Man Ray.London: Hanover Gallery, 1969 Stock Code: 120880
Presentation copy to an influential art curatorFirst edition, sole printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the artist on the half-title, "For Jean-Yves, gratefully, Man Ray, 1969". This exhibition catalogue, with an essay by Man Ray written in 1948, was published to coincide with his exhibition at the Hanover Gallery in January 1969.
Jean-Yves Mock worked at the Hanover Gallery from 1956 until its closure in 1973. After the gallery closed Mock continued to play an influential role in the art world and was asked by Pontus Hultén, then director of the Musée National d'Art Contemporain in Paris, to join the curatorial team at the Pompidou Centre.
Small folio (195 x 161 mm) [pp. 34]. Original ring binder format with aluminium covers, titles and illustration to front cover silk screened in red.
Yellow border to pages, 17 photographic illustrations by Jacqueline Hyde and Man Ray.
Slight scratching to covers; an excellent copy.
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