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Morgan, Robert C. 1943-

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Most widely held works by Robert C Morgan
Psychedelic : optical and visionary art since the 1960s by David S Rubin( Book )

12 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This eye-popping book offers a visual history of the psychedelic sensibility. In pop culture, that sensibility is associated with lava lamps, album covers, and "teashades," but it first manifested itself in the extreme colors and kaleidoscopic compositions of 1960s Op Artists. The psychedelic sensibility didn't die at the end of the 1960s; Psychedelic traces it through the day-glo colors of painters Peter Saul, Alex Grey, and Kenny Scharf, the pill and hemp leaf paintings of Fred Tomaselli, the intensified palettes of Douglas Bourgeois and Sharon Ellis, and mixed-media and new media works by younger artists in the new millennium." "Although the term "psychedelic" was coined to describe hallucinatory experiences produced by drugs used psychotherapeutically, the story these images tell is about the influence of psychedelic culture on the art world--not necessarily the influence of drugs. As contemporary art evolved into a diverse and pluralistic discipline, the psychedelic evolved into a language of color and light. In Psychedelic, more than seventy-five vivid color images chart this development, exploring the art chronologically, from early Op Art through recent work using digital technology. The book, which accompanies an exhibition organized by the San Antonio Museum of Art, includes three essays that set the works in historical and cultural context."--Jacket
Conceptual art : an American perspective by Robert C Morgan( Book )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addendices include interviews with Hans Haacke, Lawrence Weiner, and Allan Kaprow
Clement Greenberg, late writings by Clement Greenberg( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art into ideas : essays on conceptual art by Robert C Morgan( Book )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art into Ideas: Essays on Conceptual Art provides an overview of one of the most important and influential developments in American and European art over the past thirty years. Robert Morgan defines and elucidates the premises of Conceptual Art, focusing on works by a range of international artists, including Joseph Kosuth, Hans Haacke, Sherrie Levine, and Joseph Beuys. He examines its evolution, from its inception in the 1960s through the 1980s, relating the movement to historical and cultural contexts, as well as to important theoretical and critical issues that emerged during these decades. Defining three primary modes of representation that characterize Conceptual Art - the philosophical, the structuralist, and the systemic - Morgan then applies these concepts in analyses of a variety of media, including painting, photography, books, and performance
Vasarely by Robert C Morgan( Book )

9 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Widely considered the father of Op art, the Hungarian-born artist Victor Vasarely, 1906-1997, was intrumental not only in provoking a school of thought based on the relationship between art and science, but in creating some of the most striking geometric paintings in the history of late Modernism. This book, which gathers together a generous selection of his most significant works, celebrates his immense intelligence, passion, and artistry." "Robert C. Morgan's text provides insight into Vasarely's precise and hallucinatory images, discussing the evolution of the artist's work and of the ideas that shaped it. Among the many Vasarely explored, one of the most essential to his career was the idea of a utopian art form available to all, a democratized aesthetic that could transmit basic human values and thereby transform society."--Jacket
The end of the art world by Robert C Morgan( Book )

7 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Robert C. Morgan examines the separation of the art world from the notion of art as a unique form of creative expression. He argues that the boundary between contemporary art and popular trends in fashion, media, and entertainment is growing increasingly thin, and calls for a return to aesthetics and to an inner-directedness in art as distinct from a market driven art world."--Jacket
Dorothea Tanning by Dorothea Tanning( Book )

7 editions published in 1995 in English and French and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This long-awaited book on the work of internationally known artist Dorothea Tanning is the first comprehensive overview of a figure unique in American art. It reproduces works in every media and from every phase of her enormously inventive and productive career. Lavishly illustrated with over two hundred color plates and containing lively critical texts, a detailed chronology, and a complete bibliography, this volume is both a standard reference source and a keen meditation on the present-day re-assessment of figuration in painting."--Jacket
Bruce Nauman by Bruce Nauman( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of America's most important artists, Bruce Nauman has worked in a dazzling variety of media since the mid-1960s: sculpture, photography, performance, installation art, sound, holography, film, and video. What has been a constant throughout his career, however, is his persistence in exploring both art as an investigation of the self and the power of language to define that self."--Jacket
Gary Hill by Gary Hill( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recopilación de ensayos críticos, entrevistas y escritos del propio Gary Hill, quien desarrolla su trabajo desde principios de los años setenta en la confluencia de dos terrenos: las artes visuales (performance y escultura) y los textos (literatura y filosofía), fijando la mirada en la realidad y sus apariencias en el ser y el lenguaje. Sus recientes producciones audiovisuales están caracterizadas por el intento de dar imagen al silencio
Between modernism and conceptual art : a critical response by Robert C Morgan( Book )

