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OP LAS VANGUARDIAS EN CATALUNA, 1906-1939 (The Avant Garde in Catalonia, 1906-1939). La Pedrera, Barcelona, 1992. Organized and published by Fundacio Caixa de Catalunya, Barcelona, in association with Olimpiada Cultural S.A., Barcelona, and Museu d'Art Contemporani, Barcelona. 710 pp. with 894 ills. (226 col.). 30 x 22 cm. LC 93-232513 ISBN 8460608867 In Spanish; prefatory texts, three essays and chronology also in English.
An extensive examination of Catalan avant-garde art of the early decades of the 20th century and its links to such international movements as Cubism, Futurism and Surrealism, this massive catalogue presents reproductions of some 200 period documents (among them catalogues, manifestos and literary manuscripts) along with illustrations of more than 250 paintings, prints, sculptures, posters, architectural drawings and models, photographs and other diverse works by Picasso, Miro, Dali, Picabia, Torres-Garcia, Gonzalez and dozens of other figures. Includes a detailed chronology of the period, a lengthy text combining discussions of the exhibited works with critical profiles of the featured artists and groups, and two essays assessing the complex development of Catalan artistic and literary avant gardes and their contributions to European Modernism.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Spain — 1900-1945 — Several Media
Plans: 50
Worldwide Number: 023935
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