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Flam, Jack D.

Works: 168 works in 515 publications in 5 languages and 13,048 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Art  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Exhibition catalogs  Biographies  History  Catalogs  Catalogues raisonnés 
Roles: Author, Editor, wat, Other, Contributor, Author of introduction, wst
Classifications: N6853.M33, 759.13
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Most widely held works by Jack D Flam
Matisse on art by Henri Matisse( Book )

48 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The major writings of Henri Matisse (1869-1954), with the exception of the letters, are collected here along with transcriptions of important interviews and broadcasts given at various stages of Matisse's career. Jack Flam provides a biography, a general introduction that addresses the development of Matisse's aesthetic values and theories, and a critical introduction for each text
Matisse and Picasso : the story of their rivalry and friendship by Jack D Flam( Book )

29 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the competition and mutual respect shared by Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso, with details of their divergent but equally passionate and influential lives
Matisse, the man and his art, 1869-1918 by Jack D Flam( Book )

17 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weaves together interpretations of Matisse's art with the events of the artist's life, tracing the development of the great painter's style and explaining how many masterpieces were created
Robert Motherwell by Robert Motherwell( Book )

5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matisse : a retrospective by Henri Matisse( Book )

21 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artikler om Henri Matisse, delvis skrevet af ham selv og af hans samtidige
Robert Smithson, the collected writings by Robert Smithson( Book )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since the 1979 publication of The Writings of Robert Smithson, Robert Smithson's significance as a spokesman for a generation of artists has been widely acknowledged and the importance of his thinking to contemporary artists and art critics continues to grow. In addition to a new introduction by Jack Flam, The Collected Writings includes previously unpublished essays by Smithson and gathers hard-to-find articles, interviews, and photographs. Together these provide a full picture of his wide-ranging views on art and culture
Primitivism and twentieth-century art : a documentary history( Book )

9 editions published in 2003 in English and Italian and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher's description: This book is the first to bring together texts documenting the encounter between Western artists and writers and what has historically been called primitive art--the traditional, indigenous arts of Africa, Oceania, and North America. Beginning with the "discovery" of that art by European artists and writers early in the twentieth century, this anthology charts the evolving pictorial responses, artistic aspirations, aesthetic theories, and cultural debates that have developed from this encounter. Written by artists, literary figures, collectors, museum curators, and cultural critics, these essays--most of them never before translated or reprinted--show the dazzling range of issues elicited by the confrontation with primitive arts and cultures. Primitivism designates not a specific movement or group of artists, but a persuasive notion crucial to twentieth-century art and modern thinking generally. Because the encounter between the West and primitive art took place at the height of Western colonialism, a number of racial and political issues come into play, either overtly or implicitly, in writings about both the art and the people who produced it. The contributions to this volume speak to each other in provocative ways, giving a unique overview of those issues. Jack Flam provides an introduction to the book and brief outlines for each of its four sections. Also included are a coda of quotations from artists and critics from throughout the century a chronology of events, exhibitions, and publications an extensive bibliography and over forty illustrations
Matisse : the dance by Jack D Flam( Book )

8 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judith Rothschild : an artist's search by Jack D Flam( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This illustrated monograph accompanies a retrospective exhibition of paintings by Judith Rothschild (1921-1993) first seen at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and subsequently shown at the Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C. It gives a detailed and intimate account of both Rothschild's art and life, skillfully weaving together the relationships between the development of her painting and the circumstances in which it was created, including the contemporaries who influenced her work. Also explored is the artist's interest in color theory, including its relation to musical notation."--BOOK JACKET. "Rothschild sought her imagery in the complex interaction between feelings, things, and ideas, and her late style was built on the unlikely combination of the sensual richness of Matisse's late cutouts and the geometric austerity of Mondrian. This led to the relief-painting technique that she employed for the last twenty years of her life, making it possible for her to create some of her most original and powerful works."--Jacket
Matisse in the Cone Collection : the poetics of vision by Jack D Flam( Book )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Matisse in The Cone Collection: The Poetics of Vision is an exploration of the artist's work through the rich holdings of The Baltimore Museum of Art - one of the most comprehensive collections of Matisse's art in the world. The Cone sisters, Claribel and Etta, acquired their first works by Henri Matisse in 1906 and, over the next four decades, went on to collect major examples from almost every phase of his long career. Although best known for his vibrant paintings of exotically dressed young models and lush interiors, Matisse also worked in sculpture and drawing, often using these mediums to explore a single artistic idea in various ways. As revealed in The Cone Collection, Matisse expressed his love of color, texture, and pattern throughout a career that spanned many styles, from Impressionism to near abstraction."--Jacket
Motherwell by Jack D Flam( Book )

19 editions published in 1991 in 4 languages and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om den amerikanske kunstner Robert Motherwell født 1915
Robert Motherwell paintings and collages : a catalogue raisonné, 1941-1991 by Jack Flam( Book )

21 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Diebenkorn : Ocean Park by Jack Flam( Book )

6 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scholar, particularly illuminates the historical sources of the Ocean Park paintings in regard to their relation to the original ambitions of modernism. In a career whose apparent contradictory nature has often placed this brilliantly dexterous painter at odds with any art establishment, Diebenkorn has profoundly persevered. The Ocean Park paintings - an ongoing series begun in 1967 - is the body of work most responsible for transforming Diebenkorn from a local painter
New York collects : drawings and watercolors, 1900-1950 by Jack D Flam( Book )

6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Western artists/African art by Jack D Flam( Book )

7 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The PaineWebber art collection by PaineWebber Art Collection( Book )

7 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seen & imagined : the world of Clifford Ross by Clifford Ross( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the romantic, highly detailed realism of his large-scale "Mountain" photographs to multimedia pieces that embrace abstract forms drawn from close observation of nature, Clifford Ross's work is unlike any other. In 2002, Ross invented his R1 camera, with which he has produced some of the highest resolution single shot photographs ever realized. In a Ross Landscape, viewers can spot a bird in a tree on a mountain a mile away. Seen & Imagined accompanies a landmark exhibition at MASS MoCA. It offers a comprehensive survey of Clifford Ross's work, from large-scale, highly detailed landscape photographs to his latest "invisible art"--And augmented reality app for smartphones that reveals a hidden work within a work." -- Mass MoCA's website
Motherwell by Jack D Flam( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Motherwell, the collaged image by Robert Motherwell( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Motherwell : 100 years by Jack D Flam( Book )

7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published on the 100th anniversary of Robert Motherwell's birth, this book presents a comprehensive view of his artistic achievement and historical importance. Each chapter focuses on an important aspect or phase of the artist's life in relation to his art and explores the many ways in which his activities as an artist, writer, and theorist helped to shape American culture during the second half of the twentieth century. The book contains many unpublished documentary photographs and writings, as well as vivid color illustrations of many of Motherwell's most significant works
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Matisse and Picasso : the story of their rivalry and friendship
Matisse and Picasso : the story of their rivalry and friendshipRobert Smithson, the collected writingsPrimitivism and twentieth-century art : a documentary historyJudith Rothschild : an artist's searchMatisse in the Cone Collection : the poetics of visionRobert Motherwell paintings and collages : a catalogue raisonné, 1941-1991New York collects : drawings and watercolors, 1900-1950Western artists/African art
Alternative Names
Flam, Jack.

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Flam, Jack D.

Flam, Jack Donald, 1940-

Jack Donald Flam, 1940-

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English (242)

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German (3)

Italian (1)