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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

New York School Abstract Expressionists







Highly recommended. General readers; undergraduates through faculty. ~ Choice Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, February 2001


The book is unique; it can be used as a reference for artists' biographies, for exhibition documentation, or as the history of a specific artistic movement.


ISBN: 0967799406 New York School Press, 
First published 2000. 
Hardcover, 9 x 12 inches. Library binding. 393pages, index. 176 full-page color illustrations.

Examples of the illustrated artworks from the book:

 James Brooks BERL, 1956
Oil on canvas, 62 x 66 inches.
Private collection 
                                    All rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates. page: 80



Nicolas Carone, Untitled, 1957
Oil on canvas, 60 x 74 inches.
Private collection All rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates. page: 96

Elaine de Kooning, Untitled, 1957
Oil on canvas, 30 x 30 inches
Private collection
All rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates. page: 104
Perle Fine, A Ceremony of a Kind, 1955
Oil on canvas, 43 3/4 x 49 3/4 inches
Private collection. page: 140

Albert Kotin, Untitled, 1954
Oil on canvas, 70 x 58 inches.
Private collection.
All rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates. page: 208


Milton Resnick, Untitled, 1957
Oil on canvas, 26 1/2 x 20 inches.
Private collection 
All rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates. page: 304




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American Abstract Expressionism of the 1950s

American Abstract Expressionism of the1950s  
                           


OUTSTANDING ACADEMIC TITLE ~CHOICE, 2003 

"This excellent publication builds on the earlier publication. It has broadened the scope to include artists from throughout the US, rectified...omission of African American artists...and concentrated on 88 artists...Excellent layout and superb photographs. Highly recommended." ~CHOICE August, 2003.

"Researchers will seek out this well designed selection.Recommended for American art museum, academic, art school and large public libraries." ~Library Journal August 2003.Ed. by Marika Herskovic, ISBN: 0967799414 New York School Press, 2003. Hardcover, 9 x 12 inches. 372 pages, index. 176 full-page color illustrations.

Examples of the illustrated artworks from the book:


Albert Kotin, Tropic, 1959. Oil on canvas, 50 x 38 inches. University of California, Berkeley Art Museum; Bequest of Albert Kotin. p.192







Louis Bourgeois, One and Others, 1955. Painted and stained wood, Overall 18 x 20 1/16 x 16 15/16 in. (45.72 x 50.96 x 43.02 cm) Base 1 7/8 x 20 1/16 x 16 15/16 inches, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase 56.43 Louis Bourgeois/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY. p.48







Mark Rothko, Untitled (Number 13), 1958. Oil paint, acrylic and powdered pigments on canvas 95 3/8 x 81 3/8 inches (242.2 x 206.7cm) The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc., 1985 (1985.63.5)Photograph by Lynton Gardiner Photograph © 1986 The Metropolitan Museum of Art © 2003 Kate Rothko Prizel & Christopher Rothko/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. p.296





Hale Woodruff, Blue Intrusion, 1958. Oil on canvas, 70 x 40 inches (177.8 x 101.6cm) Grey Art Gallery, New York University Art Collection, Anonymous gift, 1958 p.360







Albert Kotin: Untitled, 1950 Oil on canvas, 36 x 30 inches Literature: Marika Herskovic, Ed. American Abstract Expressionism of the 1950s:An Illustrated Survey, New York School Press, 2003. Illustrated, p.191.









Edward Clark, Untitled, 1957. Oil on canvas and paper on wood, 55 x 46 inches (139.7 x 116.8 cm). Collection The Art Institute of Cjicago, IL. Restricted Gift of an anonymous donor; Samuel A. Max Endowment ©Edward Clark Photograph © 2002, The Art Institute of Chicago, All Rights Reserved. p.80











Willem de Kooning, Woman and Bicycle, 1952-53. Oil on camvas, 76 1/2 x 49 inches (194.3 x 124.46 cm) Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase 55.35 © 2003 The Willem de Kooning Foundation/ Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. p.95


Perle Fine, In the Key of Blue, 1958. Oil, mixed media, collage on canvas, 23 x 23 inches. Private collection. Courtesey Thomas McCormick Gallery, Chicago, IL. p.128







Arshile Gorky, Water of the Flowery Mill, 1944. Oil on canvas, 42 1/2 x 48 3/4 inches. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, George A. Hearn Fund, 1956 (56.205.1) Photograph © 1984 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. p.17






Jackson Pollock, Number 27, 1950. Oil on canvas, 49 x 106 inches (124.46 x 269.24 cm) Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, 53.12 © 2003 The Pollock Krasner Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. p.263

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Saturday, December 14, 2013

Style is Timely Art is Timeless


New York Figurative Expressionism of the 1950s represented a trend where “diverse New York artists countered the prevailing abstract mode to work with the figure.”



                                                                 


Peter Agostini (1913-1993)

Peter Agostini Head II 1955
Bronze Ed. 2/7
Private collection
All rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates.
Book:American Abstract and Figurative Expressionism: Style is Timely Art is Timeless [Hardcover] page: 21 illustrated.

