sometexts: encoding and decoding by secrets messages and signs
sometexts: encoding and decoding by secrets messages and signs

sometexts: encoding and decoding by secrets messages and signs

Frankfurt: Frankfurter Kunstverein, 1982. Edition of 300, of which this is no. 36. Softcover 8vo printed in red, blue, yellow, black, and white ink, housed in a printed dust jacket. Unpaginated. To which is added a translucent vellum sheet printed in black ink. Text mostly in English, some German and Italian. Signed in pencil by the artist.

An enveloping artists’ book featuring a series of poems and texts which explore the geography of color and language across the printed page. Complete with a ‘glossarium’ providing English-to-German translation. Very reminiscent of the collaborative artists’ books of Robert Lax and Emil Antonucci.

Rubbing and toning to dust jacket, with several of the signatures still uncut, else fine. Toning at top and bottom of vellum sheet, else fine. Item #257

Price: $225.00

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