Venice 34: The Figurative Tradition In Recent American Art

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Washington, DC: Published for the National Collection of Fine Arts by the Smithsonian Institution Press, 1968. Wraps. 131 pp. 10 color, appx. 60 bw plates. Catalogue lists works by Leonard Baskin (13), Byron Burford (4), Robert Carmean (4), Edwin Dickinson (21), Richard Diebenkorn (4), Frank Gallo (4), Red Grooms (1), James McGarrell (4), Reuben Nakian (10) and Fairfield Porter (4). Includes an in-depth biographical essay on each artist and reproductions of all listed works. Foreword by Norman A. Geske, who also wrote the essay and selected the pictures. Each artist depicted in a photograph. A whale of a selection, with a great section on Dickinson. Contents as follows: Introduction, by N.A. Geske. -- Leonard Baskin. -- Byron Burford. -- Robert Cremean. -- Edwin Dickinson. -- Richard Diebenkorn. -- Frank Gallo. -- Red Grooms. -- James McGarrell. -- Reuben Nakian. -- Fairfield Porter. -- Catalog of the exhibition (p. 123-130). Published to accompany the exhibition held in Venice: United States Pavilion, June 22 to Oct. 20, 1968, two other locations. VG.


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