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Kenneth Noland: The Nature of Color
Kenneth Noland
0890901309
July 2005
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Book Description
This catalogue covers the ABC's of Noland's pictorial vocabulary since he began painting in the 1950s--the circle, the chevron, and the stripe. With that foundation, Noland built an influential oeuvre that communicated the substance and associative power of color. This compact retrospective provides a fine overview. Essays by Alison de Lima Greene and Karen Wilkin. Foreword by Peter C. Marzio. Paperback, 12 x 8 in./62 pgs / 29 color and 8 duotones.


Donald Judd, The Complete Writings 1959-1975: Gallery Reviews, Book Reviews, Articles, Letters To The Editor, Statements, Complaints
Donald Judd
0919616429
March 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
Originally published in 1975, this collection of Donald Judd's writings is a sought-after classic. His uncompromising reviews avoid the familiar generalizations so often associated with artistic styles emerging during the 1950s and 60s. Here, Judd discusses in detail the work of more than 500 artists showing in New York at that time, and provides a critical account of this significant era in American art. While addressing the social and political ramifications of art production, the writings focus on the work of Jackson Pollock, Kasimir Malevich, Barnett Newman, Ad Reinhardt, John Chamberlain, Larry Poons, Kenneth Noland, and Claes Oldenburg. His 1965 "Specific Objects" essay, discussions of sculptural thought in the 60s, is included as well as Judd's notorious polemical essay, "Imperialism, Nationalism, Regionalism." ...


Clement Greenberg: A Critic's Collection
Bruce Guenther
0691090491
August 2001
Hardcover
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Book Review's Best of 2001
For four decades after he wrote his first article in 1939, Clement Greenberg was a highly influential art critic whose support was decisive in the acceptance of abstract expressionism. In the early '80s, when most critics and academics had come to believe that art was a point of departure for theoretical constructs, Greenberg aroused deep hostility by continuing to focus on the formal elements of painting and sculpture. His close relationships to artists also made him a controversial figure. Clement Greenberg: A Critic's Collection celebrates the acquisition of his collection by the Portland Art Museum. He never bought a painting, and the 150 works are gifts from artists who appreciated his ideas and encouragement, including Helen Frankenthaler, Kenneth Noland, Jules Olitski, and the Canadian landscapist...

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