Title: Wifredo Lam y Su Obra Vista a Traves de ...
Publisher: Publicaciones del Ministerio de Educacion, Dirreccion de Cultura, La Habana, Cuba
Publication Date: 1950
Book Condition: Very Good+
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: Cuadernos de Arte 1.
Wraps; 4to; unpaginated (approx. pp. 100), text, plus a full-color reproduction of "Zambezia-Zambezia," and 18 works reproduced in b/w on glossy stock. Inscribed by Lam "Para mi amigo Enrico Donati, con un buen recuerdo del cubano, Wilfredo 1950." Covers lightly soiled, and a little chipped along yapp edges. Contents are fine. With a laid-in folded poster advertisment for "Exposicion Lam," printed in full-color on one side, and with text on the other. Enrico Donati (1909-2008) was an Italian-born American painter and sculptor, known for his works in Surrealism, Constructivism, and Abstract Expressionism. He attended the New School for Social Research, and in 1942 had his first one-man show at the New School’s gallery. His work impressed the art historian Lionello Venturi, who brought him into a circle of prominent European artists, many of them Surrealists, who had gathered in New York at the outset of the war – Andre Breton, Max Ernst, Salvador Dali, Yves Tanguy, Arshile Gorky, Marcel Duchamp, Giorgio de Chirico, Fernand Léger and the American sculptor Alexander Calder. Mr. Donati’s work is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim Museum, and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, as well as the Museum of Fine Art in Houston and the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium in Brussels. Bookseller Inventory # D9140
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