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L'AVANT-GARDE EN BELGIQUE, 1917-1929 (The Avant Garde in Belgium, 1917-1929). Musee d'Art Moderne, Musees royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Brussels, and Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp, 1992. Published by Credit Communal, Brussels. 272 pp. with 182 ills. (60 col.) and 28 reference ills. 30 x 25 cm. LC 93-215374 ISBN 287193164X In French.
Published to accompany two concurrent exhibitions highlighting progressive developments in Belgian art and architecture in the aftermath of World War I, this scholarly catalogue presents illustrations of some 150 paintings, sculptures, prints and other works by Paul Joostens, Oscar Jespers, Rene Magritte, Jozef Peeters, Victor Servranckx and 18 other artists, along with photographs and drawings documenting projects by such architects as Louis Herman De Koninck, Victor Bourgeois and Henry van de Velde. Five essays discuss the major Belgian artists and groups of the period and their complex links to Cubism, Expressionism, Constructivism and other international movements while also examining the evolution of Belgian modernist architecture and avant-garde art journals in the interwar years.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Belgium — 1900-1945 — Several Media
Plans: 01,05,15,19
Worldwide Number: 023828
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