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KWY hors-sérieSens Plastique #27

  • Title: KWY hors-sérieSens Plastique #27
  • Author: KWY
  • Collaborations: An editor’s note mentions that KWY includes the artists René Bèrtholo, Lurdes Castro, Christo, Jan Voss, João Vieira, José Escada, Costa Pinheiro and Gonçalo Duarte. (some issues have the participation of other artists)
  • Publisher: KWY
    Sens Plastique
  • Dimensions: 22X14,5 cm 8,66X5,71 in.
  • Number of Pages: 28 pages + cover
  • Edition: n.a.
  • Publishing Date: 1961(May)
  • Place: Paris, France
  • Dep. Legal / ISBN: n.a.
  • Media: Several printing techniques over different qualities of paper. Pages printed in silkscreen, collages. Loose-leaf sheets printed in offset. Cover with flaps. Pages stapled.
  • Synopsis: The magazine contains a text by João Vidal about Costa Pinheiros’ work; text by J. M. Simões on Jan Voss work; text by Guy Weelen on Christos’ work; poem by Hélder Macedo entitled “portrait de Lurdes Castro”; text by Fernando Gil on a work by Gonçalo Duarte; text by José Augusto França on the defining words “simulation calligraphique” used to define José Escada’ painting; text by José Gil on the paiting of João Vieira and, a text by Sebastião Fonseca on the work of o René Bèrtholo. An editor’s note clarifies that the texts were written for a Portuguese public, in the context of a KWY exhibition in Lisbon. Original texts printed in French.
  • Notes and Collections: This edition is available at Gulbenkian Foundation Library in Lisbon and 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, MargaridaKWY Paris 1958-1968. Lisboa, Centro Cultral de Belém / Asrio & 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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