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THE IMAGERY OF CHESS REVISITED. Ed. by Larry List. Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum, Long Island City, 2005. Published in association with George Braziller, Inc., New York. Distributed by W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., New York. 224 pp. with 187 ills. (123 col.). 29 x 23 cm. LC 2005-12460 ISBN 0807615552 In English.
Published on the occasion of an exhibition that partially recreated and expanded upon a legendary 1944-45 exhibition on the theme of chess held at the Julien Levy Gallery in New York and co-organized by Marcel Duchamp and Max Ernst, this catalogue features illustrations of dozens of works created specifically for the original show, including chess sets designed by such important figures as Breton, Calder, Duchamp, Ernst, Noguchi and Tanguy; chess-related paintings, drawings, sculptures, collages and photographic works by Tanning, Gorky, Matta, Motherwell, Ray and others; and a musical score by John Cage.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — 1900-1945 — Several Media
Plans: 02,03
Worldwide Number: 030378
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