Leo Amino (1911-1989)



Leo Amino, Mother and Child, 1946
Mahagony, 16 1/4 x 7 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches
Private collection
All rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates
Book:
American Abstract and Figurative Expressionism: Style is Timely Art is Timeless [Hardcover] page: 29 illustrated

Rosemarie Beck (1923-2003)


Rosemarie Beck, Zina Room VI, 1967
Oil on canvas, 34 1/4 x 28 inchesPrivate collectionAll rights reserved by the artist or her delegates
Book:
American Abstract and Figurative Expressionism: Style is Timely Art is Timeless [Hardcover] page: 34 illustrated

Adelie Landis Bischoff ( 1926- )

Adelie Landis Bischoff, Still Life, 1967
Oil on masonite, 15 x 14 inches
Private collection
All rights reserved by the artists or her legal delegates
Book: 
American Abstract and Figurative Expressionism: Style is Timely Art is Timeless [Hardcover] page: 42 illustrated

William Brice (1921-2008)

William Brice, Figure and Landscape Study III, 1956
Oil on canvas, 9 x 12 inches

Private collection
All rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates
Book: 
American Abstract and Figurative Expressionism: Style is Timely Art is Timeless [Hardcover] page: 49 illustrated

Nicolas Carone ( 1917-2010)

Nicolas Carone, Untitled, 1954
Oil on artist board, 21 x 17 1/2 inches 
Private Collection
All rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates

Book:American Abstract and Figurative Expressionism: Style is Timely Art is Timeless [Hardcover]
Video:Nicolas Carone-Abstract Expressionism-Artist of the 9th St. Show

Nanno de Groot (1913-1963)



Nanno de Groot, Alain and Biala, 1955
Oil on canvas, 70 x 52 1/2 inchesCollection of the Provincetown Art Association and Museum,Provincetown, MA,
Gift of Marguerite and Dan Stevens
All rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates.
Book: 
American Abstract and Figurative Expressionism: Style is Timely Art is Timeless [Hardcover] page: 70 illustrated 

Video: Nanno de Groot Abstract Expressionism-New York School 1950s

Elaine de Kooning (1918-1989)

Elaine de Kooning, Sheila Rosenstein, c. 1962
Oil on canvas, 47 3/4 x 32 3/8 inches
Private collection
All rights reserved by the artist or her legal delegates
Book:
American Abstract and Figurative Expressionism: Style is Timely Art is Timeless [Hardcover] page: 74 illustrated.

Perle Fine (1908-1988)

Perle Fine, Blue-Chips Blue #1, c. 1974
Acrylic polymer emulsion wood collage on masonite
Private collection
All rights reserved by the artists or her legal representative

Book:American Abstract and Figurative Expressionism: Style is Timely Art is Timeless [Hardcover] page: 90 illustrated.
Video:
Perle Fine Abstract Expressionism-1950s New York action painter 


Robert Goodnough (1925-2010)
Robert Goodnough, Figures in a Boat,-A3, 1963
Oil on board, 5 3/4 x 9 3/8 inches
Private collection
All rights reserved by the artist or by legal representatives

Book:

Harry Jackson, Sacajawea II, 1980Polychrome bronze,  H: 18 x W: 8 x D: 7 inchesPrivate collectionAll rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates.




Book:



Earl Kerkam, Torso, 1955
Oil on masonite, 32 1/2 x 19 1/2
Private collection
All rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates.
Book: 


Albert Kotin, Head, c.1968
Albert Kotin. Head, 1968
Oil on canvas, 29 3/4x 36 inches
Private collection
All rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates.



Irving Kriesberg, Birds Alighting, 1951
Tempera on board, 32 3/4 x 30 inches
Private Collection
All rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates 
Book:
American Abstract and Figurative Expressionism: Style is Timely Art is Timeless [Hardcover] page: 149 illustrated.

Conrad Marca-Relli (1913-2000)


Conrad Marca-Relli,  Dual Personality, 1996
Canvas collage on canvas, 22 1/2 x 17 3/4 inches
Private collection
All rights reserved by the artist or his legal representatives
Book:American Abstract and Figurative Expressionism: Style is Timely Art is Timeless [Hardcover]Video:
Conrad Marca-Relli Abstract Expressionism 1950s-New York School collage-painter 


Ezio Martinelli (1913-1980)

Ezio Martinelli, Grief, 1951
Oil on canvas, 60 x 25 inches
Private collectionAll rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates.
Book: 
American Abstract and Figurative Expressionism: Style is Timely Art is Timeless [Hardcover] page: 162 Illustrated.

George McNeil (1908-1995)

George McNeil, Shifting Love, 1981
Oil on canvas, 48 1/4 x 38 inches
Private collection 
All rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates.
Book:

Hans Moller (1905-2000)

Hans Moller, Autumn-Allen Street, 1976-77
Oil on canvas, 48 x 60 inches; catalogue raisonne no.: 735
Private collection
All rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates.
Book:
Robert Nathans, The Distractive Character, 1986
Oil on wood and tree stumps, 36 x 14 inches
Private collection
All rights reserved by the artists or his legal delegates
Felix Pasilis, Still Life, 1956. 
Oil on canvas, 42 1/2 x 50 1/2 inches.
Private collectionAll rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates.
Book:

American Abstract and Figurative Expressionism: Style is Timely Art is Timeless [Hardcover]

Jeanne Amelie Sills Reynal (1903-1983)

Jeanne Reynal, Untitled, 1958Cement with mosaic, 29 x 22 inchesPrivate collectionAll rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates.
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James Rosati, Flying Figure, 1952
Plaster, wire mesh and metal with wood base, 23 x 48 x 10 inches
Private collection
All rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates.

Book: 
American Abstract and Figurative Expressionism: Style is Timely Art is Timeless [Hardcover] page: 205 Illustrated.

Richards Ruben (1925-1998)

Richards Ruben, Ball and Bird, 1951
Oil on canvas, 40 x 36 inches
Private collection
All rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates.


















Book:
George Spaventa, Standing Figure, 1962
Bronze, edition 2/6, H.: 7 1/4 inches
Private collectionAll rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates

Karl Zerbe ( 1903- 1972)

Karl Zerbe, Spanish Facade, 1947
Encaustic, 40 x 36 inches
Private collection
All rights reserved by the artist or his legal delegates.




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