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Artists' letters : Leonardo da Vinci to David Hockney

Author: Michael Bird
Publisher: London : White Lion Publishing, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A treasure trove of noteworthy letters, arranged thematically to provide an insight into the lives and work of great artists.


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Genre/Form: Personal correspondence
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Bird
ISBN: 9780711241282 0711241287
OCLC Number: 1112378348
Description: 223 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 24 cm
Contents: 006 Introduction 1 'I saw the new giraffe' Family & Friends 014 Salvador Dali to Paul Eluard 016 Francisco Lucientes y Goya to Martin Zapater 018 Lucian Freud to Stephen Spender 020 Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant 022 Michelangelo Buonarroti to Lionardo di Buonarroto Simoni 024 Philip Guston to Elise Asher 026 Beatrix Potter to Noel Moore 028 Piet Mondrian to Kurt Seligmann 030 Gustav Klimt to Josef Lewinsky 032 Jasper Johns to Rosamund Felsen 034 Edward Burne-Jones to Daphne Gaskell 036 William Blake to William Hayley 038 Alexander Calder to Agnes Rindge Claflin 040 Zhu Da to Fang Shiguan 042 Camille Pissarro to Julie Pissarro 044 Marcel Duchamp to Suzanne Duchamp 046 Dorothea Tanning to Joseph Cornell 2 'Like a sleepwalker' Artist to Artist 050 Paul Gauguin to Vincent van Gogh 052 Vincent van Gogh to Paul Gauguin 054 Sebastiano del Piombo to Michelangelo Buonarroti 056 Paul Signac to Claude Monet 058 David Alfaro Siqueiros to Jackson Pollock, Sande Pollock and Harold Lehman 060 Pablo Picasso to Jean Cocteau 062 Mark Rothko to Lee Krasner 064 Edouard Manet to Eugene Maus 066 David Hockney to Kenneth E. Tyler 068 Francis Picabia to Alfred Stieglitz 070 Robert Smithson to Enno Develing 072 Claude Monet to Berthe Morisot 074 Ulay and Marina Abramovic to Mike Parr 076 Mike Parr to Marina Abramovic and Ulay 078 Benvenuto Cellini to Michelangelo 080 John Constable to John Thomas Smith 3 'Your book on witchcraft' Gifts & Greetings 084 Cindy Sherman to Arthur C. Danto 086 Joseph Cornell to Marcel Duchamp 088 Leonora Carrington to Kurt Seligmann 090 Wang Zhideng to a friend 092 Yayoi Kusama to Donald Judd 094 George Grosz to Erich S. Herrmann 096 Yoko Ono and John Lennon to Joseph Cornell 098 Joan Miro to Marcel Breuer 4 'The best I have painted' Patrons & Supporters 102 Guercino and Paolo Antonio Barbieri to unknown recipient 104 Nancy Spero to Lucy Lippard 106 Pierre-Auguste Renoir to Georges Charpentier 108 Roy Lichtenstein to Ellen H. Johnson 110 Peter Paul Rubens to Balthasar Gerbier 112 Cy Twombly to Leo Castelli 114 Winslow Homer to Thomas B. Clarke 116 Eva Hesse to Helene Papanek 118 Mary Cassatt to John Wesley Beatty 120 Jackson Pollock to Louis Bunce 122 Leonardo da Vinci to Ludovico Sforza 124 Egon Schiele to Hermann Engel 126 William Hogarth to T.H. 128 Joseph Beuys to Otto Mauer 130 Agnes Martin to Samuel J. Wagstaff 132 Judy Chicago to Lucy Lippard 5 'Hey beautiful' Love 136 Frida Kahlo to Diego Rivera 138 Joan Mitchell to Michael Goldberg 140 Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres to Marie-Anne-Julie Forestier 142 Paul Nash to Margaret Odeh 144 Ad Reinhardt to Selina Trieff 146 Jules Olitski to Joan Olitski 148 Jean Cocteau to unknown recipient 150 Alfred Stieglitz to Georgia O'Keeffe 152 Georgia O'Keeffe to Alfred Stieglitz 154 Auguste Rodin to Camille Claudel 156 Camille Claudel to Auguste Rodin 158 Ben Nicholson to Barbara Hepworth 160 Eileen Agar to Joseph Bard 6 'My 1244 guilders' Professional Matters 164 Nicolas Poussin to Paul Scarron 166 Henry Fuseli to unknown recipient 168 Henry Moore to John Rothenstein 170 James McNeill Whistler to Frederick H. Allen 172 Joshua Reynolds to Philip Yorke 174 Anni Albers to Gloria Finn 176 Naum Gabo to Marcel Breuer 178 Rembrandt van Rijn to Constantijn Huygens 180 Gustave Courbet to Philippe de Chennevieres 182 Aubrey Beardsley to Frederick Evans 184 Kazimir Malevich to Anatoly Lunacharksy 186 John Linnell to James Muirhead 188 Andy Warhol to Russell Lynes 7 'I hope to get to Venice' Travel 192 Edward Lear to Hallam Tennyson 194 Berenice Abbott to John Henry Bradley Storrs 196 Georges and Marcelle Braque to Paul Dermee and Carolina Goldstein 198 John Ruskin to unknown recipient 200 Helen Frankenthaler and Robert Motherwell to Maria and Hans Hofmann 202 Albrecht Du rer to Willibald Pirckheimer 204 Carl Andre to Eva Hesse 206 Francis Bacon to Erica Brausen 208 Ana Mendieta to Judith Wilson 210 Lee Krasner to Jackson Pollock 8 'I see better' Signing Off 214 Thomas Gainsborough to Thomas Harvey 216 Paul Cezanne to Emile Bernard 218 Timeline 220 Index 222 Picture Credits
Responsibility: [selected by] Michael Bird.


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