Köln: Verlag DuMont Schauberg, 1972. First edition. 4to softcover in wrappers printed in black and neon orange. With most pages printed in black on white paper, and a 26-page section at middle printed on yellow paper. 256 pp. Text in German.
Artists’ book by Ferdinand Kriwet featuring an extensive collection of imagery, artwork, and concrete poetry exploring the cultural impact of language in relationship to human communication. Somewhat reminiscent in its execution of the three-volume series ’Stars: Lexikon in 3 Bänden’ by the same artist.
Ref. Schuelke, Stefan and Karlheinz Deutzmann: ’Kriwet. Bibliographie 1–401.’, 17.
Very good with faint age toning and wear along cover extremities, darkening and fading to spine, and previous owner’s signature on first page.
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