Fiktion und Realitat: erster Versuch einer Zusammenfassung meines heutigen Standortes in 24 Texten
by Honegger, Gottfried
New York: Verlag George Wittenborn, 1956. Original; one of 30 copies printed. Small folio. Contents VG- with light age toning to edges of most "pages." Small spot at bottom edge of publication card. All color lithos are pristine, except for one that has age toning to fore edge, not affecting the image. White covers are soiled with a tiny tear at head of spine and a number ink in ink at bottom.. White card folio with bw image and lettering on cover; French flaps. Contents include 7 card pages folded in half vertically with text and a total of: 5 bw photographs and 5 original multi-colored lithographs. This publication of the work of Swiss artist, Gottfried Honegger, contains both original text (In German) and original lithographs. The text consists of 24 short paragraphs, beginning..."The art created by people shows their philosophical or ideological position; art is a contribution to the public discussion. The art is a collection of the difficulties and joys of all people; art is active history..." The illustrations include 4 bw scientific photographic images, 1 bw relief photo, and 5 multi-colored original lithographs (none signed). The colors on the lithographs are vibrant and rich. The lithos were pressed by Marcel Wild, Zurich, and only 30 copies were produced according to the text. The typography by Dolf Hurlimann, also in Zurich, and 100 copies of the text were produced. Very scarce. Only one other copy found, at the Schweizerische Nationalbibliothek (Swiss National Library).
(Inventory #: 153720)
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