1989 · Paris
Quarto (10 3/4" x 13 1/4") Unbound, as issued. Wrappers, sleeve, box. 72pp text with tenoriginal lithographs in color. Suite on Japon paper in folder, menus laid in.
Three of the four texts of Sartre were reprinted from Situations III, Gallimard, 1949. Edited JeanEdouardGautrot et Henri Wallon. Text printed by Robert Blanchet; Lithographs at l’atelierPousee-Caillou.
Gottfried Salzmann was born near Salzburg in 1943. He enrolled in the Academy of Fine Arts inVienna where he became influenced by J.M.W. Turner. Through his passion for watercolorpainting Salzmann became the youngest member of the avant-garde “gang of four” (with KurtMoldovan, Rudolf Hradil and Hans Kruckenhauser) who exhibited their watercolors in Salzburg& Vienna in the late 1960s. He was also influenced by Anselm Kiefer and later by Mark Rothko.
Spending much time in the U.S., Salzmann became a skilled photographer, then used his photosas a basis for collage, watercolors and lithographs. He became particularly interested in Americanskyscrapers as a subject for his art. His work now held in many museums. He was included inVienna’s 2009 exhibition “Views from Five Centuries at the Salzburg Museum.” In 2011 hereceived the Austrian Cross of Honor for Science and Art. According to some critics he is the bestAustrian artist currently working.
For a list of his work see the listing at the BnF (includes bookillustrations)
http://data.bnf.fr/12658816/gottfried_salzman/ (Inventory #: 1329)