KAHNG, E: Delacroix and The Matter Of Finish

Book cover. Delacroix and The Matter Of FinishKahng, Eik. Delacroix and The Matter Of Finish. Yale University Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780300199444. Factory sealed. Like New. Hardcover. (#30670) $30.00

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Groundbreaking publication centers on a previously unknown variation of Eugène Delacroix’s (1798–1863) dramatic masterpiece The Last Words of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius. Covers his contemporaries, a fascinating account of Delacroix’s famously troubled collaboration with his studio assistants, his conflicted feelings about pedagogy, and his preoccupation with the fate of civilizations.

Color plates. 168p.

WILLIAMS, WT: William T. Williams: Things Unknown, Paintings, 1968-2017

Book cover. William T. Williams: Things Unknown, Paintings, 1968-2017Martin, Courtney J.; Golden, Thelma. William T. Williams: Things Unknown, Paintings, 1968-2017. Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, 2017. ISBN: 1930416563. Unmarked. Very Good. Hardcover. (#30664) $35.00

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Fully-illustrated exhibition catalog with 23 color plates and 6 gate-fold detail images. Exhibition at the Michael Rosenfeld Gallery in New York from April 7 to June 10, 2017.

Features interviews with the artist and Courtney J. Martin and Thelma Golden. 108p.

William T. Williams (b. 1942) is an African-American painter known for his talent in creating a synthesis between personal/cultural narrative and abstraction.

SCHWITTERS, K: Kurt Schwitters: Color and Collage (Exhibition Catalog)

Book cover. Kurt Schwitters: Color and Collage (Exhibition Catalog)Schulz, Isabel (editor). Kurt Schwitters: Color and Collage (Exhibition Catalog). The Menil Collection, 2010. ISBN: 9780939594672. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#30584) $200.00

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Catalog for exhibition at the Berkeley Art Museum, Princeton University Art Gallery, and the Menil Collection. Beautifully illustrated.

Essays by Isabel Schulz. Leah Dickerman, and Gwendolen Webster (on the Merzbau). Illustrated chronology by Clare Elliott. Measures 10×11.5 inches. 176p.

Born in Hanover, Germany, Kurt Schwitters (1887-1948) worked in several genres and media, including Dadaism, Constructivism, Surrealism, poetry, sound, painting, sculpture, graphic design, typography, and what came to be known as installation art. He is most famous for his collages, called Merz Bilder (Pictures).