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Garb, Tamar

Works: 111 works in 299 publications in 4 languages and 7,553 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Interviews  Portraits  Records and correspondence  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Editor, wst, Interviewer, Contributor, Author of introduction, Dedicator, Creator, Other
Classifications: ND553.M88, 759.4
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Tamar Garb
Women impressionists by Tamar Garb( Book )

21 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the work of four female artists of the nineteenth century: Berthe Morisot, Marie Bracquemond, Eva Gonzales, and Mary Cassatt
Gauguin : maker of myth by Paul Gauguin( Book )

15 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features a compilation of the French painter's work, along with commentaries about important themes, his life, and the use of storytelling in his work
Sisters of the brush : women's artistic culture in late nineteenth-century Paris by Tamar Garb( Book )

10 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Union of Women Painters and Sculptors was founded in Paris in 1881 to represent the interests of women artists and to facilitate the exhibition of their work. This lively and informative book traces the history of the first fifteen years of the organisation and places it in the contexts of the Paris art world and the development of feminism in the late nineteenth century. Tamar Garb explores how the Union campaigned to have women artists written about in the press and admitted to the Salon jury and into the prestigious Ecole des Beaux-Arts, and describes how the organisation's leaders took their campaigns into the French parliament itself. Although the women of the Union were often quite conservative politically, socially, and stylistically, says Garb, they believed that women had a special gift that would enhance France's cultural reputation and maintain the uplifting moral-cultural position that seemed in jeopardy at the turn of the century. Focusing on the developments that made the prominence of the organisation possible, Garb discusses the growth of the women's movement, educational reforms, institutional changes in the art world, and critical debates and contemporary scientific thought. She examines contemporary perceptions of both art and femininity, showing how the understanding of one affected the image of the other. This book reverses conventional accounts of late nineteenth-century French art, offering a new picture of the Paris art world from the point of view of a group of women who were marginalised by its dominant institutions
Berthe Morisot by Kathleen Adler( Book )

13 editions published in 1987 in 3 languages and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christian Boltanski by Didier Semin( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christian Boltanski is one of the most significant French contemporary artists. Boltanski's magical installations often combine found photographs, items of clothing, archival forms of storage and display, lit by candles or flickering light
Bodies of modernity : figure and flesh in fin-de-siècle France by Tamar Garb( Book )

13 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bodies of Modernity offers a wealth of new insights into the representation of masculinity and femininity at a time when gender distinctions were strictly enforced. In late nineteenth-century France, men and women were believed to be polar opposites, and were required to express this in the clothes they wore, the poses they struck and the behaviour they exhibited
The Jew in the text : modernity and the construction of identity : with 72 illustrations by Linda Nochlin( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking particular instances of the portrayal of the Jew in fiction, painting and prints, in film, caricature, pamphlets, medical journals, propaganda and architecture - in works by authors and artists as different as Dickens, Lautrec
Berthe Morisot by Kathleen Adler( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The French nineteenth-century painter Berthe Morisot was held by her contemporaries to the the 'quintessential Impressionist'. She was an influential member of the Impressionist group, whose exhibitions she organized with her colleagues, Monet, Renoir, Pissarro and Degas. This book shows how she was able to turn the limitaitons that her gender, background and education imposed on her as an artist to advantage. But, above all, it has been the quality of her paintings, drawings and graphic work that has ensured her continuing fame." - back cover
The painted face : portraits of women in France, 1814-1914 by Tamar Garb( Book )

10 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Painted portraits are conventionally thought to present accurate representations of their sitters, whose identity and likeness are captured on canvas. This unique hook demonstrates that portraits as pictures are much more complicated than this. Focusing on the painting of female sitters, The Painted Face deals with the stories and fantasies that inform the viewing of portraits, the historical conventions and social situations that affect their appearance and the dehales and discussions that they have generated over time."--Jacket
The body in time : figures of femininity in late nineteenth-century France by Tamar Garb( Book )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Body in Time looks at two different genres in relation to the construction of femininity in late nineteenth-century France: Degas' representation of ballet dancers and the transforming tradition of female portraiture. Class, gender, power, and agency are at stake in both arenas, but they play themselves out in different ways via different pictorial languages." "Degas' depictions of anonymous young female ballerinas at the Paris Opera reflect his fascination with the physical exertions and prosaic setting of the dancer's sexualized body. Unlike the standard Romantic depictions of the ballerina, Degas' dancers are anonymous, spread-legged workers on public display. Female portraiture and self-portraiture, in contrast, depicted the unique and the distinctive: privileged women, self-assured individuals transgressing gender conventions." "Focusing on Degas' representation of the dancer, Tamar Garb examines the development of Degas' oeuvre from its early Realist documentary ambitions to the abstracted Symbolist renderings of the feminine as cypher in his later works. She argues that despite the apparent depletion of social significance and specificity, Degas' later works remain deeply enmeshed in contemporary gendered ways of viewing and experiencing art and life."--Jacket
Figures & fictions : contemporary South African photography by Tamar Garb( Book )

