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Book by Smith, Harry
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The films, paintings, and recordings of Harry Smith (1923-91) pay tribute to his genius. Filmmaking, painting, anthropology, musicology, and the occult?his knowledge of each was encyclopedic and firsthand. As might befit a man of such varied interests, his circles of friends were large and, for the most part, wholly independent. This work demonstrates how differently Smith appeared to friends from each circle, offering personal recollections that present a multidimensional, largely contradictory picture of the man. Together with artwork and various writings by Smith, the interviews editor Igliori conducted with such friends as William Breeze, Robert Frank, John Cohen, Jonas Mekas, and Allen Ginsberg make up a sizable portion of the book. Also included is an inventory of the material left by Smith upon his death, grouped into "collections" by Smith's archivist, Bill Morgan. Recommended for large film history, occult, or art collections.?David Moran, Carrollton Libs., Tex.
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Book Description New York: Inanout Press, 1996. Soft cover. Condition: New. 1st Edition. New, uncirculated copy of first printing. 8vo, 288pp, printed wrappers. Paola Igliori's kaleidoscopic overview of the life and work of Harry Smith, the first book devoted to the subject and still the richest in terms of its materials, which include interviews with Smith and some of his prominent associates, plus memoirs and essays by others who knew and were influenced by him. This book has been exceedingly scarce in recent years. Seller Inventory # HES005
Book Description Inanout Pr, 1996. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110962511994
Book Description Inanout Pr, 1996. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0962511994