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Kleeblatt, Norman L.

Works: 39 works in 151 publications in 4 languages and 5,799 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Catalogs  Exhibition, pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: DC354, 944.06
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Most widely held works by Norman L Kleeblatt
Action/abstraction : Pollock, de Kooning, and American art, 1940-1976 by Norman L Kleeblatt( Book )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The abstract paintings of Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Barnett Newman, Lee Krasner, Clyfford Still, Helen Frankenthaler, and others revolutionized the art world in the 1940s and 1950s and continue to inspire passionate arguments to this day. What were these artists trying to achieve? Who were the critical voices of the time that rallied public interest in Abstract Expressionism and sparked rancorous debate?" "Drawing on recent critical, historical, and biographical work, this lavishly illustrated book offers a sharp new focus on a pivotal art movement. It also presents an extensive commentary on the two most influential critics of postwar American art - Clement Greenberg and Harold Rosenberg - whose powerful views shaped perceptions of Abstract Expressionism and other contemporary art movements. In one essay, Norman L. Kleeblatt traces the influence of Abstract Expressionism into the mid-1970s and examines its connection to subsequent art styles. Other essays range from the literary and intellectual culture of New York during that period and an analysis of sculpture and representation to a discussion of Jewish issues in relation to postwar American Art. In addition, the book features a magisterial essay by eminent critic Irving Sandler and a copiously illustrated cultural timeline by Maurice Berger."--Jacket
The Dreyfus affair : art, truth, and justice( Book )

11 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overzicht van de weergave in prenten en pamfletten van het politieke schandaal rond de Franse officier Alfred Dreyfus (1859-1935) die na een antisemitisch komplot voor hoogverraad werd veroordeeld
An expressionist in Paris : the paintings of Chaim Soutine by Norman L Kleeblatt( Book )

17 editions published in 1998 in English and German and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overzicht van het werk van de Frans-Joodse schilder van Russische afkomst (1893-1943)
Masterworks of the Jewish Museum by N.Y.) Jewish Museum (New York( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Masterworks of The Jewish Museum begins with two complementary essays: a lively overview of the museum's history by Joan Rosenbaum, documenting the evolution of the collection and the key figures who founded the institution; and a provocative discussion by Maurice Berger of the museum's significance within the context of collecting and exhibiting practices over the past century. The book features a range of artworks grouped thematically into four categories: memory and history; spirituality and faith; society and politics; and portraiture and identity. Each work is accompanied by a short essay providing description and interpretation. Together the reproductions and informative text reveal how Jewish culture has evolved through the centuries and across continents."--Jacket
Mirroring evil : Nazi imagery/recent art by N.Y.) Jewish Museum (New York( Book )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Painting a place in America : Jewish artists in New York, 1900-1945 : a tribute to the Educational Alliance Art School( Book )

14 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Too Jewish? : challenging traditional identities( Book )

7 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treasures of the Jewish Museum by N.Y.) Jewish Museum (New York( Book )

8 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jewish heritage in American folk art( Book )

8 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the margins : Lee Krasner, Norman Lewis, 1945-1952 by Norman L Kleeblatt( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This exhibition brings together two New York painters whose works offer unique and compelling approaches to abstraction. Born one year apart, Lee Krasner (1908-84) and Norman Lewis (1909-79) shared similar family situations and came of age in the economic, social, and historic complexities of the 1930s. They formed their creative identities in the artistic and cultural ferment of New York City that was to catapult it to the center of the art world after World War II. Lee Krasner was born in Brooklyn to a Russian Jewish immigrant family. She studied at the Cooper Union and the National Academy of Design. From 1934 through 1943 she supervised a section of the mural division of the Federal Art Project of the Works Progress Administration. Krasner married the painter Jackson Pollock in 1945. Norman Lewis' parents were immigrants from Bermuda. His family lived on Lenox Avenue in Harlem. He studied drawing and commercial design in high school before joining the merchant marine and sailing throughout the Caribbean and South America. In the early 1930s Lewis worked with Augusta Savage, the founder and director of the Savage Studio of Arts and Crafts in Harlem. Like Krasner, he was a beneficiary of the public-works programs of the Depression years, teaching art under the auspices of the Federal Art Project. Krasner and Lewis reached their mature styles during the 1940s and 1950s. Their works of these years suggest intriguing parallels. Both painters developed many of the signature elements of Abstract Expressionism - a rejection of realist representation; a decentered, all-over approach to the picture plane; spontaneous, gestural brushwork; and a free use of non-naturalistic color. Both reveled in the sensual pleasures of design. A key aspect of their experimental method was the use of line - loose and organic or formal and gridlike. Both artists also drew upon sources with personal meanings: ancient and nonwestern art, contemporary music, forms of writing, references to urban life. The parallel viewing of two innovative mid-century painters offers insights into both their artistic achievements and this transformative era in America."--Jewish Museum website
Mel Bochner : strong language by Norman L Kleeblatt( Book )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mel Bochner (b. 1940) is celebrated as a key Conceptual artist of the 1960s. Less well-known are his paintings made after that period: complex works based on an exploration of language, often crowded with typography in lush, contrasting hues that both embrace and challenge the painterly tradition. Mel Bochner: Strong Language focuses on this important body of work, in which Bochner investigates the lines between text and image. Ranging from bold admonishments and witty emoticons to provocative floods of words, these works demonstrate conceptual seriousness, as well as delight in the playful potential of language. Norman L. Kleeblatt discusses the evolution of Bochner's art from his early word experiments through his return to painting, while Bochner offers a personal perspective. Both Kleeblatt and Bochner address the question of Jewishness in Bochner's work, particularly the ways in which the Jewish intellectual tradition embraces language as a visual expressive form. Exhibition: The Jewish Museum, NYC, USA (2.5.-7.9.2014)
John Singer Sargent : portraits of the Wertheimer family by John Singer Sargent( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jules Olitski : the late paintings : a celebration by Jules Olitski( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larry Rivers' History of matzah : the story of the Jews by Norman L Kleeblatt( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kings and citizens : the history of the Jews in Denmark 1622-1983 by U Haxen( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herbert Ferber : grounded, suspended : sculpture from the 1970s by Herbert Ferber( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Affare Dreyfus : la storia, l'opinione, l'immagine( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in Italian and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Rothko : paintings from the National Gallery of Art in Washington by Mark Rothko( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schleudertrauma Mischa Kuball ; [Kunstverein Ruhr, Essen 9.1. - 20.2.2000] = Slings of memory( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parashat Draifus : ṿe-hishtaḳfutah, ba-sifrut, ba-omanut uva-tiḳshoret( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in Hebrew and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Action/abstraction : Pollock, de Kooning, and American art, 1940-1976
Alternative Names
Ḳliblaṭ, Norman

קליבלאט, נורמן ל

קליבלט, נורמן

English (124)

Italian (3)

German (2)

Hebrew (1)

An expressionist in Paris : the paintings of Chaim SoutineMasterworks of the Jewish MuseumMirroring evil : Nazi imagery/recent artToo Jewish? : challenging traditional identities