JOHNSON, RF: Rembrandt to Thiebaud: A Decade of Collecting Works on Paper

 Rembrandt to Thiebaud: A Decade of Collecting Works on Paper, book coverJohnson, Robert Flynn; Breuer, Karin and Louise Siddons. Rembrandt to Thiebaud: A Decade of Collecting Works on Paper. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 2007. ISBN: 9780884011279. Unmarked text. Bumped edges and spine. Stamped “Judy” on front end page. Good. Paperback. (#26833) $40.00

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Catalog for June 23-October 7, 2007 exhibition. 88p. Well illustrated.

An introduction to the Achenbach Collection for Graphic Arts at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, one of the most significant bodies of works on paper in an American museum. Color reproductions. Artists include Mantegna, Goltzius, Daguerre, Winslow Homer, Stanley Hayter, Richard Diebenkorn, Gerhard Richter, Julie Mehretu, Lucian Freud, etc.

KLEE, P: The Diaries of Paul Klee, 1898-1918

The Diaries of Paul Klee, 1898-1918, book coverKlee, Paul. The Diaries of Paul Klee, 1898-1918. University of California Press, 1968. ISBN: 0520006534. Unmarked text. Good. Paperback. (#26832) $19.00

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Edited with an introduction by Felix Klee. Illustrated. 434p.

In his Diaries Klee faithfully recorded the events of his inner and outer life from his nineteenth to his fortieth year.

The Diaries of Paul Klee, 1898-1918, inside pages

PICASSO: Picasso: Sixty Years of Graphic Arts Commemorating his 85th Birthday

Picasso: Sixty Years of Graphic Arts Commemorating his 85th Birthday, book coverPicasso, Pablo. Picasso: Sixty Years of Graphic Arts Commemorating his 85th Birthday. Chicago: Kovler Gallery, 1966. Unmarked. Bumped corner. Acceptable. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26806) $10.00

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192 B/W thumbnails and 4 half page illustrations. References, Bibliography. Chronology. 42p.

Picasso: Sixty Years of Graphic Arts Commemorating his 85th Birthday, inside pages

HOCKNEY, D: Pictures by David Hockney

Pictures by David Hockney. Harry N Abrams, 1979. ISBN: 0810922231. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#26799) $10.00

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Introduction by David Hockney. Selected and edited by Nikos Stangos. 144 illustrations, including 61 in full color. Measures 8.75×10 inches.

This is a representative survey of Hockney’s work through 1979, in every medium. Includes early sketches, paintings, and his colored and pressed paper pulp series. Includes stll-lifes, portraits, California, pools and water, set designs, and more.

ROSENBLUM, R: On Modern American Art (Selected Essays by Robert Rosenblum)

Rosenblum, Robert. On Modern American Art (Selected Essays by Robert Rosenblum). Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1999. ISBN: 0810936836. Unmarked. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26798) $12.00

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Beautiful copy with unclipped dust jacket. Nicely illustrated in B/W. 384p. Index.

These essays, written between 1958 and 1998, examines a cross-section of notable late 20th century American artists, including Willem de Kooning, Arshile Gorky, Jeff Koons, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Frank Stella, Andy Warhol, and Andrew Wyeth.

PICASSO: The Saltimbanques

PICASSO:  The Saltimbanques, book coverCarmean, E.A. Jr. Picasso: The Saltimbanques. Washington DC: National Gallery, 1980. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26797) $10.00

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Exhibition catalog. 98p. Color and B/W illustrations, including technical studies showing what is below the surface images. Measures 9×10 inches.

Foreword by J. Carter Brown. Essay by E. A. Carmean, Jr. and Ann Hoenigswald with Barbara Miller. Chronology and Bibliography by Trinkett Clark.

The theme of the saltimbanque, or itinerant circus performer, dominated Picasso’s early 20th century work.

RAND, P: Paul Rand

Paul Rand,book coverHeller, Steven. Paul Rand. Phaidon, 2011. ISBN: 9780714839943. Unmarked. Remainder dot on bottom. Publisher’s sticker about the book on the cover. Very Good. Paperback. (#26792) $18.00

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Large French Flaps. Measures 10×11.5 inches. 250 copiously illustrated, large-format pages.

Paul Rand (1914-96) was a pioneering figure in American graphic design. Adopting what he called a ‘problem-solving’ approach, he drew on the ideas of European avant-garde art movements such as Cubism, Constructivism and De Stijl, and synthesized them to produce his own distinctive graphic language.