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Eugen Gomringer, (1925), Jo Enzweiler (1934), Farbe der Sprache Sprache der Farbe, 2009.

Portfolio comprising 4 texts on grey wove paper by Eugen Gomringer and 3 embossings on strong, partially colored Zerkall wove paper by Jo Enzweiler, 42 x 29.8 cm (text sheets) and approx. 33 x 19.8 cm (embossings), copy 5/30. Very good condition.

Provenance: From the archive of the artist.

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Description

The text plates each signed by Eugen Gomringer and numbered, the embossings each signed by Jo Enzweiler and numbered.

The 7 plates each in white paper cover and together with title sheets, imprint and edition notes in natural wood portfolio box with sliding cover.

Condition: Very good condition.

Biography

Born in Bolivia in 1925, the son of a Swiss and a Bolivian, Eugen Gomringer studied economics and art history in Bern and Rome. He published in 1954 the founding manifesto of Concrete Poetry and is considered one of its most important representatives. He writes his poems in German, Swiss German, Spanish, English and French. Gomringer lives and works in the Franconian town of Rehau.

Jo Enzweiler, born in 1934 in Saarland, is one of the representatives of Concrete Art. From 1956 to 1961 he studied painting and art education in Munich, Toulon, Aix-en-Provence and Saarbrücken. From 1988 he was founding rector of the College of Fine Arts Saar, where he taught until 1999 as a professor. Jo Enzweiler lives and works in Saarbrücken and Wallerfang.

 

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Eugen Gomringer, (1925), Jo Enzweiler (1934)

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