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.

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.

FASANELLA, R: Fasanella’s City: The Paintings of Ralph Fasanella, with the story of his life and art by Patrick Watson

Watson, Patrick. Fasanella’s City: The Paintings of Ralph Fasanella, with the story of his life and art by Patrick Watson. Ballantine Books, 1973. Unmarked. A bit of wear around the edges. Good. Paperback. (#26788) $12.00

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Color reproductions, including a large foldout. Measures 8.75×11.75 inches. 150p.

Ralph Fasanella (1914–1997) was a self-taught painter whose large, detailed works depicted urban working life and critiqued post-World War II America. Critics praised Fasanella for utilizing bold images and strong colors.

CAULFIELD, P: Patrick Caulfield (Penguin New Art 2)

Patrick Caulfield (Penguin New Art 2), book coverFinch, Christopher. Patrick Caulfield (Penguin New Art 2). Penguin Books, 1971. ISBN: 0140706224. Unmarked. Small ding on cover. Good. Paperback. (#26778) $14.00

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Patrick Caulfield (1936-2005), was an English painter and printmaker known for his bold canvases, which often incorporated elements of photorealism within a pared-down scene.

45 illustrations in color and b/w. 64p. Measures 7×8.75 inches.

CITY OF MOUNTAIN VIEW: Public Art in Mountain View

Public Art in Mountain View. City of Mountain View, 1998. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26766) $20.00

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Well illustrated. Map. 40p.

Artists include Michael James, JoeSam, Daniel Goldstein, Susan Pascal Beran, Elizabeth MacQueen, Stephen Fitz-Gerald, Roger Arvid Anderson, Larry Schank, Howard Streight, Thomas Ingmire, John Littleby, Claude Ferguson, Lulu Torbet, Woodward Payne, Jovani, Jean Bain, Albert Guibara, Ting Shao Kuang, and Kenneth Frederick von Roenn Jr.

GLADSTONE, V: Second Annual Realism Invitational, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, 2000

Gladstone, Valerie. Second Annual Realism Invitational. Jenkins Johnson Gallery, 2000. Unmarked.Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26759) $20.00

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Measures 8.75 inches square. Beautiful color plates. 29p.

“Realism 2000: In the Eye of the Beholder” by Valerie Gladstone.

Artists include Richard McLean, Michael Zigmond, Jack Mendenhall, Scott Prior, David Bierk, Tom Fawkes, Sherrie Wolf, Damon Lehrer, Robert Brawley, Scott Fraser, Shelley Jordon, Robert C. Jackson, Steven Graber, Quang Ho, George Fischer, and others.

CLEVELAND CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART: Threads of Vision: Toward a New Feminine Poetics: Ghada Amer, Nicole Eisenman, Shahzia Sikander, Lin Tianmia, Fatimah Tuggar

Threads of Vision: Toward a New Feminine Poetics: Ghada Amer, Nicole Eisenman, Shahzia Sikander, Lin Tianmia, Fatimah Tuggar, book cover Threads of Vision: Toward a New Feminine Poetics: Ghada Amer, Nicole Eisenman, Shahzia Sikander, Lin Tianmia, Fatimah Tuggar. Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, 2000. ISBN: 1880353199. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26753) $10.00

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Beautiful color plates. Catalog for September 14-November 25, 2001 exhibition. 64p. This book examines the shared preoccupations of five celebrated female artists from around the world, whose work mines the fertile fields of politics, patriarchy, religion and culture: Ghada Amer, Nicole Eisenman, Shahzia Sikander, Lin Tianmiao and Fatimah Tuggar.