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45 Modelli de Uso / Carrega, Ugo., 1981

Identifier: CC-28639-29939

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Scope and Contents

An explanation of each work is provided in a soft cover book accompanying the works that are stored within the large green box in form-fitted compartments. The translation from the Italian is handwritten in English on the verso of each of the 45 works. Carrega comes to concrete and visual poetry from a literary tradition rather than as a visual one This work is a mini-retrospective of his oeuvre dating from 1955; it has a great deal in common with conceptual art and text. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 1981



0 See container summary (4 boxes (metal, plastic, cardboard, painted) + 2 cards (collaged, handwriting, rubberstamped, typed) + 2 soft cover books + 5 poem objects (cards, string, metal, paint, stone, glass, handwriting) + monoprint + 32 drawings (ink, collaged, rubberstamped) in box (wooden, painted)) ; box 49 x 62 x 46 cm

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

master bedroom

Custodial History

The Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, on loan from Ruth and Marvin A. Sackner and the Sackner Family Partnership.


Published: Milan, Italy : [Publisher not identified]. Signed by: Ugo Carrega (l.r.- inside box cover); Ugo Carrega (b.c.- objects); Ugo Carrega (l.r.- drawings). Inscription: to Ruth & Marvin Sackner. Nationality of creator: Italian. General: About 3 total copies. 1 number copy. General: Added by: CONV; updated by: KEELEY.

Repository Details

Part of the The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry Repository

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