The Avant-Garde and Text

March 26 through April 28, 1989

The Avant-Garde and the Text is an exhibition of 150 rare works on paper form 1909 to 1953 by artist for whom the printed page became the means both to produce and to distribute revolutionary cultural ideas. The exhibition includes scarce posters, announcements, pamphlets and programs as well as rarely seen periodicals and books. Works by Futurist, Expressionist, Constructivist, Dada (Zurich, Berlin, Cologne, Hanover, Paris and New York), Bauhaus and Surrealist artists are included.