Walter Leblanc

Walter Leblanc
Library Shelf Location 18.LEBL
Publication Date 2017

Little is known about Walter Leblanc (1932-1986), one of the key representatives of kinetic and optical art in the mid-20th century. This comprehensive monograph, the first on this artist for an international audience, includes unpublished materials, which provide insight not only into the art of LeBlanc, but also into the ZERO artist movement to which he was connected and with which he was in close dialogue beginning in the 1950s. Walter Leblanc is based on extensive studies of the artist's work: with about 150 images of his paintings and sculptures, comparative works, historical photos and documents, it includes a selection of Leblanc's writings, an iconographic mapping of selected works in museums around the world, and a bio-bibliographical appendix. Demonstrating the wealth of his creative output, the book reaffirms the enduring role Leblanc played in the development of modern and contemporary art on a global scale.

ISBN 9780300225969
Quantity 1
Pages 208p; 2.5 x 24.8 x 28.6 cm
Authors Francesca Pola, Robyn Farrell, Serge Lemoine, Eva Wittocx
Format Hardback
Publisher Yale University Press, New Haven and London
Related Artist Walter Leblanc
Categories Artist (relating to a single artist/collaborative team), Sculpture, Painting
Keywords Kinetic Art, Op art
Artist's Nationality Belgian

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