POESURE ET PEINTRIE: D'UN ART, L'AUTRE (Poeting and Paintry: From One Art, Another). Centre de la Vieille Charite, Marseille, 1993. Organized and published by Musees de Marseille in association with Reunion des musees nationaux, Paris. 656 pp. with 564 ills. (237 col.). 30 x 23 cm. LC 93-141717 ISBN 2711827674 In French.
A broad-ranging examination of interrelated developments in poetry and the visual arts during the 20th century, this massive catalogue explores the textual innovations of Mallarme, Apollinaire, Tzara, Pound, Marinetti, Cocteau and many other modern and contemporary writers while highlighting visual poems and diverse text-related drawings, prints, graphic designs, collages, constructions, performance pieces and other works by dozens of artists, among them Hausmann, Schwitters, Depero, Ernst, Lissitzky, Duchamp, Man Ray and numerous postwar figures including John Cage, Marcel Broodthaers, Dick Higgins, Robert Filliou, Daniel Spoerri and Ian Hamilton Finlay. Fourteen substantial essays analyzing diverse aspects of the confluence of poetic and artistic trends in movements ranging from Futurism to Fluxus are augmented by interviews with 17 contemporary artists and an extensive anthology of manifestos and critical texts dating from 1897 to 1990.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — 1900-1945, Post-1945 — Several Media
Worldwide Number: 023979
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