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Dallas Museum of Art

Works: 633 works in 1,257 publications in 3 languages and 45,623 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogues raisonnés  Biography  Periodicals 
Roles: Other, his, isb, Organizer of meeting, Publisher, Editor, Host, Originator
Classifications: N6494.P7, 730.92
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"Primitivism" in 20th century art : affinity of the tribal and the modern( Book )

7 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 1,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The crucial influence of the tribal arts--especially those of Africa and Oceania--on modern painters and sculptors has long been recognized. Yet surprisingly, this book is the first comprehensive scholarly treatment of the subject in half a century, and the first ever to illustrate and discuss tribal works collected by vanguard artists. In this visually stunning and intellectually provocative work, nineteen heavily illustrated essays by fifteen scholars confront complex aesthetic, art-historical, and sociological problems posed by this dramatic chapter in the history of modern art. The long introductory essay by William Rubin, while defining the parameters of modernist primitivism, sketches the history of western attitudes toward primitive peoples and, in particular, toward their art, raising fundamental questions and correcting widespread misconceptions. Succeeding background chapters by historians of primitive art trace the arrival and dissemination of African, Oceanic, American Indian, and Eskimo art in the West. In 1906 tribal sculpture was "discovered" by twentieth century artists; these objects had suddenly become relevant because of the changes in the nature of modern art itself. The main body of the book contains a series of essays on primitivism in the works of Gauguin, the Fauves, Picasso, Brancusi, the German Expressionists, Lipchitz, Modigliani, Klee, Giacometti, Moore, the Surrealists, Abstract Expressionists. It concludes with a discussion of primitivist contemporary artists, including those involved in earthworks, shamanism, and ritual -inspired performances. More than a thousand illustrations juxtapose on the pages of these volumes specific Primitive works with those of modernist masters, exploring their underlying affinities and illuminating intricate problems of influence and rapport. The tribal works illustrated include not only a variety of masterpieces pertinent to modernist interests, but other objects vital to the history of primitivism."--Publisher's description
Black art ancestral legacy : the African impulse in African-American art( Book )

6 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 1,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the impact of African culture upon Black visual artists in the United States and Caribbean (Jamaica, Haiti, and the Bahamas)
The artist and the camera : Degas to Picasso by Dorothy M Kosinski( Book )

8 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Artists continued to discover and explore the artistic and practical applications of photography at the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth centuries. This book explores the highly individual ways some of the most influential artists of the turn of the century put this "wondrous new medium" to use in their painting and sculpture and shows how they enfolded photographs into their creative processes."--Jacket
Henry Moore, sculpting the 20th century by Dorothy M Kosinski( Book )

13 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The impressionist and the city : Pissarro's series paintings by Richard R Brettell( Book )

9 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Examines the problematic serial nature of ... [Pissarro's] urban works"--Foreword
Charles Sheeler, paintings and drawings by Carol Troyen( Book )

6 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Charles Sheeler (1883-1965) was one of the pioneer modern artists in America, and the only one whose achievements were equally significant in painting and photography. His best-known subjects celebrate twentieth-century America; at the same time, his work has important links to nineteenth-century American landscape and folk art"--Jacket
Japan's golden age : Momoyama by Money L Hickman( Book )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history, culture, and aesthetics of the Momoyama period are explored by analyzing and reproducing masterpieces of artists in many media: paintings (including many superb screen paintings), sculpture, calligraphy, tea ceremony utensils, lacquerware, ceramics, metalwork, arms and armor, textiles, and Noh masks. A team of leading scholars and specialists in Japanese art contributes an introduction to each section with an essay that places the individual works in a broader art-historical and cultural context. This beautiful book reproduces works of art from temples and private collections in Japan which have rarely been seen, as well as the most famous masterpieces of the major museums. It also serves as the catalogue of an exhibition held at the Dallas Museum of Art in cooperation with the Japan Foundation and Japan's Agency for Cultural Affairs
Frank Lloyd Wright in the realm of ideas by Frank Lloyd Wright( Book )

7 editions published in 1988 in 3 languages and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the touring exhibition of the same name, this illustrated volume contains two parts: quotations from Wright, accompanied by 151 illustrations of his work; and a collection of five critical essays on his contribution to architecture.--From publisher description
Elizabeth Murray : paintings and drawings by Elizabeth Murray( Book )

7 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naum Gabo : sixty years of constructivism by Naum Gabo( Book )

6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matisse : painter as sculptor by Dorothy M Kosinski( Book )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains photographs of sculptures created by Henri Matisse
Robert Smithson by Robert Smithson( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This fully illustrated 280-page book accompanies the first comprehensive American retrospective of Robert Smithson's (1938-1973) complex and highly influential body of work. Perhaps best known as the creator of Spiral Jetty, a fifteen-hundred-foot rock coil dramatically situated in Utah's Great Salt Lake, Smithson also broke new ground with his films, photographs, writings, drawings, sculptures, and collages. His oeuvre defied convention, utilizing nontraditional art materials such as mirrors, maps, concrete, earth, and asphalt - in addition to language, as both a written and visual medium. Smithson's revolutionary ideas moved art beyond the walls of the museum into the landscape itself."--Jacket
China and glass in America, 1880-1980 : from tabletop to TV tray by Charles L Venable( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Illustrated with more than 200 photographs of enticing glass and ceramic objects ... [takes] a comprehensive look at the modern tableware used in American homes, examining its cultural and business history as well as its design."--Jacket
Sigmar Polke : history of everything : paintings and drawings, 1998-2003 by Sigmar Polke( Book )

