[Reading] ➶ Dom Sylvester Houedard ➽ Andrew Hunt – Bassgrotto.co.uk

Dom Sylvester Houedard Widely Recognized By His Contemporaries As One Of The Leading Theorists And Outstanding Practitioners Of Concrete Poetry, Dom Sylvester Houedard 1924 92 Is An Unsung Intellect Of The Twentieth Century This Elegant Oversized Hardback Monograph Reinstates The Benedictine Monk And Artist As An Important Pioneer In The Counter Cultural And Transnational Art Movement Of The 1960s And Early 1970s, Especially Within Kinetic And Concrete Poetry Presented For The First Time In Full Color Illustrations Are An Extensive Array Of Houedards Spare And Highly Personal Typestracts Typewriter Works From The 60s And Early 70s Houedards Work Is Deeply Relevant To Our Digital Age And The Man Himself Would Have Been Delighted By The Permutational Possibilities Offered By A Tweet, Or The Visual Shorthand Of Emojis And Hashtags Introduction And Essays And Interview By Curators Nicola Simpson, Charles Verey, Guy Brett And Andrew Hunt On The Artist, His Work, And His Context, As Well As Numerous Writings Including An Autobiographical Statement By Houedard Included.

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