So sad to hear of Art Rosenbaum’s passing. His “Art of Field Recording” compilations were called “an indispensable counterpoint to Harry Smith’s ‘Anthology of American Folk Music,’” and much like Harry, he was a prolific visual artist as well. 🖤🖤🖤

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/09/14/us/art-rosenbaum-dead.html?searchResultPosition=1

#WyrdWednesday Harry Everett Smith (1923-1991) was an artist, experimental film-maker, mystic, collector, student of anthropology and a Neo-Gnostic bishop. His beautiful abstract #animations such as No. 11: Mirror Animations (1956-57) are filled with magic https://youtu.be/Yghe3A2wANo

HARRY EVERETT SMITH
American polymath…

‘I would prefer to see this technological thing knocked out, because all the things I’m interested in like singing, poetry, painting…can be done without this large number of can openers, egg beaters, Empire State Buildings and things’

Harry Everett Smith in the 1943 year book of Bellingham Highschool and an original print of the tree of life drawing the he and Belson made while working at Inkweed (supposedly printed on excess paper used in postcard printing). treasures from the collection of Philip Smith.

The folks at @Lowpropodcast recently chatted with musician (Beat Happening, D+) & author Bret Lunsford about his recent book Sounding For Harry Smith (1/3)

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