Hungarian Avant-Garde magazine from Arad (Romania), precursor of »Periszkop«, 1924
GENIUS. Az egyetemes kultura folyóirata. [Review of Global Culture]. Ed. by Zoltán Franyó. Cover design by Walter Kampmann. No. 8 (August 1924). Arad: 1924.
GENIUS. Az egyetemes kultura folyóirata. [Review of Global Culture]. Ed. by Zoltán Franyó. Cover illustration with lino-cut by Walter Kampmann. No. 8 (August 1924). Arad: „Genius“ (Réthy) 1924.
4° (21,5 x 31 cm), 65 [7, Anz.] p., 5 leaves (plates) Original publisher’s brochure Broschur with grey and black cover illustration and typographic title printing on cream stock.
No. 8 and last issue of this remote but nevertheless most important Hungarian modernist magazine and direct precursor of the particularly rare avant-garde periodical »Periszkop«.
Content, Illustration: Published in the Western Romanian city of Arad by writer and translator Zoltán Franyó and avant-garde artist and poet György Szánto in 1924/25. 3 illustrations by Lajos Tihanyi and others, texts by Béla Balázs, Tivadar Raith etc.
Condition: Cover professionally enforced with japan-paper, paper fragile and time-stained, otherwise fine copy of the last and most progressive issue of this scarce magazine.