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KWY #2

  • Title: KWY #2
  • Author: Lurdes Castro
    René Bèrtholo
  • Publisher: KWY
  • Dimensions: 17,5X30 cm 6,89X 11,81 in.
  • Number of Pages: 4 pages (2 single sheets not numbered) + covers.
  • Edition: 60 copies
  • Publishing Date: 1958 (August)
  • Place: Paris, France
  • Dep. Legal / ISBN: n.a.
  • Media: Silkscreen printed, several colours on brown paper. Collage in back-cover: - a silkscreen in black, red, and blue on white paper on the front; silkscreen in orange, blue, red, grey, and black on white paper on the back cover. Folded pages.
  • Synopsis: Cover by René Bèrtholo. In the colophon a text elucidates that this edition contains “a poem by Hélder Macedo, a silkscreen by Jan Voss printed by the artist at the Munich Academy; the poem “ o mar profundo” from the Brazilian poetess Lucy Teixeira; silkscreen by Gonçalo Duarte”. The poems are illustrated by Castro and Bèrtholo. Jan Voss silkscreen is printed in black, red, and blue on white paper. In the last page a small silkscreen by Gonçalo Duarte printed in orange, blue, red, grey and black, 6,5X4,13 inches. Texts in Portuguese.
  • Notes and Collections: KWY#2 is available at Gulbenkian Foundation Library in Lisbon; Serralves Foundation Library, Porto, Portugal. Kandinsky Library, Paris, France.
  • Bibliography and Links:

    AA.VV. – KWY. Lisboa, Fundação Gulbekian/KWY, 1960. (catálogo da exposição que teve lugar na Sociedade Nacional de Belas Artes entre 11 a 20 de Dezembro de 1960)

    ACCIAIUOLI, Margarida – KWY Paris 1958-1968. Lisboa, Centro Cultural de Belém / Assírio & Alvim, 2001

    BARROSO, Eduardo Paz – Words and Painting Exchange Roles: Concrete Poetry, Experimental Poetry, & Fine Arts in Portugal. Journal of Artists’ Books #32. Outono,  2012. (Pág. 21-28)


    BOIVENT, Marie – La revue d’artiste. Enjeux et spécificités d’une pratique artistique. Tese de Doutoramento, departamento de Artes Plásticas da Universidade Rennes 2 Haute Bretagne. Junho 2011. (páginas 97-99, 416, 684)

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