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Papers of E. L. T. Mesens, 1917-1976,

Author: E L T MesensEnrico BajAndré BretonJacques-B BruniusJan CockxAll authors
Edition/Format:   Archival material : Original artwork : Photograph : French
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Collection comprises comprehensive documentation of the Belgian surrealist's career as gallery director, editor, publisher, musician, poet and artist. Most significant are ca. 3500 letters (1918-1971) to and from artists, musicians, writers, dealers, and others prominent in the art world in Europe and some in the U.S. Most of the correspondence is organized chronologically, and includes letters to and from Enrico
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Genre/Form: Scores
Named Person: René Magritte; Gustave de Smet
Material Type: Original artwork, Photograph, Internet resource
Document Type: Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: E L T Mesens; Enrico Baj; André Breton; Jacques-B Brunius; Jan Cockx; Paul Éluard; Robert Giron; Paul-Gustave van Hecke; Huib Hoste; Wifredo Lam; Marcel Mariën; Paul Neuhuys; Paul Nougé; Roland Penrose, Sir.; Benjamin Péret; Herbert Read; André de Ridder; Yves Tanguy; Charley Toorop; Tristan Tzara; Palais des beaux-arts (Brussels, Belgium)
OCLC Number: 84394807
Description: 12 linear ft.
Other Titles: NEON.
Styk: bulletin skupiny Lacoste.

Abstract:

Collection comprises comprehensive documentation of the Belgian surrealist's career as gallery director, editor, publisher, musician, poet and artist. Most significant are ca. 3500 letters (1918-1971) to and from artists, musicians, writers, dealers, and others prominent in the art world in Europe and some in the U.S. Most of the correspondence is organized chronologically, and includes letters to and from Enrico Baj, André Breton, Jacques Brunius, Jan Cockx, Paul Eluard, Robert Giron, Paul-Gustave van Hecke, Wifredo Lam, Marcel Leconte, Marcel Mariën, Paul Neuhuys, Paul Nougé, Roland Penrose, Benjamin Péret, Arthur Petronio, Herbert Read, André de Ridder, Charley Troop, Tristan Tzara, among others. Artwork that Mesens handled or considered for exhibitions is documented in ca. 800 photographs. Four and a half linear ft. of files relate to the International Surrealist Exhibition in London in 1936, the beginnings of the Institute of Contemporary Arts (I.C.A.) in London, the London Gallery, other exhibitions, and unpublished manuscripts sent to Mesens for the London Bulletin. Other art business papers include art sales receipt books (1931-1936); press clippings and rare surrealist periodicals (Styx, NEON) and brochures; ca. 200 exhibition announcements (1920-1976); and journal articles by and about Mesens. Mesens' address book from the 1920s contains nearly 1,000 names. Thirteen copper or zinc plates of various artists' graphic work may have been used to create exhibition announcements.

Mesens' own creative work is present in his poetry manuscripts (especially complete for his works Alphabet sourd aveugle, Troisième front, and Poèmes), ca. 90 music scores and several prose pieces (2 lin. ft. total). Photographs (ca. 100), clippings and exhibition announcements (ca. 3 lin. ft.) document his art work and exhibits of his work, most in the last 20 years of his life.

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