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Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

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Works: 568 works in 978 publications in 2 languages and 11,073 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Registers  History  Pictorial works  Catalogs and collections 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: ND813.D3, 709.2
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Dali's optical illusions by Salvador Dalí ( Book )
5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This book focuses on a central but relatively unexamined aspect of the work of Salvador Dali: his fascination with optical effects and visual perception. The book examines Dali's use of various pictorial techniques, photography, and holograms to further his exploration of visual perception and the ways that optical illusion affects our sense of reality." "This book is the catalogue for an exhibition at the Wardsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, Connecticut; the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; and at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh."--BOOK JACKET
Paul Klee rediscovered : works from the Bürgi collection by Paul Klee ( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the Inside Flap: Known for their subtle and vibrant color, their fantastic dream images, their wit, and their playful imagination, the works of painter Paul Klee are among the most famous and recognizable of modern art. In this ground-breaking new volume, an essential group of 150 oils, watercolors, drawings, and prints, representative of Klee's entire career, is released to the public for the first time. These unpublished works are held in the Burgi Collection. Hanni Burgi (1880-1938) and her son Rolf (1906-1967) were intimately bound to Paul Klee and his family, and during the two and a half decades Hanni knew the artist, she built up the second largest collection of his pictures in the world: as early as 1938, it was described as "a very beautiful, full collection of [Klee's] works, which reflects the whole of his development as an artist." Rolf Burgi continued to add to it after his mother's death. It was Rolf, also, who, as the Klees' closest friend and adviser, made possible their escape from Nazi Germany in 1933, and, after Paul Klee's death, administrated his estate, saved it from liquidation, and set up the Paul Klee Foundation. Offering new art-historical insight into Klee's career-from his early Impressionist-inspired works, through his Expressionism with Kandisky and his Bauhaus period between the wars-this book contains the only reproduction of these important but little-known pieces collected by the Burgis, and will become essential to all enthusiasts of the art of Paul Klee and the modern period. The Burgi Collection represents a legacy of enduring loyalty and commitment to Paul Klee and his work that this lavishly illustrated volume handsomely honours
Picasso & modern British art by Pablo Picasso ( Book )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
'Picasso and Modern British Art' explores an overlooked yet important aspect of Pablo Picasso's life and work: his lifelong connection with the United Kingdom. Tracing his rise in Britain, this book demonstrates that the British engagement with Picasso and his art has been much deeper and more varied than was previously understood
Alberto Giacometti, 1901-1966 by Alberto Giacometti ( Book )
6 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
exhibition include many of Giacometti's greatest and best-known pieces, as well as rarely-seen Surrealist sculptures and previously unrecorded works. All are reproduced - eighty as full page colour plates. The fully illustrated essays, written by some of the world's leading Giacometti scholars, bring together remarkable new research and make this book an invaluable introduction to the artist's life and work
Picabia, 1879-1953 : Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Galerie Neuendorf, Frankfurt/Main : 1988 by Francis Picabia ( Book )
15 editions published in 1988 in 3 languages and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contemporary British art in print : the publications of Charles Booth-Clibborn and his imprint, the Paragon Press, 1986-95 by Patrick Elliott ( Book )
5 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paragon Press specialises in producing portfolios and books containing series of images by some of Britain's most significant artists, including John Bellany, Alan Davie, Hamish Fulton, Anthony Gormley, Anish Kapoor, Christopher Le Brun, Richard Long and Bill Woodrow. This book documents and illustrates all 34 projects that had been published at the time the book was produced
Tracey Emin : 20 years by Tracey Emin ( Book )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Tracey Emin is one of the most famous artists working in Britain today. Born in London in 1963, she grew up in Margate and experienced a difficult childhood. Her teenage years provided the inspiration for much of her later work, which is autobiographical and often shockingly frank. This book accompanies her first retrospective exhibition in the UK, at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh and covers the full range of her work over the past twenty years, including embroidered blankets, paintings, sculptures, films, neons, and drawings. It features a biographical introduction by Patrick Elliott, Chief Curator at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, and a text by the artist Julian Schnabel."--Jacket
