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KONSTRUKTIVISTISCHE INTERNATIONALE SCHOPFERISCHE ARBEITSGEMEINSCHAFT, 1922-1927: UTOPIEN FUR EINE EUROPAISCHE KULTUR (Konstruktivistische Internationale schopferische Arbeitsgemeinschaft, 1922-1927: Utopias for a European Culture). Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, 1992. Organized in association with Staatliche Galerie Moritzburg, Halle. Published in association with Verlag Gerd Hatje, Stuttgart. 342 pp. with 440 ills. (114 col.) and 48 photos of the artists. 32 x 26 cm. LC 92-251594 ISBN 3775703764 In German.
Marking the 70th anniversary of two pivotal congresses of progressive artists held in 1922 in Dusseldorf and Weimar, this extensive study of the international development of Constructivism features illustrations of a vast array of paintings, drawings, sculptures, collages, and graphic and architectural designs produced chiefly in the early 1920s by Lissitzky, Van Doesburg, Moholy-Nagy, Mies van der Rohe and dozens of other noted figures. An anthology of documents and manifestos from the period augments 26 essays discussing a broad range of topics, including the utopian ideals and aesthetic principles central to Constructivist art and architecture, the relationships among Russian, De Stijl and Bauhaus artists, the rise of Constructivism in Hungary, Czechoslovakia and Poland, and the impact of the movement on photography, industrial design, music, film and the theater. Please note that a paperbound edition of this title is currently available (see Worldwide 900480).
Indexing: Western, Europe — 1900-1945 — Several Media — Constructivism
Plans: 01,05,15
Worldwide Number: 023669
Hardcover $85.00    

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