[Robert Frank holograph calligraphy] Summer Cannibals ephemera. Robert Frank.
[Robert Frank holograph calligraphy] Summer Cannibals ephemera
[Robert Frank holograph calligraphy] Summer Cannibals ephemera
[Robert Frank holograph calligraphy] Summer Cannibals ephemera
[Robert Frank holograph calligraphy] Summer Cannibals ephemera
[Robert Frank holograph calligraphy] Summer Cannibals ephemera

[Robert Frank holograph calligraphy] Summer Cannibals ephemera

New York: N.p., 1996. All items near fine or very good. Complete inventory available upon request. Item #5356

Two sheets and an envelope of calligraphy in the hand of Robert Frank for Patti Smith music video, Summer Cannibals; two cards promoting premiere of video.

Famous counter cultural Swiss-American photographer and filmmakers Robert Frank directed the music video for Summer Cannibals, the lead single for Smith’s 1996 comeback album, Gone Again. This collection of materials features a sheet of paper and two envelopes on which Frank wrote the title of song along with his and Smith’s names in calligraphy. On the verso of the envelope is a note from Frank relaying a desired edit from Smith. Also included are two invitation cards for the video’s premiere at the 34th New York Film Festival, screening alongside Hou Hsiaou-hsien’s Goodbye South, Goodbye.

An important set of materials testifying to a collaboration between two of the consummate outsider figures of American culture.

Price: $1,500.00

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