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Sussman, Elisabeth 1939-

Works: 97 works in 341 publications in 4 languages and 11,548 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Catalogues raisonnés  Biography  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Creator, zxx, Compiler, Other, Contributor, wat, Interviewer
Classifications: N6537.H4, 709.2
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Most widely held works about Elisabeth Sussman
Most widely held works by Elisabeth Sussman
Eva Hesse by Eva Hesse( Book )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and German and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indlæg af: Elisabeth Sussman, Renate Petzinger, James Meyer, Briony Fer, Gioia Timpanelli, Julian Bryan-Wilson, Robin Clark, Scott Rothkopf, Michelle Barger og Jill Sterrett
William Eggleston : democratic camera, photographs and video, 1961-2008 by Elisabeth Sussman( Book )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elvis's Graceland, a freezer stuffed with food, a Gulf gasoline sign standing in a deserted rural landscape, these are only a few of the iconic images captured by the "democratic camera" of photographer William Eggleston. Not only has he drawn upon images so telling of American culture, he has produced them with an intensity and balance of color that have helped elevate the entire field of color photography to a fine art, especially since his 1976 exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art. Drawing together Eggleston̕s famous and lesser known works, this lavishly illustrated catalogue is the first to examine both his photography and videos. Of particular relevance are his black and white images from the late 1950s and 1960s, which helped shape his color photography, as well as the relationship between his provocative video recordings of 1970s Memphis nightlife and his later work. Included are reproductions of newly restored prints, executed specifically for the exhibition. Filled with new and challenging contributions to scholarship and accompanying the first major U.S. survey of his work, this catalogue will prove the standard reference for Eggleston's photographs for years to come
Eva Hesse : sculpture by Elisabeth Sussman( Book )

15 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The work of sculptor Eva Hesse (1936-1970), one of the greatest American artists of the 1960s, continues to inspire and to endure in large part because of its deeply emotional and evocative qualities. Her latex and fiberglass sculptures in particular have a resonance that transcends the boundaries of minimalist art in which she had her roots. Hesse's breakthrough solo exhibition - Chain Polymers at the Fischbach Gallery in New York in 1968 - was a turning point in postwar American art. "Eva Hesse: Sculpture" focuses on the artist's large-scale sculptures in latex and fiberglass and provides a rare opportunity to look at Hesse's artistic achievement within the historical context of her life in never-before-seen family diaries and photographs. Essays consider Hesse's art from a variety of angles: Elisabeth Sussman discusses the sculptures shown in the 1968 solo exhibition; Fred Wasserman delves into the Hesse family's life in Nazi Germany and in the German Jewish community in New York in the 1940s; Yve-Alain Bois examines Hesse's works within the context of the art and aesthetic theories of the 1960s; and Mark Godfrey analyses the importance of Hesse's celebrated hanging sculptures of 1969-70. In addition to colour reproductions of the artist's sculpture, the book features a copiously illustrated chronology of the artist's life
Nan Goldin : I'll be your mirror by Elisabeth Sussman( Book )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and German and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eva Hesse drawing by Eva Hesse( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eva Hesse (1936-1970) was a highly experimental artist who continually challenged the conventions of her time. For Hesse, drawing played a unique role, providing the nexus between her works in all media. "Eva Hesse Drawing" is the first book to explore her drawing process, following her work from drawing to painting and sculpture, and always back to drawing. The book features important, recently rediscovered 'working drawings', providing an intimate look at Hesse's everyday practice and methodology. An accomplished draftswoman, Hesse began to develop her wandering, tentative line while studying at Yale University in the late 1950s. Her early 1960s works on paper engaged with visual vocabularies from geometry to biomorphic abstraction. In 1965, Hesse combined her tactile sensibility for materials with her stringlike line to achieve a breakthrough in her astonishing reliefs, bridging the space between two and three dimensions. Balancing the disembodiment of line with its intensified materialisation, Hesse went on to develop one of the most innovative oeuvres of the twentieth century, anticipating the hybridisation of media and crossing borderlines linking one impossible space to another
Keith Haring by Elisabeth Sussman( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosemarie Trockel by Rosemarie Trockel( Book )

12 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and German and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om den tyske kunstner Rosemarie Trockel f.1952
Florine Stettheimer : Manhattan fantastica by Elisabeth Sussman( Book )

9 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the passage of a few people through a rather brief moment in time : the Situationist International, 1957-1972 by Elisabeth Sussman( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and French and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City of ambition : artists & New York, 1900-1960 by Elisabeth Sussman( Book )

