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MUZEUM SZTUKI W LODZI, 1931-1992: COLLECTION, DOCUMENTATION, ACTUALITE -- LA COLLECTION DU MUSEE DE LODZ (Muzeum Sztuki w Lodzi, 1931-1992: Collection, Documentation, Actuality -- The Collection of the Museum in Lodz). Musee d'Art Contemporain and Espace lyonnais d'art contemporain, Lyon, 1992. Organized in association with Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz. 280 pp. with 334 ills. (107 col.). 31 x 24 cm. LC 92-204022 ISBN 2906461431 In French; introduction, ten essays and ten interviews also in English.
Accompanying a vast exhibition of some 600 works drawn from the distinctive collection of Poland's Muzeum Sztuki, this catalogue features illustrations of paintings, prints, sculptures, photomontages, drawings and mixed-media pieces by Strzeminski, Kobro, Stazewski and a host of other Polish and Central European artists as well as an extensive selection of postwar works by such international figures as Beuys, Boltanski, Sonnier, Baj, Christo and Dibbets. Includes interviews with eight contemporary Polish artists and substantial texts which discuss the establishment of the museum in 1931 by Constructivist painter Strzeminski, evaluate in detail the avant-garde principles underlying its exhibition and acquisition programs, and examine trends in Polish art from the 1930s through the 80s.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Poland — Post-1945 — Several Media
Plans: 01,05,15,19,20
Worldwide Number: 023622
Paperbound $72.50    

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