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Issue 66

French Issue Title
Arts et Métiers Graphiques
Issue No.
Call No.
Z119.A795 no.66
Date Published
Cover 66
p. 1 Les Nouveautés Typographiques, Saison 1938-39
Typographic Novelties, 1938-39 Season
ill. 1 page(s)

p. 17 Lewitt-Him ou l'Heureuse Conjugaison
Lewitt-Him or the Happy Conjugation
ill. 6 page(s)
Notes: Article about the Czech design team Lewitt-Him, and their designs with a humorous spin.

p. 2 Power of the Artist
Power of the Artist
ill. 1 page(s)

p. 22b Planche extraite du Tome III de "l'Histoire Générale de la Médecine"
Plate from Vol. III of "General History of Medecine" [Degas painting of woman toweling hair]
1 page(s)

p. 23 Labyrinthes et Méandres
Labyrinths and Meanders
ill. 11 page(s)
Notes: Title translated in Table of Contents as "Graphism of Bewilderment." Article about the graphical representation of the maze, dating from as far back as Grecian key motifs

p. 2b La Société Anonyme Monotype a le plaisir de présenter aux lecteurs d'Arts et Métiers Graphiques le spécimen . . .
The Anonymous Monotype Society has the pleasure of presenting to the readers of AMG the type specimen . . .
ill. 1 page(s)

p. 34 Le Navire
The Ship
ill. 1 page(s)
Notes: Reproduction of an elaborate drawing of a ship, ornamented with lavish penstrokes, first printed in one of Midolle's specimens.

p. 35 À propos d'une Édition Américaine de "Salomé" d'Oscar Wilde
Concerning an American Edition of Oscar Wilde's "Salome"
ill. 2 page(s)
Notes: Review of the Limited Editions Club edition of "Salome," that was illustrated by Derain.

p. 37 Observations sur quelques Monuments d'Écriture Latine Calligraphiés dans les Cinq Premiers Siècles de notre Ère
Observations on several Monuments of Latin Writing Written in the First Five Centuries of our Era
ill. 4 page(s)
Notes: Article systematically identifies issues that influenced the graphic form of modern type and writing, i.e. stroke stress, paper inclination, cursive development.

p. 40b [comparative chart of early Latin writing forms]
[comparative chart of early Latin writing forms]
1 page(s)
Notes: Concentrates on changes in stroke stress and captial letter development.

p. 41 Céramiques Italiotes
Italiot Ceramics
ill. 4 page(s)
Notes: Article is a review of a book that surveyed fish motifs in ancient Greek pottery.

p. 45 Cerf en fuite
Running stag
1 page(s)
Notes: Although considered a plate, image is printed monochrome as the rest of the magazine. Image quality is inferior to plate images in whole AMG series.

p. 46 Louise Hervieu
Louise Hervieu
ill. 6 page(s)
Notes: A review of the young Hervieu's drawings.

p. 5 "Abianco para los toros," dessins de André Masson
"Fans for the bulls," drawings by André Masson
ill. 4 page(s)
Notes: The title is Spanish for a fan merchant's cry at bullfights.

p. 51 La Réfection des Textes et des Reliures, la Remise à neauf des Ouvrages à la Bibliothèque Nationale
How Texts and Bindings are Repaired at the Bibliothèque Nationale
ill. 6 page(s)

p. 57 L'Actualité Graphique
The Graphics News
ill. 4 page(s)
Notes: Of note is a Japanese poster.

p. 60b Dépliant communiqué par l'Agence des Chemins de Fer Suisses à Paris
Brochure sent by the Office of Swiss Railways, Paris
1 page(s)
Notes: Illustrates "L'Actualité Graphique," AMG 66, p. 57.

p. 61 "Petits et Grands"
"Little Ones and Big Ones"
1 page(s)

p. 61 Bibliophilie
1 page(s)

p. 61 Photographie 39
Photography 39
1 page(s)

p. 61 À Travers les Revues Étrangères
Across Foreign Magazines
2 page(s)
Notes: Brief synopses of foreign graphic art magazines, esp. "The British Printer," "Studio," "Art and Industry."

p. 62 Match
1 page(s)
Notes: Comment on the change in format of "Match" magazine.

p. 62 Bibliophilie
2 page(s)
Notes: Brief reviews of new releases.

p. 63 Jules Breton et Cie. Evette Germain et Cie., Successeurs
Jules Breton and Co. Evette Germain and Co., Successors
1 page(s)

p. 63 Art Ancien, Archéologie, Curiosité
Early Art, Archaeology, Curiosity
2 page(s)
Notes: Bulleted paragraphs about current event anecdotes in the art world.

p. 64 L'Actualité Artistique, le Salon d'Automne
Artisitc News, the Fall Salon
1 page(s)
Notes: Editorial about the ending of the traditional Salon s'Automne in France.

p. 65 Le Salon des Surindépendants
Salon of the Super-Independents
1 page(s)
Notes: Short review of an exhibition.

p. 65 La Gravure Française en Couleurs du XVIIIe Siècle
Color French Engraving of the 18th Century
1 page(s)
Notes: Short review of an exhibition.

p. 65 Henri Matisse
Henri Matisse
1 page(s)
Notes: Short review of an exhibition.

p. 65 Ch. Lorilleux et Cie., Encres d'Imprimerie, Pates à Rouleaux
Ch. Lorilleux et Co., Printing Inks, Roller Pastes
ill. 1 page(s)

p. 66 Joan Miro
Joan Miro
1 page(s)
Notes: Short review of an exhibition.

p. 66 Exposition A. Rattner
A. Rattner Exhibition
1 page(s)
Notes: Short review of an exhibition in New York.

p. 66 Spectacles Ethnographiques, Les Soirées du Musée de l'Homme
Ethnographic Shows, Nights at the Museum of Man
1 page(s)
Notes: Describes an event hosted by the museum where various ethnic foods were served and ethnic music was played.

p. 66 Théâtre: Le Spectacle du Jeune Colombier
Theater: The Play of the Young
1 page(s)

p. 66 Courrier Musical
Musical News
1 page(s)

p. 66 Les Disques
2 page(s)
Notes: Discusses the "Prix Candide," an award once awarded for the best annual recording.

p. 67 Dépot Légal et Imprimerie Sonore
2 page(s)

p. 68 'Imprimerie de Vaugirard Est l'Imprimerie Typographique d'Arts et Métiers Graphiques
Vaugirard Printery Is the Typographic Press of Arts et Métiers Graphiques
1 page(s)

p. 68 L'Ère des Discothèques
The Era of Music Libraries
1 page(s)

p. 9 Quelques États d'une Même Gravure chez Rembrandt
Several Stages of the Same Rembrandt Engraving
ill. 8 page(s)
Notes: Article reproduces engravings by Rembrandt in consecutive stages up to the finished, fully shaded print.

Issue 66