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NA UN COUP DE DES: BILD GEWORDENE SCHRIFT -- EIN ABC DER NACHDENKLICHEN SPRACHE/WRITING TURNED IMAGE -- AN ALPHABET OF PENSIVE LANGUAGE. Ed. by Sabine Folie. Generali Foundation, Vienna, 2008. Published in association with Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther Konig, Cologne. Distributed in the U.S.A. by D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, New York. 248 pp. with 221 ills. (136 col.) and 8-page insert with 8 col. ills. 28 x 22 cm. ISBN 9783865605436 Bilingual in German and English.
Taking its title from French poet Stephane Mallarme's 1897 poem Un coup de des (A Roll of the Dice), this catalogue documents an exhibition that explored the poetic nature of language and the alphabet as an important element in the avant-gardist vocabulary, featuring works by such artists as Robert Barry, Lothar Baumgarten, Marcel Broodthaers, Rodney Graham, Ulrike Grossarth, David Lamelas and Ian Wallace.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-1970 — Several Media
Plans: 02,03,20,73,42
Worldwide Number: 032352
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