Open (Abre)
1969
Augusto de Campos (Brazilian, b. 1931)
Julio Plaza (Spanish, 1938–2003)
From Poemobiles (São Paulo: Ed. de autor, 1974)
Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles (92-B21581)
Courtesy Augusto de Campos / Courtesy Anabela Plaza




Concrete Poetry: Words and Sounds in Graphic Space 
March 28–July 30, 2017

Drawn principally from the Getty Research Institute's collection of prints, artists' books, journals, and manuscripts documenting the international concrete poetry movement, this exhibition focuses on the visual, verbal, and sonic experiments of the 1950s, '60s, and '70s. Featuring works by foundational figures Augusto de Campos and Ian Hamilton Finlay, Concrete Poetry explores how these artists invented new forms such as cube poems and standing poems and continuously re-created their projects across media. Poetry by contemporaries including Henri Chopin, Ernst Jandl, Mary Ellen Solt, and Emmett Williams also plays a prominent role.


MEDIA CONTACTS: 
Amy Hood
Getty Communications 
(310) 440-6427
ahood@getty.edu

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