Transformation: arts communication environment: A World Review
New York Wittenborn, Schultz Inc. 1950-1952
3 issues. All published of this short lived arts journal. Pagination runs from pp 1-176 across the three issues and includes b/w photographs, line ills and period ads. Long 4to. Covers strident lettering on red, green and blue in matching formats. Design by Harry Holtzmann and Martin Rosenzweig. Mission statement in issue one notes that "art, science, technology are interacting components of the total human enterprise.... [ Transformation] ... will cut across the arts and sciences by treating them as a continuum..." Contributors included Buckminster Fuller, Piet Mondrian, Willem de Kooning, Gyorgy Kepes and John Cage amongst an impressive list of others. Experimental publications. From 1947 Wittenborn & Schultz on East 57th Street ran their bookshop and publishing ventures which became an important intellectual centre in New York. Refugee Surrealists, art dealers of the day, architects, designers, and young Abstract Expressionists all gathered. Wittenborn is best known for the series of publications "Documents of Modern Art". Hard to find.