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Famous Artists Annual 1: A Treasury of Contemporary Art

Rugoff, Milton (Edited by)

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ISBN 10: 0803822677 / ISBN 13: 9780803822672
Published by Famous Artists Schools, Inc.; Hastings House, Publishers, Westport CT, 1969
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Cloth, 244 pp., illus. (some col.), index; 32 cm. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Age toning. Dust jacket price-clipped on the front flap, with moderate edgewear, protected in a mylar book cover. OVERSIZE! No priority/air, except by special arrangement. Commercial and fine arts blend effortlessly in this lavish publication. The short preface by Fred Ludekens explains, "The purpose of this book is to open up to you the whole exicting world of art by presenting what is being done in every major field--painting, graphics, sculpture, illustration, advertising, theater design, and so forth." Contributions by: Charlotte Willard ("The Role of the Artist"), Elenor Lester ("In the Sixties"), Allen Hurlburt ("The Art Director"), Shareen Blair ("The Artist in the Theatre"), Nancy Kaufman ("Old Masters and New Magic"), Owen Rachleff ("The Innocent Eye: Naive Art"); Wallace Brockway ("The Persistence of Dada and Surrealism"), Dick Brukenfeld ("Masters of Protest"), and Manuel Gasser ("The Inspired Line: Steinberg"). There's also a section in which "Six Artists Discuss Their Work": Ben Shahn, Austin Briggs, Bernie Fuchs, George Giusti, Lorraine Fox, and Syd Solomon. Illustrators are well-represented in the fields of advertising, poster, and book jacket designs. With 310 reproductions, including 90 in colour. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 027488

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Title: Famous Artists Annual 1: A Treasury of ...

Publisher: Famous Artists Schools, Inc.; Hastings House, Publishers, Westport CT

Publication Date: 1969

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: 1st.

Book Type: Serial

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Excellent vintage coffee table book showing a vast variety of yester year contemporary art.

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