Ode à Charles Fourier

[Paris: Fontaine, 1947. Kiesler,Frederick J. First edition. 41 p. illus. 28 cm. Collection "L'Age d'or." Original wrappers, tanning at the edges, but a fine copy. Copy 223 of 750 numbered copies on vélin paper. Designed and illustrated by Frederick Kiesler, the Romanian emigre, whose architectural projects, including the "Endless House" and the "Shrine of the Book", built in Jerusalem to house the Dead Sea Scrolls, and surrealist works became well-known through major one-artist exhibitions in America at the Guggenheim Museum in 1964 and at the Whitney Museum of American Art in 1989. "[An] extraordinarily abstruse volume whose idiosyncratic typography and illustrations prefigure later word poetry and the publications of the Fluxus movement," Robert Flynn Johnson, Artists' Books in the Modern Era 1870-2000, #126. Item #25435

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