New York: Brooklyn Museum Press, 1926. Softcover. BW illustrated paper covers. (48 unnumbered pages), 8 bw plates. VG a superb example, with one tiny corner missing from the upper left where the cover wraps around the spine. Item #124531
Published in conjunction with an exhibition held from November 19, 1926 to January 1, 1927 at the Brooklyn Museum. Introduction by W.H.F. Followed by a two-page (untitled) explanation by Katherine S. Dreier, as President of the Societe Anonyme. The catalogue is arranged by Country, then alphabetical by Artist. Printed on watermarked REGAL ANTIQUE paper (text, not illustrations). Lists 307 works by 107 artists from 23 countries. Some of the Artists whose works are included would be Alfred Stieglitz, Georgia O'Keeffe, Johannes Itten, Juan Gris, Pablo Picasso, Alexander Archipenko, Wassily Kandinsky, Brancusi, Joan Miro, Piet Mondrian, Edwin Dickinson and many others; This was the largest exhibition of Modern Art since the 1913 Armory Show, and it traveled to three other venues after its appearance in Brooklyn. It represents a watershed exhibition in the history of Modern Art, and is very well-documented by many writers. Includes to oft-missing insert of "Pictures catalogued but not hung for lack of space" (and) "List of pictures hung but not cataloged." This edition has a simple printed cover with text and no graphical elements. Works illustrated by Heinrich Campendonk, Gutfreund, Fernand Leger, Pevsner, Man Ray, Archipenko, John Marin, Suzanne Phocas.
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