Roma: Studio d’Arte Contemporanea, 1976. 22 x 16 cm (8.7 x 6.3") folded card stock portfolio containing nineteen loose cards printed in black and white on recto and verso with blue ink to one card, alongside a smaller postcard, an introductory essay, a list of participating artists, and an English translation which is larger and folded in half (likely as issued). Text in Italian, some English.
A gathering of artists’ cards documenting visual and concrete poetry all created by women from Italy, England, Germany, United States, Czechoslovakia, Portugal, Canada, and Japan. Organized by Bentivoglio, this multiyear exhibit which traveled form city to city throughout Italy starting in 1972 showcases some of the most prolific and important women concrete poets such as Solt, Hatherly, Tavares, and also Bentivoglio herself. A truly remarkable example which also comes with an English translation providing an important historical background.
An incomplete example with only nineteen of the twenty-six cards present. Lacking are those of Claire, Frankenberg, Garnier, Grogerova, Schendel, Tomic, and Vicinelli. Light rubbing, age toning, and some foxing to card stock portfolio, else very good. Contents very good with light age toning to cards, introduction, essays, and list of artists, including a small nick to bottom right tip. Item #87
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