Ruth fine deals primarily with the figurative aspect of Diebenkorn's work 1955-67, and John Elderfield concentrates on the Ocean Park period 1967-93. Stunningly illustrated, with 192 full-color reproductions, this book is an exhilarating testament to a distinctive American artist. On both page and canvas, the reader can sense Diebenkorn's complexity and highly self-conscious working methods, as well as his formidable integrity.
The Art of Richard Diebenkorn #ad - . This catalog is the most comprehensive volume on the artist now available. All three authors provide valuable insights based on their personal relationships with the artist and his widow, Phyllis. Recognized as a major figure in postwar american painting, Richard Diebenkorn 1922-1993 was an artist strongly identified with California but whose work is beloved throughout the United States and the rest of the world.
Matisse/DiebenkornPrestel #ad - 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.
The first in-depth examination of the relationship between the work of Diebenkorn and Matisse, this publication offers new ways of understanding both artists. Prestel Publishing. Though they never met, composition, Matisse was an enduring source of inspiration for the Californian artist, palette, and their works share surprising similarities in subject, and technique.
Matisse/Diebenkorn #ad - 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.
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 - Elaine de kooning, whose brilliant mind and peerless charm made her the emotional center of the New York School, used her work and words to build a bridge between the avant-garde and a public that scorned abstract art as a hoax. 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.
Prestel Publishing. Set amid the most turbulent social and political period of modern times, sometimes tragic, Ninth Street Women is the impassioned, wild, 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.
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, and lush" true story from a National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize finalist Jennifer Szalai, generous, New York Times. From their cold-water lofts, drank, and loved, where they worked, fought, these pioneers burst open the door to the art world for themselves and countless others to come.
Her gamble paid off: at twenty-three she created a work so original it launched a new school of painting. And helen frankenthaler, the beautiful daughter of a prominent New York family, chose the difficult path of the creative life. These women changed american art and society, tearing up the prevailing social code and replacing it with a doctrine of liberation.
Grace hartigan fearlessly abandoned life as a New Jersey housewife and mother to achieve stardom as one of the boldest painters of her generation.
Bay Area Figurative Art: 1950-1965University of California Press #ad - When artists such as bruce mcgaw, and joan Brown emerged as a second generation of figurative artists, Manuel Neri, the momentum grew for a powerful new development in American painting. The achievement of bay area figurative painters and sculptors has become directly relevant to current debates regarding abstraction and representation, as well as to discourses on modernism and postmodernism.
In 1949 david park destroyed many of his nonobjective canvases and began a new style of consciously naive figuration. Soon elmer bischoff and richard diebenkorn joined Park and other painters such as Nathan Oliveira, James Weeks, Theophilus Brown, and Paul Wonner in the move away from abstraction and toward figurative subject matter.
. Based on extensive archival research and interviews, it is the first study of the movement as a whole and is the broadest and most accurate account of the careers and interactions of ten Bay Area artists who worked in this new style. Prestel Publishing. Indeed, the historical phenomenon of the movement is an important case study in the evolution of modernism in America, serving as an early example of rupture in the formalist "mainstream.
Bay Area Figurative Art: 1950-1965 #ad - Bay area figurative art 1950-1965 was written to accompany an exhibition of the same name at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. During the 1950s a few painters in the san francisco Bay Area began to stage personal, dramatic defections from the prevailing style of Abstract Expressionism, creating what would come to be known as Bay Area Figurative Art.
Landscape Painting Now: From Pop Abstraction to New RomanticismD.A.P. #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, alexis rockman’s mural-sized, julie mehretu’s dynamically cartographic abstractions, postapocalyptic dioramas, David Hockney’s radiant capturings of seasonal change in the English countryside, from Cecily Brown’s sensual, and Complicated Vistas―the book affords a generous window into the very best of contemporary landscape painting, fleshy landscapes to Peter Doig’s magic realist renderings of Trinidad, Post-Pop Landscapes, Constructed Realities, New Romanticism, Maureen Gallace’s serene views of beach cottages and the foaming ocean, Abstracted Topographies, and far beyond.
Landscape painting now features an extensive essay by Barry Schwabsky, art critic for The Nation. Schwabsky’s text weaves throughout the book, through its transformation in the 20th century, tracing the history of landscape painting from its origins in Eastern and Western art, to its present flourishing.
. From fantastical worlds to political topologies: a global survey of landscape painting in the 21st centuryAlthough the fact may be surprising to some, landscape painting is positively thriving in the 21st century―indeed, the genre has arguably never felt as vital as it does today. Shane, louise Sørensen, and Susan A.
Landscape Painting Now: From Pop Abstraction to New Romanticism #ad - Shorter texts by art historians Robert R. Hendricks, alexis rockman, merlin james, alex kanevsky, david hockney, maki na kamura, sylvia plimack mangold, neo rauch, matvey levenstein, jonas wood, yvonne jacquette, silke otto-knapp, julie mehretu, eggert pétursson, liu xiaodong, alex katz, Alison Elizabeth Taylor, Anselm Kiefer, Lisa Sanditz, Wayne Thiebaud, George Shaw, Cinta Vidal, Enrique Martinez Celaya, Tomás Sánchez, Luc Tuymans, Antonio López García, Damian Loeb, Israel Hershberg, Jean-Pierre Roy, Kay WalkingStick, Makiko Kudo, Li Dafang, Corinne Wasmuht, Matthew Wong, Yishai Jusidman, Per Kirkeby, Shara Hughes, Serban Savu, Celia Paul, Jordan Nassar, Mark Tansey, Justin Mortimer, Lisa Yuskavage and Luiz Zerbini Prestel Publishing.
