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Czech Concrete Poetry

VIII výstava Galerie na Karlově Náměstí. Eduard Ovčáček. Připravila Ludmila Vachtová, 10. března – 5. Dubna 1966 [Eighth exhibition of the Gallery on Charles Square. Eduard Ovčáček. Curated by Ludmila Vachtová, March 10 – April 5, 1966].

Prague: SČSVU, [1966]. Octavo. Original staple-stitched printed wrappers; [8] pp. Numerous reproductions of Ovčáček’s work, including concrete poetry, on the wrappers and throughout. Very good.

Scarce catalog of an exhibition held in Prague in early 1966, apparently the first solo exhibition of Ovčáček’s work. Born 1933, Ovčáček was one of the major representatives of lettrism in Czechoslovakia and a key figure of Czech informal culture of the 1960s. With an introductory essay by the curator, an artist biography and list of group exhibits including Ovčáček. Not in KVK, OCLC. Not at the Czech National Library.

Book ID: P6307

Price: $175.00