Paper Airplanes: Collections Harry Smith AVAILABLE AGAIN

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Filmmaker, painter, anthropologist, musicologist and occultist – Harry Smith was an incomparable polymath and seminal figure in the realms of beat culture and avant-garde art. Smith's kaleidoscopic experimental films have influenced generations of artists and cinephiles, while his music laid the foundation for the folk music revival of the 1950s and 1960s. This title presents the fruits of his extraordinary aeronautic pursuit and highlights the tangled history and myths that accompany them.In addition to his ecstatic artwork, Smith is renowned for his vast collections of curious objects. The Collections of Harry Smith, Catalogue Raisonne series spotlights and indexes his eclectic research obsessions. Volume one features richly detailed photographic documentation of 251 paper airplanes gathered by Smith from the streets of New York City over an approximately 20-year period. Whimsical and weird, the paper airplanes rank among Smith's most mysterious collecting pursuits.
ISBN 9780989531139. J&L Books/Anthology Film Archives.
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Filmmaker, painter, anthropologist, musicologist and occultist – Harry Smith was an incomparable polymath and seminal figure in the realms of beat culture and avant-garde art. Smith's kaleidoscopic experimental films have influenced generations of artists and cinephiles, while his music laid the foundation for the folk music revival of the 1950s and 1960s. This title presents the fruits of his extraordinary aeronautic pursuit and highlights the tangled history and myths that accompany them.In addition to his ecstatic artwork, Smith is renowned for his vast collections of curious objects. The Collections of Harry Smith, Catalogue Raisonne series spotlights and indexes his eclectic research obsessions. Volume one features richly detailed photographic documentation of 251 paper airplanes gathered by Smith from the streets of New York City over an approximately 20-year period. Whimsical and weird, the paper airplanes rank among Smith's most mysterious collecting pursuits.
  • Publisher
    J&L Books/Anthology Film Archives
  • Release
    March 2021
  • Binding
    pb
  • Format
    240 pages. 300 colour ills. 15 x 23 cm
  • Status for WholeSale
    o/s due 15/4/21air
  • Status for Website
    available