9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents images, with a focus on figural photography, produced between 2000 and 2010 by 17 South African photographers: David Goldblatt, Santu Mofokeng, Guy Tillim, Pieter Hugo, Zwelethu Mthethwa, Berni Searle, Jodi Bieber, Terry Kurgan, Zanele Muholi, Hasan and Husain Essop, Roelof van Wyk, Graeme Williams, Kudzanai Chiurai, Sabelo Mlangeni, Jo Ractliffe, Mikhael Subotzky, and Nontsikelelo Veleko
Home lands--land marks : contemporary art from South Africa by Tamar Garb( Book )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

African photography from the Walther Collection : distance and desire : encounters with the African archive by Walther Collection( Book )

7 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Distance and Desire is the first major publication to stage a dialogue between the ethnographic visions of late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century African photography and engagements with the archive by contemporary artists. Presenting an extraordinary range of portraits, cartes de visite, postcards and album pages from Southern and Eastern Africa, as well as recent photography and video art, the catalogue includes original thematic essays by leading art historians, anthropologists and cultural critics. Distance and Desire offers a new perspective on the African archive, reimagining its diverse histories and changing meanings."--book jacket
Mona Hatoum by Mona Hatoum( Book )

8 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Kentridge, Vivienne Koorland : conversations in letters and lines by Fiona Bradley( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Kentridge and Vivienne Koorland are two of South Africa's foremost visual artists. Kentridge is a successful animated filmmaker, opera director, performer and draughtsman, while Koorland has enjoyed widespread critical acclaim as a painter, printmaker and maker of objects. Born in the 1950s, they first met as university students in the mid-1970s, and have been talking about art ever since. Their friendship of nearly forty years has been mutually enriching, as the art of each has inspired and informed the other. This significant volume brings together a diverse selection of works from each artist to explore the formal and thematic links between their different practices. It focuses on the role of writing in their work, the relationship between drawing, painting and animation, their interest in film, their understanding of lines, alphabets and letters and the relationship between the iconic and the abstract, and maps and mapping. The book is divided into four essays by Briony Fer, Griselda Pollock, Joseph Leo Koerner and Ed Krcma, each of which provides a fresh perspective on the artists and their work, as well as a conversation between the artists and curator Tamar Garb, exploring the themes highlighted by the exhibition. 00Exhibition: Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, United Kingdom (19.11.2016-19.02.2017)
Christian Boltanski by Christian Boltanski( Book )

12 editions published in 1997 in English and German and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opstellen, interviews en overzicht van het werk van de Franse beeldend kunstenaar (geb. 1944)
The correspondence of Berthe Morisot, with her family and her friends: Manet, Puvis de Chavannes, Degas, Monet, Renoir, and Mallarmé by Berthe Morisot( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bathers by Cézanne and Renoir : modernism and the nude by Judy Collins( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compares the nudes of Cézanne and Renoir and their relation to modernism
Reisemalheurs = Travel woes by Vivienne Koorland( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gauguin, créateur de mythes [exposition, Londres, Tate Modern, 30 septembre 2010 - 16 janvier 2011 ; Washigton, National Gallery of art, 27 février - 5 juin 2011] by Paul Gauguin( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Paul Gauguin fut l'un des artistes les plus extraordinaires et les plus novateurs de la fin du XIXe et du début du XXe siècle. Les couleurs vives, antinaturalistes, et les silhouettes aux contours épais de ses tableaux, de même que la puissance et la quasi-abstraction de ses gravures sur bois exercèrent une influence profonde sur le développement de l'art du XXe siècle. Dans le même temps, ses nombreux voyages et sa décision de quitter la France pour les mers du Sud firent de lui, au-delà d'un aventurier colonial européen, l'artiste bohème par excellence. Ce livre richement illustré, qui accompagne une importante exposition itinérante, couvre la totalité de la carrière de Gauguin. Il aborde plus particulièrement son utilisation du récit, à la fois source d'inspiration nourrissant son oeuvre et outil ayant servi à forger une mythologie toute personnelle autour de son individualité artistique. Plusieurs essais, rédigés par des experts internationalement reconnus et s'appuyant sur les recherches les plus récentes, vont au-delà des aspects romanesques de la vie de Gauguin pour montrer en quoi il fût une figure fondamentale de la modernité européenne n'hésitant pas a s'approprier des mondes et des objets jugés primitifs ou sauvages jusque-là. Outre de nombreux tableaux et dessins bien connus, ce livre traite aussi de ses sculptures sur bois et de ses céramiques, tout en explorant son legs littéraire." P. [4] of cover
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Sisters of the brush : women's artistic culture in late nineteenth-century Paris
Sisters of the brush : women's artistic culture in late nineteenth-century ParisBerthe MorisotChristian BoltanskiBodies of modernity : figure and flesh in fin-de-siècle FranceThe Jew in the text : modernity and the construction of identity : with 72 illustrationsBerthe MorisotThe painted face : portraits of women in France, 1814-1914The body in time : figures of femininity in late nineteenth-century France
Alternative Names
ガーブ, タマール

English (153)

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