Most widely held works about Phillips Collection
Most widely held works by Phillips Collection
Georgia O'Keeffe : the poetry of things by Elizabeth Hutton Turner ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1,125 libraries worldwide
"Georgia O'Keeffe's extraordinary still-life paintings - of apples, leaves, flowers, shells, trees, rocks, crosses, bones, and doors - reinvented the genre through a new language of color and form that synthesized Eastern thought and a Western style of painting. This book is the first in-depth exploration of O'Keeffe's unique contribution to still-life painting."--BOOK JACKET.
Impressionist still life by Eliza E Rathbone ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 929 libraries worldwide
Captures the art of still life painting with reproductions of masterworks by such Impressionist artists as Van Gogh, Renoir, Cezanne, Gaughin, Monet, and Manet.
Modigliani : beyond the myth ( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 863 libraries worldwide
"Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920) is one of the best known - and most misunderstood - artists of the twentieth century. His incisive portraits, erotically charged nudes, elegant drawings of caryatids, and primitivistic sculpture have been admired for decades. Modigliani's work, however, has typically been examined in the limited context of his so-called bohemian, anti-intellectual lifestyle. This book revises this approach toward Modigliani's art, presenting a revisionist examination of the unique historical, social, religious, and cultural significance of his oeuvre." "Modigliani: Beyond the Myth looks at the artist and his art from a variety of important perspectives: his proud heritage as a Sephardic Jew, whose spirituality embraced non-Western, classical, and Christian iconography while retaining its own ethnic identity; his critical engagement and melding of tribal and ethnographic art with Judaism in his portraiture; the representation of the female nude in his works from a feminist cultural perspective; the remarkable reception of his work in Italy after his death, and the failure of traditional art history to account for or analyze these important aspects of his life and work."--Jacket.
Impressionists in winter : effets de neige ( Book )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 862 libraries worldwide
Examines the technical, stylistic, and thematic evolution of snowscapes and winter scenes in the paintings of Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Alfred Sisley, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and other Impressionist artists.
Georgia O'Keeffe : abstraction by Georgia O'Keeffe ( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 817 libraries worldwide
Although Georgia O'Keefe (1887-1986) has long been celebrated as a central figure in twentieth-century art, the abstract works she created throughout her career have remained overlooked by critics and the public in favor of her representational subjects. In 1915, O'Keeffe leaped into abstraction with a group of charcoal drawings that were among the most radical works of art produced in the United States at that time. In these and subsequent abstractions, O'Keeffe sought to transcribe her ineffable thoughts and emotions. While her output of abstract work declined after 1930, she returned to abstraction in the mid-1940s with a new vocabulary that provided a precedent for a younger generation of abstractionists. By devoting itself to this largely unexplored area of her work, Georgia O'Keeffe: Abstraction is an overdue acknowledgment of her place as one of America's first abstract artists. In addition to rethinking O'Keefe's contribution to the development of abstract American art, this book chronicles the shifts and changes in subject matter and style over the span of her long career. It adds significant new insight into her work and life, reproducing excerpts of previously sealed letters written by O'Keeffe to photographer and gallerist Alfred Stieglitz, whom she married in 1924. These previously unpublished letters, along with other primary documents referenced by the authors, offer an intimate glimpse into her creative method and intentions as an artist.
Jacob Lawrence : the migration series by Jacob Lawrence ( Book )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 816 libraries worldwide
Margaret Bourke-White : the photography of design, 1927-1936 by Stephen Bennett Phillips ( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 784 libraries worldwide
"Margaret Bourke-White is best known as the first staff photographer of Fortune magazine, the first female war correspondent, and the woman whose photographs made the covers of Life magazine famous. But before she began traveling throughout the world to document history in the making, Bourke-White was creating evocative abstract photographs of American industry and architecture." "Margaret Bourke-White: Photography of Design, 1927-1936 is an exploration of the first decade of the career of a remarkable photographer. An essay by Stephen Bennett Phillips chronicles these years and interprets the work produced, much of which has never before been published. This book is the companion to the nationwide traveling exhibition of the same name, organized by The Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C."--BOOK JACKET.
