This volume contains Tristan Tzara's famous manifestos, which first appeared between 1916 and 1921 and became essential texts of the modern movement and models for Breton's Surrealist manifestos. Art for Tzara was both deadly serious and a game, and the playfulness of his character is apparent not only in his polemic, which often uses dadaist ...Read MoreThis volume contains Tristan Tzara's famous manifestos, which first appeared between 1916 and 1921 and became essential texts of the modern movement and models for Breton's Surrealist manifestos. Art for Tzara was both deadly serious and a game, and the playfulness of his character is apparent not only in his polemic, which often uses dadaist typography, but in the delightful drawings contributed by Francis Picabia. In addition, this volume also contains Tzara's Lampisteries - articles that throw light on various art forms contemporary with his own work, at a time when art, weary of the old certainties, turned into subjective and often abstract forms, favouring the reality of the mind over that of the senses.Read Less
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Picabia, Francis. Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 118 p. Contains: Line drawings, black & white. Calderbook, 358.
Frances Picabia. Very Good Plus. Softcover. First Thus. Trade paperback. Pictorial cover with the slightest of edge wear. Spine, binding and pages in excellent condition. else internally near fine condition. Translated by Barbara Wright. ISBN: 0714537624.
Good. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. A Calderbook; CB 358. 118 pp., illus.; 20 cm. Good+. Tight, clean text. Previous owner's blind stamp/half-title page. Browning. Illustrations by Francis Picabia. "Tristan Tzara--poet, literary iconoclast, and catalyst--was the founder of the Dada movement that began in Zürich during World War I. His ideas were inspired by his contempt for the bourgeois values and traditional attitudes towards art that existed at the time. This volume contains the famous manifestos that first appeared between 1916 and 1921 that would become the basic texts upon which Dada was based. For Tzara, art was both deadly serious and a game. The playfulness of Dada is evident in the manifestos, both in Tzara's polemic--which often uses dadaist typography--as well as in the delightful doodles and drawings contributed by Francis Picabia. Also included are Tzara's Lampisteries, a series of articles that throw light on the various art forms contemporary to his own work. Post-war art had grown weary of the old certainties and the carnage they caused. Tzara was on the cutting edge at a time when art was becoming more subjective and abstract, and beginning to reject the reality of the mind for that of the senses."-Publisher.
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