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Fletcher, Valerie J.

Overview
Works: 31 works in 108 publications in 4 languages and 4,305 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs  Biography  Portraits 
Roles: Author, zxx, Adapter, Contributor, Editor
Classifications: N6502.57.M63, 709.8074753
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Valerie J Fletcher
Dreams and nightmares : utopian visions in modern art by Valerie J Fletcher( Book )

7 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alberto Giacometti, 1901-1966 by Valerie J Fletcher( Book )

17 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isamu Noguchi : master sculptor by Valerie J Fletcher( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of the most versatile artists of the modern era, Isamu Noguchi explored many areas of art and design. Both Isamu Noguchi: Master Sculptor and the exhibition of the same name, which this book accompanies, focus on his sculpture as the nexus of his creativity. From the late 1920s through the mid-1980s, Noguchi changed direction frequently and delighted in exploring diametrically opposed ideas and styles."--BOOK JACKET
Picasso : the cubist portraits of Fernande Olivier by Jeffrey S Weiss( Book )

11 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Between spring and winter 1909, Picasso executed more than sixty portraits of his companion, Fernande Olivier. In their tenacious pursuit of a single subject, these works reveal a level of experimentation that stands out in the history of portraiture. Even more significant, the Fernande series coincided with the invention of cubism. Published to accompany a major exhibition originating at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, this richly illustrated volume illuminates Picasso's radical reformulation of human physiognomy." "Containing eighty-two color illustrations and sixty-eight duo-tones, the catalogue explores the Fernande portraits and related works as a single oeuvre culminating in the magnificent Head of a Woman (Fernande) - one of Picasso's rare pre-1912 excursions into sculpture. By so doing, it allows us to examine Picasso's process in an unprecedented fashion. What emerges is a new picture of the artist developing a single portrait motif with obsessive repetition and struggling to resolve artistic problems during a time of crisis in his work. Also included are studio photographs that offer further insight into the conceptual nature of the artist's process. The next narrates the internal development of the Fernande portrait series, with particular emphasis on the sculpted Head, and relates it to other themes, including likeness, serial repetition, and the history of melancholy. The book also addresses the complex nature of Picasso's interest in the work of Paul Cezanne."--Jacket
A garden for art : outdoor sculpture at the Hirshhorn Museum by Valerie J Fletcher( Book )

10 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Valerie Fletcher records the little-known history of the Hirshhorn Museum's garden and plaza, and provides a succinct overview of one hundred years of subjects and styles as represented in the Hirshhorn's sculpture collection. Her essay is followed by sumptuous photographs of the sculptures, which show the garden's changes through the seasons
Isamu Noguchi : a sculpture for sculpture : the Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden by Alison de Lima Greene( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rita and Taft Schreiber collection by Calif.) Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surrealist art : selections from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden by Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alberto Giacometti by Alberto Giacometti( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and French and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shahzia Sikander by Shahzia Sikander( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tim Hawkinson : March 15-July 1, 2001 by Tim Hawkinson( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crosscurrents of modernism : four Latin American pioneers : Diego Rivera, Joaquín Torres-García, Wilfredo Lam, Matta by Valerie J Fletcher( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sumisonian Hāshuhōn Bijtsukan shozō Seiyō kindai chōkoku no kyoshō ten = The human figure interpreted : modern sculpture from the Hirshhorn Museum by Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alberto Giacometti : the paintings by Valerie J Fletcher( )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retrospective George Segal : sculptures, paintings, drawings( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alberto Giacometti, 1901-1966 by Valerie J Fletcher( Book )

in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Directions : Tim Hawkinson : March 15 - July 1, 2001 by Tim Hawkinson( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Rickey : kinetic sculpture : a retrospective by George Rickey( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Fletcher, Valerie J.

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Picasso : the cubist portraits of Fernande OlivierA garden for art : outdoor sculpture at the Hirshhorn MuseumIsamu Noguchi : a sculpture for sculpture : the Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture GardenGeorge Rickey : kinetic sculpture : a retrospective