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Elizabeth Murray

Storr, Robert

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ISBN 10: 0870704931 / ISBN 13: 9780870704932
Published by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, 2006
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Title: Elizabeth Murray

Publisher: The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: 1st Edition

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Elizabeth Murray has radically altered the structure of Modernist painting. Her shaped and constructed canvases, often topologically modeled in three dimensions or fitted together out of multiple jigsaw-like parts, treat figure and ground in unprecedented ways, giving the elastic shapes of classic Surrealism a space in their own image. The alternatively comfortable and cataclysmic world that her images depict would crack irrevocably if it followed Euclidean logic; instead; it constantly metamorphoses under stress. With a chaptered essay by Robert Storr, plate section, and in-depth interview, the book will explore Murray's relation to artists such as Joan Miró, Stuart Davis, Claes Oldenburg and Frank Stella, as well as to the mainstream and opened up options for rising generations. This book accompanies the most detailed examination of Murray's art yet mounted, showing its development from Pop-oriented reliefs in the 1960s to the extraordinary volumetric of her recent work.

About the Author:

Robert Storr is the Rosalie Solow Professor of Modern Art, The Institute of Fine Arts, New York University and a former Senior Curator in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art. His recent books include Gerhard Richter: Forty Years of Painting; Chuck Close; Tony Smith: Painter, Architect, Sculptor; and Modern Art Despite Modernism.

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