Morris Graves, vision of the inner eye by Ray Kass ( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 769 libraries worldwide
Two lives : Georgia O'Keeffe & Alfred Stieglitz : a conversation in paintings and photographs ( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 728 libraries worldwide
"In 1918 Alfred Stieglitz, then a world-famous photographer and the champion of modern art in America, asked an art teacher from Texas named Georgia O'Keeffe to come and live for a year in New York. She agreed, and thus began one of the great artistic partnerships in American history." "Two Lives: Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz explores in pictures and in words the dialogue that inspired and united both artists. Under its influence, each created, in O'Keeffe's own words, a body of "clear and bright and wonderful work." Despite frequent physical separation, this same conversation of paintings and photographs joined them spiritually until the end, when Stieglitz died in 1946." "The art that was made during this creative alliance is captured in a sequence of images that covers its evolution from 1916, when the painter first sent her drawings to 291, Stieglitz's famous gallery, until the early 1930s when O'Keeffe grew tired of New York and turned to New Mexico for fresh inspiration. Arranged in pairs of a Stieglitz photograph and an O'Keeffe painting, many images bring out striking similarities of form, style, and subject matter. Others hint at a deeper level of emotional and poetic complicity. Seventy-four large reproductions lead one towards the unverbalized core of a singular aesthetic and personal adventure." "The purely visual evidence of two lives spent together is accompanied by essays written by three distinguished scholars. Well-known writer and teacher Roger Shattuck, author of The Banquet Years, opens his account of this adventure with a fable that captures the emotional and imaginative bonds that unite two people, Carl and Miranda, alias Alfred and Georgia. In his essay, he goes on to examine the questions of influence and of inspiration by putting both into the larger context of artistic collaboration, which has often been a feature of both art and literature.".
Degas to Matisse : impressionist and modern masterworks ( Book )
9 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 693 libraries worldwide
"This illustrated book accompanies an exhibition at The Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C., and presents nearly sixty key Impressionist and modernist paintings, sculptures, and works on paper from Tannahill's collection at The Detroit Institute of Arts alongside their counterparts from Duncan Phillips's collection. The artists represented include Cezanne, Degas, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Graves, Hartley, Ingres, Klee, Manet, Marc, Marin, Matisse, Modigliani, Moore, Picasso, Renoir, Rivera, Rouault, Seurat, and Toulouse-Lautrec."--BOOK JACKET.
Arthur Dove : a retrospective by Debra Bricker Balken ( Book )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 688 libraries worldwide
"The American artist Arthur Dove (1880-1946), purportedly the first artist to have produced an abstract painting, has always occupied a central place in writings on early American modernism. This book accompanies the first major exhibition on Dove since 1974. The exhibition, organized by the Addison Gallery of American Art and The Phillips Collection, covers the period from 1908, the year after Dove took up painting, through 1946, the year of his death. It is comprised of approximately eighty paintings, collages, pastels, and charcoal drawings."--BOOK JACKET.
In the American grain : Arthur Dove, Marsden Hartley, John Marin, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Alfred Stieglitz : the Stieglitz Circle at the Phillips Collection by Phillips Collection ( Book )
4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 676 libraries worldwide
During the 1920s and 1930s, Alfred Stieglitz's stylish New York galleries were a mecca to artistic innovators and avant garde thinkers, those struggling to cast off the burden of American puritanical thought and the fixed idea among the intellectual elite that important art, art that was real and would last, was being made only in Europe. At the same time Duncan Phillips, a determined art collector and heir to a steel fortune, opened two rooms of his Washington, D.C., home to begin a museum of modern art. Although he collected some of the world's masterpieces, especially French Impressionism, he kept a diligent eye on the work being done in his own country. That Stieglitz and Phillips would meet was destiny. Their long friendship, sometimes an uneasy alliance, brought forth a reevaluation of art in American culture. Their combined vision and resources invigorated a movement and prepared the way for public acceptance of American modernism. The uniquely American style of the artists in the Stieglitz circle - Arthur Dove, Marsden Hartley, John Marin, and Georgia O'Keeffe - defied European tradition and opened the door for artistic experimentation. In the American Grain gathers the Stieglitz circle as acquired by Phillips: paintings by all four artists, watercolors by Dove and Marin, assemblages by Dove, and Stieglitz's "Equivalents," his acclaimed photographs of clouds and sky. The bold, original style of the works included here stand together to signal a shift in the development of art - its coming of age in America.