David Park, Painter: Nothing Held BackCounterpoint #ad - A half century after his death, david Park 1911-1960 is recognized as one of America's most important twentieth-century painters. We are brought into a family rich with moral conviction, smart and gifted friends, ingenuity, music, and art: four complex people guided and inspired by values of integrity.
This close-up portrayal is unlike other accounts of artists. All outlived him—smith by nearly fifty years—and enjoyed recognition and fame during their lifetimes. He married lydia deedie newell when he was nineteen and was the father of two by the time he was twenty-two. Those same values guided and inspired David Park's painting.
David Park, Painter: Nothing Held Back #ad - Yet this is much more than an artist biography. He was the first of the brilliant post-World War II generation of artists to break with Abstract Expressionism's hegemony and return to painting recognizable subjects, most powerfully the human figure. Park left high school in New England without graduating and came west in order to paint.
Richard armstrong, in reflecting on park's generation of artists in his foreword to this beautiful book, observes that David Park, Painter is "especially valuable as we persist in seeking to make real and human the commanding artistic figures. Prestel Publishing. David park, even radical, when some of america's most original, Painter is a skillful blend of memoir and observations about life in the Bay Area just before and just after World War II, artists and writers gathered there.
Park's reputation is just now fully coming into its own.
Disrupted Realism: Paintings for a Distracted WorldSchiffer #ad - The artists’ impulses toward disruption are as individual as the artists themselves, but all share the need to include perception and emotion in their artistic process. Widely published author and blogger john seed, who believes that we are “the most distracted society in the history of the world, ” has selected artists he sees as visionaries in this developing movement.
Prestel Publishing. Disrupted realism is the first book to survey the works of contemporary painters who are challenging and reshaping the tradition of Realism. Helping art lovers, and artists approach and understand this compelling new phenomenon, collectors, it includes the works of 38 artists whose paintings respond to the subjectivity and disruptions of modern experience.
Disrupted Realism: Paintings for a Distracted World #ad - Six sections lay out and analyze common themes: "toward abstraction, " "Myths and Visions, " "Emotions and Identities, Planes, " "Patterns, " "Disrupted Bodies, and Formations, " and "Between Painting and Photography. Interviews with each artist offer additional insight into some of the most incisive and relevant painting being created today.
California Landscapes: Richard Diebenkorn / Wayne ThiebaudRizzoli #ad - Richard diebenkorn and wayne Thiebaud were close friends; they shared the inspiration of California and experimented with perspective to capture their surroundings. The book includes important examples from Diebenkorn’s Berkeley series in addition to several works from the artist’s Ocean Park series.
Prestel Publishing. A must-have for anyone interested in these two beloved West Coast artists, best known for their geometric abstractions of the California landscape. Featuring the pairings of more than 50 paintings, this book shows the connection of these two artists like never before. Included are his works from the early 1970s through 2017, flattened aerial views of the Sacramento River Delta, including his dramatic depictions of San Francisco, and close-ups and cross-section views of mountains and beaches.
California Landscapes: Richard Diebenkorn / Wayne Thiebaud #ad - . Wayne thiebaud began producing landscapes in the 1960s, experimenting with perspective to capture his Californian surroundings. Inspired by the environs of the ocean park neighborhood in Santa Monica, where he lived at this time, these works from the 1960s are characterized by geometric abstractions of subtle line and suffused with Californian luminosity.
Richard Diebenkorn: The Berkeley Years, 1953-1966Yale University Press #ad - In the 1950s american painter richard diebenkorn 1922–1993 took a dramatic turn away from his early work, exploring new vocabularies of both abstract and representational styles, which would come to be known as the artist’s “Berkeley period. This era has long been recognized as one of the most interesting chapters in postwar American art, yielding many of Diebenkorn’s best-known works.
Richard diebenkorn: the berkeley years, 1953–1966 examines Diebenkorn’s process and output during this decisive period. Three original essays explore the artist’s evolving conceptions of abstraction and representation, emphasizing the interrelationships between the abstract paintings and drawings and related landscapes, and still lifes, figurative works, as well as Diebenkorn’s ongoing interest in aerial views.
Richard Diebenkorn: The Berkeley Years, 1953-1966 #ad - Featuring several significant works that have rarely been on view, as well as previously unpublished photographs from the Diebenkorn archives, this important publication is the first comprehensive look at this critical period. Used book in Good Condition. Prestel Publishing.
Color Wheel 245557 3505 Gray Scale and Value Finder, Black/WhiteSchool Specialty 245557 #ad - Used book in Good Condition. An invaluable tool for artists, teachers and students. Its unique cutout shapes allow easy viewing and ensure accurate readings. Includes simple explanations and instructions on mixing colors to darken or lighten them. Easy to use and understand. Perfect for determining color value in all media.
Easy to use and understand, this 4" x 6" tool is perfect for determining color value in all me diameter. Great tool for artists, teachers and students. Can be used to determine the values of black to white as well as colors. Prestel Publishing. Guaranteed accurate reading.
Rothko: The Color Field Paintings Book for Art Lovers, Books of Paintings, Museum BooksChronicle Books #ad - Easy to use and understand. Used book in Good Condition. Mark rothko's iconic paintings are some of the most profound works of twentieth-century Abstract Expressionism. Featuring illuminating details about rothko's life, and legacy, influences, and brimming with the emotional power and expressive color of his groundbreaking canvases, 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.
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. Perfect for determining color value in all media. Great tool for artists, teachers and students.
Rothko: The Color Field Paintings Book for Art Lovers, Books of Paintings, Museum Books #ad - . Guaranteed accurate reading. Prestel Publishing. A textured case and large-scale tip-on on the front cover round out this sumptious package.