First Papers of Surrealism
  • exhibition catalogue
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • staple bound
  • die-cut
  • black-and-white
  • 26.6 x 18.4 cm.
  • [52] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

First Papers of Surrealism

Marcel Duchamp, Andre Breton, Rene Magritte, Sidney Janis, Kurt Seligmann, Max Ernst, Yves Tanguy, Jean Arp, Gordon Onslow-Ford, Matta, Marc Chagall, Alberto Giacometti, David Hare, Morris Hirshfield, Frida Kahlo, Wilfredo Lam, Alexander Calder, Paul Delvaux, Esteban Frances, Giorgio de Chirico, Meret Oppenheim, Joan Miro, Paul Klee, Leonora Carrington, Andre Masson, Henry Moore, Pablo Picasso, Richard Oelze, Victor Brauner, John Goodwin, Jimmy Ernst, Ralph Nelson, Lawrence Vail, Bob Loughlin, Hedda Sterne, William Baziotes, Robert Motherwell, Kay Sage, Barbara Reise, Frederic Kiesler

First Papers of Surrealism

description

Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held October 14 - November 7, 1942. Introduction by Andre Breton, foreword by Sidney Janis. Includes texts by R.A. Parker and Henri Matisse. Edited by Andre Breton. Artists included Marcel Duchamp, Andre Breton, Rene Magritte, Kurt Seligmann, Max Ernst, Yves Tanguy, Jean Arp, Gordon Onslow-Ford, Matta, Marc Chagall, Alberto Giacometti, David Hare, Morris Hirshfield, Frida Kahlo, Wilfredo Lam, Alexander Calder, Paul Delvaux, Esteban Frances, Giorgio de Chirico, Meret Oppenheim, Joan Miro, Paul Klee, Leonora Carrington, Andre Masson, Henry Moore, Pablo Picasso, Richard Oelze, Victor Brauner, John Goodwin, Jimmy Ernst, Ralph Nelson, Lawrence Vail, Bob Loughlin, Hedda Sterne, William Baziotes, Robert Motherwell, Kay Sage, Barbara Reise, and Frederic Kiesler. Front and back cover by Marcel Duchamp. The front cover of the catalogue, designed by Duchamp, shows the wall of Kurt Seligmann's barn at Sugar Loaf, near New York, on which there can be seen traces of five rifle shots, actually fired by Duchamp (the cover is die-cut perforated in correspondence with the shots). Text in English and French.

$750.00
Condition:  Very Good. A near Fine, extremely well preserved copy with very light wear to edges. Contents clean and unmarked.
[Object # 8284]