Bram van Velde. 1960. VG 1st Edition SC Grove Press Dutch Art and Poetry

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Bram van Velde
Beckett, Samuel; Georges Duthuit; Jacques Putman
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Notes: Very Good First Edition 12mo 8" x 5 1/2" white glossy pictorial softcover featuring two different black-and-white photographs of Bram van Velde to front and back, green, gray, and black lettering to front, back, and spine, minor sunning, light wear and foxing to bottom edge, 1/4" chip in glossy layer near head of spine, otherwise sharp tips, tightly bound, and unmarked throughout. [8] 64 pp., replete with full-color and black-and-white images, essay by Samuel Beckett from 1949, extract from French art magazine "Derriere la Miroir" by Georges Duthuit from 1952, essay by Jacques Putman from 1958, Biography, and Bibliography. From back panel: "This is Evergreen Gallery book number five in a series of art books devoted to contemporary painters and sculptors, both American and foreign. Each work, perceptively presented by a leading authority, is richly illustrated...The color, in which color seems afloat in a fluid, frameless space, comprise a major part of Van Velde's limited output. Through them we can trace the evolution of an artist whose singularity of purpose has always made him something of an enigma to his contemporaries." Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.