This essay considers the collaborations between Jack Smith and Andy Warhol, the brief years in the 1960s when they followed each other’s work, appeared in each other’s films and worked together on an immense and unfinished epic film from 1964, Batman Dracula. It offers a detailed analysis of that legendary unrestored film so as to both provide important information about the nature of collaboration for these two artists and to reconcile Smith and Warhol's wildly divergent views of each other. As a final–posthumous-text by the world's foremost authority on Warhol's films, the essay provides both an analysis and an enumeration of otherwise unavailable images from Warhol and Smith's most involved cinematic collaboration.
"Batman and Dracula: The Collaborations of Jack Smith and Andy Warhol,"
Criticism: Vol. 56
, Article 2.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/criticism/vol56/iss2/2