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Wild Art

Wild Art is the vast proliferation (like wild vegetation) of art forms that occur beyond the perimeters of what we call the established art world, or the Art System. These are forms of art that tend to escape the attention of art experts, art academics, art curators, art critics. They fall short of catching the eyes or ears of cultural channels. This is an introduction to the vast number of wild creative forms that proliferate outside the well-groomed art world.

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Jeff Koons: The Painter and the Sculptor

Jeff Koons (born 1955) is probably the most famous artist of the 1980s, and certainly one of the most notorious and controversial. In the summer of 2012, the Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung and the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt are collaborating on a bold and unprecedented simultaneous overview of Koons’ sculptural and painterly oeuvre. The Liebieghaus show, titled Jeff […]

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Martin Creed: What’s the Point of It?

Winner of the 2001 Turner Prize, Martin Creed (born 1968) has been recognized around the world for his conceptually driven art that is at once playful, thought-provoking and deeply ambiguous. Crossing all artistic media, and including musical performance and dance, his art transforms common materials and actions into surprising meditations on existence, choice, perception and […]

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Pioneering Modern Painting: Cézanne and Pissarro, 1865-1885

From the mid-1860s to the mid-1880s two artistic legends, Paul Cézanne and Camille Pissarro, executed numerous paintings side by side as they worked in Pontoise and Auvers. This book was published in conjunction with an exhibition of 74 paintings and 8 drawings that embody the core of the two artists’ collaboration and explores their artistic […]

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Van Gogh and the Colors of the Night

Throughout his career, Vincent van Gogh attempted the paradoxical task of representing night through color and tonality. His procedure followed the trend set by the Impressionists of “translating” visual light effects with various color combinations, yet this goal was grafted onto his desire to interweave the visual and the metaphorical in order to produce fresh […]

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Pissarro: Critical Catalogue of Paintings

This new catalogue of the paintings of Camille Pissarro, while drawing extensively on the 1939 edition published by his son, makes an innovative contribution to the understanding of the work of this great artist through the discovery of previously unpublished pictures and documents. Over a career that spanned the second half of the 19th century, […]

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Cézanne/Pissarro, Johns/Rauschenberg; Comparative Studies

This book presents a comparative study of two pairs of collaborative artists who worked closely with one another. The first pair, Cézanne and Pissarro, contributed to the emergence of modern art. The second pair, Johns and Rauschenberg, contributed to the demise of modern art. In each case, the two artists entered into a rich and […]

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Camille Pissarro

Impressionist artist Pissarro’s great-grandson Joachim presents the diversity and charm of his ancestor’s work in 205 color images and 149 black-and-white photographs. A fresh, engaging look at the genius of an artist ever receptive to new ideas.

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Pissarro – By Joachim Pissarro and Richard Brettell

“Humble and colossal,” as his friend Cézanne described him, Camille Pissarro is at once the most important and the least familiar of the leading Impressionist painters. As a mentor to that group, which he helped to convene, Pissarro was responsible for drafting the statutes of the artists’ cooperative that launched the famous Impressionist exhibitions, which […]

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