7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oscar de Mejo, the naive surrealist by Oscar De Mejo( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Taylor : a geometry of meaning by Michael E Taylor( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As one of the pioneers of glass art, Michael Taylor helped open the door for glass as a creative means of expression. His original vision as a glass artist offers a way of perceiving this translucent form as a highly sophisticated art genre. His integration of laminated blocks of cast glass in which varying colours are placed against one another in a network of complex interlocking variations represents a vital contribution to the world of glass art. In his vast body of work spanning thirty-five years, Taylor demonstrates he well understands the science of glass, grasping its poetry, symbolism, and allegorical strengths. In his hands, glass is transformed into light, and the energy it holds is that of inspiration
Will Barnet : a sketchbook, 1932-1934 by Will Barnet( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An internationally acclaimed artist shares previously unseen early drawings that profoundly shaped the direction of his career, in a volume that consists of intimate sketches portraying Central Park during the Great Depression
Hassel Smith : paintings 1937-1997 by Petra Giloy-Hirtz( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book on the Abstract Expressionist painter Hassel Smith illustrates all periods of the artist's many-faceted career. Considered by critics as a "West Coast underground legend," Hassel Smith was an influential member of the experimental school of artists that emerged from post-World War II California. Together with Clyfford Still, Mark Rothko, and Richard Diebenkorn, Smith made his name at the California School of Fine Arts (now the San Francisco Art Institute) and from 1950 until the mid-1960s with successful exhibitions in Europe and on both coasts of the US. While his breakthrough paintings are characterized by their wildly vibrant brushstrokes and explosions of color, Smith was equally adept in a more restrained style, producing in later years the magisterial sequence of "measured" abstractions. As an initial burst of fame subsided, Smith continued to paint with unwavering energy. The result is a robust and dynamic body of work that reflects Smith's persistent curiosity and the breadth of his inquiry into the possibilities of painting. Long awaited by followers of the innovative art of the American Far West, this volume presents a full appreciation of Smith's achievement"--Publisher's description
Arthur Carter : the geometry of passion by Arthur Carter( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur Carter, who has spent much of his life in the worlds of finance and journalism, is an artist who has created a range of geometric abstractions and whose Orthogonal series will certainly have an important place in the history of sculpture. Only squares and circles, lines and ellipses, he says, can elegantly explain and simplify the complex meaning of life. In this comprehensive volume on his work, journalist Frank Rich contributes a biographical foreword and critic Robert C. Morgan describes Carter's achievements as an artist, carefully analyzing his place in the tradition of modern abstract art and the recent history of sculpture
Steven Scott : luminous icons, 1999-2011 by Steven Scott( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Steven Scott: Luminous Icons, eminent American art historian Robert C. Morgan presents for the first time a contextual analysis of Scott's light installations, situating them alongside works by other prominent contemporary artists, including Wassily Kandinsky, Mark Rothko, and Barnett Newman. Richly illustrated throughout with photographs by Adam Mork and Matthew McConnel, Luminous Icons explores Scott's body of work, ranging from Seventy Seven--a vast seven-story installation that forms the central atrium of Deloitte's Copenhagen headquarters--to Brown Light, a series of meditative lightworks for smaller spaces
Yun-Fei Ji : the intimate universe by Tracy L Adler( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In his stunning impressionistic works, Yun-Fei Ji takes on the thousand-year-old practice of Chinese scroll painting, employing ink on paper as his primary medium, and landscape as his central subject. Rather than adopting the idealism characteristic of traditional scroll painting, Ji presents the gritty reality of life in contemporary China. In this comprehensive monograph, Ji's works bridge the gap between modernity and tradition. Essays explore themes of community dislocation, and environmental degradation as well as Chinese folklore and its rapid decline in his native country's culture"--
Commentaries on the new media arts : Fluxus & conceptual art, artists' books, correspondence art, audio & video art by Robert C Morgan( Book )

7 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francisco Matto : the modern & the mythic( Book )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ludwig Sander : an overview : [exhibition] March 10-April 4, 1992, ACA Galleries, New York by Ludwig Sander( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Psychedelic : optical and visionary art since the 1960s
Clement Greenberg, late writingsArt into ideas : essays on conceptual artVasarelyThe end of the art worldDorothea TanningBruce NaumanGary HillBetween modernism and conceptual art : a critical response
Alternative Names
Mogen, Luobote C. 1943-

Morgan, Robert

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Morgan, Robert C.

Morgan, Robert C., 1947-

Morgan Robert Coolidge

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Morgan, Robert (Robert C.), 1943-

Robert C. Morgan Amerikaans kunsthistoricus

Robert C. Morgan historiador del arte estadounidense

Robert Coolidge Morgan

Robert Morgan historien de l'art

모건, 로버트 C

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