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Des Moines Art Center

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Works: 377 works in 579 publications in 1 language and 11,450 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Catalogs  Periodicals 
Roles: Editor, Other, Publisher
Classifications: N6537.A675,
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Most widely held works by Des Moines Art Center
Robert Arneson : a retrospective by Neal David Benezra( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American Indian parfleche : a tradition of abstract painting by Gaylord Torrence( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These beautiful containers are most closely associated an probably originated with the peoples of the Great Plains, where they were integral to the nomadic way of life, providing a means to store and transport a family's food and possessions. They were made by women from more than forty tribes, and their richly associative and symbolic painted images gave visual expression to the artists' personal and cultural lives. The author writes: "These paintings were inseparable from the world view of their makers, formed from their collective experience and cultural role as women; from the details of their daily lives and the richness and love of family life and tribal associations; from the invisible spirit forces that filled their world and the profound religious traditions that sustained their inner lives; and from their intimate relationship with nature and the sweeping monumental landscapes and incomparable light of the American West which was their home
Debating American modernism : Stieglitz, Duchamp, and the New York avant-garde by Debra Bricker Balken( Book )

8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the crossfire between Marcel Duchamp and Alfred Stieglitz and their respective circles there emerged what Debra Bricker Balken calls "a critical reformulation of modernism, one that imprinted the direction of subsequent American art." Balken traces the fascinating threads of the debate between Duchamp and Stieglitz and their respective camps through the 1910s and '20s, and also addresses the sexualized imagery that appears in nearly all of these artists' works, a phenomenon that ironically unifies the two seemingly opposed factions. Jay Bochner provides an absorbing analysis of the artists' respective violations of American expectations about art." "Debating American Modernism includes reproductions of work by artists from both factions, from Arthur Dove, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Paul Strand to Man Ray, Francis Picabia, and Marsden Hartley, as well as by a group who melded the concerns of each, among them, Charles Demuth, Charles Sheeler, John Storrs, and Stuart Davis."--Jacket
Between spring and summer : Soviet conceptual art in the era of late communism( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiber : sculpture 1960-present by Glenn Adamson( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rule without exception by Lewis Baltz( Book )

5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loren MacIver, I. Rice Pereira by John I. H Baur( Book )

3 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Work ethic by Helen Anne Molesworth( Book )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jenny Holzer : signs by Jenny Holzer( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellen Gallagher : preserve by Ellen Gallagher( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erwin Wurm : I love my time, I don't like my time by Erwin Wurm( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Artiste autrichien qui a forgé sa réputation internationale en bouleversant les notions traditionnelles de sculpture, photographie, performance et dessin. Ses classiques "one minute sculptures" invitaient les spectateurs à participer à la création de sculptures temporaires en associant leurs corps à une série d'objets ordinaires d'après les instructions dessinées par l'artiste. Cet ouvrage vient documenter plus de dix ans de travail, il a été publié à l'occasion de l'exposition "I Love My Time, I Don't Like My Time", travaux récents d'Erwin Wurm, automne 2004-hiver 2005, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts à San Francisco
Paul Klee: paintings and watercolors from the Bauhaus years, 1921-1931; [catalog of an exhibition] Des Moines Art Center, September 18-October 28, 1973 by Paul Klee( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-five years of American painting, 1948-1973. [Exhibition held at] Des Moines Art Center, March 6-April 22, 1973 by Des Moines Art Center( Book )

5 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jo Ann Callis : objects of reverie : selected photographs by Jo Ann Callis( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three Berlin artists of the Weimar Era : Hannah Höch, Käthe Kollwitz, Jeanne Mammen by Louise R Noun( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cy Twombly by Cy Twombly( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cecily Brown by Cecily Brown( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Debating American modernism : Stieglitz, Duchamp, and the New York avant-garde
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Art center

Art center Des Moines, Iowa

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English (114)

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Work ethicEllen Gallagher : preserveErwin Wurm : I love my time, I don't like my timeCecily Brown