Portugal: Np, 1971. Printed envelope 18 x 19 cm (7.1 x 7.5") in size with a round die cut 7 cm (2.75") window containing three folded sheets of paper that are red on one side and white on the other. Text in Portuguese.
A visual poem by the Portuguese avant-garde artist featuring an envelope with three sheets of red and white paper each folded a different way so that can be rearranged to alter the poem. The text printed on the envelope translates roughly to:
Red and white poem
• The significance is not in what you wish or pretend
• This poem is not for use or consumption
• Being brave is more important than using
Rare. OCLC locates only two holdings, one in North America.
Very good with trace amounts of age toning, light handling creases, and bumps to corners. Item #421