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The Century of Artists' Books

The Century of Artists' Books

  • Author: Johanna Drucker
  • Publisher: Granary Books
  • ISBN: 9781887123020
  • Category: Art
  • Page: 396
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The Century of Artists' Books is the first full-length study of the development of artists' books as a twentieth century art-form. This work situates artists' books within the context of mainstream developments in the visual arts from Russian Futurism and Surrealism to Fluxus, Conceptual Art, to Postmodernism. Designed to raise critical and theoretical issues as well as provide a historical overview, this book explores more than two hundred individual books in relation to their structure, form, and conceptualization. Topics include the discussion of the poetics of the book, the book as a metaphor, the conceptual space of the book, and books as narrative and non-narrative sequences. Each chapter uses these specific issues to examine the works of well-known book artists and publishers. The book provides a foundation for future work in the history and critical interpretation of artists' books, as well as offering a structure for teaching artists' books to practitioners, collectors, and curators.

A Century of Artists Books

A Century of Artists Books

  • Author: Riva Castleman
  • Publisher: ABRAMS
  • ISBN: 9780810961814
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  • Page: 264
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Published to accompany the 1994 exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, this book constitutes the most extensive survey of modern illustrated books to be offered in many years. Work by artists from Pierre Bonnard to Barbara Kruger and writers from Guillaume Apollinarie to Susan Sontag. An importnt reference for collectors and connoisseurs. Includes notable works by Marc Chagall, Henri Matisse, and Pablo Picasso.

A Century of Artists' Letters

A Century of Artists' Letters

Notes to Family, Friends, and Dealers : Delacroix to Léger

  • Author: Jacqueline Albert Simon,Lucy D. Rosenfeld
  • Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Antiques & Collectibles
  • Page: 232
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This personal and engaging book reproduces over 100 letters from the most famous 19th and 20th century painters in Paris between 1855 and 1968. Among the artists are Claude Monet, August Renoir, Edouard Manet, Pablo Picasso, and Mary Cassatt. With each letter is an exact transcription (all but two of the letters were originally written in French) and then an English translation. The text of the book explores each writers' relationships with the recipients and with other artists they mention, and a precise examination of each artists's place in the history of art. The artists write of their anxieties about work, health, finances, and their future plans. For example, Pierre Bonnard, at eighteen, writes a long letter to his father explaining why he has transferred from art school to law school. An anguished Emile Bernard describes to art critic Albert Aurier, as Paul Gauguin recounted it to him, the night Vincent vanGogh cut off his own ear. Also featured are a work of art by each artist and their portrait, self-portrait, or photograph. Additionally, each letter has been briefly analyzed by a graphologist (handwriting expert), providing another insight to the human side of great talent. The letters have been selected from the collection of Pierre F. Simon, which is now in the archives of the New York Public Library.

Vienna Secession

Vienna Secession

1898-1998 : the Century of Artistic Freedom

  • Author: Robert Fleck
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783791319674
  • Category: Art, Modern
  • Page: 192
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Med udgangspunkt i de udstillinger som fandt sted i Wiener Secession mellem 1898 og 1998, giver bogen et indtryk af kunsten i det 20. århundrede og skildrer samtidig udstillingsbygningens historie

Artists of Invention

Artists of Invention

A Century of CCA

  • Author: California College of the Arts
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Art
  • Page: 167
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This volume presents a vivid portrait of the Bay Area art scene over the past century. More than 100 color illustrations of work by a wide range of artists are featured, including the renegade plein-air painters Society of Six, production ceramist Edith Heath, Bay Area figurative painter Richard Diebenkorn, studio ceramist Peter Voulkos, Minimalist John McCracken, conceptualist Dennis Oppenheim, photorealist Robert Bechtle and cultural commentator Squeak Carnwath. The book is further enriched by a contemporary section dedicated to work produced in the last 20 years by Kota Ezawa, Larry Sultan and Liz Cohen, among others. Published in celebration of the centennial anniversary of the California College of the Arts, the book accompanies an exhibition at the Oakland Museum of California. It includes artist biographies, essays by Nancy Boas, Glen Helfand, Tara McDowell and Peter Selz and texts by critic Arthur C. Danto and curator Matthew Higgs, among others.

A Century for the Century

A Century for the Century

Fine Printed Books from 1900 to 1999

  • Author: Martin Hutner,Jerry Kelly
  • Publisher: David R. Godine Publisher
  • ISBN: 9781567922202
  • Category: Art
  • Page: 110
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"Here are the hundred greatest printed books of the twentieth century. Given another pair of editors, you'd probably be offered a different list, but this one serves and serves well, for it concentrates not only on the recognized chestnuts, but also lesser-known, and often exceedingly recherche volumes that have left their mark. It is noteworthy that only two books in the survey were printed by offset; the rest are all letterpress." "This survey, while admittedly neither comprehensive nor definitive, provides an overview of fine printing over the past hundred years. Despite Morison's contention that typography is the most conservative of all the arts, the forms, designs, and techniques of book production continue to mutate, evolve, and advance. If we are to overcome the complexities of a digital age, we would do well to appreciate, if not embrace, the heritage so convincingly presented on these pages."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

The Art Book Tradition in Twentieth-Century Europe

The Art Book Tradition in Twentieth-Century Europe

  • Author: Kathryn Brown
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1351546430
  • Category: Art
  • Page: 212
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Investigating the complex history of visual art?s engagement with literature, this collection demonstrates that the art of the book is a fully interdisciplinary and distinctly modern form. The essays in the collection develop new critical approaches to the analysis of twentieth-century bookworks and explore ways in which European writers and painters challenged the boundary between visual and linguistic expression in the content, production, and physical form of books. The Art Book Tradition in Twentieth-Century Europe offers a detailed examination of word-image relations in forms ranging from the livre d?artiste to personal diaries and almanacs. It analyzes innovative attempts to challenge familiar hierarchies between texts and images, to fuse different expressive media, and to reconceptualize traditional notions of ekphrasis. Giving consideration to the material qualities of books, the works discussed in this collection also test and celebrate the act of reading, while locating it in the context of other sensory experiences. Essays examine works by Dufy, Matisse, Beckett, Kandinsky, Braque, and Ponge, among other European artists and writers active during the twentieth century.

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A Century of Art and Consumer Culture

  • Author: Christoph Grunenberg,Max Hollein,Tate Gallery Liverpool
  • Publisher: Hatje Cantz Pub
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Architecture
  • Page: 269
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This publication accompanies the exhibition at the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt 28 September - 1 December 2002 and the Tate Liverpool from December 20th 2002-March 23rd 2003 and documents the fascination with the increasingly sophisticated means of seduction in shop windows. Pictorial material illustrates the interactionbetween art and the consumption of goods.