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American Abstract Expressionism Of The 1950s

Author : Marika Herskovic
ISBN : STANFORD:36105114322113
Genre : Art
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A unique book presents Art's main stream between 1950 and1959 in New York and across the US regardless of race, gender or ethnic origin.
Category: Art

Abstract Painting In Canada

Author : Roald Nasgaard
ISBN : 1553653947
Genre : Art
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After the overwhelming success of the original, this lavishly illustrated and superbly printed art book is now available in trade paper. From the sometimes eccentric but remarkable work, rooted in symbolism and theosophy, of pioneers such as Kathleen Munn, Bertram Brooker and Lawren Harris, to the Automatistes in Montreal, to the conceptual art movement in Halifax, the urge to abstraction in art is spread wide across Canada. Abstract Painting in Canada covers the movement throughout the twentieth century, including highlights from 1940s Montreal and the Clement Greenberg-influenced Prairies in the sixties and seventies. The book continues through the eighties and nineties, during which critics largely denounced painting, and concludes in the twenty-first century, with abstract painting alive and well again in the studios of Canada's young artists. A monumental tome containing 200 colour reproductions, it mines a rich vein of art history ripe for international discovery.
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Art In The San Francisco Bay Area 1945 1980

Author : Thomas Albright
ISBN : 0520051939
Genre : Art
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Offers a survey of modern painting, photography, sculpture, ceramics, and murals from the San Francisco area, and provides brief profiles of each artist
Category: Art

Women Of Abstract Expressionism

Author : Gwen F. Chanzit
ISBN : 9780300208429
Genre : Art
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A long-awaited survey of female Abstract Expressionist artists revealing the richness and lasting influence of their work
Category: Art

Art Women California 1950 2000

Author : Diana Burgess Fuller
ISBN : 0520230663
Genre : Art
File Size : 39.83 MB
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"This is the book on women's art I've been waiting for--smart, deeply rooted, and up-to-date, with an overdue focus on women of color that fills in the historical cracks. Read it and run with it."--Lucy R. Lippard, author of The Pink Glass Swan: Selected Essays on Feminist Art "More than merely beautiful and ground-breaking, Art/ Women/ California 1950-2000 is also about the enriching interventions created by diverse women artists, the effect of whose work is not only far-reaching, but has also opened up the very definition of American art. It is about intellectual interdisciplinality and the dialectical relationship between art and social context. It is about the way various California cultures--Native, Latino, Asian, feminist, immigrant, politically active, and virtual, which are so different from the trope of the Western cowboy--have intervened in that entity we imagine as 'America.' "--Elaine Kim, editor of Dangerous Women: Gender and Korean Nationalism "Rich and provocative. A pleasure to read and to look at."--Linda Nochlin, author of The Body in Pieces: The Fragment as a Metaphor of Modernity "This book should greatly help everyone understand the remarkably diversified evolution of art in California, which is largely due to the great influx of women and the transformative effect of a new feminist consciousness."--Arthur C. Danto, author of Philosophizing Art: Selected Essays
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The New Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract

Author : Bill James
ISBN : 1439106932
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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When Bill James published his original Historical Baseball Abstract in 1985, he produced an immediate classic, hailed by the Chicago Tribune as the “holy book of baseball.” Now, baseball's beloved “Sultan of Stats” (The Boston Globe) is back with a fully revised and updated edition for the new millennium. Like the original, The New Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract is really several books in one. The Game provides a century's worth of American baseball history, told one decade at a time, with energetic facts and figures about How, Where, and by Whom the game was played. In The Players, you'll find listings of the top 100 players at each position in the major leagues, along with James's signature stats-based ratings method called “Win Shares,” a way of quantifying individual performance and calculating the offensive and defensive contributions of catchers, pitchers, infielders, and outfielders. And there's more: the Reference section covers Win Shares for each season and each player, and even offers a Win Share team comparison. A must-have for baseball fans and historians alike, The New Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract is as essential, entertaining, and enlightening as the sport itself.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Bay Area Figurative Art 1950 1965

Author : Caroline A. Jones
ISBN : 0520068424
Genre : Art
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Describes the development of a movement creating figurative, rather than abstract, art in the San Francisco Bay Area, and provides examples of its paintings, drawings and sculpture
Category: Art