Ephemera: Concrete Poetry
Buren’s beautiful and smart “transparency” bulletin printed on vellum in which the letters and numbers are printed on the first and third pages – appearing as a secret code when opened but discernable when folded closed.
Condition: Very Good, some toning at edges, slight crease upper left corner, tri-folded as issued for mailing, but no mailing label.
An absurdist form for a form made by Portland artist Don Day, apparently for random distribution. The form includes questions and boxes to be filled out relating to forms, such as “where was the form obtained?” “number of spaces left blank or marked 0, none, n.a., etc.” “agency issuing form,” “ink color” and “is the form pretty?” etc.
The complete set of four exhibition postcards for the Dwan Gallery's highly-influential "Language Shows," beginning with 1967's "Language to be Looked at and/or Things to be Read" curated by Robert Smithson and Sol LeWitt. The Dwan Gallery was among the first to produce exhibits focusing on language, and the 1967 group show brought together works by Duchamp, Smithson, LeWitt, On Kawara, Jasper Johns, Carl Andre, Picabia and Ad Reinhardt, among others. In the book "Words to Be Looked At: Language in 1960s Art" Liz Kotz writes: "The four exhibitions helped...