Art Front #7 (1935), 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 (1936), 21, 22-23, 24-25, 27 (1937): Randolph, Mary; Stuart ... Art Front #7 (1935), 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 (1936), 21, 22-23, 24-25, 27 (1937): Randolph, Mary; Stuart ... Art Front #7 (1935), 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 (1936), 21, 22-23, 24-25, 27 (1937): Randolph, Mary; Stuart ...
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Collection of 10 issues of "Art Front," the monthly journal of the Artists' Union, which ran from November 1934 to December 1937.* In 1934, the Artists' Union joined with the Artists' Committee of Action, which had been organized to protest against the destruction of Diego Rivera's mural "Man at the Crossroads" in Rockefeller Center, New York, to publish "Art Front," a journal of news and opinion for artists.Our collection consists of the following issues:- "Art Front," Volume 1, No. 7, November 1935. Folio (16 5/8 x 11 1/8"). 8pp. Original printed wrappers. Articles include: "Call for an American Artists' Congress," "Rivera's Monopoly," by Mary Randolph; "Some Chance!," by Stuart Davis; and "Tempera Painting," by Stefan Hirsch. Folding crease at center. Closed tear along spine, but covers still attached. Minor age-toning along paper margin. - "Art Front" #9, Volume 2, No. 2, January 1936. Folio (12 1/4 x 9 1/4"). 16pp. Original photo-illustrated wrappers featuring Jacques Lipchitz's sculpture "Toward a New World." Articles include: "Scenerey for Theatrical Dancing," by Lincoln Kirstein; "Critique From the Left," by Margaret Duroc; "Differences over Leger;" "Harold Rosenberg on Van Gogh," "Martin Craig on Jacques Lipchitz," "Joe Solman on Chirico." Covers detached but present, with age-toning and sporadic chipping along edges. Pages age-toned along margin. - "Art Front" #10, Volume 2, No. 3, February 1936. Folio (12 1/4 x 9 1/4"). 16pp. Original illustrated wrappers by Siqueiros. Articles include: "The American Artists' Congress," by Charmion von Wiegand; "Brook and His Tradition," by Jacob Kainen; "The Frick Formula," by Clarence Weinstock; "Louis Bunin on Yosl Cutler." Covers and a few pages detached. Page 13/14 missing. - "Art Front" #11, Volume 2, No. 4, March 1936. Folio (12 1/4 x 9 1/4"). 16pp. Original photo-illustrated wrappers featuring Igor Pantuhoff's painting "Ventilator No. 1." Articles include: "Painting in Fascist Italy," by Margaret Duroc; "The Gropper Exhibition," "Race, Nationality and Art," by Meyer Schapiro. Covers and pages age-toned along edges. - "Art Front," Volume 2, No. 5, April 1936. Folio (12 1/4 x 9 1/4"). 16pp. Original photo-illustrated wrappers featuring Helen West Heller's painting "Blue Horse." Articles include: "Call for an Eastern Convention," "The Abstract Show," by Balcomb Greene; "Government in Art," by Arnold Friedman. Front cover partly foxed. Covers and pages age-toned along margin. - "Art Front," Volume 2, No. 5, May 1936. Folio (12 1/4 x 9 1/4"). 16pp. Original illustrated wrappers by Balcomb Greene. Articles include: "French Art Today," by Henri Barbusse; "The Artist and His Audience," by Max Weber; "Art on Political Posters," by Michael Biro. Covers slightly age-toned along edges. Tip of upper front corner chipped. - "Art Front" #21, Volume 3, No. 2, March 1937. Folio (12 1/4 x 9 1/4"). 20pp. Original illustrated wrappers by Leopoldo Mendez. Special issue on Surrealism and Reality. Includes the following articles: "I Defy Aragon," by Salvador Dali; "The Man in the Balloon," by Clarence Weinstock, and "Surrealism and Marxism," by Samuel Putnam. Covers partly foxed, age-toned along edges, and detached but present. Slight age-toning along paper margin. - "Art Front," Volume 3, Nos. 3-4, April-May 1937. Folio (12 1/4 x 9 1/4"). 32pp. Original illustrated wrappers in color by Shimin (front cover), and Lléo (back cover). Articles include: "Big Words, Big Wigs," by Peter Vane; "Help Spain!" by André Malraux; "A Project for the People," by Robert Godsoe; "Form and Con Tent in Art," by F. D. Klingender. Spine slightly creased. Minor age-toning along edges of wrappers. - "Art Front," Volume 3, Nos. 5-6, June-July 1937. Folio (12 1/4 x 9 1/4"). 18pp. Original illustrated wrappers by Gropper. Includes an editorial titled: "Culture For America is Under Fire," by the National Steering Committee, Artists Union of America, Executive Board, and the New York Artists Union. Also includes "An Appeal,". Bookseller Inventory # 41113

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Title: Art Front #7 (1935), 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 (1936...

Publisher: Artists' Union, New York

Publication Date: 1937

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:poor to vg

Edition: First edition.

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