Emperor of China
Italy: Teatro La Fede, 1969. Item #POS173
Offset. 25 3/4 x 18 1/2 in. Very good with creasing into eighth as well as dents and some small stains to paper throughout. Stamp to the upper right corner.
This poster is for the staging of Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes dadaist play The Emperor of China, performed by the Teatro la Fede in 1969. The group, influenced by artists associated with Fluxus such as John Cage, as well as classic European dada, fermented their own style of fragmentary kitsch, provocation, and performance. The poster, drawing on their dada influences, features the reproduction of a collage of Max Ernst.
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