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Karel Tiege, 1900-1951 L'Enfant Terrible of the Czech Modernist Avant-Garde

by Rostislav Svacha

  • ISBN: 9780262041706
  • ISBN10: 0262041707

Karel Tiege, 1900-1951 L'Enfant Terrible of the Czech Modernist Avant-Garde

by Rostislav Svacha

  • List Price: $60.00
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Mit Pr
  • Publish date: 08/01/1999
  • ISBN: 9780262041706
  • ISBN10: 0262041707
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Description: Karel Teige (1900-1951), a leading figure of the avant-garde of the 1920s and 1930s, participated in every important argument and controversy of those turbulent years. He edited the most influential avant-garde journals on Czech and international cultural affairs and wrote profoundly original essays and books on the theory and criticism of art and architecture. He also produced paintings, collages, photomontages, film scripts, book covers, and typefaces and participated in theatrical performances.

When the Communists took over Czechoslovakia in 1948, Teige was first hailed as a progressive, then denounced for not toeing the party line -- even though he was never a card-carrying member of the Communist Party. He died a broken man, forbidden to speak out or to publish. Since the recovery of his work after the "velvet revolution" of 1989, his legacy has been revived not only in Prague, but also in Western Europe and the United State.

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