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Masters of Abstract Art : an exhibition for the benefit of the American Red Cross
New York: Helena Rubinstein's New Art Center, 1942. Tan wraps with red lettering and huge red cross in center. 42 pp., 16 full-page bw plates. An astoundingly rare catalogue for this benefit. Includes a checklist of 74 works, 16 of which are nicely illustrated, a foreword by Stephan C. Lion, and several short essays by artists such as Piet Mondrian, Fernand Leger, George L. K. Morris, Stuart Davis, Hans Richter, Carl Robert Holty, and Harry Holtzman. Includes essay, "Art of the City" by Stuart Davis. One of the very earliest Abstract Expressionist exhibitions in the United States. Includes works by Joseph Albers, Alexander Archipenko, Hans Arp, Herbert Bayer, Ilya Bolotowski, Constantin Brancusi, Georges Braque, Byron Brown, Alexander Calder, and amybe 60 others for a total of 74 exhibited works. Includes one work by David Smith from 1937. Illustrations of works by Picasso, Braque, Duchamp, Kandinsky, Davis, Gris, Morris, Miro, Calder, Mondrian, Domela-Nieuwenhuis, Richter, Holtzman, Greene, Xceron and Holty. VG-, light soiling or age toning to covers and hinge weakening.
      [Bookseller: Mullen Books]
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