The second volume spans his student and early abstract works; the third volume features his representational works during the Berkeley period; and the fourth volume covers his later periods, as well as his sketchbooks and other little-known private drawings. Yale University Press. This four-volume catalogue raisonné is the definitive resource on Diebenkorn’s unique works, including his paintings, works on paper, and three-dimensional objects.
Richard Diebenkorn: The Catalogue Raisonné #ad - Diebenkorn later abandoned figurative references in the 1960s and embarked on monumental abstract, geometrical compositions, including his celebrated Ocean Park works. Fine, list of exhibitions, steven nash, as well as an illustrated chronology, and Gerald Nordland, bibliography, Jane Livingston, and selection of studio notes.
The first volume gives an overview of the artist’s career, featuring essays by noted scholars John Elderfield, Ruth E. Many of the more than five thousand works illustrated in this catalogue are being published for the first time, and with new color photography that showcases his work like never before.
Early in his career, aerial perspective, he created abstract paintings that combined landscape influence, and a deeply personal calligraphic language.
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Art historian sasha nicholas discusses Diebenkorn's place in postwar American painting and his independence from the art-world trends. The book surveys the extraordinary achievements of Diebenkorn, who successfully explored both abstract and figurative painting. The quintessential book on the beloved California artist reveals new scholarly research and firsthand reflections by fellow artists and friends and relatives.
Richard Diebenkorn: A Retrospective #ad - A fresh and new overview of this treasured West Coast artist, drawings, with hundreds of his paintings, and prints covering five decades of his illustrious career. The two artists shared the inspiration of California and experimented with perspective to capture their surroundings. Steven nash conducts an interview with close friend Wayne Thiebaud, giving an artist's point of view.
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The first in-depth examination of the relationship between the work of Diebenkorn and Matisse, this publication offers new ways of understanding both artists. Though they never met, composition, palette, Matisse was an enduring source of inspiration for the Californian artist, and their works share surprising similarities in subject, and technique.
Matisse/Diebenkorn #ad - Prestel Publishing. 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. 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.
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. Art critic john yau lauded her paintings as “one of the towering achievements of the postwar period. Published on the occasion of the eponymous exhibition at David Zwirner New York in 2019, this book offers a unique opportunity to explore the range of scale and formal experimentation of this innovative area of Mitchell’s extensive body of work.
It not only features reproductions of each painting in this selection as a whole, but also numerous details that allow an intimate understanding of the surface texture and brushwork. I carry my landscapes around with me focuses on American abstract artist Joan Mitchell’s large-scale multipanel works from the 1960s through the 1990s.
Mitchell’s exploration of the possibilities afforded by combining two to five large canvases allowed her to simultaneously create continuity and rupture, while opening up a panoramic expanse referencing landscapes or the memory of landscapes. Mitchell established a singular approach to abstraction over the course of her career.
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Francis Picabia Catalogue Raisonné: Volume II 1915-1927Mercatorfonds #ad - The volume finishes with a look at Picabia’s creations of the mid-1920s, which included memorable collages and flamboyant figurative compositions known as the "monsters. Prestel Publishing. In the 1920s, subversive figurative art, Picabia turned to striking geometrical abstractions, and a collaboration in 1924 with the Swedish Ballet.
Francis Picabia Catalogue Raisonné: Volume II 1915-1927 #ad - Beginning with picabia’s elaboration of a personal machinist aesthetic, the book continues by looking at the artist’s central role in the formulation of the Paris Dada movement. That irreverent movement included Picabia’s increasingly provocative mechanomorphic compositions, complemented by his unorthodox writings and graphic designs as well as socially powerful performances.
The second of an important multi-volume catalogue project, this publication features work by Francis Picabia 1879-1953 that dates from 1915 into mid-1927.
Julie MehretuPrestel #ad - One of the new york times best art books of 2019This full-scale retrospective monograph of Julie Mehretu's work traces the development of one of America's most celebrated abstract painters. Over the past twenty-five years Julie Mehretu has emerged as a major force in American art. Long overdue, this magnificent volume pays tribute to an artist whose work and process intermingle in a unique and important examination of painting, geopolitics, history, and displacement.
Published with the Whitney Museum of American Art Prestel Publishing. This sumptuous volume accompanies a major mid-career survey of Mehretu's work. Accompanying these images are numerous essays by leading curators, scholars, and writers. Known mostly for her enormous abstract paintings, she also produces exquisite drawings, often created as studies for larger works.
The genesis for much of mehretu's work lies in the black ink drawings she created in the late 1990s. From these early drawings and paintings, Mehretu moved onto large-scale canvases. Designed to allow close viewing of Mehretu's vast canvases, it features lush reproductions of her paintings in their entirety, as well as numerous full-page details.
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Mark Rothko: The Works on CanvasYale University Press #ad - Originally published in 1998 and still in print, this quintessential volume presents an overview of Mark Rothko’s stunning corpus of paintings on canvas and panel. With all works reproduced in color, hypnotic, expressionism, the book includes the images for which Rothko is most famous—the large, surrealism, poignant fields of color—along with almost 400 additional paintings that are far less well known and reveal an artist who was attuned by turns to realism, and the avant-garde issues of his era.
Far and away the best monograph ever written on Rothko. Yve-alain bois, Artforum Prestel Publishing.
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Jasper Johns Catalogue Raisonné of DrawingThe Menil Collection #ad - Prestel Publishing. 1930, who is still producing at the age of 88, are given their full due in this magnificent multi-volume publication. The sixth volume includes an exhibition chronology and bibliography focused on drawings, as well as indexes to the set. This landmark publication is a must-have for contemporary art collectors, drawings connoisseurs, art reference libraries, and university art departments.
Five volumes are dedicated to the drawings, documenting materials and listing exhibition and publication histories, and the large-scale reproductions feature special production details. The definitive six-volume catalogue raisonné of the drawings of one of the most important artists working today Six decades of both iconic and intimate works by Jasper Johns b.
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