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Perverts Poem

  • Object:

    Concrete poem

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (published)

  • Date:

    1968-1972 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Morris, Stephen, born 1947 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printing and letterpress on postcard

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edward Lucie-Smith

  • Museum number:

    E.884-1975

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 86

Physical description

Concrete poem on a postcard

Place of Origin

Britain (published)

Date

1968-1972 (made)

Artist/maker

Morris, Stephen, born 1947 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Printing and letterpress on postcard

Dimensions

Height: 17.3 cm, Width: 16 cm

Object history note

This early version includes the word "LESBIANS" which was removed in later versions of the artwork.

Descriptive line

Stephen Morris. 'Perverts Poem.' One of nine concrete poems with visual puns and substitutions in the lettering.

Materials

Printing ink; Card

Techniques

Letterpress printing; Printing

Categories

Printed pages & sheets; Typography; Satire; Gender and Sexuality; Postcards

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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