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KWY #4

  • Title: KWY #4
  • Author: KWY
  • Collaborations: An editor’s note mentions that KWY includes the artists René Bèrtholo, Lourdes Castro, Christo, Jan Voss, João Vieira, José Escada, Costa Pinheiro and Gonçalo Duarte.
  • Publisher: KWY
  • Dimensions: 30X23,5 cm 11,81X9,25in.
  • Number of Pages: 8 pages + cover
  • Edition: 100 copies
  • Publishing Date: 1959 (May)
  • Place: Paris, France
  • Dep. Legal / ISBN: n.a.
  • Media: Printed in silkscreen, several colours, over white and grey paper. Loose-leaf sheet printed B/W offset. Stapled.
  • Synopsis: The cover is a detail of the poster printed to publicize the exhibition by Costa Pinheiro at Galeria Alvarez (Porto). KWY #4 contain an excerpt of “Colle aux Archeologues” by Guy Weelen; fragment of “Dialogue des Palmes” and a text by Nuno de Bragança entitled “a senhora que dava ordens religiosas”; excerpt of a text by José Augusto França about Maria Helena Vieira da Silva and two poems by Cristovam Pavia. This issue contains an original silkscreen by Maria Helena Vieira da Silva, as well as a loose-leaf sheet by Manuel Cargaleiro and drawings by René Bèrtholo. The back cover is an original silkscreen by Christo Gavacheff. Texts in French and Portuguese.
  • Notes and Collections: KWY #4 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 Gulbenkian/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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