poesie visive ..... ecc. [with mail art poster]
Np: Edizione Armadio E Officicina, 1981. First edition of 300 of which this is no. 110. Gray 4to printed in blue with leaves attached using a rivet at top-left corner. 10 pp. Signed and dated by the artist. To which is added a large 59 x 82 cm (23.125 x 32.5") poster printed in black on recto side that has been hand folded three times, and original mailing envelope with postage markings and rubber stamps. Text in Italian.
Artists’ book by Nicolai Frangione featuring a collection of concrete poems. Includes a folded poster which is the call for entries for Frangione’s 1980 international mail art exhibition titled ‘Marginal Art and Sociality.’
Book very good with bumps to corners, rust around rivet, and age toning along cover extremities. Folded poster very good with a few handling creases, bumps to corners, and trace amounts of age toning. Mailed envelope good only with signs of being mailed, including heavy age toning and two closed tears along opening flap. Item #873