Czech Book Covers of the 1920's and 1930's

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Books / Catalogs

El Arte de la vanguardia en Checoslovaquia, 1918-1938. (The art of the avant-garde in Czechoslovakia, 1918-1938.) Jaroslav Andel, ed. [Valencia] : IVAM Centre Julio González : Generalitat Valenciana, Conselleria de Cultura, Educació i Ciéncia, 1993. Exhibition catalog.

The Czech avant-garde and Czech book design : the 1920s and 1930s. Edited by Gordon Dana.Text by Blanka Stehlíková. Trans. by Frederick Snider. Japan: Nippon Printing, 1996. Exhibition catalog.

Fer, Briony, David Batchelor, and Paul Wood. Realism, rationalism, surrealism: art between the wars. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1993.

Smejikal, Frantisek, and Rostislav Svacha. Devetsil: Czech avant-garde art, architecture, and design of the 1920s and 1930s. Oxford: Museum of Modern Art, 1990.


Mashek, J. "Karel Teige: functionalist and then some [Dreams and disillusion: Karel Teige and the Czech avant-garde at the Wolfsonian-Florida International University in Miami Beach]." Art in America v. 89 no. 12 (December 2001) p. 100-5, 128.

Sante, L. "Czech photographic avant-garde 1918-1948." Graphis v. 60 (Jan/Feb 2004) p. 144.

Schwartz, F.J., reviewer. "Karel Teige" (book review). Oxford Art Journal v. 25 no. 2 (2002) p. 170-4.

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