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Ades, Dawn

Works: 233 works in 797 publications in 6 languages and 23,976 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs  History  Pictorial works  Diaries  Portraits  Interviews  Chronology 
Roles: Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Redactor, Arranger, Collaborator, Speaker, Contributor
Classifications: ND497.B16, 709.2
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Most widely held works by Dawn Ades
Dalí by Salvador Dalí ( Book )
46 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 1,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Salvador Dali is the central figure in surrealism and one of the most eccentric artists of the modern age. A brilliant painter and draughtsman, Dali described his style as 'paranoid-critical'. Sexual and religious content is mixed with highly subjective and personal sensations. Death, decay and destruction are repeated themes." "Dali's life was marred with an early identity crisis, which led to him living his life oscillating between exaggerated self-promotion and psychological self-destruction. Gala, his wife and muse, had to save him from many crises. Meanwhile, Dali invented himself as a commercial object."--BOOK JACKET
Art in Latin America : the modern era, 1820-1980 by Dawn Ades ( Book )
16 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 1,594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses Latin American art of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, detailing the indigenous, colonial, post-colonial, and political influences
Joseph Cornell by Joseph Cornell ( Book )
18 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and German and held by 1,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inleiding tot het werk van de Amerikaanse surrealistische kunstenaar (1903-1972)
Photomontage by Dawn Ades ( Book )
40 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dali's optical illusions by Salvador Dalí ( Book )
9 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This book focuses on a central but relatively unexamined aspect of the work of Salvador Dali: his fascination with optical effects and visual perception. The book examines Dali's use of various pictorial techniques, photography, and holograms to further his exploration of visual perception and the ways that optical illusion affects our sense of reality." "This book is the catalogue for an exhibition at the Wardsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, Connecticut; the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; and at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh."--BOOK JACKET
Francis Bacon by Francis Bacon ( Book )
27 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This book, which accompanies the first major retrospective exhibition in America of Bacon's paintings since his death in 1992, will give uninhibited voice to the thoughts of three prominent scholars of his art. Art historians Dennis Farr and Sally Yard, and Bacon's friend and biographer Michael Peppiatt discuss their views of the artist's intense and unsettling body of work, introducing a wealth of material that sheds new light on his creative life and working methods. Accompanying the essays are three historic interviews with the artist by Michael Peppiatt. Finally, Dennis Farr provides authoritative and illuminating discussion of each work in the exhibition."--BOOK JACKET
Surrealism : desire unbound ( Book )
8 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The 20th-century poster : design of the avant-garde by Dawn Ades ( Book )
32 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and German and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marcel Duchamp by Anne D'Harnoncourt ( Book )
9 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Genius, anti-artist, charlatan, guru, impostor? Since 1914 Marcel Duchamp has been called all these. No artist of the twentieth century has aroused more passion and controversy, nor exerted a greater influence on art, whose very nature Duchamp challenged and redefined as concept rather than product by questioning its traditionally privileged optical nature. At the same time, he never ceased to be engaged, openly or secretly, in provocative activities and works which transformed artmaking procedures. Written with the enthusiastic support of Duchamp's widow, this is one of the most original books ever written on this enigmatic artist, and challenges received ideas, misunderstanding and misinformation."--BOOK JACKET
Mirror images : women, surrealism, and self-representation ( Book )
9 editions published in 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Whitney Chadwick provides a fresh look at women Surrealist artists of the 1930 and 1940s, and finds provocative parallels with many of today's leading women artists
British art in the 20th century : the modern movement ( Book )
7 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes paintings and sculpture which have shaped the course of art in the 20th century
L'amour fou : photography & surrealism by Rosalind E Krauss ( Book )
8 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'Amour Fou was the first book to study the crucial role photography played in the Surrealist movement. Traditional criticism had viewed surrealist photography as a pale imitation of authentic surrealist work
