Marlborough Fine Art, Tokyo


Kurt Schwitters

Rare Japanese catalogue produced on the occasion of the Kurt Schwitters exhibition held at Marlborough Fine Art in Tokyo, September 8 – December 5, 1987. The exhibition included works ranging from 1918 – 1947, including paintings, drawings, reliefs, sculptures, and collages, all of which are reproduced in this catalogue in colour photography. All texts are in both English and Japanese, including bibliography, biography, exhibition list and work lists. Invitation letter (?) in Japanese from Marlborough also inserted into book from previous owner.

Kurt (Hermann Eduard Karl Julius) Schwitters (20 June 1887 – 8 January 1948) was a German artist who was born in Hanover, Germany. Schwitters worked in several genres and media, including Dada, Constructivism, Surrealism, poetry, sound, painting, sculpture, graphic design, typography, and what came to be known as installation art. He is most famous for his collages, called Merz Pictures.

* Condition: Very Good/Fine (only the slightest wear, almost As New – bright pages with tight binding) – All care is taken to provide accurate condition details of used books, photos available on request.

Kurt Schwitters - September 8 - December 5 1987
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