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Selz, Peter 1919-

Works: 279 works in 689 publications in 3 languages and 27,357 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Exhibition catalogs  History  Biography  Sources  Interviews  Pictorial works  Catalogs 
Roles: Editor, Other, Creator, Author of introduction, Collaborator
Classifications: ND588.B37, 709.04
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Most widely held works by Peter Selz
Theories of modern art : a source book by artists and critics by Herschel Browning Chipp ( Book )
30 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in English and held by 1,847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Herschel B. Chipp's 'Theories of Modern Art: A Source Book By Artists and Critics' is a collection of texts from letters, manifestos, notes and interviews. Sources include, as the title says, artists and critics - some expected, like van Gogh, Gauguin, Apollinaire, Mondrian, Greenberg, just to name a few - and some less so: Trotsky and Hitler, in the section on Art and Politics. The book is a wonderful resource and insight into the way artists think and work
Max Beckmann by Peter Selz ( Book )
24 editions published between 1964 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A survey of the artist's life and work, with chapters on technique and a chronology. The artisi was a German painter, draftsman, printmaker, sculptor, and writer. Although he is classified as an Expressionist artist, he rejected both the term and the movement. In the 1920s, he was associated with the New Objectivity (Neue Sachlichkeit), an outgrowth of Expressionism that opposed its introverted emotionalism
Art nouveau : art and design at the turn of the century by Peter Selz ( Book )
30 editions published between 1959 and 1975 in English and held by 1,790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Theories and documents of contemporary art : a sourcebook of artists' writings by Kristine Stiles ( Book )
21 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 1,611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ambitious and interdisciplinary, this long-awaited collaboration is a landmark presentation of the writings of contemporary artists. These influential essays, interviews, and critical and theoretical comments provide bold and fertile insights into the construction of visual knowledge. Featuring a wide range of leading and emerging artists since 1945, the collection - while comprehensive and authoritative - offers the reader some eclectic surprises as well. Included here are texts that have become pivotal documents in contemporary art, along with writings that cover unfamiliar ground. Some are newly translated, others have never before been published. Together they address visual literacy, cultural studies, and the theoretical debates regarding modernism and postmodernism. The full panoply of visual media is represented, from painting and sculpture to environments, installations, performance, conceptual art, video, photography, and virtual reality. Thematic concerns range from figuration and process to popular culture, art and technology, and politics and the media. Contemporary issues of gender, race, class, and sexuality are also addressed. Kristine Stiles's general introduction is a succinct overview of artists' theories in the evolution of contemporary discourse around art. Introductions to each chapter provide synopses of the cultural contexts in which the texts originated and brief biographies of individual artists
German expressionist painting by Peter Selz ( Book )
29 editions published between 1957 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the development of Expressionism in Dresden, Munich, and Vienna between 1905 and 1914
Alberto Giacometti by Alberto Giacometti ( Book )
11 editions published in 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Catalog of a comprehensive exhibition of Glacometti's work organized by the Museum of Modern Art, New York, in 1965
Art in our times : a pictorial history, 1890-1980 by Peter Selz ( Book )
16 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A detailed survey of the development of world architecture, sculpture, and painting from the turn of the century to the 1970's
New images of man by Peter Selz ( Book )
20 editions published between 1959 and 1969 in English and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Each period has its own view of the human figure. This book covers the 20th century view, reflecting the anxieties of the time
Art of engagement visual politics in California and beyond by Peter Selz ( )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Art of Engagement takes the first comprehensive look at the key role of California's art and artists in politics and culture since 1945. Tracing the remarkably fertile confluence of political agitation and passionately engaged art, Peter Selz leads readers on a journey that begins with the Nazi death camps and moves through the Bay Area's Free Speech Movement of 1964, the birth of Beat and hippie countercultures, the Chicano labor movement in the San Joaquin Valley, the beginning of the Black Panther Party in Oakland, and some of the most radical manifestations of the women's movement, gay lib
The work of Jean Dubuffet by Peter Selz ( Book )
12 editions published between 1962 and 1980 in English and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A retrospective exhibition of the French painter and sculptor whose idealistic approach to aesthetics embraced so-called "low art"
Mark Rothko by N.Y.) Museum of Modern Art (New York ( Book )
19 editions published between 1961 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sam Francis by Peter Selz ( Book )
13 editions published between 1975 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emil Nolde / by Peter Selz by Peter Selz ( Book )
14 editions published between 1963 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of black-and-white illustrated reproductions of the works of early twentieth-century German Expressionist painter Emil Nolde
Barbara Chase-Riboud, sculptor by Peter Selz ( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Barbara Chase-Riboud first captured the attention of the art world in the 1970s with elegant, powerful sculptures in which she merged the hardness of bronze with the lush softness of woven silk and wool. Her work is represented in major surveys of Western art and in important private and public collections, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris. This book presents the first comprehensive overview of the sculptures and drawings of this talented artist. Two eminent art historians join forces to provide a critical evaluation of Chase-Riboud's thirty years of artistic creativity."--BOOK JACKET
The American Presidency in political cartoons, 1776-1976 by University of California ( Book )
9 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nathan Oliveira by Peter Selz ( Book )
7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Nathan Oliveira's passion for continuing an inner-directed artistic tradition attached to the human subject has persisted throughout his more than forty years as a painter and master printmaker. His art represents an ongoing dialogue with artists from Rembrandt to Goya to Munch, Beckmann, Giacometti, and de Kooning - whom he recognizes for their insights into the human condition. The human touch, so often absent from contemporary work, is distinct in the mark of Oliveira's brush, the tactile quality of his paint, and the unique printed surfaces of his monotypes. Active in the San Francisco Bay Area, Oliveira is widely regarded as a key figure in American art, and his paintings, monoprints, drawings, watercolors, and sculpture have attracted an international audience. This book is the most comprehensive study to date of Oliveira's career as artist and teacher. Generously illustrated with 183 images, more than 100 in color, and including valuable, previously unpublished biographical and bibliographical information, Nathan Oliveira will accompany the major traveling exhibition of the same name." "Peter Selz's authoritative text weaves key moments in Oliveira's professional life together with compelling readings of the paintings themselves. Selz, who curated the exhibition, succeeds brilliantly in establishing a sense of where Oliveira came from, what inspired him, and how he thought of himself as an artist. He discusses Oliveira's beginnings as the son of Portuguese immigrants, his early exposure to Bay Area artists, and the formative experience of studying with Max Beckmann. Selz also traces the artist's affinity to his older European contemporaries, his search for an expressive relationship between form and space that found resonance in presentation of the single figure, and the exhibitions and collaborations that shaped his career."--BOOK JACKET
Beyond the mainstream : essays on modern and contemporary art by Peter Selz ( Book )
7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This selection of essays by a prominent art historian, critic and curator of modern art examines the art and artists of the twentieth century who have operated outside the established art world. In a lucid and accessible style, Peter Selz explores modern art as it is reflected, and has had an impact on, the tremendous transformations of politics and culture, both in the United States and in Europe. An authoritative overview of a neglected phenomenon, his essays explore the complex relationship between art at the periphery and art at the putative center, and how marginal art has affected that of the mainstream. - Publisher
Art in a turbulent era by Peter Selz ( Book )
6 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chillida by Eduardo Chillida ( Book )
8 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seven decades, 1895-1965; crosscurrents in modern art; [exhibition] April 26-May 21, 1966 by Public Education Association of the City of New York ( Book )
2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Selz, Peter.
Selz, Peter, 1919-
Selz, Peter H.
Selz, Peter H., 1919-
Selz, Peter Howard, 1919-
English (289)
German (2)
Basque (1)