Lot 237: PAUL SHARITS Untitled (Razor Blades).
November 15, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Untitled (Razor Blades).
Photographic contact print of Razor Blades, 1965. 254x203 mm; 10x8 inches, full margins. Published in Pfeffer, Paul Sharits: Catalogue Raisonné 1962-1992: A Retrospective, Köln, 2016, page 477.
Razor Blades is a double-screen film from 1968 exploring the cycle of life. The current work is a precursor to Sharits'' Frozen Film Frame series, circa 1971-76, in which colored film strips were hung side by side and placed in Plexiglas.