Willem de Kooning: A Way of Living

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Phaidon Press #ad - Phaidon Press. In a new format, the bestselling monograph on one of the most influential painters of the twentieth century. Willem de kooning was a leading exponent of Abstract Expressionism. This new hardback format brings Judith Zilczer's critically acclaimed monograph to a new audience of readers. Moma's 2011 de kooning retrospective drew record crowds, and his prodigious achievements continue to provoke and inspire subsequent generations of artists such as Cecily Brown, Rebecca Warren, and Jonathan Lasker.

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De Kooning: A Retrospective

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The Museum of Modern Art, New York #ad - Accompanying a highly anticipated exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, this monumental publication is the most comprehensive volume on Willem de Kooning yet published. Museum of Modern Art.

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Lee Krasner

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Thames & Hudson #ad - In fact, his death in 1956 marked her renaissance as an artist. Coinciding with a major exhibition at barbican art gallery, an illustrated chronology, contextualized by photography from the postwar period, and works on paper, collages, Lee Krasner features an outstanding selection of her most important paintings, and an unpublished interview with her biographer Gail Levin.

250 color illustrations Museum of Modern Art. A richly illustrated monograph on the life and work of Lee Krasner, one of the twentieth century’s most inspiring women artists and a pioneer of abstract expressionism. In 1984, lee krasner 1908–1984 became one of the few women artists to have been given a retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Lee Krasner #ad - This richly illustrated monograph is a comprehensive survey of the work of one of the twentieth century’s most dynamic artists. She quipped about her belated recognition: “I was a woman, a damn good painter, thank you, a widow, Jewish, and a little too independent. One of the original pioneers of abstract expressionism, Krasner has for too long been eclipsed by her husband, Jackson Pollock.

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Women of Abstract Expressionism

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Yale University Press #ad - Lavishly illustrated with full-color plates emphasizing the expressive freedom of direct gesture and process at the core of the movement, this book features biographies of more than forty artists, offering insight into their lives and work. Essays by noted scholars explore the techniques, and legacies of women in Abstract Expressionism, concerns, shedding light on their unique experiences.

Women of abstract Expressionism is a long-overdue survey. Museum of Modern Art. This groundbreaking book reveals the richness of the careers of these important artists and offers keen new reflections on their work and the movement as a whole. A long-awaited survey of female abstract expressionist artists revealing the richness and lasting influence of their work The artists Jay DeFeo, Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, and many other women played major roles in the development of Abstract Expressionism, Helen Frankenthaler, which flourished in New York and San Francisco in the 1940s and 1950s and has been recognized as the first fully American modern art movement.

Women of Abstract Expressionism #ad - Though the contributions of these women were central to American art of the twentieth century, their work has not received the same critical attention as that of their male counterparts. Yale Univ Pr.

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The Essential Cy Twombly

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D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers #ad - Yale Univ Pr. Working in the immediate aftermath of abstract expressionism, in an effusive, Twombly developed an intensely personal scription consisting of scrawled letters and words, calligraphic mark-making that suggests a kind of painted poetry. The most accessible survey of his work to date, this volume includes essays by Laszlo Glozer, Thierry Greub, Kirk Varnedoe and Simon Schama.

The Essential Cy Twombly #ad - Museum of Modern Art. The essential cy twombly, is the ultimate overview of his work, edited by Twombly's longtime collaborator Nicola Del Roscio, drawings, presenting the most important paintings and cycles of paintings, sculptures and photographs from Twombly's diverse oeuvre. Painted poetry: the ultimate monograph on cy twombly’s painting, drawing, sculpture and photographyRecognized as one of the greatest and most idiosyncratic artists of the postwar era, Cy Twombly left behind an oeuvre of incredible versatility, sensitivity and originality upon his death in 2011 at age 83.

. Working across painting, drawing, sculpture and photography with a restless energy, the poetry of Stéphane Mallarmé and the history, Twombly incorporated the gods of Ancient Greece, culture and mythology of the Occident into his art.

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Gerhard Richter: Panorama: A Retrospective: Expanded Edition

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D.A.P./Tate #ad - This stunningly illustrated survey encompasses works from the late 1950s to the present―photo-paintings, sculptures, abstractions, color charts, landscapes, seascapes, portraits, grey paintings, glass and mirror works, drawings and photographs―providing the definitive account of Richter’s achievements.

. This expanded edition of panorama includes a new text by Mark Godfrey that covers works made since the 2011 exhibition, including the Strip, Flow and Birkenau paintings, as well as an updated chronology. Yale Univ Pr. The expanded edition of the definitive gerhard richter surveyFirst published on the occasion of the major retrospective exhibition that opened at Tate Modern in 2011, Gerhard Richter: Panorama is the most complete overview of the artist’s entire career to date.