Tony Cragg sculptures and drawings by Patrick Elliott ( Book )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Born in 1949, Tony Cragg is one of today's most celebrated and popular sculptors. Before studying art he worked as a laboratory technician, which has had an enormous influence on his practice. His work fuses art and science in a rich and arresting way, and he works in an astonishing variety of styles and materials, including bronze, glass, plaster, wood, fibreglass, and plastics. In 1988 he won the Turner Prize. This beautiful book, celebrating the work of one of the world's most successful and respected artists, concentrates on works made in the last ten years, but it includes also examples of earlier work, and has been produced in close consultation with Cragg
Surrealism and after : the Gabrielle Keiller collection by Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art ( Book )
5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Andy Warhol : Selbstportraits = Self-portraits by Andy Warhol ( Book )
6 editions published in 2004 in German and English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From London : Bacon, Freud, Kossoff, Andrews, Auerbach, Kitaj ( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Omhandler kunstnerne Francis Bacon (1909-1992), Lucian Freud (f. 1922), Leon Kossoff (f. 1926), Michael Andrews (1928-1995), Frank Auerbach (f. 1931) og R.B. Kitaj (f. 1932)
Peter Doig : no foreign lands by Peter Doig ( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"No Foreign Lands" is the first publication to examine in depth the conceptual underpinnings of Doig's oeuvre. Particular attention is given to the importance of motifs, themes and variations in his work, explored in over 200 paintings and works on paper from the past 13 years, among them new works never before published
Elizabeth Blackadder by Elizabeth Blackadder ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This extensively illustrated book is devoted to the art of Dame Elizabeth Blackadder, one of Scotland's best-loved painters. Blackadder's art explores a diverse range of subjects through many mediums. The artist draws on experiences of foreign travel, as well as plant forms and animals closer to home, to produce highly original works that appear to breathe with their own life. Her deeply analytical eye allows her to see the underlying structure, design and colour harmony in both the exotic and the everyday. This book tells the fascinating story of her career, from her early days as a student in Edinburgh, and her friendships with Scottish painters William Gillies, William MacTaggart and Anne Redpath, to her very recent work. Exhibition: National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, July/Jan 2011/12
Rachel Whiteread by Rachel Whiteread ( Book )
7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Early works : Lucian Freud by Lucian Freud ( Book )
7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Howard Hodgkin : large paintings, 1984-2002 by Richard Kendall ( Book )
6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roland Penrose, Lee Miller : the surrealist and the photographer by Keith Hartley ( Book )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
S.J. Peploe by Samuel John Peploe ( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Samuel John Peploe (1871-1935) was the eldest of the four artists popularly known as 'The Scottish Colourists'. Born in Edinburgh, he was drawn to France and returned to paint there frequently, moving in 1910 to Paris, where he moved in artistic avant-garde circles. His painting style gave way to a more contemporary and expressive approach, and he used rich colours applied with more structured brushstrokes. In 1912 Peploe returned to Edinburgh and slowly began to build a successful career as an exhibiting artist. From around 1914 until his death, he sought to paint the perfect still life. A modest selection of props, including roses or tulips, fans, books, fruits and Chinese vases, were carefully placed in infinite varieties on patterned drapery. In 1929 he explained: 'There is so much in mere objects, flowers, leaves, jugs, what not - colours, forms, relation - I can never see mystery coming to an end'
Cindy Sherman by Cindy Sherman ( Book )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The unpainted landscape ( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity National Galleries of Scotland

Gallery of Modern Art
Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
GMA
Great Britain Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
National Galleries of Scotland Edinburgh Gallery of Modern Art
National Galleries of Scotland Edinburgh National Gallery of Modern Art
National Galleries of Scotland Edinburgh Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
National Galleries of Scotland Gallery of Modern Art
National Galleries of Scotland National Gallery of Modern Art
National Galleries of Scotland Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
National Gallery of Modern Art
National Gallery of Modern Art (Edinburg, Gran Bretanya)
National Gallery of Modern Art Edinburgh
National Gallery of Modern Art (Edinburgh, Lothian)
National Gallery of Modern Art (Edinburgh, Scotland)
National Gallery of Modern Art (Scotland)
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
SNGMA
Languages
English (148)
German (13)
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