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Collecting Derrière Le Miroir Prints

In 1946 the first edition of Derrière Le Miroir was published by Maeght Gallery in Paris. Translating to Behind the Mirror, it was a French magazine that was issued in conjunction with exhibitions at the gallery. It was, however, much more than just an exhibition catalog -- it was also a review, and included critiques, articles and poems by leading French thinkers. Also of note were the lithographs and etchings that were issued loose leaf throughout the catalog by Maeght Gallery artists, which included Ellsworth Kelly, Alexander Calder and Joan Miro. These unsigned and unnumbered prints have become collector’s items in their own right.

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