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Haftmann, Werner 1912-1999

Overview
Works: 850 works in 2,066 publications in 7 languages and 18,384 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Biographies  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Portraits  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor, Creator, Author of introduction, zxx, Adapter, Honoree, Translator, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., win, Commentator, Interviewee, wpr, wst, Speaker
Classifications: ND195, 759.06
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Most widely held works about Werner Haftmann
 
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Most widely held works by Werner Haftmann
Painting in the twentieth century by Werner Haftmann( Book )

62 editions published between 1960 and 1980 in English and Italian and held by 2,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 1 has subtitle: An analysis of the artists and their work. Volume 2 has subtitle: A pictorial survey
The mind and work of Paul Klee by Werner Haftmann( Book )

59 editions published between 1900 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

German art of the twentieth century by N.Y.) Museum of Modern Art (New York( Book )

22 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marc Chagall by Werner Haftmann( Book )

7 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art since mid-century; the new internationalism( Book )

3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emil Nolde by Emil Nolde( Book )

22 editions published in 1959 in 3 languages and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marc Chagall by Werner Haftmann( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reproductions and text present critical commentary on the artist and his work
Gouaches, drawings, watercolors by Marc Chagall( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unpainted pictures by Emil Nolde( Book )

4 editions published between 1965 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of unknown watercolors by one of the leaders of German
Kurt Kranz : early form sequences, 1927-1932 = Kurt Kranz : frühe Form-Reihen, 1927-1932 by Kurt Kranz( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emil Nolde: unpainted pictures by Emil Nolde( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Malerei im 20. Jahrhundert by Werner Haftmann( Book )

39 editions published between 1954 and 2000 in German and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wols: watercolors, drawings, writings by Alfred Otto Wolfgang Schulze( Book )

5 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commentary and biographical material included
Marc Chagall by Werner Haftmann( Book )

39 editions published between 1972 and 2002 in 8 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of this twentieth-century artist and an explanation of his philosophy of art are followed by analyses of twelve of his paintings. Includes color reproductions of the paintings
Malerei im 20. Jahrhundert by Werner Haftmann( Book )

33 editions published between 1965 and 1996 in German and Undetermined and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verfemte Kunst : bildende Künstler der inneren und äusseren Emigration in der Zeit des Nationalsozialismus by Werner Haftmann( Book )

17 editions published in 1986 in 3 languages and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book explores the German and Austrian artists living in the Nazi era who were exiled to countries such as the United Kingdom, Norway, France, Italy and the US. It also explores the artwork of those who stayed in Nazi Germany. In German
Abstract art since 1945 by Jean Leymarie( Book )

5 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emil Nolde, ungemalte Bilder; Aquarelle und 'Worte am Rande.' by Emil Nolde( Book )

13 editions published between 1963 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marc Chagall by Werner Haftmann( Book )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Marc Chagall's art transforms the visible world, human emotions, and the realm of dream and memory into unforgettable pictorial poetry. The vitality and joy of his paintings and his genius as a colorist won him the admiration of critics and laymen alike. Working in an extraordinarily wide range of mediums--painting, graphics, stage design, pottery, sculpture, ceramic murals, mosaics, and stain-glass windows--he created a body of work that places him among the greatest masters of the twentieth century. Chagall grew up in the small Russian town of Vitebsk, where life in the Jewish community was deeply rooted in religion, and he drew on his memories and visions of his native town as a major source of inspiration throughout his life. The other focal point of his life and art was Paris, to which he first came in 1910 and which he revisited many times later in his life. During his first ten years there he met the major painters and poets of the early modern period, and absorbed the concepts of Cubism and Orphism, which nourished the development of his own unique style. Chagall's art never became static, but moved with the events and ideas around him. He was especially affected by the tragedies of World War II, and during that time created a number of his finest works. In his later years he increased the religious motifs of his repertoire, as in his beautiful and famous stained-glass windows. The author, Dr. Werner Haftmann, formerly Director of the Nationalgalerie, Berlin, provides us with a thorough study of Chagall's art, enriched with warm personal insights into his character, life, and creative processes. Forty-nine large colorplates are accompanied by individual analytical commentaries. The color reproductions are supplemented by numerous black-and-white illustrations throughout the text, plus a special section of drawings and graphic works. A biographical outline and a selected bibliography are also provided."--Publisher's description
German art of the twentieth century by N.Y.) Museum of Modern Art (New York( Book )

5 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Marc ChagallEmil Nolde, ungemalte Bilder; Aquarelle und 'Worte am Rande.'Marc Chagall
Alternative Names
Haftmann, W.

Haftmann, Werner

Werner Haftmann deutscher Kunsthistoriker

Werner Haftmann Duits kunsthistoricus (1912-1999)

Werner Haftmann German art historian

Werner Haftmann historiador de l'art alemany

Werner Haftmann historiador del arte alemán

Werner Haftmann storico dell'arte tedesco

ハフトマン, W.

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