The Themersons and the Avant-Garde

Uncompromising attitudes, love of experiment and aiming to go beyond the set patterns were chracteristic of Franciszka and Stefan Themerson’s artistic attitude.

The Themersons and the Avant-Garde is a collection of articles, richly-illustrated with reproductions of artworks and with archive materials. Among the authors who analyse the oeuvre of the artists are Paweł Polit (the curator of the The Themersons and the Avant-Garde exhibition) and people participating in the accompanying programme (Stuart Bailey, among others). The book also contains texts written by the Themersons themselves, Stefan Themerson’s collages and a screenplay of a film titled Stefan Themerson and Language by Erik van Zuylen.

Publisher: Muzeum Sztuki in Łódź
Authors: Paweł PolitTomasz Majewski, Nick WadleyFranciszka ThemersonRoderick MenghamStuart Bailey
Editor: Paweł Polit
Graphic design: Krzysztof Bielecki
Publishing coordinator: Andżelika Bauer

ISBN: 978-83-63820-09-1
Published in: 2013
Cover: paperback
Language: bilingual, Polish-English
Number of pages: 273
Illustrations: ca.192 (132 in colour and 60 black&white)

Publication accompanying the exhibition: „The Themersons and the Avant-Garde” which took place at Muzeum Sztuki in Łódź (22.02-05.05.2013).

Price: 70 PLN

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