Pier Paolo Pasolini, The Ashes of Gramsci [signed]
178x177x4mm, soft cover, 35 pages
Edition of 1000 copies, signed copy
Published in homage to Pier Paolo Pasolini, this artist's book by Alfredo Jaar features the poem imagined in 1954 by the Italian filmmaker while visiting the grave of Italian Marxist revolutionary Antonio Gramsci. In this poem, Pasolini meditates on life in front of Gramsci's tomb, evoking themes such as politics, poetry, sexuality, and Italy.