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Rubin, William 1927-2006

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Frank Stella by William Rubin( Book )
45 editions published between 1970 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,378 libraries worldwide
Illustrations include: Moroccan series -- Transitional paintings -- Black series -- Aluminum series -- Copper series -- Concentric squares and mitered mazes series -- Purple series -- Darmouth series -- Notched V series -- Running V series -- Irregular polygon series -- Protractor series -- Saskatchewan series
"Primitivism" in 20th century art : affinity of the tribal and the modern by N.Y.) Museum of Modern Art (New York( Book )
82 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in English and Japanese and held by 1,758 libraries worldwide
The crucial influence of the tribal arts--especially those of Africa and Oceania--on modern painters and sculptors has long been recognized. Yet surprisingly, this book is the first comprehensive scholarly treatment of the subject in half a century, and the first ever to illustrate and discuss tribal works collected by vanguard artists. In this visually stunning and intellectually provocative work, nineteen heavily illustrated essays by fifteen scholars confront complex aesthetic, art-historical, and sociological problems posed by this dramatic chapter in the history of modern art. The long introductory essay by William Rubin, while defining the parameters of modernist primitivism, sketches the history of western attitudes toward primitive peoples and, in particular, toward their art, raising fundamental questions and correcting widespread misconceptions. Succeeding background chapters by historians of primitive art trace the arrival and dissemination of African, Oceanic, American Indian, and Eskimo art in the West. In 1906 tribal sculpture was "discovered" by twentieth century artists; these objects had suddenly become relevant because of the changes in the nature of modern art itself. The main body of the book contains a series of essays on primitivism in the works of Gauguin, the Fauves, Picasso, Brancusi, the German Expressionists, Lipchitz, Modigliani, Klee, Giacometti, Moore, the Surrealists, Abstract Expressionists. It concludes with a discussion of primitivist contemporary artists, including those involved in earthworks, shamanism, and ritual -inspired performances. More than a thousand illustrations juxtapose on the pages of these volumes specific Primitive works with those of modernist masters, exploring their underlying affinities and illuminating intricate problems of influence and rapport. The tribal works illustrated include not only a variety of masterpieces pertinent to modernist interests, but other objects vital to the history of primitivism."--Publisher's description
Dada and surrealist art by William Rubin( Book )
69 editions published between 1930 and 1999 in 6 languages and held by 1,467 libraries worldwide
Miro in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art, including remainder-interest and promised gifts by William Rubin( Book )
15 editions published between 1973 and 1979 in English and Spanish and held by 709 libraries worldwide
Les Demoiselles d'Avignon by William Rubin( Book )
13 editions published in 1994 in English and French and held by 685 libraries worldwide
"This painting, Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, was painted in 1907 and is the most famous example of cubism painting. In this painting, Picasso abandoned all known form and representation of traditional art. He used distortion of female's body and geometric forms in an innovative way, which challenge the expectation that paintings will offer idealized representations of female beauty. It also shows the influence of African art on Picasso."
Andre Masson by William Rubin( Book )
15 editions published between 1967 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 651 libraries worldwide
Modern sacred art and the church of Assy by William Rubin( Book )
18 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 615 libraries worldwide
The William S. Paley collection by N.Y.) Museum of Modern Art (New York( Book )
16 editions published in 1992 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 584 libraries worldwide
William S. Paley, founder and guiding spirit of CBS, Inc. was a committed and enthusiastic collector and patron of the arts of this century. This volume illustrates and catalogues a highly personal collection of eighty-four paintings, sculptures, prints, and drawings bequeathed to The Museum of Modern Art, and constitutes one of the most important transfers of privately owned art to a public institution in recent years
Picasso and Braque, a symposium by William Rubin( Book )
13 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 527 libraries worldwide
"Proceedings of a symposium held at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, November 10-15, 1989, in conjunction with the exhibition 'Picasso and Braque: pioneering Cubism, ' shown September 24, 1989--January 16, 1990"--T.p. verso./ Includes bibliographical references
Painters painting : a candid history of the New York art scene, 1940-1970 by Emile De Antonio( visu )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 511 libraries worldwide
Originally released in 1972, Painters Painting is the definitive documentary on the New York School of painters from 1940-1970. Interviews by Emile de Antonio, a close friend to many New York painters who later went on to become famous. He filmed and interviewed the artists informally in their studios. Artists included are Willem de Kooning, Andy Warhol, Robert Motherwell, Barnett Newman, Jules Olitski, Frank Stella, Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, Helen Frankenthaler, Kenneth Noland, Larry Poons, Phillip Pavia, and Hans Hoffman
The paintings of Gerald Murphy by William Rubin( Book )
9 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
A curator's quest : building the collection of painting and sculpture of the Museum of Modern Art, 1967-1988 by William Rubin( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
"The distinguished curator, critic, collector, art historian, and teacher William Rubin was a forceful presence for over two decades at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) from the late 1960s through the 1980s. He was extraordinarily successful at acquiring for the collection such monuments of modern art as Pollock's One: Number 31, 1950 and Picasso's 1914 sheet-metal Guitar. The exhibitions he mounted as Chief Curator and later Director of the Department of Painting and Sculpture at the Museum-among them the unprecedented Pablo Picasso: A Retrospective-set a standard of curatorial excellence. A Curator's Quest is the story of the professional life of a pioneering curator who built the Modern's unparalleled collection, and a history of MoMA itself during that key period. A Curator's Quest begins with Rubin's account of his life in art, including early influences, his arrival at the Museum to work with its founding director Alfred H. Barr, Jr., and recollections of the challenges and accomplishments during his tenure. Rubin writes about his notable exhibitions such as Dada, Surrealism, and Their Heritage; Picasso and Braque: Pioneering Cubism; and "Primitivism" in 20th Century Art (organized with Kirk Varnedoe, who would become Rubin's successor). With a distinctive style, he provides rare insights into his acquisitions, including Klimt's Hope II, Klee's Mask of Fear, and Miro's Birth of the World, and into his relationships with such distinguished collectors as Sidney Janis, Florene May Schoenborn, William S. Paley, David Rockefeller, Nelson A. Rockefeller, the architect Gordon Bunschaft, Ben Heller, and Ronald S. Lauder. The heart of the book is magnificent plate section with full-color images of nearly 250 of Rubin's major acquisitions. From Cezanne, van Gogh, Picasso, Matisse, Miro, Mondrian, Pollock, de Kooning, and Rothko to Lichtenstein and Warhol, the range and depth of the works acquired made an undeniable impact on the Museum and the world of modern art. Rubin's considerable expansion of MoMA's collection of Abstract Expressionism and Surrealism was enhanced by important works by the next generation of artists, such as Rauschenberg, Johns, Serra, and Stella. The book concludes with Rubin's series of art history lectures, "The Pioneers of Modernism," presented at Sotheby's in 1997 and 1998"--Jacket
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Rubin, W.
Rubin, William.
Rubin, William 1927-
Rubin, William 1927-2006
Rubin, William S.‏
Rubin, William S. 1927-2006
Rubin, William S. (William Stanley)
Rubin, William S. (William Stanley), 1927-2006
Rubin William Stanley
Rubin, William Stanley 1927-2006
Rubin, William (William Stanley)
Rubin, William (William Stanley), 1927-2006
Rubin, Willian.
William Rubin Amerikaans kunsthistoricus (1927-2006)
William Rubin US-amerikanischer Kunsthistoriker und Kurator am Museum of Modern Art
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Japanese (2)
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