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LIFE COLORS ART: FIFTY YEARS OF PAINTING BY PETER BUSA. Sandra Kraskin et al. Provincetown Art Association and Museum, 1992. 72 pp. with 65 ills. (25 col.). 26 x 23 cm. LC 92-80999 ISBN 0944854052 In English.
Documents some 50 paintings and works on paper spanning the career of American artist Busa (1914-1985), a noteworthy figure in the rise of abstraction in New York during the 1940s whose stylistically varied oeuvre is distinguished by his bold explorations of color. A critical essay and an interview with Busa accompany good reproductions of the featured works, which include examples of the artist's pioneering Indian Space paintings, vibrantly hued gestural compositions, and hard-edge abstractions.
Artist(s):Busa, Peter
Indexing: Western — United States — Post-1945 — Painting
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 055161
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