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Wait for Me at the Bottom of the Pool #2020

Wait for Me at the Bottom of the Pool During years of astonishing activity as a filmmaker photographer and performer Jack Smith produced a body of creative antic writing that intersects and transcends the genres of hothouse fantasy cr

  • Title: Wait for Me at the Bottom of the Pool
  • Author: Jack Smith Jim Hoberman Edward Leffingwell
  • ISBN: 9781852424282
  • Page: 410
  • Format: Paperback
  • Wait for Me at the Bottom of the Pool By Jack Smith Jim Hoberman Edward Leffingwell, During years of astonishing activity as a filmmaker, photographer and performer, Jack Smith produced a body of creative, antic writing that intersects and transcends the genres of hothouse fantasy, criticism and social comment This title reveals the ideas and personality of this artist.

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    1. Pieces of Jack Smith s writings and some little drawings, with occassional explanation or context from the editors Smith s dazzling and unique creativity shines through, and his film work is illuminated from a deeper glimpse into his thought creativity process In this book, in his movies, and it seems that in his life, he created his own world, including his own vocabulary, set apartment designs, and characters Jack Smith made the movie Flaming Creatures in the early 60s An art movie that was ba [...]

    2. i loved flaming creatures but i didn t until recently realize that there was to jack smith than that short and dazzling film i think the editors of this book were a bit too concerned with gathering enough material for a book of a respectable length you get pieces of or less coherent art and film criticism but you also get journal entry rants about pot and porn, oh and a pretty terrible interview while i m not sure that a book is the best way to experience or document jack smith and his work he [...]

    3. A collection of Jack Smith s writing Much of this material was nigh impossible to come by before publication of this book Although he s best known as a filmmaker, and many of those films are silent, he has an inimitable verbal style in which intricate skeins of words are strung together Witness titles such as Amonia Pit of Atlantis Evil in the Art World, or Walter Versus the Giant Knick Knacks.

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