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Calligraphic text

 Subject
Subject Source: Sackner Database

Found in 2968 Collections and/or Records:

Alphabet de la guerilla / Villegle, Jacques., 1992

 Item
Identifier: CC-41707-43699
Scope and Contents

This card depicts an example of Villegle's unique calligraphic style. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1992

[Altered Menu] / Olisa, Ken., 1997

 Item
Identifier: CC-28725-30031
Scope and Contents

Ken Olisa created a thank you note after touring the Archive with Marvin Sackner using an American Airlines business class menu while returning to London. The first page message as 'mined' by Olisa reads, " Dear M & R - Thank you for making my trip to Miami Beach such a pleasure. Your discriminating taste created a unique selection. You have clearly inspired American Airlines judging by the quality of the front cover! You helped to make this trip something special. Best regards, Ken Olisa - DMATEKOn the back cover, Olisa reveals the following by selecting particular letters and connecting them with lines (after the fashion of Tom Phillips): "The piece on collecting was very funny - Ken." the latter statement refers to an essay given to Olisa by the Sackners involving the behavior of book collectors. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1997

Alternatives in Marital Conflict in Sedro-Woolley / Elian, C.C.., 1992

 Item
Identifier: CC-13487-13790
Scope and Contents

C.C. Elian (Christine) uses a personal invented calligraphic alphabet; its key is printed in a pamphlet held by the Sackner Archive. The text bordering the small photograph in the center of this picture above a diagram begins: We were as stangers/ Gathered by sudden night, it was years and yesterday, Already the lost sight/Of details so telling, Letters falling/To phrases spelling, The subjects and objects/The stories we made, Each within glass houses, Twin souls in a slow serenade... -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1992

Am Anfang War Das Wort / Uwe Obier, curator ; Dencker KP ; Accame V ; Adamus K ; Barsky V ; Carrion U ; Claus CF ; Garnier P ; Gerz J ; Hirsal J ; Partum A ; Kocman JH ; Nannucci M ; Rehfeldt R ; Schmidt SJ ; Schauffelen KB ; Wolf-Rehfeldt R ; Ulrichs T ; Ruhm G ; Mau J ; Bauer J ; Elfen F ; Gappmayr H ; Garnier I ; Grogerova B ; Hell B ; Jappe G ; Klessinger R ; Klophaus A ; Rubinstein L ; Schweizer M ; Valoch J ; Wolf-Rehfeldt R., 1984

 Item
Identifier: CC-25656-26114
Scope and Contents

The following works held by the Sackner Archive are depicted in the catalogue: Accame's "Visioni del Partcolare [15 drawings]," Barsky's "Botschraft einer Toilettenpapierrolle," Mau's "Ein Stern erzahlt ge-Schichten," Partem's "alphabetique phonetique," and Schmidt's "gemau in anbetracht einer verschiebung." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1984

am I ? / Houedard, Dom Sylvester., 1968

 Item
Identifier: CC-55771-44552
Scope and Contents

The " am" reverses to "we." The verso contians dsh writing "am i? am i" in the l.l. corner. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1968

am I ? / we i ! / Houedard, Dom Sylvester., 1968

 Item
Identifier: CC-55772-9999311
Scope and Contents

The " am" reverses to "we." The verso contians dsh writing, "am i? am i" in the l.l. corner. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1968

Amateur Bout, 1989

 Item
Identifier: CC-23149-23587
Scope and Contents

This is a facsimile edition of one of the artist's sketchbooks. It was edited and designed for publication by Gerald Malanga. Mention is made of asbestos and nicotine in one of the poems. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1989

Ambigue Lingue a Sud / Conte, Vitaldo, editor ; Guardi S ; Guillot A ; Parentela M ; Ferro T ; Magro F., 1988

 Item
Identifier: CC-18483-18855
Scope and Contents

Contains reproduction of Guillot's painting "...di cui cenore e inizio ..." (1988), which is held by the Sackner Archive. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1988

Amnesty, 1977

 Item — Folder 10: [Barcode: 31858069877912]
Identifier: CC-26230-26693
Scope and Contents

This print is from the Prisoners of Conscience series. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1977

Ampersand, The. No.1/Jan / Tilson J ; Bayer H., 1986

 Item
Identifier: CC-24594-25047
Scope and Contents

The theme of this issue is Graffiti. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1986

Amulet / Marcello Diotallevi., 2002

 Item
Identifier: CC-39122-41064
Scope and Contents

The organically shaped object is painted pink, orange, green and yellow. The Greek word for amulet is written vertically on a flat, pink surface. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2002

An 18th Century Line on a Watering-Can / Finlay, Ian Hamilton; Harvey, Michael., 1992

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Identifier: CC-12251-12475
Scope and Contents

The line (sentence) on the inside of the unfolded card reads, "The mute dispenser of the vernal shower." Vernal means youth or pertaining to spring and "vernal shower." It was utilized in a poem by Thomas Gray (British, 1771-1771) as "Sweet is the breath of vernal shower,The bee's collected treasures sweet, Sweet music's melting full, but sweeter yet. The still small voice of gratitude." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1992

An Ancient Aztec Song Regarding Painters / Genis, Gina., 1994

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Identifier: CC-10649-10858
Scope and Contents

The text is an ancient Aztec song describing the Tlacuilos painters. Printed in letterpress on Mexican bark paper, the illustrations are from the codex Borgia. Dedicated to Genis' father, an Aztec artist, who died in 1980. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1994

An. C. S Snake / Puhringer, W.M.., 1989

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Identifier: CC-28597-29886
Scope and Contents

This drawing is a combination of a preparatory drawing for a constructivist sculpture rendered in graphite and colored pencil framed by a dense calligraphic script that was done by automatic writing. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1989