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STRING FIGURES: THE COLLECTIONS OF HARRY SMITH -- CATALOGUE RAISONNE, VOLUME 2. John Klacsmann. J&L Books, Inc., Atlanta, 2015. Distributed by Artbook|D.A.P., New York. 152 pp. with 125 col. ills. 22 x 15 cm. ISBN 9780989531160 In English.
This title is offered as a special-order item. Publisher's description: Volume two of The Collections of Harry Smith focuses on Smith's erudite study of string figures, an age-old form of spiritual and recreational play that he passionately chronicled in multiple mediums. This immersive volume contains photographs of the extant mounted string figures created by Smith alongside interviews, film stills and selections from his unpublished anthropological research. Additional contextual materials include an introductory essay and a conversation between musician, photographer and filmmaker John Cohen, a longtime colleague of Smith, and painter Terry Winters.
Artist(s):Smith, Harry
Indexing: Unspecified
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 813079
Paperbound $25.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title) nota bene: See Comment Above.

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