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Morris Graves: Flower Paintings

Wolff, Theodore F.

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ISBN 10: 029597379X / ISBN 13: 9780295973791
Edité par University of Washington Press, Seattle, Washington, 1994
Ancien(s) ou d'occasion Etat : Near Fine Hardcover
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The previous owner's name is on the front endpaper. The book is otherwise unmarked. The binding is tight. The dust jacket has a hint of sunning near the spine. N° de réf. du libraire 035026

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Titre : Morris Graves: Flower Paintings

Éditeur : University of Washington Press, Seattle, Washington

Date d'édition : 1994

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre :Near Fine

Etat de la jaquette : Near Fine

Edition : First Edition. First Printing.

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This visually stunning book will be a revelation to admirers of Northwest visionary artist Morris Graves (b. 1910) who know him chiefly through his profoundly original, metaphysically charged paintings of chalices, birds, snakes, and other small creatures. Graves?s national reputation began with the Museum of Modern Art?s exhibitions "Americans 1942--18 Artists from 9 States."

Throughout his long career as one of America?s most highly regarded painters of the transcendental, Graves has been less well known for his later flower paintings, represented here in more than fifty full-page color plates encompassing selected works from 1938 through 1992. A number of these paintings first captures public attention in 1983-84, during the course of a retrospective, " Morris Graves, Vision of the Inner Eye," organized by the Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., which travelled to six major American museums. In the past decade, Graves?s flower paintings have continued to command increasing critical and public acclaim.

In the view of noted art critic Theodore Wolff, whose superb analysis informs this presentation, Graves has created several dozen of the finest American flower paintings of the century. A product of Graves?s later years, these serene and radiantly beautiful paintings show distinct compositional parallels with a significant number of his early symbolic and metaphoric works. At the same time, they incorporate the dramatic shift in emphasis that took place in his art during the 1970s, when flowers and light began to embody his evolving sense of what color could be and could do. To a very real degree, notes Wolff, the flower paintings are Graves?s culminating work, epitomizing and summarizing his lifelong attempts to translate the spiritually ineffableinto pictorial form.

In addition to Theodore F. Wolff?s inspired and insightful essay, Morris Graves: Flower Paintings features an excellent introduction by John Yau, art critic and author of recent book on A.R. Penck and Andy Warhol. The book will be of significant interest to collectors as well as to art historians.

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