Décio Pignatari (1927-2012)

The poet, associated with the Brazillian concrete poetry movement, died today. He was 85 and lived in Sao Paulo. With Augusto and Haroldo de Campos he edited the magazne Noigandres e Invenção and they together wrote  Teoria da Poesia Concreta (1965).

Perhaps his most famcous concrete poem is this one, from 1957:

More of  his work at UBU.

Haroldo de Campos, Décio Pignatari (center) and Augusto de Campos around 1950.