"Fragment"; For Jim Brodey

London: Cape Goliard Press, 1969. Jim Dine. First Edition. no binding. Illustrated broadside; approx. 15.5 x 11.5 inches; matted and framed. One of 327 (this copy not numbered as called for) copies made (the first 60 of which were signed by artist and poet), after which "the plates were destroyed & the type dissed". Printed on Green’s English hand-made paper; illustrated with a three-color offset lithograph by Jim Dine. Dine born in Ohio spent four years in London, during which time this piece was published. Jim Brodey, to whom the 12-line poem is addressed was a poet and like Berrigan associated with the New York School in the late sixties. A wonderful collaboration between one of the foremost pop artists, and a central figure of the Second Generation of New York School Poets The type is printed in blue and black and the toothbrushes in black, cream and pink. The colophon and limitation details are printed on the back of the sheet. This copy hors commerce, not numbered. In excellent condition, with only light signs of handling to the edges. Recently professionally framed in glass and matted with archival materials: deep black metal frame with pink (to match a primary color) matt. Fine. Item #11975

Price: $395.00

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