"The stand of yews, statues are noseless lichen smirched ghosts; the nomads approach, drums of their marches on stone lane steps; the sound of the engines remembered through plate glass while sitting at at pâté de foie" (157).
Assemblage anthology (a la Kostelanetz's contributors' journal ASSEMBLING) in the Fluxus/mail art traditions: "The intent of this book is to call attention to activities in the area of notebooks, community art and correspondence art and to encourage other people to launch projects of their own."
Handmade and modified artist's book, opening to reveal two diorama-like three-dimensional scuptural scenes, using the book's original leaves for background and base for dense and intricate layers of collaged imagery.
[Concrete Poetry]. GOMRINGER, Eugen and Marcel Wyss (Editors)
Founded by Dieter Rot and Eugen Gomringer as an "International review for young art," SPIRALE mined the overlap of art and concrete poetry, and this next-to-last issue "reflected the influence of Swiss design in its square format.
Handmade artist's book, with "soul catcher" defined inside the front cover ("...that which is used to keep the spirits of the dead/departed in the community: to imprison the souls of wrong-doers: that which engages, traps, or otherwise takes hold of the innermost being or nature (soul.")
Rare early work by Cushing, a handmade artist's book with fragmentary letters from the 1900s incorporated throughout into the book's collaged pages, along with drawings, color photographs, and decorated paper.
Handsome copy of this collection of poems and drawings from artist Jim Dine, best known for his visual work and pioneering "Happenings," events staged with other artists like Claes Oldenberg, Allen Kaprow and John Cage.