Richard Diebenkorn: Beginnings, 1942-1955

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Pomegranate #ad - These early pieces evolved rapidly from representational landscape scenes and portraits of military colleagues, to semiabstract and Surrealist-inspired depictions of topography and the human form, to the artist s mature Abstract Expressionist paintings. Audiences today generally know richard diebenkorn s career in terms of three major evolutions: the Sausalito, Urbana, Albuquerque, and early Berkeley periods of Abstract Expressionism 1947 1955; the Berkeley figurative/representational period 1955 1966; and the Ocean Park 1967 1988 and Healdsburg 1988 1992 series of abstractions.

Richard Diebenkorn: Beginnings, 1942-1955 #ad - This catalogue, compiled to accompany a traveling exhibition of the same name, focuses on Diebenkorn s evolution to maturity. Yet diebenkorn s earliest paintings and drawings remain little known. It features nearly two hundred paintings and drawings, many from the collection of the Richard Diebenkorn Foundation, that precede his shift to figuration.

Many of these pieces will be unfamiliar to the public, yet they offer a fuller picture of Diebenkorn s precocious achievements and set the stage for what was yet to come.

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Matisse/Diebenkorn

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Prestel #ad - 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. 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 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.

Matisse/Diebenkorn #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. Prestel Publishing. 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.

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Richard Diebenkorn: A Retrospective

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Rizzoli #ad - The book surveys the extraordinary achievements of Diebenkorn, who successfully explored both abstract and figurative painting. The book includes not only his iconic paintings of the California landscape and interior figures but also many of his less-well-known and rarely published works. Art historian sasha nicholas discusses Diebenkorn's place in postwar American painting and his independence from the art-world trends.

Prestel Publishing. The quintessential book on the beloved California artist reveals new scholarly research and firsthand reflections by fellow artists and friends and relatives. 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.

Richard Diebenkorn: A Retrospective #ad - Produced in a slipcase box, this is the ultimate source for art enthusiasts, from his early work of the mid-1940s to his Berkeley and Ocean Park series. 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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Richard Diebenkorn in New Mexico

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Museum of New Mexico Press #ad - Prestel Publishing. Museum of New Mexico Press. This book offers not only stunning reproductions of the artist's work but also important new research into the life of one of the creative giants of the second half of the twentieth century. With his coming to new mexico, freshness, emits energies of freedom, although rigorous and considered, Diebenkorn moved toward a kind of painting that, and spontaneity and has inferences of landscape.

Richard Diebenkorn in New Mexico #ad - This book presents for the first time a comprehensive overview of this New Mexico period and investigates the critical role it played in Diebenkorn's exploration of the idiom of abstraction and the maturation of his art. It also demonstrates how new mexico's desert landscape and light affected Diebenkorn's artistic route toward figurative painting and the landscape-inspired abstractions of his greatly acclaimed Ocean Park series.

Internationally acclaimed artist richard diebenkorn lived in Albuquerque from 1950 to 1952, where he executed an impressive body of more than a hundred paintings, drawings, and welded-metal sculpture. Until recently much of Diebenkorn's New Mexico work remained forgotten.

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California Landscapes: Richard Diebenkorn / Wayne Thiebaud

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Rizzoli #ad - 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. Prestel Publishing. 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.

Museum of New Mexico Press. Wayne thiebaud began producing landscapes in the 1960s, experimenting with perspective to capture his Californian surroundings. Richard diebenkorn and wayne Thiebaud were close friends; they shared the inspiration of California and experimented with perspective to capture their surroundings.

California Landscapes: Richard Diebenkorn / Wayne Thiebaud #ad - The book includes important examples from Diebenkorn’s Berkeley series in addition to several works from the artist’s Ocean Park series. 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.

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Lee Krasner

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Thames & Hudson #ad - This richly illustrated monograph is a comprehensive survey of the work of one of the twentieth century’s most dynamic artists. She quipped about her belated recognition: “I was a woman, thank you, a widow, Jewish, a damn good painter, 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.

In fact, his death in 1956 marked her renaissance as an artist. Coinciding with a major exhibition at barbican art gallery, Lee Krasner features an outstanding selection of her most important paintings, collages, an illustrated chronology, and works on paper, contextualized by photography from the postwar period, and an unpublished interview with her biographer Gail Levin.

Lee Krasner #ad - 250 color illustrations Prestel Publishing. 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.

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Richard Diebenkorn

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Ninth Street Women: Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, and Helen Frankenthaler: Five Painters and the Movement That Changed Modern Art

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Little, Brown and Company #ad - From their cold-water lofts, drank, where they worked, fought, and loved, these pioneers burst open the door to the art world for themselves and countless others to come. 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.

Set amid the most turbulent social and political period of modern times, Ninth Street Women is the impassioned, wild, sometimes tragic, 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. Prestel Publishing.

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 - These women changed american art and society, tearing up the prevailing social code and replacing it with a doctrine of liberation. And helen frankenthaler, the beautiful daughter of a prominent New York family, chose the difficult path of the creative life. 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.

