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Hollein, Max

Works: 224 works in 670 publications in 4 languages and 10,878 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  History  Interviews  Art 
Roles: Editor, Author, Contributor, Author of introduction, Performer, Publishing director, Other, Compiler, Speaker, Creator
Classifications: N6853.M33, 759.4
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Most widely held works about Max Hollein
Most widely held works by Max Hollein
Women impressionists ( Book )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This book is a comprehensive introduction to the works of four women Impressionists: Berthe Morisot, a key protagonist of the Impressionist movement; Mary Cassatt, who had her own special role to play in the movement and was held in high esteem by fellow painter Edgar Degas; Eva Gonzales, a gifted artist and Edouard Manet's only student; and Marie Bracquemond, who abandoned painting in the interests of marital harmony." "This superbly illustrated book also contains essays by a number of writers, who besides providing a knowledgeable introduction to these four women painters, also succeed in conveying to us the context in which they worked."--Jacket
Henri Matisse : drawing with scissors : masterpieces from the late years by Henri Matisse( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Julian Schnabel : Malerei = paintings 1978-2003 by Julian Schnabel( Book )
18 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Julian Schnabel, who was born in 1951 in Brooklyn, New York, was among the young artists who were celebrated enthusiastically in the eighties for having helped revive painting, a genre which had been declared dead. His highly expressive large-format paintings soon made him a star of Neo-Expressive painting. Schnabel often uses unusual supports for his paintings - such as used army tarpaulins, porcelain plates, Mexican pottery, or animal skins - and his experimentation with materials is reflected in his painting as well. His works, which unite oil painting and collage, fluctuate between abstract and figurative, and are sometimes dominated by letters or words. This book presents sixty-five works from the past twenty-five years in full-page or double-page color illustrations. Photographs by Schnabel himself provide a look at the painter's opulent surroundings in his house and studio. The publication is completed by a detailed biography and essays by prominent authors."--BOOK JACKET
Shopping : a century of art and consumer culture ( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This publication accompanies the exhibition at the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt 28 September - 1 December 2002 and the Tate Liverpool from December 20th 2002-March 23rd 2003 and documents the fascination with the increasingly sophisticated means of seduction in shop windows. Pictorial material illustrates the interactionbetween art and the consumption of goods
Surreal objects : three dimensional works from Dalí to Man Ray ( Book )
10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first monograph to focus exclusively on the three-dimensional works by the Surrealists. More than 50 artists of the period are represented, including familiar names such as Duchamp, Magritte and Picasso, as well as many artists whose striking works are yet to be discovered by a wider public
Yoko Ono : half-a-wind show : a retrospective by Ingrid Pfeiffer( Book )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the occasion of Yoko Ono's 80th birthday, this retrospective volume showcases the enormous diversity and reach of her work of the past 60 years. Yoko Ono is an established avant-garde artist whose work spans installations, object, film, photography, and music. Named after her renowned 1967 exhibition Half a Wind at London's Lisson Gallery, this volume features Ono's most important projects. It also includes photographs of Ono surrounded by her art, either as creator or participant, as well as her billboards, "instructions," letters, invitations to her performances, and exhibition posters. Paying special tribute to her work of the 1960s and 1970s, this publication reveals Ono's influence on the avant-garde art movement--from Fluxus to performance--and highlights her timeless efforts on behalf of world peace
James Ensor by James Ensor( Book )
9 editions published in 2005 in English and German and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Belgian painter James Ensor (1860-1949) created a body of work that is comical, ironic and profound, which can be interpreted in many ways.' To a large degree his work is self-referential, both foreshadowing and reflecting back upon itself and containing many simultaneous strands of development and parallel phenomena." "Ensor's unusual motifs, which became distinctive symbols for the absurdity of life, have fascinated and influenced other artists from all other periods since then in view of new tendencies in contemporary art such as the manifestation of the grotesque and comic, Ensor's work is yet again current. Featuring almost 80 masterpieces on canvas and over no works on paper-both drawings and prints - this monograph presents key works from all periods of his career. Special focus is given to the artist's later works, which have long been neglected by art historians."--Jacket
