Stanislaw Drózdz (1939 - 2009)

Lot 128: Stanislaw Drozdz (1939 - 2009) Loneliness, 1967

Desa Unicum SA

April 19, 2018
Warszawa, Poland

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Description: gelatin silver print, vintage print on Baryta paper, 17.3 x 19.1 cm
Dimensions: 17.3 x 19.1 cm
Artist or Maker: Stanislaw Drozdz (1939 - 2009)
Medium: photography; gelatin silver print, vintage print on Baryta paper
Date: 1967
Notes: described on the reverse; Because of its appearance, the concept-shapes may remind calligrams but only seemingly because calligrams are the product which 'self-illustrate' itself while the concept-shapes, apart from being 'a record' which 'self-illustrate' itself, are also cognitively more functional.' STANISLAW DROZDZ; He belongs to the group of the most outstanding representatives of concrete poetry. A graduate of Polish philology at the University of Wroclaw, where he studied during the years 1959-64. In 1964, he made his debut as a poet with traditional poems in 'Ark. Information Bulleting of the Artistic Youth Club at ZSP', and in 1967, he began writing his first concrete texts. His works have been presented at exhibitions in Poland and abroad since 1968. In 1979, he wrote and published his book titled 'Concrete poetry'. A selection of Polish texts and documentation from the years 1967-77.
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Warszawa, Poland

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