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Futurista, expresszionista es kubista festeszet
Budapest: Ma-Kiadas 1919 - Octavo 24.3 x 16 cm, wrappers, 32pp, 40 plates. Published in the momentous year of 1919 which saw the Hungarian Soviet Republic eruption and demise in less than five months, this is one of the more significant Ma publications under Lajos Kassák at the time and was released shortly before he and most of the Hungarian artists appearing in this book were forced into exile. In addition to surveying the noted movements in the title, Hevesy also includes works of the the Hungarian Activists operating under the banner of Kassák's Ma. Aktivizmus was strongly influenced and drew freely from the three movements under discussion. The activist artists whose works appear here include Janos Mattis-Teutsch (one woodcut), a linocut cover by Sándor Bortnyik and with photo-illustrated works by Bornyik as well. There is also a linocut by Czech Cubist Vincenc Benes which appeared in an early Ma issue, together with reproductions of works by numerous artists of the movements under discussion. Important document, very good. [Attributes: Soft Cover]
      [Bookseller: Michael Fagan Fine Art & Rare Books]
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