Abstract and Surrealist Art in America

Janis, Sidney

Published by Reynal and Hitchcock, 1946
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146 pp including index. With color and black and white plates throughout. A survey of abstract and surrealist art in America, providing essays examining its European origins and influences, early American pioneers, and at the time contemporary artists. With work by Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Alexander Calder and many others. Color plates of Pollock's and Calder's work, among others. In GOOD condition. Heavy fading and offsetting to the covers with moderate sunning to the spine. Minor soiling and scuffing. Faint stain at the upper front corner. Extremities scuffed with some fraying to the head and foot of the spine and heavy fraying at the lower corner edges. Interior clean and solid with minor general fading to the pages. Previous owner's lengthy and somewhat philosophical inscription on the first endpaper. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Abstract and Surrealist Art in America
Publisher: Reynal and Hitchcock
Publication Date: 1946
Binding: Hard Cover
Illustrator: Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Alexander Calder
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition.

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Book Description Arno Press, New York, 1969. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Reprint. Boards (HB) in very good conditiion with slight cover soiling and tiny ding top right edge of cover. Janis's masterful overview of the exciting painterly forms that were to forever shake-up art history. The monograph is an expansion of the rare paper-wraps catalog, same title but "in the United States," that accompanied the exhibit shown at the San Francisco Museum of Art. Organized in five sections: Sources in Twentieth-Century European Painting; American Pioneers in Twentieth-Century Painting; American Abstract Painting; American Surrealist Painters; and American Paintings by Artists in Exile. Important study in the early history of Abstract Expressionism before the term had been codified, identifying its sources in European Abstraction and Surrealism. A reprint of the 1944 edition which contained 10 color plates, done here in black and white.146 pages with index of artists. Size: over 9¾ - 12". Seller Inventory # 012584

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Book Description Reynal & Hitchcock,, New York, 1944. Cloth. Condition: Very Good. [9] + 146 p. 100 plates (10 color), with statements by the artists. Organized in five sections: Sources in Twentieth-Century European Painting; American Pioneers in Twentieth-Century Painting; American Abstract Painting; American Surrealist Painters; and American Paintings by Artists in Exile. Important study in the early history of Abstract Expressionism before the term had been codified, identifying its sources in European Abstraction and Surrealism. The original edition of this classic work, not to be confused with inferior Arno Press and Ayer reprints. Seller Inventory # 024696

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Book Description Reynal & Hitchcock. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. The dust jacket is missing. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # GB000KYACV8I5N11

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Book Description Reynal & Hitchcock, New York, 1944. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 144 pages. Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. ART. A study of twentieth century painting by American artists, beginning with a brief account of advance trends in European painting in order to place American abstract and surrealist art against its proper background. Features work by Americans including Stuart Davis, Joseph Cornell, Max Weber and Jackson Pollock. (Key Words: Abstract Art). book. Seller Inventory # 62452X1

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Book Description New York, Reynal & Hitchcock 1944. 28 : 21,5 cm. (10),146 S. mit zahlr. teils farb. Abb. Orig.-Leinen mit Schutzumschlag. Schutzumschlag mit kleinen Fehlstellen, unteres Kapital gering bestossen, sonst gutes Ex. Sprache: en. Seller Inventory # 16405

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