Berlin: Verlag Christian Grützmacher, 1966. 23 x 23 cm (9 x 9") cardboard slipcase with forty-one loose plates of the same size, some of which are two or three-panel, offset printed and silk screened in color and black and white on card stock with two plates printed on vellum. The works of Eugen Gomringer, Gerhard Rühm, Wolf Vostell, and Emmett Williams are signed. Text in German and English.
The first issue of this seminal publication, of which there were several, featuring concrete and visual poetry and art by some of the most prominent artists of the 1960’s inluding the de Campos brothers, Gomringer, Bense, Brecht, Filliou, Indiana, Kriwet, Vostell, and Williams. The works of Brecht and Filliou, and Sauerbier and Gosewitz are collaborative pieces. A handsome gathering of artists’ multiples which connect concrete and visual poetry, Fluxus, and art, with five of the plates signed by the artists.
General wear, rubbing, creasing to margins, and age toning to cardboard slipcase including a 5 cm (2") closed tear at head of spine along spine, thus good only. Trace amounts of offset rubbing and age toning to plates including bumps at lower right tip of first eight, else fine. Item #161
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