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Pictures To Be Read/Poetry To Be Seen: Box / Jan Van Der Marck, curator ; Arakawa ; Baruchello GF ; Bauermeister M ; Fahlstrom O ; Johnson R ; Kaprow A ; Kitaj R ; Knowles A ; Nutt J ; Simonetti GE ; Vostell W., 1967

Identifier: CC-04845-4938

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Scope and Contents

This duplicates the correspondence for the exhibition archive and includes letters and cards by Arakawa, George Brecht, Tenny Duchamp, Ovind Fahlstrom, Ray Johnson, Allan Kaprow, Alison Knowles, Ron Kitaj, Gianni Simonetti, and Wolf Vostell. There are drawings by Baruchello, Mary Bauermeister, George Brecht, and James Nutt, and a collage by Granni Simonetti that deals with plans for assembling the found objects to be placed in a plexiglas box by museum personnel. The box is also accompanied by the catalogue of the exhibition. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 1967



0 See container summary (1 poem objects + pamphlet + objects (film reel, booklet, rubberstamp, 2 broken lightbulbs, 3 fishhooks, bottle caps, stick, 3 chewing gum cigars, 2 combs) + 10 stones + photograph b&w + objects (crayon, magnifying glass, soap, dice, pin) + 2 collages (cardbo in box (plastic, label, printed)) ; 6 x 25 x 9.8 cm

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

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Custodial History

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


Published: Chicago, Illinois : Museum of Contemporary Art. Signed by: several contributors. Nationality of creator: American. General: About 1 total copies. 1 number copy. General: Added by: CONV; updated by: MARVIN.

Repository Details

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

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