Variétés : Avant-garde, surrealism and photography, 1928-1930 Paul-Gustave Van Hecke, jack of all trades of the cultural life of the 1920’s in Belgium, was one of the most passionate promoters, animators and influential of avant-garde art of his time and a key figure in the international breakthrough of photography. In May 1928, he founded with the surrealist E.L.T. Mesens the art magazine Variétés. Monthly illustrated magazine of L’Esprit Contemporain. Pioneering work because the journal is also devoted to unusual forms of art and culture and gives pride of place to all kinds of highly topical issues. It is boldly approaching photography as a […]
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