Rivista di cultura contemporanea.

Numbers 1-64/65 (all publ.). Genova, Milano, GE-MI, 1963-1969. ( 'Marcatre / UTT' (issues 56-62 and 64/65) published by Ennesse Editrice in Rome). Original illustrated wrappers (in general good condition, with only light dustsoilage and rubbing to spines); (Nos. 1-5: 17 x 24 cm; then becoming 20 x 25 cm).

EUR 4,000.00

Periodical of the neoavanguardia "Gruppo 63", associated with Il Verri, dealing with literature, music, arhcitecture, the visual arts, mass culture, communication etc.. Editorial committee and contributors: Eugenio Battisti (founder), and Editor in chief: Magdalo Mussio, who also designed covers, many illustrations, lay-out, etc. Editors were responsible for various areas of interest, e.d. G.Dorfles, Edoardo Sanguinetti, Umberto Eco, Paolo Portoghesi. G. Delmetti, D. Carpitello, Enrico Crispolti, etc. Nos. 1-18 subtitled "Notiziario de Cultura Contemporanea"; nos. 56-62 as Marcatre/UTT, alternately numbered as 1-7. With progressive avant-garde spirit in the design and illustrations, some issues entirely printed in a colour (e.g. red, blue, purple), with fold-outs, etc. At first published in Genova by Edizioni Vittone, then in Milano by Lerici Editore. The revivals with other publishers in Milano and Rome were of a different style and character. The last number published was 64/65, whereas no. 63 has never appeared. Complete very rare !

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