TOOKER, G: George Tooker: Paintings, 1947-1973

Book cover. George Tooker: Paintings, 1947-1973 George Tooker: Paintings, 1947-1973. The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 1974. Unmarked. Some soiling and rubbing on cover. Good. Paperback. (#30956) $16.00

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Exhibition catalog. Introductory essay. 29 color and back and white plates. The exhibition featured the tempura painting of George Tooker and was only the second such exhibition in Tooker’s career.

Tooker (1920-2011) was an American figurative painter. His works are associated with Magic realism, Social realism, Photorealism and Surrealism.

SFMOMA: Frida Kahlo (San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Exhibition Booklet, 2008)

Book cover. Frida Kahlo (San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Exhibition Booklet, 2008) Frida Kahlo (San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Exhibition Booklet, 2008). (13.335×20.955 cm). San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2008. Unmarked. 23pp. Measures 5.25×8.25 inches. Very Good. Booklet (Saddle Stitched). (#21350) $12.00

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Many small reproductions of the works on display. 4 photographs. Information about related activities. Overview of the June 14–September 28, 2008 exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Lain in advertising card for the show.

ALEXANDROVA, N: Beyond the Boundaries of Socialist Realism: The Path of National Traditions in the Soviet Art of the Twentieth Century

Book cover. Beyond the Boundaries of Socialist Realism: The Path of National Traditions in the Soviet Art of the Twentieth CenturyAlexandrova, Natalie; Polyanskaya, Olga. Beyond the Boundaries of Socialist Realism: The Path of National Traditions in the Soviet Art of the Twentieth Century. Unicorn Press, 2016. ISBN: 9781910065815. Factory sealed. Like New. Hardcover, with slipcase. (#30668) $130.00

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This beautifully illustrated book brings together an extensive collection of over two hundred works by artists from Azerbaijan and Russia who lived and worked during the second half of the twentieth century. Following an in-depth overview of artists challenging the socialist realist approach, the book is divided into two sections comparing and contrasting the work produced by the two countries and cultures.

Side-by-side English and Russian translation, 396p. Measures 11×12.5 inches. In slipcase.