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DESTROY THE PICTURE: PAINTING THE VOID, 1949-1962. Ed. by Paul Schimmel. Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 2012. Published in association with Skira Rizzoli, Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., New York. 288 pp. with 164 ills. (151 col.). 32 x 25 cm. LC 2012-146731 ISBN 9780847839308 In English.
Explores the ways in which a diverse range of abstract painters from countries throughout the world responded to the unsettled political and cultural climate of the early postwar period by ripping, cutting or burning the canvas or affixing objects to the two-dimensional picture plane, featuring paintings and mixed-media canvases by such important figures as Burri, Saint Phalle, Fontana, Klein, Rauschenberg, Tapies, Fautrier, Bontecou, Rotella and Shimamoto.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-1945 — Painting, Several Media
Plans: 70,01,05,07,08,09,17,20
Worldwide Number: 034951
Hardcover $65.00    

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