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Czech Concrete Poetry and Lettrism

PF 1988 [New year’s greeting for 1988].

[Brno, 1987]. Original print in three colors, a meditation on the number 8, signed below by the artist. Measures 19.6 × 14.5 cm. Very good.

Ovčáček was one of the foremost practitioners of concrete poetry and lettrism in Czechoslovakia. "Ovčáček endeavoured to achieve a revitalization of the language, based on a mythology of script, ideograms, hieroglyphs, pictograms and calligrams, as well as on a bilingual expression of writing as image” (Piorecky, "Before a poem is written: Czech concrete poetry," 325).

Book ID: P004194

Price: $125.00