Brussels, Belgium: Association pour la Diffusion Artistique et Culturelle, 1959. 4to. 5 - 22 pp. Soft, beige stapled wraps with black illustration. Fair with toning, edgewear and loose stapling along spine. Black and white and color plates, including color frontis. Works by Robert Miller, Pierre Soulages, Pablo Picasso, Asger Jorn, Franz Kline, Emilio Vedova, Victor Vasarely, Jan Lebenstein, Graham Sutherland et al. Article is the English translation and transcription of a speech delivered by Werner Haftmann at the opening of DOCUMENTA II in Cassel, Germany in July 1959. Title page signed and inscribed by author Werner Haftmann in blue ink, "Best W[ishes! - Werner Haftmann." Scarce. In English and en Francais.
From the Collection of the Art Historian Peter Selz. Item #18-4830