il libro 1968–1971
il libro 1968–1971

il libro 1968–1971

Brescia: Edizioni Amodulo, 1971. First edition. Square softcover 8vo in silver and black wrappers, with pages printed in various colors on paper in various colors. Unpaginated. Text mostly in Italian, some in French, Dutch, and English. Very good with rubbing, wear, and faint scratches to silver covers, age toning to text block, and a reading crease along spine.

Edited by Sarenco and Paul de Vree, 14 individual artists’ books bound into one volume which have been organized into four chapters and read as follows:

the abstract:
‘e in principio’ by Antonio Calderara
‘verde + verde + verde’ by Antonio Calderara
‘+ book’ by Ad Dekkers
'vlakvolumen’ by Herman de Vries

the poetic a—concept:
‘optical book’ by Jirí Valoch
‘opus zero’ by Franci Zagori nik

the poetic b—text:
‘teoria del segno grafico come cosa’ by Ugo Carrega
‘virus’ by Michele Perfetti
‘resurrection’ by Jochen Gerz
‘prossimamente’ by Sarenco

the poetic c—image:
‘contestical mill' by Paul de Vree
‘Il popolo è forte’ by Giusy Coppini and Eugenio Miccini
‘Chairman Mao’ by Nahl Nucha
‘situazione corrente’ by Luciano Ori

Together, these European artists make a powerful statement about the possibilities of the artists’ book. Item #601

Price: $750.00