It provides invaluable analysis and contextualisation of her work alongside such New York City contemporaries as Alex Katz, Philip Pearlstein and other denizens of the Tenth Street milieu of the 1950s. Through extensive studio visits and interviews, faye Hirsch considers the processes, places and impulses behind Dodd’s paintings and reveals her outwardly peaceful, reflective canvases to be the product of an alert and forceful eye and a powerfully efficient execution.
Lois Dodd Contemporary Painters Series #ad - They are curiously timeless. Beginning in the 1950s, lois Dodd has steadfastly pursued her observational painting, remaining aloof from passing trends. This book is the first monograph on the paintings of Lois Dodd. Dodd’s works capture the intangible character of changing seasons or particular hours of day in locations throughout New York City, rural New Jersey and Maine, but the paintings betray no mark of era.
Landscape Painting Now: From Pop Abstraction to New RomanticismD.A.P. #ad - The reasons why, if speculative, surely include our imminent environmental collapse and increasingly digitally mediated existence. Van scoy introduce each artist, situating the importance of landscape within their practice and addressing key works. Shane, louise Sørensen, and Susan A. Shorter texts by art historians Robert R.
With over 400 color reproductions, including many details, this ambitious survey makes a compelling case for the continued relevance of landscape painting in our time. Featured artists are etel adnan, april gornik, genieve figgis, verne dawson, hurvin anderson, gillian carnegie, amy bennett, tim gardner, isca greenfield-sanders, rackstraw downes, richard estes, andreas eriksson, Barnaby Furnas, Will Cotton, Lucas Arruda, Ayman Baalbaki, Daniel Heidkamp, Nigel Cooke, Tim Eitel, Adrian Ghenie, Franz Gertsch, Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan, Lois Dodd, Pat de Groot, Francis Alÿs, Peter Doig, Jules de Balincourt, Cecily Brown, Jane Freilicher, Cynthia Daignault, Maureen Gallace, Noa Charuvi, Ali Banisadr, John Beerman, Inka Essenhigh, Vincent Desiderio, Hernan Bas, Mamma Andersson, Barkley L.
Hendricks, david hockney, neo rauch, antonio lópez garcía, enrique martinez celaya, wayne thiebaud, corinne wasmuht, george shaw, mark tansey, matthew wong, makiko kudo, silke otto-knapp, li dafang, luc tuymans, jonas wood, per kirkeby, alexis Rockman, Israel Hershberg, Serban Savu, Merlin James, Maki Na Kamura, Julie Mehretu, Tomás Sánchez, Lisa Sanditz, Anselm Kiefer, Liu Xiaodong, Yishai Jusidman, Celia Paul, Jordan Nassar, Shara Hughes, Damian Loeb, Alex Kanevsky, Jean-Pierre Roy, Sylvia Plimack Mangold, Matvey Levenstein, Alison Elizabeth Taylor, Cinta Vidal, Kay WalkingStick, Justin Mortimer, Yvonne Jacquette, Alex Katz, Eggert Pétursson, Lisa Yuskavage and Luiz Zerbini .
Landscape Painting Now: From Pop Abstraction to New Romanticism #ad - Landscape painting now is the first book of its kind to take a global view of its subject, featuring more than eighty outstanding contemporary artists―both established and emerging―whose ages span seven decades and who hail from twenty-five different countries. Through its thematic organization into six chapters―realism and beyond, fleshy landscapes to peter doig’s magic realist renderings of trinidad, new Romanticism, Maureen Gallace’s serene views of beach cottages and the foaming ocean, Abstracted Topographies, postapocalyptic dioramas, Post-Pop Landscapes, and Complicated Vistas―the book affords a generous window into the very best of contemporary landscape painting, from Cecily Brown’s sensual, Alexis Rockman’s mural-sized, Julie Mehretu’s dynamically cartographic abstractions, David Hockney’s radiant capturings of seasonal change in the English countryside, Constructed Realities, and far beyond.
Landscape painting now features an extensive essay by Barry Schwabsky, art critic for The Nation.
Fairfield PorterRizzoli #ad - Along with months in maine, in southampton where he purchased a large, Porter lived in New York and from 1948 on, late Federal-style house for his own expanding family. The first comprehensive survey of the beloved figurative realist painter Fairfield Porter to be published in more than two decades. Porter graduated from harvard in 1928 and then studied at the Art Students League in New York with Thomas Hart Benton.
