LOT 6293
SOLD €600,00

S.M.S. (Shit Must Stop) Portfolio 4 & 6

Two issues (of 6 total) of the phenomenal art collection in a portfolio assembled by William Copley in an edition of approx. 2000. Published by The Letter Edged in Black Press, New York and sent to subscribers over the course of 1968. All issues contain around 11-14 small-scale multiples in various media from prints, die-cut assemblages, handwritten letters to cassette tapes. This set includes No.4 and 6 in their original cardboard boxes.

S.M.S. 4: Robert Stanley, Arman, Paul Bergtold, John Cage, Hollis Frampton, On Kawara (100 Year Calendar), Roy Lichtenstein (folded hat), Lil Picard (burned bowtie), Robert Watts, Princess Winifred. Missing the poems by Domenico Rotella. Does not contain the tape by La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela (also not listed on the contents list). S.M.S. 6: Richard Artschwager, Bereal, Diter Rot (Chocolate Bar), Betty Dodson, Ferri, John Giorno (Chinese Fortune Game), Toby Mussmann, Adrian Nutbeem, Claes Oldenburg, Mischa Petrov, Jean Reavey, Bernar Venet (record), Paul Steiner. Complete set.

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