The Machine: As Seen at the End of the Mechanical Age

By: Hultén, K.G. Pontus

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Lithographed, stamped and hinged metal boards, 21.5 by 24.4 cm, 216 [2] pp., illus. Very good with light scuffs and scratches to the metal covers, a few light dings to the back cover; the interior is lightly yellowed, and there is a small dampstain on the first leaf (see image). This volume, published as a companion to the MOMA exhibit of the same name, “is a collection of comments on technology by artists of the western world.” It includes a wide variety of artist interpretations of machines and the movement they inspire, those with practical purpose as well as machines “regarded as toys, or as agents of magic, marvel, and fantasy.” Includes works by Lefèbvre, Toulouse-Lautrec, Umberto Boccioni, Duchamp, Vladimir Tatlin, Raoul Hausmann, Moholy-Nagy, Léger, Rube Goldberg, Hans Bellmer, Jean Dupuy, Wen-Ying Tsai, and many more.

Title: The Machine: As Seen at the End of the Mechanical Age

Author Name: Hultén, K.G. Pontus

Categories: Art,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, The Museum of Modern Art: 1968

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 2909