MARC, F: Sketchbook from the Battlefield

Book covers. Sketchbook from the BattlefieldMarc, Franz. Sketchbook from the Battlefield. Sieveking , 2016. ISBN: 9783944874388. Factory sealed. Like New. Hardcover. (#30968) $15.00

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This small book, measuring 4×6.5 inches, includes 36 thirty-six small-format pencil drawings that were produced between March and June 1915, just a few months before the artist’s death in March 1916. 88p.

Marc (1880-1916) was a German painter and printmaker, one of the key figures of German Expressionism. He was a founding member of Der Blaue Reiter, a journal whose name later became synonymous with the circle of artists collaborating in it.

BECKMANN, M: Max Beckmann in New York

Rewald, Sabine. Max Beckmann in New York. Metropolitan Museum of Art. ISBN: 9781588396006. Unmarked. Factory sealed. Like New. Hardcover. (#30928) $27.00

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Accompanied 2017 exhibition that put a spotlight on Beckmann’s special connection to New York City. Informative and accessible essay by Sabine Rewald.

Detailed catalogue entries for each work. Generous excerpts from the artist’s letters, diaries, and ephemera, illuminate Beckmann’s difficult and tumultuous life.

Illustrated, with 114 illustrations in full color. Measures 9×10 Inches. 160p.

POLKE, S: Sigmar Polke: Athanor il Padiglione, XLII. Biennale di Venezia 1986 (Program Booklet)

Sigmar Polke: Athanor il Padiglione, XLII. Biennale di Venezia 1986 (Program Booklet). Biennale di Venezia, 1986. Unmarked. Very Good. Booklet (Saddle Stitched). (#30884) $20.00

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Text in Italian. NO ILLUSTRATIONS. Measures 11×9.25 inches. Unpaginated.

Introduces Polke’s 1986 Biennale exhibition, without illustrations. Sigmar Polke (1941-2010) was a German painter and photographer who experimented with a wide range of styles, subject matters and materials. 14p.

Sigmar Polke was awarded the Golden Lion at the 42nd Venice Biennale with Athanor, his project for the German Pavilion. With this project the artist developed techniques and motifs that would become central to his work.