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George Bellows

Author: Charles Brock; National Gallery of Art (U.S.),; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.),; Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain),
Publisher: Washington : National Gallery of Art ; New York : The Metropolitan Museum of Art ; London : Royal Academy of Arts, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
This richly illustrated and insightful publication will be the first truly comprehensive exhibition catalogue on the work of George Bellows (1882-1925), with ten thematic essays by leading art and social historians that will provide a rigorous analysis of Bellows' life and career. The catalogue will document the range of Bellow's artistic achievements in all mediums, reconsidering his standing in relationship to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Exhibition catalogs
Named Person: George Bellows; George Bellows; George Bellows
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Brock; National Gallery of Art (U.S.),; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.),; Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain),
ISBN: 9783791351872 3791351877 9780894683749 0894683748
OCLC Number: 775664170
Notes: "The exhibition is organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington. Exhibition Dates, National Gallery of Art, Washington June 10-October 8, 2012, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, November 14, 2012-February 18, 2013, Royal Academy of Arts, London, March 16-June 9, 2013"--Title page verso.
Description: 335 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Preface --
Lenders to the exhibition --
George Bellows: an unfinished life / Charles Brock --
Election night, Times Square: spectacle, politics, and the young George Bellows / Sean Wilentz --
Tenement life: cliff dwellers, 1906-1913 / Marianne Doezema --
Life in the ring: boxing, 1907-1909 / David Peters Corbett --
Working life: Pennsylvania Station excavation, 1907-1909 / Sarah Newman --
Life by the river, 1908-1912 / Carol Troyen --
Life of leisure: polo, parks, and tennis, 1910-1920 / David Park Curry --
Life at sea, 1911-1917 / Sarah Cash --
Family life: portraiture, 1914-1923 / Melissa Wolfe --
American life: drawing, illustration, and lithography, 1912-1924 / Robert Conway --
War, 1918 / Carol Troyen --
A life cut short, 1924 / Mark Cole --
The record books of George Bellows: a visual diary / Glenn C. Peck.
Responsibility: Charles Brock, Sean Wilentz, Marianne Doezema, David Peters Corbett, Sarah Newman, Carol Troyen, David Park Curry, Sarah Cash, Melissa Wolfe, Robert Conway, Mark Cole, Glenn C. Peck.


This wide-ranging retrospective of an American genius covers, for the first time, every stage of George Bellows' short but prolific career and is destined to become the definitive work for Bellows  Read more...
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