Whitechapel Art Gallery in association with Yale University Press.
4to. 9.25 x 11.25 inches. 311 pp. Bound in original grey cloth with black titles, in pictorial dust wrapper. A very good copy. Illustrated by photographic portrait frontispiece, by 118 colour and black and white plates of catalogue and by text figures. A study of the career and work of the leading Cubist painter, Juan Gris (1887-1927), born in Madrid. Seven essays by Christopher Green, professor of the history of art at the Courtauld Institute of Art, precede 118 plates of the artist's paintings, principally in colour. This is followed by essays on the theme of music and theatre in his work and on a major new discovery of 150 letters written, 1915-21. The book was published to coincide with an exhibition opening at the Whitechapel Art Gallery.
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