Dinah

 
Dinah
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  • Title :     Dinah
  • Artist:     Konrád, Karel , 1899-1971 | Teige, Karel , 1900-1951 (typography and cover designer.) | Vaclav Petr (publisher)
  • Accession:     XC1993.142
  • Collection:     Library
  • Category:     Posters and Printed Ephemera
  • Collection Theme:     Modernism
  • Subject:     Constructivism (Art) | Constructivism (Art) , Czechoslovakia | Book design , Specimens | Book design , Czechoslovakia , 20th century , Specimens | Surrealism | Surrealism , Czechoslovakia | Avant-garde (Aesthetics) | Avant-garde (Aesthetics) , Czechoslovakia | Czech literature | Czech literature , 20th century | Book covers | Book covers , 1920-1930 | PG 5038 .K72 D6 1928
  • URL:     http://libimages.wolfsonian.org/XC1993.142.000.jpg
  • Tags:     ~Modernism~Book Design and Illustration~Paintings and Sculpture~Posters and Printed Ephemera
Description:
Karel Konrád. | Photomontage wrappers and typography by Karel Teige. | "... v typografické úprave a obálce Karla Teigeho ..." [typography and cover designed by Karel Teige]--colophon. | Czech. | Wolfsonian Exhibit: Dreams and Disillusion: Karel Teige and the Czech Avant-Garde ; November 15, 2000 - April 1, 2001. | Exhibit label text: "Typographic Poems: In Teige's 1927 essay 'Modern Typography,' he observed that typography 'does not interpret or reproduce the given text, but constructs it optically, using it as a basis for the visual composition.' Typographic poems are characterized by the exclusive use of typographic devices - lines, letters, symbols - to create a unified whole."-[cover].