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Mímica sorda, 1961

Deaf Mime, 1961
Sculpture, 17 x 26 x 49 cm

I believe the poet today must broaden his field, get out of books and put himself forward with all the means provided by society itself and which he can use as unusual vehicles, infusing them with an ethical content which society does not confer on them. That is the starting point of the experiments in visual poetry which, in my opinion, has become the experimental poetry of our time. The search for a new ground between the visual and the semantic.

Joan Brossa, 1987


Technical details

Original title:
Mímica sorda
Registration number:
1714
Artist:
Brossa, Joan
Date created:
1961
Date acquired:
2001
Status:
On loan
Fonds:
MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation
Object type:
Sculpture
Media:
Stone and metal
Dimensions:
17 x 26 x 49 cm (height x width x depth)
Edition number:
JB8601
Credits:
MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
Copyright:
© Fundació Joan Brossa, VEGAP, Barcelona
It has accessibility resources:
No

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