Harry Smith created
this brilliant and unique interpretation of the Tree of Life
in 1954 when he was employed at Inkweed Arts, a greeting card company
owned by Lionel Ziprin. 500 copies were printed in the first edition.
The Tree of Life was shown at the Whitney Museum exhibit "Beat
Culture and the New America 1950-1965". The 1997 edition is printed
from the original collotype plates executed by Jordan Belson.
It has now been
reprinted in a limited fine art edition of 500 on Arches Cover 7"x
Fine Art Edition - $100
Poster - $30