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The Fauve Landscape

Freeman, Judi; Herbert, James; Benjamin, Roger; Klein, John; Martin, Alvin

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ISBN 10: 0875871518 / ISBN 13: 9780875871516
Published by Abbeville Pr, New York, 1990
Condition: Near Mint Soft cover
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This is a sparkling NEW BOOK which is in Near-MINT condition. The only reason for the "Near," are some tiny finger prints on endpaper, with no damage to the book, and which would (perhaps) not even been noticed. This is a top-notch book on the Fauves, and is highly recommended. We also have this in hardcover. This softcover is now protected with a custom-cut, clear Acetate covering (which is removable). Our hardcover is Inventory #102495. Bookseller Inventory # 102489

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Title: The Fauve Landscape

Publisher: Abbeville Pr, New York

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Softcover with Big Flaps

Book Condition:Near Mint

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This text is devoted to the colourful landscapes produced during the Fauvist period of 1904-1908. An essay on the emergence of the Fauve landscape is followed by four essays devoted to individual sites and such topics as Fauvism's impact on tourism and politics. Another essay concentrates on the critical landscape, in essence the critics' reception of these paintings. Matisse, Braque, Derain, Vlaminck, Dufy, Marquet, Manguin and Friesz are represented with examples of their works.

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This extraordinary book was prepared as a companion to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's exhibit The Fauve Landscape: Matisse, Derain, Braque, and Their Circle, 1904-1908. It is, however, much more than an exhibit catalog. Extensive endnotes following each contributed chapter are as fascinating as the over 400 illustrations (210 in full color) that illuminate the work. Freeman's documentary chronology from 1904 through 1908 draws heavily upon notes and personal correspondence of the Fauve artists and thus provides interesting personal insights. Also notable are reproductions of photographic postcards from the period that document views as the artists would actually have seen them. A selected bibliography and thorough index complete the volume. This will appeal to general readers as well as scholars. Highly recommended for public and academic libraries.
- P. Steven Thomas, Washburn Univ., Topeka, Kan.
Copyright 1991 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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