The game continues : chess in the art of Samuel Bak (Book, 1999) [WorldCat.org]
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The game continues : chess in the art of Samuel Bak

Author: Lawrence L Langer; Samuel Bak
Publisher: Boston : Pucker Art Publications in association with Indiana University Press, Bloomington, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The paintings of The Game Continues provide stimulating commentary on the richness and the limits of metaphor in art. Samuel Bak's provocative chess-inspired landscapes illuminate the waste of war in a profaned world, and its impact on the human spirit. Peopled by pawns and knights, rooks and bishops, kings and queens, Bak's vision of conflict from the ancient to the modern era deflates romantic notions of heroic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Langer, Lawrence L.
Game continues.
Boston : Pucker Art Publications in association with Indiana University Press, Bloomington, ©1999
(OCoLC)607390630
Named Person: Samuel Bak; Samuel Bak; Shemu·el Baḳ
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence L Langer; Samuel Bak
ISBN: 1879985039 9781879985032
OCLC Number: 40830133
Description: 87 pages : chiefly illustrations (all color) ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Lawrence L. Langer.

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Presents a series of some 50 color plates of chess-inspired landscapes. Through the author's obsessive paintings we see his vision of the Holocaust and the horrors of war.  Read more...

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