Karl Gerstner — Kalte Kunst? Zum Standort der heutigen Malerei – with many original SILK SCREEN PRINTS by Max Bill, Josef Albers, Lohse etc

2.750,00 DKK

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Teufen AR, Schweiz : A. Niggli, 1963 (1957). Square 8vo. Second printing in the original wraps as issued. Cover with minor surface marks and a minor dent to top of spine that is going through the book but not affecting the fine color silkscreen prints. 62 pages, chiefly illustraions, hereof several very fine original silkscreen prints in color, some double folding. One double folding plate with tiny nicks to outer edges, t.i. the Camille Graeser one (see photos) else fine and clean and tight well preserved and all prints are stunning and bright in colors

A highly sophisticated production with french fold printed covers and three different paper stocks, fold-outs, and specialty printing throughout. Beautifully printed in Switzerland; with a meticulous design by Karl Gerstner

“Cold Art” is Gerstner’s first authored and designed book advocating for a rational, geometric and mathematical art (Concrete art). This 2nd edition includes Gerstner’s 1957 introduction along with a new addition from February 15, 1963

The first section, devoted to the pioneers is illustrated with eighteen black and white examples from: Braque, Picasso, Gris, Villon, Mondrian, van der Leck, Doesburg, Delaunay, Kupka, Taeuber-Arp, Malevich, Lissitzky, Albers, Vordemberge-Gildewart and Vantongerloo

The second, focuses on the middle generation and includes critical commentary, stunning colored silkscreen examples (mostly full-page) with black and white line drawings revealing the composition of the artworks illustrated from: Josef Albers, Max Bill, Camille Graeser, Verena Loewenberg, and Richard P. Lohse

The final section looks towards the future with additional text and examples by Lanfranco Bombelli, Karl Gerstner, Gerard Ifert, Hansjörg Mattmüller, Mary Vieira and Marcel Wyss

 

Karl Gerstner — Kalte Kunst? Zum Standort der heutigen Malerei - with many original SILK SCREEN PRINTS by Max Bill, Josef Albers, Lohse etc

2.750,00 DKK

In stock