

Portfolio 5: No. 5, October, 1968. Artist included: Congo (chimpanzee, cover), William Anthony, Wall Betterton, Edward Fitzgerald, Neil Jenny, Angus MacLise, Bruce Nauman, Mel Ramos, Robert Rohm, William Schwelder, Diane Wakoski, Larry Wiener, Yoko Ono, and William Copley.

Portfolio 6: No. 6, December, 1968. Artists included: Richard Artschwager (cover), Ed Bereal, Diter Rot, Betty Dodson, Ronaldo Ferri, Toby Mussman, Adrian Nutbeam, Claes Oldenburg, Mischa Petrow, Jean Reavey, Paul Steiner, Bernar Venet, and John Giorno.

$ 1300.00 ( Sold Price )



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