Calder/Miró ( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 596 libraries worldwide
"Sculptor Alexander Calder (1898-1976) and painter Joan Miro (1893-1983) became lifelong friends after their first meeting in Paris in 1928. This book and the exhibition it accompanies are about their extraordinary friendship and the early years of their careers." "The charming correspondence between Calder and Miro is published here for the first time. It begins in 1928 with Calder's letter introducing himself to Miro and continues after Calder's death with Miro's poetic homage to his old friend. Rare photographs of the two men together and of the gifts of artwork they exchanged document the friendship. An extensive chronology highlights the intersecting lives of the two artists and, with the correspondence, opens a window into the personal and professional lives of these two giants of artistic invention." "Calder and Miro shared many artistic interests, and the catalogue is organized around common themes such as the circus, bestiary, universe, and constellations. The artists shared an ambition to create monumental works for public spaces, but while waiting for those opportunities their unique approach to their work allowed them to achieve monumentality on a reduced scale. Miro's small Constellations evoke the tradition of Romanesque frescoes, while Calder's earliest stabiles and mobiles occupy space in a way that transcends their size, paving the way for later monumental works. The editors, in their two essays and in their organization of the color plates, focus on the first two decades of the artists' careers, culminating in the monumental public commissions that Calder and Miro received for the decoration of the Terrace Plaza Hotel, Cincinnati, in 1947."--BOOK JACKET.
The intimate interiors of Edouard Vuillard by Elizabeth Wynne Easton ( Book )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 578 libraries worldwide
Places of delight : the pastoral landscape by Robert Cafritz ( Book )
6 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 547 libraries worldwide
The art of Charles Prendergast by Charles Prendergast ( Book )
3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 524 libraries worldwide
Catalog, by R.J.Wattenmaker,of the first museum retrospective exhibition of the work Charles Prendergast.
Arthur Dove and Duncan Phillips, artist and patron ( Book )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 507 libraries worldwide
Daumier, 1808-1879 by Honoré Daumier ( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in French and English and held by 498 libraries worldwide
Horace Pippin : the Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., Feb. 25-March 27, 1977, Terry Dintenfass Gallery, New York, N.Y., April 5-April 30, 1977, Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, Pa., June 4-Sept. 5, 1977 by Horace Pippin ( Book )
2 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 479 libraries worldwide
Klee and America by Paul Klee ( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 458 libraries worldwide
Exploring the reasons for Paul Klee's enthusiastic reception in the United States, especially during the 1930s and 40s, this publication also includes a selection of his 'American' works from this period.
African Americans Art Art, Abstract Art, American Art, European Art, Modern Art--Collectors and collecting Artist couples Artistic collaboration Artists Art museums Art patronage Art--Private collections Biography Bonnard, Pierre,--1867-1947 Bourke-White, Margaret,--1904-1971 Catalogs Commercial photography Criticism, interpretation, etc. Daumier, Honoré,--1808-1879 Detroit Institute of Arts Dove, Arthur Garfield,--1880-1946 Exhibition catalogs France Friendship Graves, Morris,--1910-2001 History Impressionism (Art) Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) Lawrence, Jacob,--1917-2000 Michigan--Detroit Modernism (Art) Modigliani, Amedeo,--1884-1920 O'Keeffe, Georgia,--1887-1986 Painting Painting, American Painting, French Painting, Modern Phillips, Duncan,--1886-1966 Phillips Collection Photography, Artistic Photography, Industrial Snow Stieglitz, Alfred,--1864-1946 Stieglitz Circle (Group of artists) Still-life painting, American Still-life painting, French Tannahill, Robert Hudson United States Washington (D.C.)
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