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Peggy Guggenheim, Andre Breton, Arp, Mondrian
1942 PEGGY GUGGENHEIM ~ ART OF THIS CENTURY 1910-1942 Ltd 1/2500 Surrealism Dada
New York: Art of This Century / Peggy Guggenheim, 1942. ART OF THIS CENTURY: OBJECTS, DRAWINGS, PHOTOGRAPHS, PAINTINGS, SCULPTURE, COLLAGE 1910-1942 Guggenheim, Peggy (editor) - Prefaces By Andre Breton, Arp, and Piet Mondrian publisher: Art of This Century / Peggy Guggenheim, New York 1942. First Edition. Limited Edition 1 of 2500 copies. Original yellow cloth hardcover with cover design by Max Ernst ; very faint toning to cloth at rear; light toning to front and rear blank endpapers; corners light scuffing bumping, light wear else near very good bright clean cloth ; tight binding; 156 pages with b/w examples of artists work of approximately 69 artists; many photos of artist face/eyes; "The purpose of this book is to serve as a catalogue to the permanent collection exhibited at ART OF THIS CENTURY. As most things change unexpectedly during the course of their development this catalogue has, to my great surprise, become an anthology of non-realistic art covering the period of 1910 to 1942. Its limitations are due to the fact that it contains only reproductions of paintings and sculpture owned by me. I do hope that the next edition will be more complete and that I shall be able to acquire several other important works that represent phases of the evolution of this art." (Peggy Guggenheim, forward pg. 9). ARP, KANDINSKY, KLEE, MONDRIAN, LEONORA CARRINGTON, MARCEL DUCHAMP, FRANCIS PICABIA, ROBERT DELAUNAY, LEGER, ARCHIPENKO, MALEVICH, LISSITZKY, THEO VAN DOESBURG, NAUM GABO, BEN NICHOLSON, ALEXANDER CALDER, CHARLES HOWARD, MAX ERNST, MAN RAY, KURT SCHWITTERS, MIRO, TANGUY, MAG … [Click Below for Full Description]
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