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JACOB KAINEN. William C. Agee and Avis Berman. National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 1993. Published by Thames and Hudson Inc., New York. 180 pp. with 133 ills. (100 col., one foldout). 31 x 23 cm. LC 93-60224 ISBN 0500277346 In English.
Presents the first major review of the oeuvre of American artist Kainen (b. 1909), featuring excellent full-page reproductions of 100 paintings produced from 1934 to 1992 that encompass depictions of urban scenes, Abstract Expressionist canvases and vibrantly hued figure studies from the 1950s and 60s as well as imagistic and soft-edge geometric abstractions created over the past two decades. A lengthy biographical essay discussing Kainen's career as an artist and curator in Washington, D.C. supplements a critical text tracing the evolution of his painterly concerns and the principal transitions in his work.
Artist(s):Kainen, Jacob
Indexing: Western — United States — Post-1945 — Painting
Plans: 01,05,07,13,17,20,22
Worldwide Number: 024203
Paperbound $24.95t (libraries receive a 20% discount on this title) Temporarily Out of Stock. Library Orders Accepted, but Availability and Price Cannot be Guaranteed.

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