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"Derriere le Miroir: 35 Original Engravings from the Magazine 1946 to 1982"
2001-11-15 until 2002-01-13
Fundação Arpad Szenes - Vieira da Silva
Derrière le Miroir was an art magazine published between 1946 and 1982 (253 issues) by the French publisher and gallery owner Aimé Maeght. The Galerie Maeght, in Paris since 1945, exhibited and promoted names, such as Bonnard, Matisse, Braque, Léger, Steinberg, Chagall, Bram Van Velde, Miró, Kandinsky, Giacometti, Ubac, Bazaine, Calder, Derain, Chillida, Tapiés, among so many other artists. The publication Derrière le Miroir, was the outcome of the gallery owner’s passion for publishing, and rapidly became the catalogue for the exhibitions held at the Gallery.
The magazine, itself designed as an art object sumptuously presented in a large (38 x 28 cm) format, is illustrated with original lithographs as well as a number of reproductions. Poets and writers like Aragon, Beckett, Char, Eluard, Prévert, Queneau, Reverdy, Sartre, contributed with unpublished texts.
All the other copies of the magazine belong to the Guita and José Mindlin collection in São Paulo.
Red Rooster, 1957
38 x 56.5 cm