In the mind's eye : Dada and surrealism ( Book )
9 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Surrealist art : the Lindy and Edwin Bergman collection at the Art Institute of Chicago by Dawn Ades ( Book )
12 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"One of the finest and most famous collections of Surrealist art ever assembled is that of Chicago philanthropists Lindy and Edwin Bergman. The core of this collection, now housed at The Art Institute of Chicago, comprises 116 works in a wide range of media, from drawings and collages to paintings and sculptures."--BOOK JACKET. "The thirty-three artists represented in the Bergman Collection and featured in this book constitute a veritable who's who of the Surrealist movement. These include Jean Arp, Andre Breton, Leonora Carrington, Joseph Cornell, Salvador Dali, Jean Dubuffet, Max Ernst, Wilfredo Lam, Rene Magritte, Joan Miro, Francis Picabia, Pablo Picasso, and Yves Tanguy. One of the collection's highlights is a group of thirty-eight boxes and collages by Cornell, the largest and most representative public holding of his art in the world."--BOOK JACKET. "Dawn Ades, a noted critic and historian of the Surrealist movement, has written an absorbing account of the works in the Bergman Collection and has contributed as well an introductory essay on the history of the collection. All of the objects are reproduced in full color; each entry is accompanied by information on provenance, literature, and exhibition history, as well as by Ms. Ade's knowledgeable commentary. The resulting book provides both a comprehensive view of a distinguished Surrealist art collection and an interpretive history of this intriguing, popular, and influential art movement."--BOOK JACKET
Dalí and surrealism by Dawn Ades ( Book )
7 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
José Clemente Orozco in the United States, 1927-1934 by José Clemente Orozco ( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Dada reader : a critical anthology ( Book )
12 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The revolutionary Dada movement, though short-lived, produced a vast amount of creative work in both art and literature during the years that followed World War I. Rejecting all social and artistic conventions, Dadaists went to the extremes of provocative behavior, creating "anti-art" pieces that ridiculed and questioned the very nature of creative endeavor. To understand their movement's heady mix of anarchy and nihilism - combined with a lethal dash of humor - it's essential to engage with the artists' most important writings and manifestos. And that is is precisely where this reader comes in." "Bringing together key Dada texts, many of them translated into English for the first time, this volume immerses readers in some of the most famous (and infamous) periodicals of the time, from Hugo Ball's Cabaret Voltaire and Francis Picabia's 391 to Marcel Duchamp's The Blind Man and Kurt Schwitters's Merz. Published in Europe and the United States between 1916 and 1932, these journals constituted the movement's lifeblood, communicating the desires and aspirations of the artists involved. In addition to providing the first representative selection of these texts, The Dada Reader also includes excerpts from many lesser-known American and Eastern European journals."--BOOK JACKET
Dada and surrealism reviewed by Dawn Ades ( Book )
24 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in 4 languages and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In wonderland : the surrealist adventures of women artists in Mexico and the United States ( Book )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Filled with a wide array of illustrations, this book offers a fresh perspective on surrealism as it spotlights the important role that North American women artists played in the movement. The surrealist movement in art is most often identified with male artists, many of whom objectified women in their paintings, casting them as sexual or symbolic ideals. Conversely, the female artists of the movement delved primarily into their own subconscious and dreams. This volume features the work of 48 Mexican and U.S.-based women artists whose contributions to the surrealist movement span more than four decades and whose work was both influential and radical in its own right. Thematically arranged, it includes more than 250 full-color images along with several essays exploring the effects of geography and gender on the movement. This unique book illustrates surrealism as a gateway to self-discovery, especially in North America, where women artists were freed from oppressive European traditions and the vagaries of war. From 1931, the year of Lee Miller's first surreal photograph, to 1968, when Yayoi Kusama presented her landmark happening "Alice in Wonderland" in New York's Central Park, the artists and works depicted here are both significant and extraordinary in their explorations of personal and universal truths"--
Undercover surrealism : Georges Bataille and Documents by Dawn Ades ( Book )
15 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Adès, Dawn, 1943-
エイズ, ドーン
English (278)
German (12)
Spanish (10)
Italian (4)
French (3)
Japanese (1)