Included are his works from the early 1970s through 2017, including his dramatic depictions of San Francisco, flattened aerial views of the Sacramento River Delta, and close-ups and cross-section views of mountains and beaches. 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.
California Landscapes: Richard Diebenkorn / Wayne Thiebaud #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.
Landscape Painting Now: From Pop Abstraction to New RomanticismD.A.P. #ad - The reasons why, if speculative, surely include our imminent environmental collapse and increasingly digitally mediated existence. Hendricks, yvonne jacquette, justin mortimer, matthew wong, neo rauch, jonas wood, li dafang, matvey levenstein, cinta vidal, celia paul, corinne wasmuht, alexis rockman, lisa sanditz, anselm kiefer, kay walkingstick, maki na kamura, yishai jusidman, Wayne Thiebaud, Alison Elizabeth Taylor, Antonio López García, Serban Savu, David Hockney, Jean-Pierre Roy, Luc Tuymans, Per Kirkeby, Tomás Sánchez, Liu Xiaodong, Damian Loeb, Makiko Kudo, Alex Kanevsky, Eggert Pétursson, Mark Tansey, Alex Katz, George Shaw, Sylvia Plimack Mangold, Enrique Martinez Celaya, Silke Otto-Knapp, Merlin James, Shara Hughes, Jordan Nassar, Israel Hershberg, Julie Mehretu, Lisa Yuskavage and Luiz Zerbini .
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, noa charuvi, vincent desiderio, isca greenfield-sanders, genieve figgis, jane freilicher, maureen gallace, ali banisadr, daniel heidkamp, mamma andersson, peter doig, hernan Bas, Amy Bennett, Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan, Will Cotton, Andreas Eriksson, Tim Eitel, Inka Essenhigh, Lucas Arruda, Gillian Carnegie, Verne Dawson, Francis Alÿs, Hurvin Anderson, Adrian Ghenie, Cecily Brown, Barnaby Furnas, Tim Gardner, Jules de Balincourt, Franz Gertsch, Lois Dodd, Rackstraw Downes, Pat de Groot, Cynthia Daignault, Ayman Baalbaki, John Beerman, April Gornik, Nigel Cooke, Richard Estes, Barkley L.
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. 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, post-pop landscapes, alexis rockman’s mural-sized, abstracted topographies, and Complicated Vistas―the book affords a generous window into the very best of contemporary landscape painting, New Romanticism, from Cecily Brown’s sensual, David Hockney’s radiant capturings of seasonal change in the English countryside, Constructed Realities, Maureen Gallace’s serene views of beach cottages and the foaming ocean, postapocalyptic dioramas, Julie Mehretu’s dynamically cartographic abstractions, fleshy landscapes to Peter Doig’s magic realist renderings of Trinidad, and far beyond.
Matisse/DiebenkornPrestel #ad - 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 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, and their works share surprising similarities in subject, palette, composition, Matisse was an enduring source of inspiration for the Californian artist, and technique. 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.
Matisse/Diebenkorn #ad - 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.
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.
Pierre Bonnard: The Colour of MemoryTate #ad - As a painter, bonnard preferred to work from memory—imaginatively capturing the spirit of a moment and expressing it through his unique handling of color and unconventional choice of composition. Prestel Publishing. Focusing on his work from 1912 to 1947, this lavishly illustrated book presents landscapes and intimate domestic scenes that capture the passage of time, often conveying a sense of sensuality or melancholy.
Along with looking at bonnard’s processes, his reliance on photography, and his ability to work on different subjects side-by-side, this book sets Bonnard in the turbulent history of his times. Pierre bonnard 1867–1947 was of the generation of artists that helped transform painting during the first half of the 20th century.
Pierre Bonnard: The Colour of Memory #ad - . Published to accompany a major exhibition, the book reveals Bonnard’s transition from great colorist to Modernist master and emphasizes his place within 20th-century art.
Wayne ThiebaudRizzoli #ad - For this book he has selected the works himself, an act of autobiography in a sense. Prestel Publishing. It features many of the still lifes of pies, brightly colored, candies, desserts, cakes, and other objects—lusciously painted, perfectly composed, and gently comic—for which he is best known. Born in 1920, he has lived for most of his life in Sacramento, with much of his youth spent in Long Beach; Southern California, in particular Laguna Beach, remains an area of great sentimentality.
New essays by a wide range of writers give a fresh perspective on his life and work. At age 94, he looked back over his life and his work, rich with breakthroughs in painting and masterful individuality. This deluxe volume, with more than 200 illustrations, covers Thiebaud’s career as a painter and draftsman from 1959 to 2014.
Wayne Thiebaud #ad - . The most comprehensive and deluxe monograph on Wayne Thiebaud, spanning the length of his career, a celebrated and active American artist, from the mid-1950s to the present. Such works brought national recognition in 1962 with a seminal exhibition at the Allan Stone Gallery in New York, attracting rave reviews and, to the discomfort of the artist himself, leading critics to see him as part of the Pop Art movement.
Wayne thiebaud is one of the world’s most popular and respected painters. The other artistic genres that he cultivated most avidly since then are landscape and cityscape, with special interests in the Sacramento River valley and San Francisco.
