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Restless ambition : Grace Hartigan, painter

Author: Cathy Curtis, (Writer on art)
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This first-ever biography of American painter Grace Hartigan traces her rise from virtually self-taught painter to art-world fame, her plunge into obscurity after leaving New York to marry a scientist in Baltimore, and her constant efforts to reinvent her style and subject matter. Along the way, there were multiple affairs, four troubled marriages, a long battle with alcoholism, and a chilly relationship with her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Curtis, Cathy (Writer on art).
Restless ambition
(DLC) 2014020233
(OCoLC)884570847
Named Person: Grace Hartigan; Grace Hartigan
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cathy Curtis, (Writer on art)
ISBN: 9780199394517 0199394512
OCLC Number: 900081264
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; RESTLESS AMBITION: GRACE HARTIGAN, PAINTER; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; How I Came to Write This Book; Prologue: The Weekend That Changed Her Life ; Part One: Escape Artist (1922-1944); Chapter 1: Dreaming; Chapter 2: Searching; Chapter 3: Learning; Part Two: New York Adventure (1945-1949); Chapter 4: Risking; Chapter 5: Connecting; Chapter 6: Coping; Part Three: Rising Star (1950-1955); Chapter 7: Struggling; Chapter 8: Launching; Chapter 9: Succeeding; Chapter 10: Asserting; Part Four: Fame (1956-1960); Chapter 11: Celebrating; Chapter 12: Swerving (1958-1960) Part Five: Beginning Again in Baltimore (1961-2008)Chapter 13: Drifting; Chapter 14: Teaching; Chapter 15: Unraveling; Chapter 16: Renewing; Chapter 17: Prevailing; Acknowledgments; Notes; Prologue; Chapter 1: Dreaming; Chapter 2: Searching; Chapter 3: Learning; Chapter 4: Risking; Chapter 5: Connecting; Chapter 6: Coping; Chapter 7: Struggling; Chapter 8: Launching; Chapter 9: Succeeding; Chapter 10: Asserting; Chapter 11: Celebrating; Chapter 12: Swerving; Chapter 13: Drifting; Chapter 14: Teaching; Chapter 15: Unraveling; Chapter 16: Renewing; Chapter 17: Prevailing; Bibliography Oral history interviews, archives of American art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.Radio, Film, Video, and Unpublished Interviews and Lectures; Books, Exhibition Catalogues, and Dissertations ; Periodicals and Newspapers; Index
Responsibility: Cathy Curtis.
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The first biography of Grace Hartigan (1922-2008) traces her rise from self-taught painter to art-world fame in New York, her plunge into obscurity after moving to Baltimore, her constant efforts at  Read more...

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Curtis's biography capture the mute stubbornness involved in persisting with life, despite its many disappointments. Jenni Quilter, London Review of Books This spirited biography is the first to Read more...

 
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