Publisher Note

“I don’t want them hip white people coming up to me and calling me no nigger or telling me no nigger jokes.” –“Richard Pryor: Live on The Sunset Strip.”
Still shocking more than 35 years later, Pryor’s concert film is an hour-and-22 minutes of gut-punching-funny and heartbreaking honesty. This riso-printed book contains just one sequence from the film, but it’s a pivotal one. Pryor drops his bluster and takes the audience back with him to Africa where he recently visited and had a revelation. On screen it unfolds in a few short, breath-stealing minutes. Here, the text is laid-out verbatim in gold ink on 16 matte black pages.

Artists’ Book

Live on the Sunset Strip

by Richard Pryor

Edition 1st edition
Release Date 2018
Artist: Richard Pryor
Printrun 40
Subform Zine
Methods Photography, Writings
Language English
Pages 16
Technique Risograph