Paperback ISBN: 0226074064
Describes the life and work of the Abstract Expressionist painter, who immigrated to the United States as a ten-year-old and always considered himself an outsider, and discusses his uneven relationship with the art world
Diaries and Drawings from the Years 1908-1917
Paperback ISBN: 0873511735
Wanda Gág rose from poverty in small-town Minnesota to international fame in the 1920s as the author of the children's classic, Millions of Cats. Her early diaries, first published in 1940, are the touching, often humorous record of her youth and her struggles to develop her talent.
The Biography Of A Twentieth-Century Icon
Hardcover ISBN: 1582341249
A study of Pablo Picasso's seminal painting Guernica describes how a work of art was transformed into an important cultural and political icon, tracing the painting's history from its origins amid the turmoil of the Spanish Civil War, its use as a propaganda weapon against fascism, its odyssey to MOMA in New York, and its return to Spain after Franco's death. 10,000 first printing.
A Passionate Life
Hardcover ISBN: 0688150322
A lively portrait of the Baroque painter highlights the many contradictions of his life, contrasting his criminal record with his achievements as a painter of religious experience against the background of life in early seventeenth-century Italy. 15,000 first printing.
The Gag Family
German-Bohemian Artists in America
1st Edition Hardcover ISBN: 1890434507
Anton Gag arrived in Minnesota from Bohemia about 1879, and founded an artistic dynasty in the German-Bohemian community of New Ulm. L'Enfant (art history, College of Visual Arts, St. Paul, Minnesota) follows his life and that of two of his children, Wanda Hazel (1893-1946), who became a famous children's book author and illustrator ( Millions of Cats ), and Flavia (1907-78), a prolific writer and painter. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Paperback ISBN: 1573229539
The memoirs of a granddaughter of the master painter describes the deterioration of her father's life, the suicide of her brother, and painful memories about Picasso that drove her to separate herself from his legacy. Reprint.