László Moholy-Nagy retrospective by László Moholy-Nagy( Book )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and German and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The naked truth : Klimt, Schiele, Kokoschka and other scandals ( Book )
6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gustave Caillebotte : an impressionist and photography by Karin Sagner-Düchting( Book )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The paintings of Gustave Caillebotte depict striking Parisian street scenes, from Boulevard Haussmann and The Bridge of Europe looking out onto the Gare Saint-Lazare to Caillebotte's best-known work, Paris Street, Rainy Day, which hangs in Chicago's Art Institute today. Caillebotte has long been acknowledged as an important painter--and munificent patron--of the French impressionist movement. Yet his paintings, in their near-photographic precision, stand apart from the works of Renoir and Monet in important ways. Gustave Caillebotte: An Impressionist and Photography sets out to explore the development of the artist's distinctive style. Though there is no evidence that Caillebotte practiced photography, he took an early interest in the art form, influenced perhaps by his brother, the photographer Martial Caillebotte. As a result, Gustave Caillebotte's paintings show an emphasis on realism and often take on the composition and perspective of a photograph as well, with figures toward the center in sharp focus, while those in the foreground or background remain indistinct. Karin Sagner and Max Hollein have carefully chosen from among Caillebotte's works a selection of paintings that exemplify this characteristic of the artist's style. They are presented here alongside critical essays and works by photographers who were Caillebotte's contemporaries and shared an affinity for documenting the nineteenth-century French capital, including André Kertész, Wols and László Moholy-Nagy, Édouard Baldus, Charles Marville, and Eugène Atget. While there have been many studies of Caillebotte's work, this is the first book to publish his paintings side-by-side with a selection of early photographs taken between 1850 and 1930. Together, they establish Caillebotte as the pioneer of a radically modern photographic form that added a new dimension to French impressionism and exerted an important influence on later photography."
Matisse : cut-out fun with Matisse : make your own cut-outs like Matisse! by Nina Hollein( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes how Matisse turned paper cut-outs into works of art. Provides sheets of paper and instructions so that children can make similar cut-outs
Jeff Koons : the painter & the sculptor by Jeff Koons( Book )
6 editions published in 2012 in German and English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The inimitable works of art by Jeff Koons (b. 1955 in York, Pennsylvania), one of the most famous artists in the world today, have been causing uproars since the eighties. This publication is an in-depth examination of three major groups of works: "The New" (1980-87), "Banality" (1988), and "Celebration" (ongoing since 1994), each one of which represents a spectacular and consequential phase in Koons's oeuvre. Ready-made objects from "The New" are transformed in "Banality" into wondrous, provocative sculptures created with traditional craftsmanship. A few years later, painting and sculpture appeared on an even par in "Celebration". Hence, these three influential, manifesto-like stages are capable of providing insight into the work and ideas of Jeff Koons.0Exhibition: Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel, Switzerland (13.5.-2.9.2012).00
Op Art : Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt by Martina Weinhart( Book )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Thus art is not an object, but an experience." This volume collects the work of a generation of international "op artists" who were fascinated by the physical laws of light and optics, visual phenomena and the principles of perception. Op art, also known as optical art, is a style of visual art that makes use of optical illusions. "Optical art is a method of painting concerning the interaction between illusion and picture plane, between understanding and seeing." Op art works are abstract, with many of the better known pieces made in only black and white. When the viewer looks at them, the impression is given of movement, hidden images, flashing and vibration, patterns, or alternatively, of swelling or warping