Wayne Thiebaud: DraftsmanThames & Hudson #ad - This book of 116 drawings―compiled with the full cooperation of the artist to accompany a major new exhibition at the Morgan Library Museum―explores the wide range of Thiebaud’s production on paper, luminous pastels, and watercolors, including early sketches, and charcoal drawings made in connection with his teaching.
. In subjects ranging from deli counters and isolated figures to dramatic views of San Francisco’s plunging streets, Thiebaud’s drawings endow the most banal, everyday scenes with a sense of poetry and nostalgia. Fully illustrated and beautifully designed, with illuminating texts, including an extensive interview with the artist, Wayne Thiebaud: Draftsman is the first major publication devoted to his lifelong engagement with drawing.
Wayne Thiebaud: Draftsman #ad - 116 illustrations Prestel Publishing. A fascinating study of the drawings by american artist wayne thiebaud, published with his cooperationBest known for his luscious paintings of pies and ice-cream cones, American artist Wayne Thiebaud born 1920 has been an avid and prolific draftsman since he began his career in the 1940s as an illustrator and cartoonist.
Fairfield PorterRizzoli #ad - Porter graduated from harvard in 1928 and then studied at the Art Students League in New York with Thomas Hart Benton. Mcclatchy writes a reflection on one of Porter’s paintings. Prestel Publishing. Along with months in maine, porter lived in New York and from 1948 on, in Southampton where he purchased a large, late Federal-style house for his own expanding family.
Distinguished poet J. Rizzoli International Publications. A figurative realist in the heyday of abstract expressionism, long island, and friends in New York City, all depicting a relaxed and comfortable world that seemed to mirror his own affluent, in Southampton, Fairfield Porter 1907–1975 painted himself, and on an island off the Maine coast, his family, well-connected existence.
Fairfield Porter #ad - He was also close to the modern poets John Ashbery, Frank O’Hara, and James Schuyler. Karen wilkin discusses Porter’s influences and pictorial creativity. D. With virtually all of the artist’s previous publications now out of print, this much-anticipated volume is an important addition to the literature on this great American master.
The first comprehensive survey of the beloved figurative realist painter Fairfield Porter to be published in more than two decades. Porter painted several artist friends, Larry Rivers, including Elaine de Kooning, and Jane Freilicher.
Van Gogh: The Joy of Nature - HockneyThames & Hudson #ad - A collection of two extraordinary artists’ landscape paintings, with new insight into Vincent van Gogh’s influence on David Hockney. Hockney ― van gogh: the joy of Nature presents unique insights into the influences of two world-renowned artists. An exclusive interview with hockney and an essay by writer and art critic Hans den Hartog Jager provide a rich analysis of Van Gogh’s influence on Hockney.
Nature has been a substantial theme for both david hockney and vincent van gogh, for the first time, one that draws their work together―Hockney’s Yorkshire landscapes are especially reminiscent of Vincent van Gogh’s Wheatfield with Crows and The Harvest―and now, art lovers can study their pieces side by side.
Van Gogh: The Joy of Nature - Hockney #ad - Presenting paintings, and sketchbook reproductions, and including work both old and new, iPad drawings, this book examines the ways in which both artists use formal elements to create their particular view of the world. Rizzoli International Publications. Illustrated in color throughout Prestel Publishing.
Lee KrasnerThames & Hudson #ad - In fact, his death in 1956 marked her renaissance as an artist. Coinciding with a major exhibition at barbican art gallery, collages, and works on paper, an illustrated chronology, Lee Krasner features an outstanding selection of her most important paintings, contextualized by photography from the postwar period, and an unpublished interview with her biographer Gail Levin.
. 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, Jewish, a widow, thank you, 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.
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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Painting California: Seascapes and Beach TownsRizzoli Electa #ad - Luminous, gorgeously realized landscape paintings made en plein air by members of the California Art Club over the past 100 years. This volume showcases 200 works by california art club artists who have focused on the evocative seascapes, and beach communities from San Diego to San Francisco, demonstrating a breathtaking range of natural settings suffused with atmosphere, drama, charming seaside towns, and light.
Auden, “thousands have lived without love, not one without water. We as a species are drawn to the sea—artists perhaps even more so than others, as beautifully evidenced in this book. In 1909, these artists founded the California Art Club, which stands today as one of the most esteemed painting societies in the United States.
Painting California: Seascapes and Beach Towns #ad - . Since the dawn of the twentieth century, California has been home to artists from all over America and Europe who aspired to depict the state’s compelling natural landscapes on canvas. As observed by W. H. This volume, presents more of the club’s distinctive and lush plein air painting, which follows Skira Rizzoli’s luminous California Light: A Century of Landscapes, an impressionistic style in which painters work outdoors in order to capture the ephemeral moment when the natural lighting of a landscape elevates an already beautiful scene into something sublime.
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Disrupted Realism: Paintings for a Distracted WorldSchiffer #ad - 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. Prestel Publishing. 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.
Rizzoli International Publications. 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.
Disrupted Realism: Paintings for a Distracted World #ad - Six sections lay out and analyze common themes: "toward abstraction, " "Patterns, Planes, " "Myths and Visions, " "Disrupted Bodies, and Formations, " "Emotions and Identities, " and "Between Painting and Photography. Interviews with each artist offer additional insight into some of the most incisive and relevant painting being created today.