Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Ja! Stimmen des Arbeitsrates für Kunst in Berlin (Yes! Voices of the Workers Council for Art in Berlin)

Berlin-Charlottenburg: Verlag Photographische Gesellschaft, 1919. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto. 115 (1)pp., 32 plates. Original color-illustrated boards with red and blue lettering on cover and spine, protected by modern mylar. Original frontispiece woodcut by Lyonel Feininger. Cover design by B. T. (Bruno Taut). Contains a joint statement and thirteen questions of the Workers Council to be answered regarding the teaching program, the state support, the settlement development, the flux of artists into the crafts, the artist in the socialist state, art exhibitions, etc., and twenty-eight statements by artists, architects, writers and critics in response to the formulated questions, including Adolf Behne, Heinrich Campendonk, Hermann Finsterlin, Walter Gropius, César Klein, Eva Lau, Hermann Obrist, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Milly Steger, Bruno Taut, Max Taut and others. Illustrated with one original woodcut and forty-two reproductions of artwork and architecture in photogravure on thirty-two plates. With list of artwork at front and list of undersigned supporting the program of the Workers Council for art in Berlin. Text in German. Boards with very light sunning along edges and spine, else in near fine condition. vg to near fine. Item #48597

Price: $1,250.00

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