19 editions published in 2003 in 3 languages and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title documents Sigmar Polke's contemporary paintings and drawings, which continue and deepen the artist's famed explorations of how images are made, used, and thought about in our media-dominated culture. It is published to coincide with an exhibition held at The Dallas Museum of Art, November 15th, 2002 - April 6th, 2003 and at Tate Modern, London, October 2nd, 2003 - January 4th, 2004
Thomas Struth, 1977-2002 by Thomas Struth( Book )

13 editions published in 2002 in 3 languages and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Photographer Thomas Struth (b. 1954), one of the most intriguing, challenging, and gifted artists to emerge from Europe in the past two decades, has created a beautiful and distinctive body of images depicting the world - its buildings, people, society, and culture - in its present moment of perpetual change. Unlike many of his contemporaries who have investigated photography's fictional potential, Struth has adhered to a straightforward yet formally refined approach that makes his viewers become aware of their world in often entirely new ways." "This catalogue is the first to encompass Struth's entire body of work, dating from the late 1970's to the early 2000's. His early black-and-white photographs of deserted city streets, his psychologically penetrating portraits of individuals and families, his renowned "museum pictures," and his large-format color landscapes of nature and industry from around the globe are all represented in this unsurpassed collection of images. Engaging essays by well known photography and art experts chronicle Thomas Struth's career: Charles Wylie examines the development of Struth's art and places him in the context of photographic history of the last century; Maria Morris Hambourg and Douglas Eklund review the artist's aesthetic and intellectual influences and maturation; and Ann Goldstein investigates the role portraiture has played in Struth's art. This survey attests to the unmistakable importance of his photographs and his valued place in the history of photography and contemporary art."--Jacket
Charles Sheeler, the photographs by Theodore E Stebbins( Book )

6 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pandora : women in classical Greece by Ellen D Reeder( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spotlighting superb examples of classical Greek art in the context of recent findings in anthropology, social history, psychology, classics, and classical archaeology, Pandora offers a multifaceted look at women in myth, ritual, and daily life in classical Greece. Written to accompany an international traveling exhibition organized by the Walters Art Gallery, this volume examines the imagery of classical Greek marbles, bronzes, terracottas, and vases in order to understand how women were perceived and how they lived. Pandora offers a new emphasis on myths dealing with the unmarried maiden and the difficulty of the transition to marriage and motherhood - as exemplified in the stories of Danae, Thetis, Atalanta, and Amymone. Also explored are images of containers and untamed animals as metaphors for women; rituals involving women, such as the wedding and the cult of the Little Bears at Brauron; the character and cult of goddesses; and the close association of women with textiles
A Century of modern sculpture : the Patsy and Raymond Nasher collection by Steven A Nash( Book )

7 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The painted sketch : American impressions from nature, 1830-1880 by Eleanor Jones Harvey( Book )

10 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Painted Sketch is the first volume to focus on the sketches of major American artists of the period. Eleanor Jones Harvey, author and consulting curator of American Art for the Dallas Museum of Art, follows the artists from field to studio, examining the changing perception and growing public appreciation for these small works. Her study is based on much new research as well as on her close analysis of existing resources
Take your time : Olafur Eliasson by Ólafur Elíasson( Book )

11 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the art of Olafur Eliasson, the sun can rise inside a museum and rainbows can appear indoors. His immersive installations explore the intersection of nature and artifice, transforming ordinary spaces into sites of wonder and spectacle. From kaleidoscopes to waterfalls to mirrored passageways, the projects invite the viewer's active participation while passing provocative questions about the workings of human perception. Published in conjunction with a major survey organized by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, this catalogue presents a series of original essays investigating the complex origins and implications of Eliasson's practice. More than two hundred color reproductions offer a rich overview of his most significant artworks from 1990 to the present."--Jacket
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"Primitivism" in 20th century art : affinity of the tribal and the modern
Black art ancestral legacy : the African impulse in African-American artThe artist and the camera : Degas to PicassoHenry Moore, sculpting the 20th centuryThe impressionist and the city : Pissarro's series paintingsJapan's golden age : MomoyamaFrank Lloyd Wright in the realm of ideasElizabeth Murray : paintings and drawingsMatisse : painter as sculptor
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dallas museum

dallas museum for contemporary art

Dallas Museum of Art Kunstmuseum in Dallas, Texas

Dallas Museum of Art Museo dei belli arti americano

Dallas Museum of Art museum in Texas

dallas museum of fine arts

Dallas Museum of Fine Arts (Dallas, Tex.)

Dallas, TX. Dallas Museum of Fine Arts

Dallas, TX, USA. Dallas Museum of Fine Arts


DMA (Dallas Museum of Art)

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