AMERICAN ART IN THE 20TH CENTURY: PAINTING AND SCULPTURE, 1913-1993. Ed. by Christos M. Joachimides and Norman Rosenthal. Royal Academy of Arts and Saatchi Gallery, London, 1993. Organized by Royal Academy of Arts in association with Zeitgeist-Gesellschaft zur Forderung der Kunste in Berlin e.V. Published in association with Prestel-Verlag, Munich. 490 pp. with 454 ills. (249 col.) and 62 photos of the artists. 31 x 23 cm. ISBN 3791312618 In English.
Offering a panoramic overview of the contributions of American painters and sculptors to the development of modern art that focuses primarily on their prominent role in international postwar movements, this substantial catalogue presents excellent reproductions of 252 paintings, sculptures, photographs and other works by Man Ray, Duchamp, O'Keeffe, Hopper, Calder, Pollock, Rothko, de Kooning, Johns, Oldenburg, Lichtenstein, Judd, Serra, Sherman and more than 50 other major figures. Supplemented by biographical profiles of the featured artists, some 25 well-illustrated essays include general discussions of the cultural and political currents that influenced the rise of modernism in the United States, detailed appraisals of individual figures and stylistic trends, and examinations of such topics as the significance of the 1913 Armory Show, the evolution of European perceptions of American art, and the role of progressive gallery owners in the promotion of avant-garde artists.
Indexing: Western — United States — Post-1945 — Painting, Sculpture
Worldwide Number: 024082
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