Lot 104: Jack Smith (1932-1989) - Untitled (Composite), for The Beautiful Book, ca.1960
October 20, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Gelatin silver print, four images on the same sheet, 12.5 x 12.5cm (4 7/8 x 4 7/8in) This uncut composite was used by Jack Smith and Piero Heliczer to create The Beautiful Book published by Heliczer's Dead Language Press in 1962. Smith is regarded as a pioneer of underground cinema and performance art and was a major influence on Andy Warhol. Only two other copies of this print are known. No more than 50 copies of the book were published. IMPORTANT: This lot is sold subject to Artists Resale Rights, details of which can be found in our Terms and Conditions.