Grace hartigan fearlessly abandoned life as a New Jersey housewife and mother to achieve stardom as one of the boldest painters of her generation. Museum of New Mexico Press. 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.

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.

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Disrupted Realism: Paintings for a Distracted World

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Schiffer #ad - Prestel Publishing. 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. Museum of New Mexico Press. Six sections lay out and analyze common themes: "toward abstraction, " "Disrupted Bodies, " "Myths and Visions, " "Patterns, and Formations, " "Emotions and Identities, Planes, " and "Between Painting and Photography.

Disrupted Realism: Paintings for a Distracted World #ad - Interviews with each artist offer additional insight into some of the most incisive and relevant painting being created today. 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. Disrupted realism is the first book to survey the works of contemporary painters who are challenging and reshaping the tradition of Realism.

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.

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David Park: A Retrospective

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University of California Press #ad - This generously illustrated volume is the first comprehensive publication devoted to the powerfully expressive work of David Park 1911–60 In 1958–59 park reached his expressive peak, reveling in the sensuous qualities of paint to create intensely physical, psychologically charged, and deeply felt canvases.

Museum of New Mexico Press. In a moment of passion in 1949, he made the radical decision to abandon nearly all of his abstract canvases at the Berkeley city dump and return to the human figure, in so doing marking the beginning of the Bay Area Figurative movement. In the immediate postwar years, like many avant-garde American artists, he engaged with Abstract Expressionism and painted non-objectively.

Exhibition schedule: modern art museum of fort worth: june 2–september 8, 2019 kalamazoo institute of Arts: December 21, 2020 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art: April 11–September 7, 2019–March 15, 2020 Prestel Publishing. Best known as the founder of bay area figurative art, Park moved from Boston to California at the age of seventeen and spent most of his adult life in and around San Francisco.

Published to accompany the first major museum exhibition of park’s work in more than thirty years, David Park: A Retrospective traces the full arc of the artist’s career, from his early social realist and cubist-inspired efforts of the 1930s to his mature figurative paintings of the 1950s and his astounding final works on paper.

David Park: A Retrospective #ad - Published in association with the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. In the last months of his life, bedridden, he produced an extraordinary thirty-foot-long felt-tip-pen scroll and a poignant series of gouaches. This fertile period cut short by illness in 1960, Park transferred his creative energy to other mediums when he could no longer work on canvas.

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Landscape Painting Now: From Pop Abstraction to New Romanticism

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D.A.P. #ad - 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, inka essenhigh, will cotton, amy bennett, jules de balincourt, andreas eriksson, alfredo and isabel aquilizan, cynthia daignault, franz gertsch, pat de groot, gillian carnegie, Adrian Ghenie, Hernan Bas, Barnaby Furnas, Nigel Cooke, John Beerman, Richard Estes, Tim Eitel, Noa Charuvi, Daniel Heidkamp, Genieve Figgis, Isca Greenfield-Sanders, Peter Doig, April Gornik, Verne Dawson, Hurvin Anderson, Jane Freilicher, Vincent Desiderio, Cecily Brown, Ayman Baalbaki, Tim Gardner, Mamma Andersson, Ali Banisadr, Maureen Gallace, Francis Alÿs, Rackstraw Downes, Lucas Arruda, Lois Dodd, Barkley L.

Schwabsky’s text weaves throughout the book, tracing the history of landscape painting from its origins in Eastern and Western art, through its transformation in the 20th century, 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.

Landscape Painting Now: From Pop Abstraction to New Romanticism #ad - Van scoy introduce each artist, situating the importance of landscape within their practice and addressing key works. Hendricks, celia paul, alison elizabeth taylor, serban savu, neo rauch, per kirkeby, justin mortimer, alex kanevsky, yishai jusidman, alex katz, maki na kamura, cinta vidal, kay walkingstick, jordan nassar, luc tuymans, liu xiaodong, makiko kudo, Li Dafang, Mark Tansey, Sylvia Plimack Mangold, Shara Hughes, Julie Mehretu, Antonio López García, Yvonne Jacquette, Enrique Martinez Celaya, Tomás Sánchez, Matthew Wong, Damian Loeb, George Shaw, Merlin James, Eggert Pétursson, Lisa Sanditz, Corinne Wasmuht, Jonas Wood, Anselm Kiefer, Matvey Levenstein, Alexis Rockman, Silke Otto-Knapp, David Hockney, Jean-Pierre Roy, Israel Hershberg, Wayne Thiebaud, Lisa Yuskavage and Luiz Zerbini Prestel Publishing.

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, maureen gallace’s serene views of beach cottages and the foaming ocean, new Romanticism, Constructed Realities, Abstracted Topographies, and Complicated Vistas―the book affords a generous window into the very best of contemporary landscape painting, postapocalyptic dioramas, from Cecily Brown’s sensual, David Hockney’s radiant capturings of seasonal change in the English countryside, Julie Mehretu’s dynamically cartographic abstractions, Alexis Rockman’s mural-sized, fleshy landscapes to Peter Doig’s magic realist renderings of Trinidad, Post-Pop Landscapes, and far beyond.

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