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[Art Biography] Arnold, Bruce.
Jack Yeats.
A Fine unread copy in a Fine dust jacket. Jack Yeats (1871-1957) stands as a giant figure in Irish twentieth-century art. An isolated artist throughout his life, Yeats dominated solely through the talent, magic, and inventiveness of his painting. His vision and his standing, as well as many critical judgments during the forty years since his death, have provoked controversies which Bruce Arnold confronts in this major biography. The author tells the full story of the artistís life and analyzes his prodigious output. This included not only some one thousand oil paintings and vast numbers of illustrations, comic cartoons, drawings, and watercolors but also seven novels and nine plays. An innately original man, Yeats eschewed all movements, took no pupils, taught only by example. Yet he exerted a fundamental and fascinating influence on Irish culture during his long and diverse life. Based on extensive research in primary sources, this generously illustrated book describes the life of Jack Yeats, son of the portrait painter John Butler Yeats and younger brother of the poet William Butler Yeats.

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Gaylen Hansen. Essay by Vicki Halper.
A Fine unread copy in a Fine dust jacket. Those interested in contemporary painting will find this volume of unexpected and mythic images of Western themes and landscapes well designed in format and intriguing in content. Hansen is from Utah and now teaches art at Washington State U. in Pullman. Freelance art historian Halper provides a resume of Hansen's career and critical reception. The catalog of paintings follows in excellent color reproductions. There is a selected bibliography.

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Jean Dubuffet: Towards an Alternative Reality. Essay by Mildred Glimcher. Writings by Jean Dubuffet.
A Fine tight copy with a previous owner name in a Fine dust jacket. Passionately believing that 'everyone could be a painter, Dubuffet looked to non-traditional sources - art by prisoners, psychics, and the insane - and to unusual materials - tar, sand, butterfly wings - to liberate his own creativity. The extraordinarily imaginative and varied results are viewed in this survey of his career. Insatiably curious about new ideas, fiercely skeptical about conventional ones, Dubuffet probed unexplored territory through his prose as well as his art - many appearing here for the first time. Dubuffet made several false starts as an artist before committing himself to painting full time in 1943. This book proceeds from the heavily impastoed portraits of the forties, through the well-known Hourloupe Cycle of the sixties, and onto the last works of Dubuffet the Non-lieux (No-ground). Dubuffet also experimented with lithographs, gouaches, assemblages and large scale public sculpture. As artist, writer, collector of more than 5000 examples of Art Brut, Dubuffet had a formidable impact on international postwar art. Refusing to conform to any one style, he dazzled with an inexhaustible inventiveness that continued nearly to his death at age eighty-three. This book captures the unique spirit of this remarkable artist.

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[Art Monograph] Baumer, Angelica.
Gustav Klimt. Women.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine dust jacket. Gustav Klimt images have unprecedented force and originality. His dreamlike, delicately detailed compositions seem full of light, a symphony of dazzling golds, fiery reds and oranges, flashing purples and blues, and antique coppery greens. And, most beautiful are his pictures of women, among the most tender and aesthetically pleasing works in all art history. An essay provides invaluable background on Klimt's training, influences, and contemporary reception--and the striking, shimmering cover is in pure gold.

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[Art Monograph] Kallir, Jane.
Egon Schiele. The Complete Works. Expanded Edition.
A Fine copy in a Fine dust jacket. Egon Schiele (1890-1917) ranks among the most influential painters to emerge from the cultural ferment of turn-of-the-century Vienna. This internationally successful volume is enhanced with 32 pages of new material, including more than 200 new catalogue raisonne entries, making it the most comprehensive book on the artist ever published. Illustrated with 94 color, 107 duotone and over 3,000 black & white images.

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[Art Monograph] Nordland, Gerald .
Richard Diebenkorn.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine dust jacket. Previous owner name on the front flyleaf. Along with several hundred superb reproductions, critic Gerald Nordland's essay provides a thoughtful and informative review of Diebenkorn's career and a biographical chronology of the artist's life and work. 300 illustrations, 150 in color.

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[Art Monograph] Terenzio, Stephanie.
The Prints of Robert Motherwell. Catalogue Raisonne 1943-1990 by Dorothy C. Belknap.
A Fine unread copy in a Fine dust jacket. This retrospective look at the printmaking activities of the late Abstract Expressionist painter Motherwell is the third, expanded edition of a work previously published in 1980 and 1984. This edition includes an introduction to Motherwell's art, interviews with important collaborators, and a catalogue raisonne of his graphic work in every medium back to 1943 (over 100 new works completed since the last edition have been added). A biographical outline of the artist's life and a list of all his exhibitions is appended. With the exception of a series of book illustrations, which are too small to be properly appreciated, the book is beautifully bound and printed.

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[Art] Terrasse, Michel.
Bonnard at Le Cannet. Preface by Jean Leymarie.
A Near Fine copy with previous owner name on flyleaf in a Fine dust jacket. Pierre Bonnard first discovered the exceptional light of the Cote d' Azur in the south of FranceHe was so captivated by the light that he visited every year until he bought a house there in 1939 and lived there permantly. He produced over two hundred paintings of the the region, some of them his best-loved masterpieces--The Nude in the Bath, The Studio with Mimosa and The Almond Tree in Bloom. Michel Terrasse, Bonnard's grand nephew, has written a vivd recollection of the painter accompanied by reproductions of related drawings and paintings--mostly in color. There are also 14 photographs of Bonnard by Henri Cartier-Bresson. Complete qith 130 illustrations, 77 in color.

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