. He was also close to the modern poets John Ashbery, Frank O’Hara, and James Schuyler. Rizzoli International Publications. With a carefully curated selection of the artist’s best works, a specialist in American art, John Wilmerding, gives full consideration to Porter’s expressive compositions and a color palette influenced by his coastal surroundings.
Fairfield Porter #ad - With virtually all of the artist’s previous publications now out of print, this much-anticipated volume is an important addition to the literature on this great American master. Distinguished poet J. D. Porter painted several artist friends, including Elaine de Kooning, Larry Rivers, and Jane Freilicher.
A figurative realist in the heyday of abstract expressionism, and friends in new York City, and on an island off the Maine coast, Long Island, all depicting a relaxed and comfortable world that seemed to mirror his own affluent, in Southampton, his family, Fairfield Porter 1907–1975 painted himself, well-connected existence.
Mcclatchy writes a reflection on one of Porter’s paintings.
Joan Eardley: A Sense of PlaceNational Galleries Of Scotland #ad - Her method can be traced from rough sketches and photographs through to pastel drawings and large oil paintings. Includes a press release to broad range of print and broadcast mediabookmarks available for till – please let us know how many you would likeNational Galleries of Scotland Publishing shortlisted as Saltire Scottish Publisher of the Year, 2016 winner to be announced in late November Joan Eardley 1921–1963 is one of Scotland's most admired artists.
National Galleries of Scotland. The contrast between this urban and rural subject matter is self-evident, but the two are not, at heart, so very different. During a career that lasted barely fifteen years, and the fishing village of Catterline, she concentrated on two very distinct themes: children in the Townhead area of central Glasgow, just south of Aberdeen, with its leaden skies and wild sea.
Joan Eardley: A Sense of Place #ad - Identifying many of eardley's subjects and drawing on unpublished letters, archival records and interviews, the authors provide a new and remarkably detailed account of Eardley's life and art. Rizzoli International Publications. These two intertwining strands are the focus of this book, which looks in detail at Eardley's working processes.
Eardley was inspired by the humanity she found in both places. This book will accompany an exhibition of the same name which will be held at the scottish national Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh from 3 December 2016 to 21 May 2017Many of the works in this book have never been published beforeFeatures maps showing the exact locations where the artist completed her worksIncludes previously unpublished extracts from the artist's lettersDetailed marketing plan being implemented to promote the book widely.
Townhead and catterline were home to tight-knit communities, living under extreme pressure: Townhead suffered from overcrowding and poverty, and Catterline from depopulation brought about by the declining fishing industry.
Lois Dodd: Catching the LightKemper Museum of Contemporary Art #ad - National Galleries of Scotland. Rizzoli International Publications. Used book in Good Condition. Views from city windows, gentle scenes of washing lines in back gardens, the artist’s shadow on a summer lawn with her painting tools at the far edge of the image: these objects of the painter’s attention declare themselves while leaving room to breathe for both viewer and artist.
Published on the occasion of the artist’s first museum retrospective at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City which travels to Portland Museum of Art in Maine, Catching the Light offers the first comprehensive overview of Dodd’s art in full-color reproductions, photographic documentation and essays.
Lois Dodd: Catching the Light #ad - Over the past 50 years, infusing the modernist tradition of plein air painting with Shaker-like qualities of modesty, American painter Lois Dodd born 1927 has been recording the quieter moments of everyday life on New York’s Lower East Side and in mid-coast Maine, airiness and quiet elegance.
Thomas Nozkowski Contemporary Painters SeriesLund Humphries #ad - Used book in Good Condition. National Galleries of Scotland. While many artists identified with the notion of 'painting's terminal condition', Nozkowski chose to express personal experience through small-scale canvases that refused to adhere to 'a signature style' or align themselves with a particular movement.
Offering insightful context and discussion of specific works, this book provides the definitive narrative of an artist gifted with an original vision. This book offers the first detailed account of the paintings of American artist Thomas Nozkowski born 1944, creator of modestly-sized abstract works that swiftly convey what one writer described as 'a remarkable sense of freedom within constraint.
Thomas Nozkowski Contemporary Painters Series #ad - As an emerging artist in the 1970s, thomas nozkowski's mature style developed in the wake of Minimalism, Pop Art and Colour Field painting and during a decade which became defined by movements - such as Conceptual and Performance art - that eschewed painting. Rizzoli International Publications. Through john yau's perceptive text, the trajectory of Nozkowski's very individual artistic pathway is clearly presented.
