Circle. Constructive art in Britain 1934-40.
Cambridge, Kettle’s Yard Gallery 1982.
Folio. 88pp, many photo ills. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. Gavin Stamp’s copy, with his booklabel.
Good catalogue issued to coincide with an exhibition held in Cambridge in 1982, with essays on the ideas and objectives of those involved with the publication in 1935 of the original Circle volume, devoted to “constructive art” (exemplified in painting, sculpture and architecture). Sir Leslie Martin, the surviving member of the original Circle editorial group, contributes an introduction.