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KWY #7

  • Title: KWY #7
  • Author: KWY
  • Collaborations: The editors’ note mentions that KWY includes: René Bèrtholo, Lurdes Castro, Christo, Jan Voss, João Vieira, José Escada, João Vidal and J. M. Simões.
  • Publisher: KWY
  • Dimensions: 21X31 cm (pages with several dimensions)
  • Number of Pages: 34 pages + cover
  • Edition: 300 copies
  • Publishing Date: 1960 (Winter)
  • Place: Paris, France
  • Dep. Legal / ISBN: 4ème, trimestre 1960 ; n.a.
  • Media: Cover in raw canvas, the issues’ title and number is printed in silkscreen. Back-cover printed in silkscreen over, brown layer over grey cardboard. The core of the book is printed in silkscreen on several kinds and qualities of paper, the texts are typewritten. Inserts printed offset, B/W and append to the pages.
  • Synopsis: KWY #7 contains a selection of texts in honor of Karl F. Brust; “le mur”, by André Pieyre de Mandiargues; short abstracts on the exhibitions viewed by KWY group (“Les expositions K’on Woit Yci”). The issue also contains four silkscreens by Christo (pages 11/17 and 23/28) and a detail of a silkscreen by Maria Helena Vieira da Silva. Texts in German, French and Portuguese.
  • Notes and Collections: KWY #7 is available at Gulbenkian Foundation Library in Lisbon; Serralves Foundation Library, Porto, Portugal. Kandinsky Library; French National 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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