New York: Outerbridge & Dienstfrey, 1970. First edition. Small 4to in blue paper covered boards with yellow titling on spine inside dust jacket. 102 pp.
A profusely illustrated survey edited by Kostelanetz (who also contributes) dissecting the overlap of concrete and visual poetry. Designed without divider pages, the sequencing of each artist creates a new narrative not unlike that of an artists’ book. With contributions by Liam O’Gallagher, Herb Lubalin, Jean-François Bory, Ferdinand Kriwet, Robert Lax, Ruth Jacoby, Robert Indiana, Allan Kaprow, Emmett Williams, William Copley, John Furnival, Claes Oldenburg, Mary Ellen Solt, Dom Sylvester Houedard (DSH), Chryssa, Klaus Burkhardt, and several others. A nice primer to concrete and visual poetry complete with an introduction by Kostelanetz and a short biography of each contributing artist.
Age toning to end papers along margins and bumps to corners, with age toning and trace amounts of rubbing to dust jacket, else fine. Item #244
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