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Title: Karel Teige, 1900-51: L'Enfant Terrible of the Czech Modernist Avant-Garde
Description: Cambridge [MA], MIT Press, (1999). orig.cloth. 29x21cm, xxvi,420,(8)pp. Some rubbing. VG. In a soiled & rubbed dustwrapper. dustwrapper This text brings together a collection of essays on Karel Teige, the most influential figure of the Czech avant-garde of the 1920s and 1930s. Teige (1900-1951) participated in every important argument and controversy of those years. He edited influential avant-garde journals on Czech and international cultural affairs and wrote essays on the theory and criticism of art and architecture. He also produced paintings, collages, photomontages, film scripts, book covers, typefaces and participated in theatrical performances. In 1948, when the communists took over Czechoslovakia, Teige was held as a progressive and died a broken man, forbidden to speak out or to publish" - Publisher's description.

Keywords: Czech Surrealism, Czechoslovakia, Surrealist, Avant-Garde, Modernist, Modernism, Art Movements, , ,

Price: US$ 129.00 Seller: Expatriate Bookshop of Denmark
- Book number: BOOKS015048I

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