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    [Modern Art periodicals]. Forty Issues of Derrière Le Miroir. Paris: Editions Maeght, 1950-1982. Forty folio issues. Wonderfully illustrated with original lithographic wrappers and several original lithographs and reproductions. Original wrappers with loose folded pages within, with a few exceptions of specially-bound issues by the publisher. Most issues have light wear to the covers. Some rubbing with modest wear to the edges and extremities. Intermittent offsetting to some images. A few instances of small tears and abrasions to the spine. Otherwise, a very good collection of this beautifully-designed magazine.

    This collection of the Paris-based magazine spans thirty-two years and celebrates the work of such artists as Alexander Calder, Marc Chagall, Alberto Giacometti, Wassily Kandinsky, Joan Miró, Antoni Tàpies, and various others. Partial to celebrating the work of those artists of the twentieth century who worked in bold designs of color, Derrière Le Miroir was published by Maeght, the well-respected house of livres d'artistes. As many of their issues included original lithographs by the featured artist, their standardized design of being a series of unbound folded pages within lithographed covers makes their illustrations all the more desirable.

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    Issues included:

    27-28  Marc Chagall  Mar/Apr 1950

    33  Jean Arp  Nov 1950

    42  Wassily Kandisky  1900-1910  Nov/Dec 1951

    52  Wifredo Lam  Feb 1953  (twice folded sheet)

    94-95  André Derain  Feb-Mar 1957

    98  Alberto Giacometti  Jun 1957

    107/108/109  Sur 4 Murs  1958

    111  André Derain  en 1916  1958

    117 Joan Miró  1959

    119  Poètes, Peintres et Sculpteurs  Nov 1973

    125-126  Joan Miró  Apr 1961

    127  Alberto Giacometti  May 1961

    133-134  Der Blaue Reiter  Oct-Nov 1962

    135-136  Pierre Reverdy/Georges Braque  Dec 1962-Jan 1963

    141 Alexander Calder  Nov 1963

    148  La Fondation Marguerite et Aimé Maeght  (illustrated paper over boards) Jul 1964

    154  Wassily Kandinsky - Bauhaus de Dessau 1927-1933  Nov 1965

    156  Alexander Calder  Feb 1966

    158-159  Les amities de la Revue Blanche  Apr/May 1966

    168  Antoni Tàpies  Jun 1974

    179  Wassily Kandinsky - Période Parisienne 1934-1944  Jun 1969

    180  Antoni Tàpies  Oct 1969

    182  Marc Chagall  Dec 1969

    193-194  Joan Miró - Peintures sur Papier Dessins  Oct-Nov 1971

    195  Actes Sur La Blancheur  Dec 1971

    199  Pierre Tal-Coat  Oct 1972

    200  Antoni Tàpies - Objets et Grands Formats  Nov 1972

    201  Alexander Calder   Jan 1973


    203  Joan Miró  Apr 1973

    205  Saul Steinberg  Sept 1973

    206  Valerio Adami - "Dimonstrationi"  Nov 1973

    210  Antoni Tàpies  Jun 1974

    212  Alexander Calder   Jan 1975

    214  Valerio Adami - le voyage du dessin accompagne´ par + R (par dessus le marche´) / [texte par] Jacques Derrida  (with loose folded plates) May 1975

    220  Valerio Adami  Oct 1976

    221  Alexander Calder   Dec 1963

    231  Joan Miró  Nov 1978

    247  Pierre Alechinsky  Oct 1981

    248  Alexander Calder   Oct 1981

    250  Hommage a Aimé et Marguerite Maeght  (sewn wrappers)  Aug 1982

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