Traumfabrik Kommunismus : die visuelle Kultur der Stalinzeit = Dream factory communism : the visual culture of the Stalin era ( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in German and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Picasso und das Theater by Pablo Picasso( Book )
7 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Courbet : a dream of modern art by Gustave Courbet( Book )
8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The intertwined stories of Realism and modernism begin with the great innovations of Gustave Courbet (1819-1877). Realism sought to record the messiness, poverty and brute facts of everyday life in urban and rural France, against the restrictions of religion and class and the high-flown emotion of the Romantic painters. Courbet's "Burial at Ornans" is a classic instance of Courbet's stance: it depicts a funeral in rural Ornans, and uses the occasion's actual participants, instead of models, portraying them entirely without sentiment, and on a scale usually reserved for royal subjects. But in his portraits, landscapes, drawings and still lifes, Courbet frequently suggested a more meditative, inward-looking realm, somewhat removed from his declarations of social realities, and revealed in such works his virtuoso touch and formal brilliance. Gustave Courbet: A Dream of Modern Art introduces this "other" Courbet, the painter whose vision of nature and formal preoccupations were later inherited by Cezanne and Picasso, and further built on by the Symbolists and Surrealists. With over 200 color reproductions of the French Realist's work, as well as essays by Sylvain Amic and Bettina Erche, this volume acts as a welcome counterweight to the Courbet we thought we already knew, further complicating and enriching our understanding of one of the most influential European painters any century has produced
James Lee Byars : Leben, Liebe und Tod = life, love, and death by James Lee Byars( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in German and English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rodin Beuys by Auguste Rodin( Book )
7 editions published in 2005 in English and German and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Next to Wilhelm Lehmbruck, Auguste Rodin was among the sculptors that Joseph Beuys, up to his death in 1986, most highly prized. Beuys became aware of the great sculptor as early as 1950 when he read the monograph by Rainer Maria Rilke on Rodin's work, which provided him with crucial aesthetic impulses. Beuys' early drawings show thematic and conceptual connections to Rodin's watercolors and drawings. For instance, both artists refer back to ancient mythology, e.g., in their female figures, which they paint on paper in coats of glaze. But also the lines of tradition that Auguste Rodin passed on by way of Wilhelm Lehmbruck were taken up by Beuys, such as his interest in the artistic possibilities of the torso." "The complex relation to the work of Auguste Rodin can be followed in the book's comprehensive section showing works by Rodin, Lehmbruck and Beuys."--BOOK JACKET
I like America : fictions of the Wild West ( Book )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Foreword / Max Hollein -- Indian galleries : Charles Bird King, A. Zeno Shindler, and George Catlin -- "The unmastered past of the Indians' murder" / Pamela Kort -- Indian images for the king : George Catlin in Europe / Peter Bolz -- Natural histories : Emanuel Leutz, Karl Bodmer, and Balduin Möllhausen -- The image of America in the German popular press -- Illustrating America : images of the North American Wild West in German periodicals, 1825-1890 / H. Glenn Penny -- Historical narratives or sublime views? : Carl Wimar, Albert Bierstadt, and Thomas Moran -- Live! : ethnographic exhibitions, scientists, and the masses : Franz Boas, Aby Warburg, and Carl Hagenbeck -- Seeing the imaginary : on the popular reception of Wild West shows in Germany, 1885-1910 / Eric Ames -- The Wild West comes to Germany and Austria : Doc Carver, Annie Oakley, and Buffalo Bill -- Karl May -- German Wild West : Karl May's invention of the definitive Indian / Karl Markus Kreis -- "The winning of the West" : Alexander Pope, Ashley D.M. Cooper, Charles Schreyvogel, Charles Russell, and Frederic Remington -- Cowboys and Indians in the circus and cinema -- From the "frontier" to the Wild West : German artists, American Indians, and the spectacle of race and nation in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries / Barbara McCloskey -- Fantasies of the Wild West in early twentieth-century German art : Max Slevogt, August Macke, Marsden Hartley, George Grosz, Emil Nolde, Rudolf Schlichter, and Otto Dix -- A lesson from Beuys -- Joseph Beuys' "I like America and America likes me" / Eugen Blume -- List of exhibited works -- Index of names --Photo credits
Die Visionen des Arnold Schönberg : Jahre der Malerei by Arnold Schoenberg( Book )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in German and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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