Item #18 Futurista, expresszionista és kubista festészet. [Futurist, Expressionist and Cubist Painting.]. Iván Hevesy.
Futurism, Expressionism, Cubism

Futurista, expresszionista és kubista festészet. [Futurist, Expressionist and Cubist Painting.]

Budapest: MA - Táltos (Krausz J. és Társa), 1919. Contains full page illustrations in text by the most eminent avant-garde artists, like Kandinsky, Franz Marc, Derain and Mattis-Teutsch and reproductions on the plates by the Italian futurists like Gino Severini, Luigi Russolo, Ardengo Soffici, Carlo. First edition. In original illustrated green paper with stunning image by Sándor Bortnyik. With the emblem of “MA” on title. 30, (2) p., 20 plates. In fine condition.

An important overview on modern art by Iván Hevesy (1893–1966) who was one of the most influential art critic at his time, a photographer and film critic. From the end of the 1910's he engaged in the artistic disputes of the time, between 1917 and 1918 he was the editor of the periodical “Jelenkor” (Present Age). He became acquainted with Lajos Kassák and his circles, became close friends with László Moholy-Nagy, Béla Uitz and Sándor Bortnyik. The majority of his art-critical writings were published in the periodicals “MA” (Today) and “Vörös Lobogó” (Red Flag), later in “Nyugat” (West). Together with his wife, Kata Kálmán, who became photographer by his inspiration, made numerous photographs over the course of an entire century.

Cover design by Sándor Bortnyik (1893–1976) Hungarian painter and graphic designer. He was influenced by Cubism, Expressionism, Constructivism and the Bauhaus.


Price: €1,500.00

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