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New formations : Czech avant-garde art and modern glass from the Roy and Mary Cullen collection

Title
New formations : Czech avant-garde art and modern glass from the Roy and Mary Cullen collection / Karel Srp and Lenka Bydžovská ; with Alison de Lima Greene and Jan Mergl.
Author
Srp, Karel.
Publication
Houston [Tex.] : Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ; New Haven [Conn.] : Distributed by Yale University Press, c2011.

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319 p. : ill.; 32 cm.
Alternative Title
Czech avant-garde art and modern glass from the Roy and Mary Cullen collection
Subjects
Note
  • Catalog published to coincide with an exhibition held at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, November 6, 2011-February 5, 2012.
  • Includes index.
Contents
New formations: Czech avant-garde art and modern glass from the Roy and Mary Cullen Collection / Alison de Lima Greene -- Accidental revolutionaries: a conversation with Roy and Mary Cullen / Alison de Lima Greene -- The new alphabet / Karel Srp, Lenka Bydžovská -- Paris / Jaroslav Seifert -- Painting and poetry / Karel Teige -- Modern typography / Karel Teige -- Mirrors without images / Karel Srp, Lenka Bydžovská -- Artficialism / Jindřich Štyrský and Toyen -- The inspired illustrator / Jindřich Štyrský -- Under covers / Karel Srp, Lenka Bydžovská -- Emlie comes to me in a dream / Jindřich Štyrský -- In the service of surrealism / Karel Srp, Lenka Bydžovská -- The voice of the forest / Vítězslav Nezval -- Roots / Vítězslav Nezval -- Surrealism is not a school of art / Karel Teige -- Systematic investigation of reality through the reconstruction of the object, hallucination and illusion / Vítězslav Nezval -- Lunatic years / Karel Srp, Lenka Bydžovská -- Specters of the desert / Jindřich Heisler -- The world we live in / Jindřich Chalupecký -- War, hide yourself! / Jindřich Heisler -- The shooting gallery / Karel Teige -- The well in the tower / Karel Srp, Lenka Bydžovská -- The large shadows of the shooting gallery / Radovan Ivšić -- Czech modern glass and the Roy and Mary Cullen collection / Jan Mergl.
Call Number
JQG 12-5
ISBN
  • 9780300169966 (hardcover)
  • 0300169965 (hardcover)
LCCN
2011013029
OCLC
711045530
Author
Srp, Karel.
Title
New formations : Czech avant-garde art and modern glass from the Roy and Mary Cullen collection / Karel Srp and Lenka Bydžovská ; with Alison de Lima Greene and Jan Mergl.
Imprint
Houston [Tex.] : Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ; New Haven [Conn.] : Distributed by Yale University Press, c2011.
Summary
"Offers a rare glimpse into Roy and Mary Cullen's collection of Czech modernist glass and avant-garde paintings, collages, and artist-made books produced in the first half of the twentieth century"--Provided by publisher.
Added Author
Bydžovská, Lenka.
Greene, Alison de Lima.
Mergl, Jan.
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Added Title
Czech avant-garde art and modern glass from the Roy and Mary Cullen collection
Research Call Number
JQG 12-5
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