Artists' estates : reputations in trust (Book, 2005) []
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Artists' estates : reputations in trust

Artists' estates : reputations in trust

Author: Magda Salvesen; Diane Cousineau
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Artists' Estates offers a journey into the complex and competitive art world through the distinctive lens of those who deal with the paintings, prints, and sculpture that artists leave behind after their deaths. This unique collection of interviews conducted by Magda Salvesen, the widow of the second-generation Abstract Expressionist painter Jon Schueler, provides a window into the goals and desires, the conflicts  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Milton Avery; Richard Diebenkorn; Fairfield Porter; Mark Rothko; Esteban Vicente
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Magda Salvesen; Diane Cousineau
ISBN: 0813536049 9780813536040
OCLC Number: 56591083
Description: xiv, 381 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Formidable antecedents. B.H. Friedman on Lee Krasner and Annalee Newman --
The widow is the memory. Anne E. Porter, widow of Fairfield Porter ; Yvonne Hagen, widow of N.H. (Tony) Stubbing ; Harriet Vicente, widow of Esteban Vicente ; Phyllis Diebenkorn, widow of Richard Diebenkorn --
The uncertain divide: artist/wife/widow. Adelie Landis Bischoff, widow of Elmer Bischoff ; Charlotte Park, widow of James Brooks ; Regina Cherry, widow of Herman Cherry ; May Stevens, widow of Rudolf Baranik --
Unfinished dialogues: the artist and the gallery. Jeanne Bultman, widow of Fritz Bultman ; Stephen L. Schlesinger on the Fritz Bultman estate ; Anne Arnold, widow of Ernest Briggs, with Bob Brooks ; Anita Shapolsky on her foundation and gallery ; Jeffrey Bergen on the Romare Bearden estate --
The next generation. March Avery, daughter of Milton and Sally Avery ; Christopher Schwabacher, son of Ethel Schwabacher ; Helen McNeil, daughter of George McNeil --
Foundation samplings: SoHo and Southampton. Sanford Hirsch on the Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation ; Michael Solomon on the Ossorio Foundation --
Untimely deaths. Peter Stevens on the David Smith Estate ; Helen Park Bigelow, daughter of David Park ; Peggy Gillespie, widow of Gregory Gillespie --
A certain distance. Rae Ferren, widow of John Ferren ; John Crawford, son of Ralston Crawford ; Robert Jamieson, companion of Leon Polk Smith ; Joan Marter on the Dorothy Dehner Foundation --
To the future. Kate and Christopher Rothko, daughter and son of Mark Rothko ; Stephen Polcari on the Archives of American Art ; Ralph Lerner on art law ; Jack Cowart on the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation.
Responsibility: edited by Magda Salvesen and Diane Cousineau.
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Artists' Estates offers a journey into the art world through the lens of those who deal with the paintings, prints, and sculpture that artists leave behind after their deaths. It provides a window  Read more...


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