|Taylor, Elena. Grace Crowley: Being Modern. National Gallery of Australia , 2007. ISBN: 0642541922. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#30630) $32.00
Beautifully illustrated. Exhibition catalog.
Grace Crowley (1890-1979) was a leading figure in the development of modernism in Australia. Born in rural New South Wales in 1890, Crowley’s life and art intersected with some of the major movements in 20th century art. While best known for her cubist paintings of the 1920s and 1930s, this definitive catalog shows the full extent of Crowley’s contribution to Australian art.
|Richardson, John. The Sorcerer’s Apprentice: Picasso, Provence, and Douglas Cooper. Knopf, 1999. ISBN: 0375400338. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30493) $15.00
Illustrated end pages. Black and white illustrations throughout. 320p.
John Richardson, best known as the leading biographer of Picasso, reveals fascinating details and anecdotes on Picasso and other artists he met through Douglas Cooper. Cooper, an art critic and art historian, assembled the world’s most important cubist collection and shared his life with Richardson for ten years in Provence in the 1950s.
|Folgarait, Leonardo. Painting 1909: Pablo Picasso, Gertrude Stein, Henri Bergson, Comics, Albert Einstein, and Anarchy. Yale University Press, 2017. ISBN: 9780300218015. Factory sealed. Like New in as new dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30349) $20.00
This book examines the ways in which Picasso’s art of 1909 intertwines and engages with the larger intellectual framework of his time and sheds light on how the writings of Gertrude Stein, the philosophy of Henri Bergson, the theories of Albert Einstein, and even American comic strips played a role in the development of Picasso’s unique artistic style. 226p.