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.
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.