NEVELSON, L: Nevelson: Sky Gates and Collages (May 4–8 June 1974, The Pace Gallery)

Book cover. Nevelson: Sky Gates and Collages (May 4--8 June 1974, The Pace Gallery) Nevelson: Sky Gates and Collages. The Pace Gallery, 1974. Unmarked text. Spiral bound corrugated cardboard cover with black and white illustration mounted on cover. A few ink spots on cover. Department of 20th Century Painting and Sculpture stamped on title page. Very Good. Hardcover. (#30610) $20.00

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Catalog for May 4 through June 8, 1974 exhibition. Includes statement by the artist. Also 21 black and white illustrations, including 2 foldouts. Louise Nevelson (1899-1988) was born in Russia and grew up in America. After years of struggle, her rich iconography expressed in black, white, and gold wooden assemblages, were finally recognized when she was almost sixty.

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CHRISTIE’S: Ruth Asawa: Objects and Apparitions

Book Cover. Ruth Asawa: Objects and Apparitions Ruth Asawa: Objects and Apparitions Christie’s, 2013. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#30231)

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Catalog of May 6-31, 2013 exhibition at Christie’s Private Sales Gallery, New York, New York. Includes bibliographical references. Color and Black/white illustrations of her work. 125p.

This catalogue traces Asawa’s artistic journey from her early works on paper to her pioneering modernist sculptures. Essays by John Yau, poet and art critic, and Nicholas Fox Weber, Executive Director of the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation.

Also includes vintage photographs of the artist and her work taken by the renowned photographer Imogen Cunningham.

Ruth Asawa (1926-2013) was an American sculptor known for her intricate, abstract wire sculptures and organic expressions.

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SANDLER, I: The Prospect Mountain Sculpture Show: An Homage to David Smith (August 1-October 15, 1979)

The Prospect Mountain Sculpture Show: An Homage to David Smith (August 1-October 15, 1979), book coverSandler, Irving. The Prospect Mountain Sculpture Show: An Homage to David Smith (August 1-October 15, 1979). Lake George Arts Project, Inc., 1979. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#29391)

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Catalog for a 1979 exhibition paying homage to David Smith held in the upstate Prospect Mountain State Park near Lake George, where the late sculptor lived. Essay by Irving Sandler. 52p. Black and white images. Exhibition plan.

Artists: David Smith, James Buchman, Mark di Suvero, Charles Fisher, Peter Forakis, Richard Friedberg, Penny Kaplan, Lila Katzen, Joel Perlman, Richard Stankiewicz, William Tucker, Isaac Witkin, and others.