New formations : Czech avant-garde art and modern glass from the Roy and Mary Cullen collection / Karel Srp and Lenka Bydžovská ; with Alison de Lima Greene and Jan Mergl.

Title: 
New formations : Czech avant-garde art and modern glass from the Roy and Mary Cullen collection / Karel Srp and Lenka Bydžovská ; with Alison de Lima Greene and Jan Mergl.
Author/Artist: 
Srp, Karel.
Publisher: 
Houston [Tex.] : Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ; New Haven [Conn.] : Distributed by Yale University Press, c2011.
Description: 
319 p. : col. ill. ; 32 cm.
Other Authors: 
Bydžovská, Lenka.
Greene, Alison de Lima.
Mergl, Jan.
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
127046
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
N6831.S77
Variant Title: 
Czech avant-garde art and modern glass from the Roy and Mary Cullen collection
Notes: 
Catalog published to coincide with an exhibition held at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, November 6, 2011-February 5, 2012.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Czech glass by Johann Lötz Witwe, Antonín Rückl & Sons, Wilhelm Kralik Sohn, Ernst Steinwald & Co., Franz Welz, Nový Bor, Conrath & Liebsch, Friedrich Pietsch, Kamenický Šenov, Johann Oertel & Co., Beyermann & Co., Carl Goldberg, Ludwig Moser & Sons, Rachmann Bros., Karl Palda, Rudolf Hloušek, and Solomon Reich & Co. : p. 266-293.
Contents: 
New formations: Czech avant-garde art and modern glass from the Roy and Mary Cullen Collection / Alison de Lima Greene --
Accidental revolutionaries: a conversation with Roy and Mary Cullen / Alison de Lima Greene --
The new alphabet / Karel Srp, Lenka Bydžovská --
Paris / Jaroslav Seifert --
Painting and poetry / Karel Teige --
Modern typography / Karel Teige --
Mirrors without images / Karel Srp, Lenka Bydžovská --
Artficialism / Jindřich Štyrský and Toyen --
The inspired illustrator / Jindřich Štyrský --
Under covers / Karel Srp, Lenka Bydžovská --
Emilie comes to me in a dream / Jindřich Štyrský --
In the service of surrealism / Karel Srp, Lenka Bydžovská --
The voice of the forest / Vítězslav Nezval --
Roots / Vítězslav Nezval --
Surrealism is not a school of art / Karel Teige --
Systematic investigation of reality through the reconstruction of the object, hallucination and illusion / Vítězslav Nezval --
Lunatic years / Karel Srp, Lenka Bydžovská --
Specters of the desert / Jindřich Heisler --
The world we live in / Jindřich Chalupecký --
War, hide yourself! / Jindřich Heisler --
The shooting gallery / Karel Teige --
The well in the tower / Karel Srp, Lenka Bydžovská --
The large shadows of the shooting gallery / Radovan Ivšić --
Czech modern glass and the Roy and Mary Cullen collection / Jan Mergl.
ISBN: 
9780300169966 (hardcover)
0300169965 (hardcover)