LOT 6447
SOLD €130,00

Emmett Williams, Genesis: A Light Poem

Lodz, Correspondance des Arts III, 1991. Hardcover, sewn bound, 24 x 24 cm, 22 pp. with embossed typography on hand pressed white paper. Portrait of Emmett Williams on front and back cover.

Artists' book produced for the International Artists' Museum in Lodz, translated in Polish by Piotr Bikont and Andrzej Chetko. Published in an edition of 95 copies, this one numbered 50/95 and signed in colophon. During the book presentation in Lodz the artist recited the poem in a room lit by candles. After reading each letter he blew out a candle so by the end of the poem the room was enclosed in darkness.

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