by Simonetti, Gianni-Emilio
Unpaginated (16 pp.) exhibition catalogue, with an introduction by Tommaso Trini and an essay titled "Flux-us/ing Xmutica or the anti-productive activity of Gianni-Emilio Simonetti" by Daniela Palazzoli, with texts in Italian, French, English, and Portuguese, together with a brief biography of Simonetti and a short prose piece by Simonetti titled "(Exquire Game of INspiraction! I allways addored yOur hend!)". Illustrated profusely throughout, the pages printed in a variety of bright colors. 8vo. Original staple-stitched printed wrpps., very minor soiling. Milan (Galleria Schwarz/Edizioni di Cultura Contemporanea) 1969. This catalogue from February 1969 explores the work of Simonetti, one of the rare Italian figures from the Fluxus movement in Italy. He participated in the Ed.912 series of prints and co-edited the art magazine "Bit. Arte. Oggi in Italia", which was also published by Ed.912. Beginning in 1964, influenced by John Cage, Simonetti even began composing "Mutica", seventeen pieces of silent music where the visual impact of signs and colors play a major role in the experience.
(Inventory #: 50256)