Raymond
Saroff

Raymond Saroff (born 1922) is a filmmaker and collector of both modern and folk art. In 1960, Saroff purchased Leg, a paper maché sculpture by Claes Oldenburg. Around the same time, he became interested ...

Films

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    Injun (NYC): I
    Experimental

    Injun (NYC): I
    Raymond Saroff

    16mm, black and white, silent, 16 min
    Rental format: 16mm
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    Injun (NYC): I
    Experimental

    Injun (NYC): I
    Raymond Saroff

    16mm, black and white, silent, 17.15 min
    Rental format: 16mm
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    Nekropolis: I
    Experimental

    Nekropolis: I
    Raymond Saroff

    16mm, black and white, silent, 14.45 min
    Rental format: 16mm
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    Nekropolis: II
    Experimental

    Nekropolis: II
    Raymond Saroff

    16mm, black and white, silent, 17.5 min
    Rental format: 16mm
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    Store Days I and II
    Experimental

    Store Days I and II
    Raymond Saroff

    16mm, black and white, silent, 14.15 min
    Rental format: 16mm
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    Voyages: I
    Experimental

    Voyages: I
    Raymond Saroff

    16mm, black and white, silent, 14.3 min
    Rental format: 16mm
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    Voyages: II
    Experimental

    Voyages: II
    Raymond Saroff

    16mm, black and white, silent, 17.3 min
    Rental format: 16mm
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    World's Fair: I
    Experimental

    World's Fair: I
    Raymond Saroff

    16mm, black and white, silent, 17.15 min
    Rental format: 16mm
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    World's Fair: II
    Experimental

    World's Fair: II
    Raymond Saroff

    16mm, black and white, silent, 17.5 min
    Rental format: 16mm

Biography

Raymond Saroff (born 1922) is a filmmaker and collector of both modern and folk art. In 1960, Saroff purchased Leg, a paper maché sculpture by Claes Oldenburg. Around the same time, he became interested in "Happenings." Using borrowed equipment, Saroff filmed a series of 1962 "Happenings" known as "Ray Gun Theater" that Oldenburg presented to small audiences in a storefront on East Second Street, New York City.