Silence (Block Poem), 1975. Autograph manuscript poem in Italian accompanied on each leaf by two rectangular collages of text in non-Roman alphabets covered by gauze.
Luciano Caruso (1944-2002) was an Italian experimental poet, editor, and art critic based in Naples until 1976 and in Florence thereafter. He was a prominent practitioner of Italian visual poetry ("poesia visiva").
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Luciano Caruso Artist's Books. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.