Varietes. Revue Mensuelle Illustree de L'esprit Contemporain. 15 Fevrier 1929. 1re Annee No. 10. Fernand Leger, Georg Kaiser, Paul Gustave Van Hecke.

Varietes. Revue Mensuelle Illustree de L'esprit Contemporain. 15 Fevrier 1929. 1re Annee No. 10.

Brussels: Varietes, Publisher, 1929. Wraps. Good. Item #011669
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Printed wraps. Pagination runs 519-576 pp., plus 38 pages of ads and black and white plates, unpaginated, throughout. All text in French. Tenth issue of this Belgian magazine devoted to contemporary views of various subjects of the day, with a lean toward Modernism and Surrealism, especially in the art world. With an essay on the spirit of Surrealism by Van Hecke ; an essay by noted Cubist painter Fernand Leger titled 'Actualites.' With a play by German Expressionist playwright Georg Kaiser, a key dramatist in the Weimar Republic-titled 'Le Protagoniste.'This issue also includes black and white line drawings by Wassily Kandinsky and others. Edited by Paul Gustave Van Hecke, a Belgian journalist, art promoter and art dealer, noted for his affinity for Surrealism. GOOD condition. Moderate uneven browning to the covers, with some foxing and minor staining. Light soiling and scuffing. Some creasing and bumping at the corners and extremities. Wrappers chipped, with some loss, along the spine.

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