Original collage, untitled, c.1969 + Roundhouse flyer + Oz #24 with Robert Crumb poster.
9x11.5cm. Loosely contained in an envelope bearing the artist's handwritten statement: "This little collage is from Marcia, she likes very much to have it published, she needs to send hundreds of these to newspapers; take good care of it, she wants to have it back."
i) original flyer, illustrated with Herscovitz's collage, announcing The Living Theatre's production of 'Mysteries & Smaller Pieces' at the Roundhouse, north London, June 1969 (see also item #74). Designed by Bill Levy. 26x21cm. Dark red ink printed on both sides on gray-green card. Prints quotes from Julian Beck and Antonin Artaud. Near Fine.
ii) Oz #24 (London: OZ Publications Ink Ltd., November 1969). Contents include "Marcia Herscovitz Interviews Herself In The Presence of Ian Stocks" (1pp.), illustrated with a photograph of the artist and two collages by her. Herscovitz describes her room in north London as "a tiny silver space in the Angel", decorated with "Cosmic draperies" and filled with books on Aleister Crowley: "Did you really come to London to find the Great Beast? M.H. No, I came because Julian Beck bought me a ticket, but I decided to stay." Mentions her interest in the Golden Dawn and how "Kenneth Anger came to Paradise Now with Lucifer tattooed on his chest." Other contents include Lee Heater front cover feature; David Nutter's photomontage of John & Yoko; Miles's interview with John Lennon; Harvey Matusow's interview with Ilse Ollendorf (former wife of Wilhelm Reich and author of "Wilhelm Reich: A Personal Biography"); Germaine Greer on "Mozic and the Revolution" (with photo of Mick Farren on stage); more. Good condition only; R. Crumb Honeybunch Kaminski poster included (slightly darkened at folds; pinhole at centre upper edge).
Herscovitz contributed to the second issue of William Copley's S.M.S. (Shit Must Stop) in 1968, and five of her collages were included in 'The Beatles Illustrated Lyrics' by Alan Aldridge.