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Berman, Avis

Works: 128 works in 199 publications in 3 languages and 5,095 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Juvenile works  History  Art  Catalogs  Pictorial works  Interviews  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Editor, Author of introduction, Creator, Other
Classifications: N6512, 759.13
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My love affair with modern art : behind the scenes with a legendary curator by Katharine Kuh ( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Recollections, photographs and portraits include" Mies van der Roh, Fernand Leger, Stuart Davis, Constantin Brancusi, Mark Rothko, Clyfford Still, Isamu Noguchi, Mark Tobey, Franz Kline, Hans Hofmann, Josef Albers, Edward Hopper
Rebels on Eighth Street : Juliana Force and the Whitney Museum of American Art by Avis Berman ( Book )
6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brassaï : the eye of Paris by Anne Tucker ( Book )
9 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Om den franske fotograf Brassaî (1899-1994) med fotografier fra Paris; fortrinsvis personskildringer
James McNeill Whistler by Avis Berman ( Book )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of the nineteenth-century American artist who spent most of his life in Europe and is known for his flamboyant personality, as well as his innovative painting and printmaking techniques and famous portrait of his mother
Jacob Kainen by Jacob Kainen ( Book )
10 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rave reviews : American art and its critics, 1826-1925 ( Book )
6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Rave Reviews is the first book to combine essays on the development of art criticism with illustrations of many of America's best-loved masterpieces. Works by artists such as Thomas Cole, Winslow Homer, Harriet Hosmer, John Singer Sargent, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Thomas Eakins, Anna Hyatt Huntington, John Sloan, and Charles Hawthorne are examined through the critical commentary of their time, giving readers a fresh look at the art world between 1826 and 1925."--BOOK JACKET
Addison Gallery of American Art : 65 years : a selective catalogue by Addison Gallery of American Art ( Book )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Watkins, Muybridge, Prendergast, Sloan, Hopper, O'Keeffe, Sheeler, Hofmann, Calder, Bourke-White, Evans, Frank, Andre, Puryear, LeWitt, Judd, and Stella, to name a handful. Addison Gallery of American Art: 65 Years is the first extensive documentation of the museum and its collection. Essays by Susan C. Faxon, associate director and curator, Avis Berman, independent writer and art historian, and Jock Reynolds, director of the Addison, discuss the development of the
Whistler, Sargent, and Steer : impressionists in London from Tate collections by Tate Britain (Gallery) ( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presented in conjunction with the October 2002 exhibition, this volume features examples from the Tate Collections of works by Whistler, Sargent and Steer, who have been credited with bringing modern art to London near the end of the 19th century. Essays by art historians David Fraser Jenkins and Avis Berman discuss the influences that shaped the works of each artist, as well as the characteristics of British arts and letters during that period as seen through the experience of artist and writer W. Graham Robertson. Contains several color and b&w illustrations in addition to 38 color reproductions (accompanied by detailed descriptions) in the catalogue
Roy Lichtenstein : classic of the new by Roy Lichtenstein ( Book )
8 editions published in 2005 in German and English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lichtenstein, Roy (Maler)
Edward Hopper's New York by Avis Berman ( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and French and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Illustrated by over 50 of Edward Hopper's most powerful evocations of New York, Avis Berman's essay explores how Hopper and his work illuminate each other by analyzing what his New York is - and is not. Ever the contrarian, he offers an alternative to what other American artists seized on - the new, the gigantic, the technologically exciting. Hopper stayed away from tourist attractions or landmarks of the city's glamorous skyline. His preference for nondescript vernacular buildings is emblematic of the larger Hopper paradox: he makes emptiness full, silence articulate, banality intense, plainness mysterious, and tawdriness noble."--BOOK JACKET
Adam Van Doren by Avis Berman ( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Glackens ( Book )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A monumental new monograph accompanying the first major retrospective in fifty years of the work of William Glackens, an important American realist painter. This richly illustrated volume provides a comprehensive introduction to William Glackens (1870-1938), one of the liveliest and most influential American painters of the early twentieth century. A founder of the Ashcan School, along with painters such as Robert Henri and John Sloan, Glackens was crucial to the introduction of modern art in the United States through his collaboration with Albert C. Barnes and his championing of landmark exhibitions of American and European avant-garde art. The finest examples of his works over a fifty-year career, including paintings previously unknown to the general public, are reproduced here -- from intimate nudes, portraits, and figure studies to vivid still lifes, vibrant street scenes, and landscapes, in which he captured people and their surroundings with matchless spontaneity and spirit. The book features essays by important scholars examining the artist's relationship with French painting, his social observation and interest in costume, his depiction of women, and his role as a tastemaker", viewed March 4, 2014
The world of William Glackens ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Preface -- The sketchbook of William Glackens Richard J. Wattenmaker -- The origins of the Barnes Collection, 1912-15 Colin B. Bailey -- A need for portraits: John Sloan, Robert Henri, and John Butler Yeats Avis Berman -- How the American impressionists and realists kept the wolf from the door H. Barbara Weinberg -- Collateral damage: George Bellows and the Great War Carol Troyen -- A brief chronology: William Glackens 1870-1938 -- Selected bibliography -- Index
Will Barnet at the Arkansas Arts Center : a centennial exhibition by Will Barnet ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bill Scott : looking through ; recent oils and prints by Bill Scott ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Sloan : an American view by John Sloan ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Separate, 1 page price list included
From Hawthorne to Hofmann : Provincetown vignettes, 1899-1945 : 14 November 2003 to 17 January 2004 ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Order and intuition : American abstraction from the Patty & Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art, 1913-1954 ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reginald Marsh's New York by Reginald Marsh ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The challenge of the next ten years for health maintenance organizations ( Book )
2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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