Lam – Nouveau Nouveau Monde - Publications - Galerie Gmurzynska

Fully illustrated catalogue featuring numerous original essays, documentary photographs, and artworks spanning the legendary Cuban artist’s career. This monographic study presents a chronological overview of five decades of constant creative evolution from rarely seen masterpieces from the 1930s and ‘40s to signature works from the 1960s and ‘70s.


Published on the occasion of the exhibition “Wifredo Lam. Nouveau nouveau monde,” which inaugurated Galerie Gmurzynska’s New York Madison Avenue showrooms.


Texts by

Eskil Lam, director of SDO Wifredo Lam and the artist’s son

Alain Jouffroy, poet, writer and artist

Luca Bochicchio, Professor at Università di Genova

Dawn Adès, professor emeritus at the University of Essex

Dominique de Villepin, former Prime Minister of France

Dorota Dolega-Ritter, Associate Director of SDO Wifredo Lam

Adrian Clark, historian

Antony Penrose, photographer and director of the Lee Miller Archive and Penrose Collection

Jacques Leenhardt, Director of Studies at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (Paris)

Jean-Louis Paudrat, art historian


Edited by Krystyna Gmurzynska and Mathias Rastorfer.


With an introduction by Krystyna Gmurzynska and Mathias Rastorfer.


Published by Galerie Gmurzynska in Fall 2018.


337 pages.




ISBN: 978-3905792379