Mental Reactions

Brush and pen and black ink with collage of cut-and-pasted texts over graphite on paperboard | 72.6 x 57.2cm | 1915

Marius de Zayas and Agnes Ernst Meyer

Mental Reactions—by general accounts the earliest example of visual poetry in America—is the original maquette for a printed version published in the avant-garde magazine 291. Both a drawing and a poem, the work is a collaboration between the Mexican...
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