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Addison Gallery of American Art

Overview
Works: 415 works in 698 publications in 1 language and 19,038 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works  Interviews  History  Catalogs  Portraits  Biography  Exhibition, pictorial works  Anecdotes 
Roles: Editor, Other, Publisher
Classifications: N6538.N5, 759.13
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To conserve a legacy : American art from historically Black colleges and universities by Richard J Powell( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book serves as the catalogue for a major exhibition and conservation project organized by the Addison Gallery of American Art and The Studio Museum in Harlem, in association with the Williamstown Art Conservation Center and the six participating HBCUs."--Jacket
Layman's guide to modern art : painting for a scientific age by Mary Chalmers Rathbun( Book )

10 editions published between 1949 and 1962 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur Dove : a retrospective by Debra Bricker Balken( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The American artist Arthur Dove (1880-1946), purportedly the first artist to have produced an abstract painting, has always occupied a central place in writings on early American modernism. This book accompanies the first major exhibition on Dove since 1974. The exhibition, organized by the Addison Gallery of American Art and The Phillips Collection, covers the period from 1908, the year after Dove took up painting, through 1946, the year of his death. It is comprised of approximately eighty paintings, collages, pastels, and charcoal drawings."--Jacket
Search for the real, and other essays by Hans Hofmann( Book )

5 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portraits of a people : picturing African Americans in the nineteenth century by Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terry Winters : paintings, drawings, prints 1994/2004 by Richard Shiff( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love and loss : American portrait and mourning miniatures by Robin Jaffee Frank( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Most often, portrait miniatures were painted in watercolor on thin disks of ivory. They were sometimes worn as jewelry, sometimes framed to be viewed privately. Many were painted by specialists, although renowned easel artists - including Benjamin West, John Singleton Copley, and Charles Willson Peale - also created them to commemorate births, engagements, marriages, deaths, and other joinings or separations. The book traces the development of this exquisite art form, revealing the close ties between the history of the miniature and the history of American private life."--Jacket
Trisha Brown--dance and art in dialogue, 1961-2001 by Addison Gallery of American Art( Book )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1962, at the age of twenty-six, Trisha Brown became one of the original members of the experimental Judson Church Dance Theater in New York, and in 1970 she cofounded The Grand Union. The dancers of these radical groups, such as Yvonne Rainer and Steve Paxton, embraced improvisation and the use of everyday movements not usually associated with legitimate choreography. To bring her dance into the real world of objects and unpredictable events, Brown performed much of her early work outdoors. The book recalls the richness of those times, when poets, musicians, painters, and sculptors joined with dancers and choreographers in questioning the hierarchies and boundaries of their disciplines." "In this book, which accompanies a nationally touring exhibition co-organized by the Addison Gallery of American Art and the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College, historians, critics, choreographers, dancers, and visual artists explore the dialogue between dance and the visual arts in Brown's work. The contributors include Guillaume Bernardi, Trisha Brown, Simone Forti, Marianne Goldberg, Deborah Jowitt, Klaus Kertess, Laurence Louppe, Steve Paxton, Yvonne Rainer, Charles Stainback, Hendel Teicher, and Adam D. Weinberg."--Jacket
Coming of age : American art, 1850s to 1950s by William C Agee( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the 1850s to the 1950s, American art and culture progressed from provincial status to international prominence, and American art transitioned from figurative depictions of the particular to abstract interpretation of universal ideals. This book chronicles this complex century of maturation through a selection of paintings from the collection of the Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover Massachusetts."--Jacket
William Wegman : funney/strange by Joan Simon( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of William Wegman and how he transposes images of daily life to reflect both beauty and absurdity
American vanguards : Graham, Davis, Gorky, De Kooning, and their circle, 1927-1942 by William C Agee( Book )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raised by wolves by Jim Goldberg( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goldberg followed a pair of young runaways, Tweeky Dave and Echo, through their journeys and their encounters with government, police, social agencies, and other street people, and produced an exhibit of photographs and commentary, mostly in the form of recorded conversations
Sheila Hicks : 50 years by Joan Simon( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sheila Hicks (born 1934) is a pioneering artist noted for objects & public commissions whose structures are built of colour & fibre. This volume accompanies the first major retrospective of Hicks's work. It documents the divergent scale of her textiles as well as her distinctive use, & surprising range, of materials
Willem de Kooning : drawing seeing/seeing drawing by Willem De Kooning( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Series tekeningen uit de periode 1958-1980 van de abstract expressionistische schilder (1904-1997)
Birth of the cool : California art, design, and culture at midcentury by Elizabeth Armstrong( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Language of the print; a selection from the Donald H. Karshan Collection by Bowdoin College( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miracle in the scrap heap : the sculpture of Richard Stankiewicz by Richard Stankiewicz( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book offers the first comprehensive survey of the art of Richard Stankiewicz (1922-83) and reassesses its place in the art of his time. Stankiewicz's welded sculpture of rusted iron and cast-off steel played an important role in the redefinition of art in New York during the 1950s. Yet, as is the case of several artists who figured significantly in the heady decade when the New York School came to international prominence, the full range of Stankiewicz's art has not been fully appreciated. This publication - accompanying an internationally touring exhibition organized by the Addison Gallery of American Art at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts - provides the first overview of his pioneering "junk sculpture" of the 1950s within the context of the artist's thirty-year career. Although Stankiewicz has been included in important group exhibitions of Assemblage, Neo-Dada, and Abstract Expressionist sculpture, his art has eluded conclusive critical identification." "Following an introduction by Addison Gallery Director Adam D. Weinberg, is an extended critical look at Stankiewicz, his life, and his achievement by Emmie Donadio, who wrote her 1996 doctoral dissertation on the artist. The artist is placed within the twentieth-century European avant-garde tradition in an essay by Jon Wood. Martin Friedman's "Putting It All Together" positions Stankiewicz's work in relation to that of his contemporaries in 1950s New York. The book also includes a narrative chronology, a bibliography, and generous illustrations of key sculptures by the artist."--Jacket
Motion and document, sequence and time : Eadweard Muybridge and contemporary American photography by James L Sheldon( Book )

7 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John La Farge's second paradise : voyages in the South Seas, 1890-1891 by Elisabeth Hodermarsky( Book )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A second paradise: John La Farge's search for the sublime in the twilight of the American landscape movement / Elisabeth Hodermarsky -- Exoticisms in the South Seas: John La Farge and Henry Adams encounter the Pacific / Elizabeth C. Childs -- John La Farge's South Seas sketchbooks: their nature and their significance / Henry Adams -- Common ground: John La Farge and Paul Gauguin in Tahiti / Elizabeth C. Childs -- Paradise remembered: the late windows of John La Farge / John Stuart Gordon
 
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To conserve a legacy : American art from historically Black colleges and universities
Alternative Names

controlled identityPhillips Academy

Addison gallery

Addison gallery Andover, Mass.

Addison Gallery of American Art Phillips Academy

Andover (Mass.) Addison Gallery of American Art

Phillips academy

Phillips Academy Addison Gallery of American Art

Phillips Academy (Andover). Addison Gallery of American Art.

Phillips academy Andover, Mass. Addison gallery of American art

Languages
English (144)

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Arthur Dove : a retrospectiveSearch for the real, and other essaysPortraits of a people : picturing African Americans in the nineteenth centuryTerry Winters : paintings, drawings, prints 1994/2004Love and loss : American portrait and mourning miniaturesTrisha Brown--dance and art in dialogue, 1961-2001Coming of age : American art, 1850s to 1950sWilliam Wegman : funney/strange