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Image for The Great American Thing - Modern Art and National Identity, 1915-1935

The Great American Thing - Modern Art and National Identity, 1915-1935

By: Corn, Wanda M.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Los Angeles, London, University of California Press: 1999

Seller ID: 006452

ISBN: 0520210492

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth with titles in red on spine. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear, and some light soiling to rear of dustjacket. 447pp. Over 300 illustrations in both b/w and colour. In this book the author looks at how early 20th century artists redefined America. She shows that artists such as Alfred Steiglitz, Marcel Duchamp and Georgia O'Keefe had different styles but a common quest: to create an art that was both American and modern. View more info

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Jean Tinguely: A Magic Stronger than Death

By: Hulten, Pontus

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Milan, Italy, Bompiani: 1987

Seller ID: 005613

Condition: Good


Softcover. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 384pp. Many b/w and several colour plates. This catalogue was produced to accompany the retrospective of work by the Swiss painter and sculptor Jean Tinguely (1925-1991) held at the Palazzo Grassi, Venice in 1987. A heavy book, will require extra postage if to be sent outside UK. View more info

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Unpacking Duchamp - Art in Transit

By: Judovitz, Dalia

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Berkeley/Los Angeles/London, University of California Press: 1995

Seller ID: 005707

ISBN: 0520088093

Condition: Very Good


Black paper-covered boards with title in white on red spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. 308pp. Several b/w illustrations. Through careful analysis of Duchamp's major works, the author examines how he interpreted notions of mechanical reproduction in order to redefine the meaning and value of the art object, the artist and artistic production. View more info

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Modern Artists in America - First Series

By: Motherwell, Robert, Reinhardt, Ad (eds.)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: New York, Wittenborn Schultz Inc.: 1951

Seller ID: 006527

Condition: Fair


Illustrated paper-covered boards. Condition: Fair to good, covers are in fair condition, being quite shelfworn, particularly around spine. Internally in very good condition, binding sound, no inscriptions. 198pp. Many b/w illustrations (almost 160). This book was the first biennal to document modern art in the USA. It was not concerned with all contemporary art, only with that which was specifiically modern. A section in the book is entitled "Artists' Sessions at Studio 35", and is an edited transcript of a conference between various painters and sculptors at the forefront of the modern movem... View more info