Tag Archives: American artist

Florine Stettheimer

Dreamy and Posturing: Florine Stettheimer

Fashionable, eccentric, multi-artistic and a poet to boot: Florine Stettheimer was an early modernist painter and set designer. Her works were highly idiosyncratic and portrayed urban life. Although during Florine Stettheimer’s lifetime she was little known outside the circle of New York modernists of which she and her sisters were a part, Stettheimer’s achievements in […]

Cy Twombly: The Essential Cy Twombly

A Giant: Cy Twombly

He mastered sculpture, painting, drawing as well as photography – here’s a fantastic survey on the diverse and singular practice of Cy Twombly. Perhaps best know for his gestural brushworks. A must-have in every home – really! Cy Twombly (1928–2011) was born in 1928 in Lexington, Virginia. He studied at the School of the Museum […]

Lorna Simpson - Works on Paper

Lorna Simpson – Works on Paper

New drawings and collages. This book highlights a recent body of work by Lorna Simpson that explores the complex relationship between the photographic archive and processes of self-fashioning. > MORE Lorna Simpson – Works on Paper Text by:    Hilton Als, Connie Butler, Franklin Sirmans, Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson, Anna Deveare Smith ISBN:    9780934324632 Publisher:    Aspen Art […]

Mike Kelley

Anti-Establishment – Mike Kelley

Mixing darkness with off-the-wall humor. This book accompanies the largest Mike Kelley exhibition to-date, which tours Stedelijk Museum, Centre Pompidou, MoMA PS1, (where it is showing now), and MOCA Los Angeles.   > MORE Mike Kelley Editor:    Eva Meyer-Hermann Text by:    George Baker, Eva Meyer-Hermann, Brendan W Joseph, John C Welchman ISBN:    9783791352411 Publisher:    DelMonico Publ. […]

Chris Martin: Drawings

Chris Martin: Drawings

Between outsider art and formalism. American artist Chris Martin’s drawings in an extensive compilation presented chronologically and published by Picture Box. Wow, so good! > MORE Chris Martin: Drawings Editor:    Dan Nadel Essays by:    Peter Lamborn Wilson ISBN:    9780985159580 Publisher:    PictureBox Publ. year:    2013 Language:    English Pages:    624 Illustrations:    350 colour Width x height:    216 […]

Charles Long

Abstract Sculpture by Charles Long

Jarla Partilager in Berlin is now showing a comprehensive overview of American artist Charles Long’s works from 1992 through the present – including sculpture in various media, stoneware and works on paper. At the core of Charles Long’s body of work is a dialogue between body and mind about the nature of objectness. The book […]

Eva Hesse - 1965

Turning Point – Eva Hesse

1965 marked a turning point in Eva Hesse’s life and artistic practice. It was during a residency in Düsseldort that things started to change. This was the year she gave up painting for drawing and became a sculptor.  > MORE Eva Hesse – 1965 Editor:    Barry Rosen Text by:    Jo Applin, Todd Alden, Kirsten Swenson […]