The Spider’s Stratagem
np: np, 1973. Marker drawing on a page from The Village Voice, January 4, 1973. Ink on newsprint. 11 1⁄2 x 16 in. unframed, 14 x 18 1⁄4 in. framed. Near fine. Item #5929
Jack Smith’s detournement of an advertisement printed in the Voice for the American premiere of Bernando Bertolucci’s film “The Spider’s Strategem,” based on a short story by Jorge Luis Borges. Smith has added a stream of urine, swastikas, a flower, eyelashes, and flaming onion domes to the flyer.
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