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.

PACH, W: The Art Museum in America by Walter Pach

The Art Museum in America by Walter Pach, frontispiecePach, Walter. The Art Museum in America. Pantheon, 1948. Unmarked. Staple holes on front end page. Worn edges. No dust jacket. Good. Hardcover. (#26787) $12.00

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Walter Pach (1883-1958) was an artist, critic, lecturer, art adviser, and art historian who wrote extensively about modern art and championed the cause of modern art. Through his numerous books, articles, and translations of European art texts Pach brought the emerging modernist viewpoint to the American public. This book calls into question the relevance, responsibility, and future direction of the American art museum.

62 B/W illustrations. Color Frontispiece. 300p. Index. Supplement: A List of Museums of Art in the United States. Measures 7×10.25 inches.

PIPER, J: Jane Piper and her Circle: Three Generations of Painters in Philadelphia

Jane Piper and her Circle: Three Generations of Painters in Philadelphia, book coverScott, Bill. Jane Piper and her Circle: Three Generations of Painters in Philadelphia. State Museum of Pennsylvania, 2000. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26786) $14.00

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Catalog for November 4, 2000-January 14, 2001. Essay by Bill Scott, Guest Curator, on Jane Piper. 17p. Illustrated in color and B/W. Jane Piper (1916-1991) was an American artist known for her abstract treatment of still lifes. Building on the French modernist tradition of Matisse and Cézanne, she gave color precedence over representation.

Jane Piper and her Circle: Three Generations of Painters in Philadelphia, inside image

SMITH, VJ: Acts of Drawings, Lines of Change: Marking Stages of Transformation in the Work of Vic Joachim Smith: A Retrospective Exhibition

Smith, Vic Joachim. Acts of Drawings/ Lines of Change: Marking Stages of Transformation in the Work of Vic Joachim Smith: A Retrospective Exhibition. Cal State University Fullerton, 1985. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26747) $16.00

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Catalog for April 13 to May 15 1985 exhibition at California State University, Fullerton. Organized by Dextra Frankel. Essay by Tom Holste. Illustrated in B/W and color. 48p. Photographs of the artist.

Vic Joachim Smith (1929-1994) was an American artist known for his abstract expressionist painting.

DUCHTING, H: Paul Cézanne: 1839-1906: Nature into Art

Paul Cézanne: 1839-1906: Nature into Art, book coverDuchting, Hajo. Paul Cezanne: 1839-1906: Nature into Art. Taschen America, 1996. ISBN: 3822802751. A few pages at the beginning contain highlighting.Acceptable. Paperback. (#26656) $12.00

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Well illustrated. Cézanne chronology.

FULLER, P: Beyond the Crisis in Art

Fuller, Peter. Beyond the Crisis in Art. London: Writers and Readers Publishing Cooperative Society, 1982. ISBN: 0906495342. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26630) $10.00

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Interviews with Carl Andre, David Hockney and Anthony Caro.

A provocative collection of essays and articles in which Fuller attacks the shallowness of post-war artistic activity in the twentieth century.

Peter Fuller (1947-1990) was a British art critic and the founding editor of the art magazine Modern Painters that reflected his admiration for the aesthetic principles of John Ruskin.