16 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City of Ambition, published to accompany a Whitney Museum exhibition, takes its title from the famous 1910 Alfred Stieglitz photograph of New York's then-burgeoning skyline. Both the book and exhibition explore the creative ferment of the first half of the century, seeking to reveal and revel in the notion of ambition as an idealized source of energy and inspiration. Paintings, prints, sculptures, and photographs by some of America's most renowned artist - Stieglitz, Georgia O'Keeffe, Man Ray, Edward Hopper, Diane Arbus, Jackson Pollock, and many more - provide a broad overview of expressive interpretations. This magnificently illustrated catalogue includes a preface and introductions to each plate section by Whitney Museum curator Elisabeth Sussman and Corey Keller. In addition, the volume includes a selection of reprinted poems, excerpts, and lyrics by well-known writers, and a lively essay on New York and its artists by Brendan Gill
Mike Kelley : catholic tastes by Elisabeth Sussman( Book )

10 editions published in 1993 in 3 languages and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Building with nature: roots of the San Francisco Bay Region tradition by Leslie Mandelson Freudenheim( Book )

5 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Thek : Diver, a retrospective by Elisabeth Sussman( Book )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American sculptor, painter, & installation artist, Paul Thek (1933-1988) is primarily known for hyper-realistic works of human body parts executed in fleshlike beeswax & for his strongly symbolic, room-size installations constructed from transitory materials. This title deals with the artist's influence on the art world
Sherrie Levine : mayhem by Johanna Burton( Book )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although the American photographer and conceptual artist Sherrie Levine has been the subject of much critical discourse for the 30 years, she has not been the subject of a comprehensive survey, until now. This volume contains 150 colour images that cover the full range of Levine's practice
Whitney Biennial 2012 by Whitney Biennial( Book )

8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Since its introduction in 1932, the Whitney Biennial--the Museum's signature exhibition and a highly anticipated event in the art world--has charted new developments in contemporary art. Inaugurated by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney in 1932, these biennial exhibitions have demonstrated the museum's commitment to supporting the development of 20th- and 21st-century American art. The 2012 Biennial features works by approximately 50 artists working in a variety of media, including painting, sculpture, photography, film, video, dance, and performance. Elisabeth Sussman (co-organizer of the influential, politically provocative 1993 Whitney Biennial) and Jay Sanders provide an insightful joint essay, and a group of art historians and critics contribute entries on common themes and ideas from the represented artists' techniques and influences. In addition, a significant portion of the catalogue is devoted to original contributions from each of the participating artists, in a unique effort to provide a more experiential understanding of the exhibition. For more information on the 2012 Whitney Biennial and its participating artists, visit"--Provided by publisher
Lisette Model by Elisabeth Sussman( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Etudie l'oeuvre de l'artiste à travers 55 de ses photographies, accompagnées de brefs commentaires
Diane Arbus : a chronology, 1923-1971 by Elisabeth Sussman( Book )

9 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Diane Arbus: A Chronology is the closest thing possible to a contemporaneous diary by one of the most daring, influential, and controversial artists of the twentieth century. Drawn primarily from Arbus's correspondence with friends, family, and colleagues; personal notebooks; and other unpublished writings, this beautifully produced volume exposes the astonishing vision of an artist with the courage to see things as they are and the grace to permit them simply to be. The Chronology also includes exhaustively researched footnotes, and biographies of fifty-five personalities, family members, friends, and colleagues, including Marvin Israel, Lisette Model, Weegee and August Sander."--Publisher's description
El corazón sangrante = The bleeding heart by Olivier Debroise( Book )

6 editions published in 1991 in English and Spanish and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julia Morgan, her office and a house by Julia Morgan Architectural History Project (Bancroft Library)( )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews (mostly by Suzanne B. Riess) re: architect Julia Morgan with Mary Grace Barron, Dorothy Wormser Coblentz, Bjarne Dahl, Bjarne Dahl, Jr., Edward Hussey, Hettie Belle Marcus, Polly Lawrence McNaught, Catherine Freeman Nimitz, Flora and Morgan North, Kirk O. Rowlands, Norma Willer, Quintilla Williams. Volume two of a two-volume set
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English (158)

German (13)

French (9)

Spanish (1)

William Eggleston : democratic camera, photographs and video, 1961-2008Eva Hesse : sculptureNan Goldin : I'll be your mirrorEva Hesse drawingKeith HaringFlorine Stettheimer : Manhattan fantasticaCity of ambition : artists & New York, 1900-1960Paul Thek : Diver, a retrospective