| William T. Williams: Variations on Themes. David C. Driskell Center, University of Marryland, 2010. ISBN: 9780981909332. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#30821) $16.00
Published in conjunction with an exhibition. Essays by Lowrey Stokes Sims and Marshall N. Price.
Color plates. Exhibition checklist. Chronology. 62p.
|Harris, Neil. The Chicagoan: A Lost Magazine of the Jazz Age. University of Chicago Press, 2008. ISBN: 9780226317618. Factory sealed. Like New. Hardcover. (#30775) $50.00
The author then lets the Chicagoan speak for itself in lavish full-color segments that reproduce its many elements: from covers, cartoons, and editorials to reviews, features—and even the July 2, 1927 issue reprinted in its entirety. Biographical summaries. Index.
Measures 11×14 inches. 400p. 81 color plates. 301 halftones.
|Kleeblatt, Norman L.; Brown, Stephen. From the Margins: Lee Krasner and Norman Lewis, 1945 – 1952. Jewish Museum, 2014. Factory sealed. Like New. Paperback. (#30766) $20.00
Catalog for September 12, 2014-February 1, 2015 exhibition at the Jewish Museum. Illustrated in color and black-and-white. This captivating book examines two modernist painters-Lee Krasner (1908-1984) and Norman Lewis (1909-1979).
Comparing Krasner, a Jewish-American woman with Lewis, an African-American man provides for a fascinating dynamic. Introductory essay delves into the challenges Krasner and Lewis faced in an artistic community dominated by white men, mainly concerning issues of identity, otherness and marginalization in postwar American abstraction. 96p.