I Never Saw A Tree Lovely As An Ampersand (broadside)

Minneapolis: Hermetic Press, 2006. 1st. A visual presentation of a poem. In five colors: green, yellow, orange, brown, and black. The text of the poem is a parody of Joyce Kilmer's "I Never Saw A Tree Lovely as A Poem." Designed and printed by hand by Philip Gallo in an edition of 100 copies from Trajan. In the shape of a tree, the leaves composed of ampersands printed in four different colors and the title of the poem forming the trunk and the ground on which the tree stands. Printed for The Ampersand Club on the occasion of Gallo's presentation on Book Arts in america.Sheet measures 11 x 7.4 inches (27.9 x 18.7 cm). Philip Gallo is the proprietor of the Hermetic Press in Minneapolis and a world-renowned poet, printer and typographer. More highly regarded and better known in Europe than in the United States, his work as a visual artist and concrete poet is collected by the Victoria & Albert Museum, the Walker Art Center, the Museum Of Modern Art, the University of Wisconsin, Brown University, and the Getty Museum to name but six. Unmatted. Matted ready for framing add 35.00. Matted and framed add 150.00. Image available on request. Fine Condition. Item #9009786

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