Matisse/DiebenkornPrestel #ad - Rizzoli International Publications. 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. Though they never met, matisse was an enduring source of inspiration for the Californian artist, composition, palette, and their works share surprising similarities in subject, and technique.
National Galleries of Scotland. 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. 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.
Matisse/Diebenkorn #ad - Prestel Publishing. Used book in Good Condition. The first in-depth examination of the relationship between the work of Diebenkorn and Matisse, this publication offers new ways of understanding both artists. 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.
Lee KrasnerThames & Hudson #ad - National Galleries of Scotland. She quipped about her belated recognition: “I was a woman, a damn good painter, a widow, Jewish, thank you, 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. Used book in Good Condition.
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. Prestel Publishing. In fact, his death in 1956 marked her renaissance as an artist. Coinciding with a major exhibition at barbican art gallery, an illustrated chronology, and works on paper, Lee Krasner features an outstanding selection of her most important paintings, collages, contextualized by photography from the postwar period, and an unpublished interview with her biographer Gail Levin.
250 color illustrations Rizzoli International Publications.
Van Gogh: The Joy of Nature - HockneyThames & Hudson #ad - A collection of two extraordinary artists’ landscape paintings, with new insight into Vincent van Gogh’s influence on David Hockney. Hockney ― van gogh: the joy of Nature presents unique insights into the influences of two world-renowned artists. National Galleries of Scotland. An exclusive interview with hockney and an essay by writer and art critic Hans den Hartog Jager provide a rich analysis of Van Gogh’s influence on Hockney.
Presenting paintings, and sketchbook reproductions, iPad drawings, and including work both old and new, this book examines the ways in which both artists use formal elements to create their particular view of the world. Prestel Publishing. Nature has been a substantial theme for both david hockney and vincent van gogh, one that draws their work together―Hockney’s Yorkshire landscapes are especially reminiscent of Vincent van Gogh’s Wheatfield with Crows and The Harvest―and now, for the first time, art lovers can study their pieces side by side.
Van Gogh: The Joy of Nature - Hockney #ad - Illustrated in color throughout Rizzoli International Publications. Used book in Good Condition.
Ninth Street Women: Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, and Helen Frankenthaler: Five Painters and the Movement That Changed Modern ArtLittle, Brown and Company #ad - Gutsy and indomitable, lee krasner was a hell-raising leader among artists long before she became part of the modern art world's first celebrity couple by marrying Jackson Pollock. From their cold-water lofts, fought, and loved, drank, where they worked, these pioneers burst open the door to the art world for themselves and countless others to come.
And helen frankenthaler, the beautiful daughter of a prominent New York family, chose the difficult path of the creative life. Prestel Publishing. Her gamble paid off: at twenty-three she created a work so original it launched a new school of painting. Used book in Good Condition. In ninth street women, acclaimed author Mary Gabriel tells a remarkable and inspiring story of the power of art and artists in shaping not just postwar America but the future.
Ninth Street Women: Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, and Helen Frankenthaler: Five Painters and the Movement That Changed Modern Art #ad - Five women revolutionize the modern art world in postwar America in this "gratifying, generous, and lush" true story from a National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize finalist Jennifer Szalai, New York Times. Set amid the most turbulent social and political period of modern times, sometimes tragic, wild, Ninth Street Women is the impassioned, always exhilarating chronicle of five women who dared to enter the male-dominated world of twentieth-century abstract painting--not as muses but as artists.
. Joan mitchell, whose notoriously tough exterior shielded a vulnerable artist within, escaped a privileged but emotionally damaging Chicago childhood to translate her fierce vision into magnificent canvases. Rizzoli International Publications.
Joan EardleyNational Galleries Of Scotland #ad - This book examines eardley's ouevre and its place in the international and British context and her reputation. It includes paintings and drawings from private collections, and works from the collection of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, which have not been seen for many years, which also holds the Joan Eardley Archive.
National Galleries of Scotland. Contents:the early years; italy and france; glasgow and Childhood; Catterline; The Late Work; Joan Eardley and Photography by Sara Stevenson; Chronology. Used book in Good Condition. Prestel Publishing. Her observations of children in the back streets of Glasgow as well as her expressionistic drawings and oils of the elements on the north-east coast of Scotland have caught the imagination of the Scottish public.
Joan Eardley #ad - Eardley is cherished as a painter of the Scottish identity in both town and country, who had a unique ability to sum up a community and the timeless drama of the natural world. National Galleries of Scotland. Rizzoli International Publications. Joan eardley was one of the best-loved Scottish artists of the twentieth century.