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Two John Giorno items - one signed  

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Two John Giorno items - one signed


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  • Giorno, John & Richard Bosman. Grasping at Emptiness. Illustrated wrappers. Signed by Giorno on the title page. Light edgewear to wrappers; near fine. First softcover edition. The Kulcher Foundation, 1985.
  • You're a Hook: The 15 Year Anniversary of Dial-A-Poem (1968-1983). LP record. featuring John Giorno, William Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Patti Smith et al. Light wear to outer cover; record fine. Giorno Poetry Systems, 1983.

John Giorno, poet and performance artist, founded the not-for-profit production company Giorno Poetry Systems and organized a number of early multimedia poetry experiments and events, including Dial-A-Poem. He became prominent as the subject of Andy Warhol's film Sleep.

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Both items near fine or better.

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