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S.M.S. no. 2 open portfolio showing Marcel Duchamp's playable record

S.M.S., No. 2

New York: Letter Edged in Black Press, 1968.
Adoption Amount: $700   Adoption Type: Preserve for the Future
Library: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Library

The S.M.S. portfolios were a collaboration between late Surrealist artists William Copley (friends with and gallerist to Dada artists Man Ray, Duchamp, Max Ernst, etc.) and Dmitri Petrov, which they published through their Letter Edged in Black Press. The project involved some of the most important artists of the twentieth century, and exemplified the community ethos of the 1960s. Both the Dada movement, and the Fluxus movement that followed it, did not agree with the authority of museums to determine the value of art, nor did they believe that one must be educated to view and... Read More
S.M.S. no. 3, open portfolio

S.M.S., no. 3

New York: Letter Edged in Black Press, 1968.
Adoption Amount: $750   Adoption Type: Preserve for the Future
Library: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Library

The S.M.S. portfolios were a collaboration between late Surrealist artists William Copley (friends with and gallerist to Dada artists Man Ray, Duchamp, Max Ernst, etc.) and Dmitri Petrov, which they published through their Letter Edged in Black Press. The project involved some of the most important artists of the twentieth century, and exemplified the community ethos of the 1960s. Both the Dada movement, and the Fluxus movement that followed it, did not agree with the authority of museums to determine the value of art, nor did they believe that one must be educated to view and... Read More
S.M.S., no. 5, open portfolio with checklist

S.M.S., no. 5

New York: Letter Edged in Black Press, 1968.
Adoption Amount: $750   Adoption Type: Preserve for the Future
Library: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Library

The S.M.S. portfolios were a collaboration between late Surrealist artists William Copley (friends with and gallerist to Dada artists Man Ray, Duchamp, Max Ernst, etc.) and Dmitri Petrov, which they published through their Letter Edged in Black Press. The project involved some of the most important artists of the twentieth century, and exemplified the community ethos of the 1960s. Both the Dada movement, and the Fluxus movement that followed it, did not agree with the authority of museums to determine the value of art, nor did they believe that one must be educated to view and... Read More
S.M.S., no. 6, open portfolio with object laid out

S.M.S., No. 6

New York: Letter Edged in Black Press, 1968.
Adoption Amount: $750   Adoption Type: Preserve for the Future
Library: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Library

The S.M.S. portfolios were a collaboration between late Surrealist artists William Copley (friends with and gallerist to Dada artists Man Ray, Duchamp, Max Ernst, etc.) and Dmitri Petrov, which they published through their Letter Edged in Black Press. The project involved some of the most important artists of the twentieth century, and exemplified the community ethos of the 1960s. Both the Dada movement, and the Fluxus movement that followed it, did not agree with the authority of museums to determine the value of art, nor did they believe that one must be educated to view and... Read More

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