LOT 3272
SOLD €750,00

S.M.S. Shit Must Stop No. 1 and No. 2

The first 2 issues (total of 6) 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, approx. 28 x 18 x 2 cm, contain around 11-14 small-scale multiples in various media from prints, die-cut assemblages to audioworks and texts. Includes the scarce original cardboard sending box for No.2, 35 x 18 x 3 cm.

Among the contributors for No.1 (February 1968) are James Lee Byars, Walter de Maria, Christo, Richard Hamilton, Kaspar Koening, La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela. Issue No. 2 (April 1968) contains works by Marcel Duchamp, Ray Johnson, Lee Lozano, Meret Oppenheim, Clovis Trouille and others. The sending box has some age wear, the portfolio and multiples are in mint condition. (total 2)

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