Brescia: Studio Brescia, 1972/3. Twelve saddle-stapled 16mos approximately the same size, in publisher’s wrappers of varying colors, one of which has publisher’s original bellyband, with pages printed in black and white, and eight of which are laid inside publisher’s original stamped and addressed envelopes. Unpaginated with varying page counts (approximately 16–24 pp.) Text in Italian.
The first eleven catalogs, plus no. 13, of this Italian publication focusing on concrete and visual poetry as it relates to the arts. Published by Studio Brescia, a gallery founded and directed by Sarenco, each catalog features essays and contributions by notable artists’ in the field, and are illustrated with various examples of concrete poetry.
No. 1 featuring Alain Arias-Misson, Jean-François Bory, Herman Damen, Paul De Vree, Lucia Marcucci, Luciano Ori, Michele Perfetti, and Sarenco.
No. 2 featuring Raoul Hausmann, DADA, and Jean-François Bory.
No. 3 featuring Jean-François Bory.
No. 4 featuring Alain Arias-Misson.
No. 5 featuring Herman Damen.
No. 6 featuring Sarenco, Azoino Poetiche 1971–1972, Gianni Bertini, Piero Manzoni, and Stedelijk Museum.
No. 7 featuring Piero Manzoni.
No. 8 featuring Luciano Ori.
No. 9 featuring Eugenio Miccini.
No. 10 featuring Lucia Marcucci.
No. 11 featuring Paul De Vree.
No. 13 featuring Alain Arias-Misson, Jean-François Bory, Herman Damen, Paul De Vree, Lucia Marcucci, Eugenio Miccini, Luciano Ori, Michele Perfetti, and Sarenco.
Trace amounts of age toning and bumps to corners, including additional offset rubbing to cover of nos. 4 and 11, else all catalogs near fine. Belly band on no. 2 fine. Envelopes with wear from being mailed and opened, but generally very good. Item #471