Gerhard Richter: Panorama: A Retrospective: Expanded Edition #ad - Tate Dap. It also includes studio photographs, archival images and texts by an array of international critics and curators. With more than 300 illustrations, director of tate, and an interview between Richter and Nicholas Serota, this book remains the most comprehensive survey of one of the world’s pre-eminent contemporary artists.

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Ellsworth Kelly

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Phaidon Press #ad - Ellsworth Kelly #ad - Featuring a newly designed cover, this hardback edition brings Tricia Paik's critically acclaimed volume to a new audience of readers. Now available in a new accessible format - the definitive monograph on one of the most revered artists of our timeEllsworth Kelly will forever be remembered as one of the most distinctive and influential artists of our time.

Tate Dap. This book, the last created in close collaboration with the artist, maps his prolific and diverse oeuvre from the 1940s to his final projects before his death in late 2015. Museum of Modern Art. Yale Univ Pr.

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Rothko: The Color Field Paintings Book for Art Lovers, Books of Paintings, Museum Books

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Chronicle Books #ad - A textured case and large-scale tip-on on the front cover round out this sumptious package. Tate Dap. Featuring illuminating details about rothko's life, and brimming with the emotional power and expressive color of his groundbreaking canvases, and legacy, influences, this essential volume brings the renowned artist's luminous work to light for both longtime Rothko fans and those discovering his work for the very first time.

Yale Univ Pr. Museum of Modern Art. This collection presents fifty large-scale artworks from the american master's color field period 1949–1970 alongside essays by Rothko's son, Christopher Rothko, and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art curator of painting and sculpture Janet Bishop. Mark rothko's iconic paintings are some of the most profound works of twentieth-century Abstract Expressionism.

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Abstract Expressionism Basic Art Series 2.0

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TASCHEN #ad - Museum of Modern Art. It emerged in america in the 1940s, with lead protagonists including Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Robert Motherwell, Philip Guston, and Willem de Kooning. Abstract expressionism spawned many different stylistic tendencies but two particularly prominent sub-categories: action painting, exemplified by de Kooning and Pollock, and color field painting, made most famous by Rothko.

Abstract Expressionism Basic Art Series 2.0 #ad - Hailed as the first american-born art movement to have a worldwide influence, Abstract Expressionism denotes the non-representational use of paint as a means of personal expression. The movement favored large-scale canvases, and embraced the role of accident or chance. With featured works from 20 key abstract expressionist artists, this book introduces the movement which shifted the center of art gravity from Paris to New York and remains for many the golden moment of American art.

Yale Univ Pr. Throughout, shades, abstract expressionists strove to convey emotions and ideas through the making of marks, textures, through forms, and the particular quality of brushstrokes. Tate Dap.

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Matisse/Diebenkorn

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Prestel #ad - Museum of Modern Art. The first in-depth examination of the relationship between the work of Diebenkorn and Matisse, this publication offers new ways of understanding both artists. This sumptuously illustrated book brings together the work of Henri Matisse and Richard Diebenkorn as never before, illuminating unexpected resonances that connect the two artists across time and space.

Prestel Publishing. Tate Dap. Essays by janet bishop and katherine rothkopf explore how this influence evolved over time, connecting the work of the two painters and highlighting the ways Diebenkorn drew from Matisse’s example to forge a style entirely his own. Though they never met, and their works share surprising similarities in subject, palette, Matisse was an enduring source of inspiration for the Californian artist, composition, and technique.

Matisse/Diebenkorn #ad - Yale Univ Pr. The volume is rounded out by an introduction by john elderfield, who knew Diebenkorn personally and has curated exhibitions of both artists’ work; an essay by Jodi Roberts on parallels between the artists’ drawings; and a bibliography documenting Diebenkorn’s collection of books about the French artist.

Featuring stunning pairings of more than 80 paintings and drawings, this book charts the evolution of Matisse’s impact on Diebenkorn over the course of Diebenkorn’s career.

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Jackson Pollock

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Harry N. Abrams #ad - Prestel Publishing. How did jackson pollock become a cult figure for the beat generation? and what caused his reputation to continue to soar? This compelling and original Abrams classic, now back in print, locates the artist in the continuum of his times, recreating the social and cultural milieu of New York in the 1940s and 1950s.

Pollock’s big, bold canvases are reproduced in five colors to convey the brilliance of his network of tones, his aluminum paint, and his sparkling collage materials. A wealth of comparative photographs that illustrate paintings by artists Pollock admired further explains the work of this complex, tragic, and immeasurably influential figure.

Jackson Pollock #ad - Yale Univ Pr. Museum of Modern Art. With extensive knowledge of pollock’s habits much of it gained through interviews, his conversation, his reading, and the exhibitions he visited, the author retraces many of the far-flung sources of Pollock’s work. Tate Dap. Used book in Good Condition. Six gatefolds show his vast horizontal works without distortion and a chronology provides a summary of the major events of Pollock’s life.

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