Brescia: Studio Brescia, 1972/3. Thirteen saddle-stapled 16mos approximately the same size, in publisher’s wrappers of varying colors, with pages printed in black and white, one of which has publisher’s original bellyband, 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 thirteen issues of this Italian publication, focusing on concrete and visual poetry as it relates to the arts. Published by Studio Brescia, which was a gallery founded and directed by Sarenco, each issue 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. 12 featuring Michele Perfetti.
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 nos. 4 and 11, else near fine. Belly band on no. 2 fine. Envelopes with wear from being mailed and opened, but generally very good. Item #505