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Semiotic poetry

 Subject
Subject Source: Sackner Database

Found in 89 Collections and/or Records:

The Book of Glyphs / Prost, R.., 1982

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Identifier: CC-62411-47550
Scope and Contents

Exhibited in Visualog 2, San Luis Obispu, California. Exhibition was curated by Karl Kempton. It appears that the letters and symbols on the pages were drawn by hand and then offset printed. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1982

The General / Burka, Jan., 1964

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Identifier: CC-22361-22784
Scope and Contents Original working copy of poem utilized for publication in Revue Ou No.22. Wikipedia: Jan Burka was born on June 14, 1924, in Postoloprty, as the younger son in an intermarriage. In 1940, he studied at a private art school, and then attended a course in graphics at the Vinohrady Synagogue, led by Petr Kien. After some time in Prague, he was deported as Geltungsjude, and was sent to Terezí­n on 10 August 1942. In Terezí­n, he was once again reunited with Petr Kien, and even in the difficult conditions in the ghetto, continued to study drawing. In Terezí­n, he lived to see liberation. He also met his future wife, renowned figure skater Ellen Burka, née Danby, in Terezí­n, who was raised in the Netherlands. After World War II, Burka (with Danby) settled in Amsterdam, where he studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts (Rijksakademie beeldende van Kunsten), under Lütke and Westerman. From 1945-1951, he worked as a graphic artist in Amsterdam. In 1951, he moved to Toronto in Canada, where...
Dates: 1964