1966. Fontana. Unpag. (39 leaves, some printed on verso and recto, some on verso only) homage to Lucio Fontana, including a facsimile of the original "White Manifesto" published in Spanish in Buenos Aires in 1946, translations of the manifesto into Italian, German, French, and English, an homage by Alain Jouffroy, poems by Michel Fougères, Raffaele Carrieri, and Leonardo Sinisgalli, a statement by Fontana, 4 small illustrations, 5 large portrait photographic illus., and 17 large plates (12 in color or tint) showing details of Fontana's work. Folio. Decorative boards, some rubbing especially to extremities, minor soiling and age-darkening. Milan (Galleria Apollinaire) n.d. (1966). (Documenti e Personaggi, 1). Limited edition.
The Manifiesto Blanco, or "White Manifesto", was written in Buenos Aires in 1946 by a group of artists and students under the direction of Fontana. It emphasized the importance of new technologies in art and the integration of art and science. As of July 2019, WorldCat locates five holdings in North America.
Book ID: 50046