The Best in Arts (Book, 1962) [Union University]
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The Best in Arts

The Best in Arts

Author: James Robert Mellow; Hilton Kramer
Publisher: New York : Art Digest, ©1962.
Series: Arts yearbook, 6.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Robert Mellow; Hilton Kramer
OCLC Number: 2414635
Notes: "A collection of articles and reviews from the pages of Arts magazine"--Jacket.
Description: 168 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm.
Contents: Eight articles on various topics: Avant-garde and revolution. The early Flemish masters. A memoir of Brancusi. Interview with Hannah Höch. The future of Pompeian painting. "The dial" and modern art. The Chinese looking glass. Rediscovering the Renaissance craftsman --
Some views on American art: The legend and the loss. The contribution of "The eight." The nude in American painting. The American precisionists --
The new American painting abroad: Americans at the Tate. Five Americans. The new American painting in London. The new American painting in Paris. Salut! Apollinaire. Napoleon's toothbrush, and other phenomena. The gods are dead! Long live the gods! --
The situation in New York: What happened to geometry? Philip Evergood : a retrospective view. Nakian and Stankiewicz. The paintings of Edwin Dickinson. The sculpture of Louise Nevelson. A new sculptor : Mark Di Suvero --
Reports from Paris and London: Gris and Fautrier. Dubuffet's lecture and Andre Bauchant. The drawings of Henri Michaux. The criticism of Julien Alvard. Paolozzi. Bacon and Vaughan. The sculpture of Henry Moore --
Modern masters and modern movements: Seurat : allegory and image. Degas : the art of illusionism. A new look at Claude Monet. The world of Gustav Klimt. The erotic style. Futurism for keeps
Series Title: Arts yearbook, 6.
Other Titles: Arts magazine.
Responsibility: edited by James R. Mellow ; with an introduction by Hilton Kramer.
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The Best In Arts

by numisolomons (WorldCat user published 2018-08-09) Very Good Permalink

Fascinating and informative book, well illustrated, and published in 1962.

Avant garde and modern art, critical essays, reviews, articles and memoirs.

Eight sections on various artists in the movements.

Pollock, Klein, De Kooning and Rothko for example.

Rare book and hard...
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