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Image for America's Folk Art: Treasures of American Folk Arts and Crafts in Distinguished Museums and Collections

America's Folk Art: Treasures of American Folk Arts and Crafts in Distinguished Museums and Collections

By: Polley, Robert L. (Editor); James A.H. Conrad (Introduction)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York / Waukesha, Wisconsin, G.P Putnam's Sons with Country Beautiful Foundation: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003800

ISBN: no

Condition: Fine


192 pages; more than 250 photographs, including 63 in color. A broad range of pieces produced before 1900: woodcraft, scrimshaw, iron, other metals, lighting devices, weathervanes, toys, furniture, needlework and textiles, glassware, pottery and porcelain, decorative arts, painting, wagons, guns, weatern gear. Fine condition throughout; dustjacket with a 1-inch tear on the bottom edge and price clipped. View more info

Image for The Sculpture of Louise Nevelson: Constructing a Legend

The Sculpture of Louise Nevelson: Constructing a Legend

By: Rapaport, Brooke Kamin (Edited by); Essays by Arthur C. Danto; Brooke Kamin Rapaport; Harriet F. Senie; Michael Stanislawski

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 2007

Seller ID: 003374

ISBN: 0873342011

Condition: Very Good


238 pages; 62 catalogue plates; numerous text illustrations, including biographical photos. Essays reflect on the context of time and influence of art movements; her life; Q-and-A session with Nevelson. Clean throughout, outside corner is bumped with a light bend to the pages. View more info

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A Legacy of Arctic Art

By: Ray, Dorothy Jean; Aldona Jonaitis (Foreword);

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Seattle, University of Washington Press: 1996

Seller ID: 004949

ISBN: 0295975180

Condition: Fine


196 pages; numerous illustrations. Published for the University of Alaska Museum; illustrations use objects in the museum's collection, which were formerly owned by the author. The author has spent many years with Alaskan artists and art. View more info

Image for The Landscape in Twentieth-Century American Art - Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Landscape in Twentieth-Century American Art - Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

By: Rosenblum, Robert (Introduction); Lowery Stokes Sims and Lisa M. Messinger (Catalogue Texts)

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002859

ISBN: 0-8478-1303-7

Condition: Fine


174 pages; 60 works by as many artists illustrated in full-page color often with additional illustration. Published to coincide with an exhibition organized by The Metropolitan Museum and the American Federation of Arts. View more info

Image for Georgia O'Keeffe / John Loengard: Paintings and Photographs; A Visit to Abiquiu and Ghost Ranch

Georgia O'Keeffe / John Loengard: Paintings and Photographs; A Visit to Abiquiu and Ghost Ranch

By: Schirmer, Lothar (Edited and compiled by)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Schirmer/Mosel: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by the photographer.

Seller ID: 003745

ISBN: 3829601034

Condition: Very Good


80 pages; 26 color plates; 39 photographs. Loengard went west for Life magazine in 1966 and 1967 to shoot a series on the occasion of O'Keeffe's 80th birthday. Paintings and photographs are juxtaposed. A complimentary bookplate on the front free endpaper; the half-title page inscribed by Loengard. Otherwise, clean throughout, as new. View more info

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Letters of John Marin

By: Seligman, Herbert J. (Edited and Introduction)

Price: $325.00

Publisher: New York, Privately Printed for An American Place: 1931

Edition: Limited Numbered Edition

Seller ID: 002976

Condition: Very Good


Letters written between 1910 and 1930 mostly to Alfred Stieglitz whose galleries hosted annual Marin exhibitions. He updates Stiegliz on his work, his spirit, the heat and how wonderfully tasty are the mackerel fresh out of the Maine sea. This copy is No. 198 of 400 copies. View more info

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Red Grooms - New York Stories

By: Shapiro, David (Interview by)

Price: $27.00

Publisher: New York, Marlborough Gallery: 1995

Seller ID: 003795

ISBN: 0897971116

Condition: Good.


32 pages; 19 Catalogued items, 16 color illustrations. Illustrations include Easter Parade, Marathon, The Plaza , Rockefeller Center, Saks Fifth Avenue, The Flea Market, The Bus, The Bus (Interior), Flatiron Building, A Slice of Canal Street, Oops!, The Duck House, Front cover and front endpaper are corner-clipped; a small black mark on the corner of the title page (see image for both flaws). Otherwise, clean. View more info

Image for Eastman Johnson: The Cranberry Harvest, Island of Nantucket

Eastman Johnson: The Cranberry Harvest, Island of Nantucket

By: Simpson, Marc; Sally Mills; Patricia Hills

Price: $22.00

Publisher: San Diego, CA, Timken Artt Gallery: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003814

ISBN: 0961086696

Condition: Very Good


114 pages; 14 color plates, including one 2-panel foldout; b&w text illustrations. Chronology, Appendices, Bibliography, Checklist. The Timken Gallery, now the Timken Museum of Art, is the gallery for the Putnam Foundation Collection. Clean throughout, tight binding. View more info

Image for African American Art - 200 Years: 40 Distinctive Voices Reveal the Breadth of Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Art

African American Art - 200 Years: 40 Distinctive Voices Reveal the Breadth of Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Art

By: Sims, Lowery Stokes; Jonathan P. Binstock (Essays)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003347

ISBN: 1-930416-43-1

Condition: Fine


156 pages; 60 full-page color reproductions representing 41 artists, painters and scupltors. Images appear with a biographical sketch of the artist on the opposing page. A beautiful catalogue. View more info

Image for Self-Revealment: A Memoir

Self-Revealment: A Memoir

By: Soyer, Raphael

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Maecenas Press / Random House: 1969

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed by the artist.

Seller ID: 003086

Condition: Very Good


120 pages.; color and b&w reproductions of the artist's work. " ... an honest and poignant glimpse into the life, emotions, and artistic philosophy of one of America's foremost and most beloved painters." Nearly full-page signed pen illustration, "Susanna (nude) and the Elders", with inscription on the eve of 1971. View more info

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Eugene Speicher

By: Speicher, Eugene

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, American Artists Group: 1945

Seller ID: 004898

ISBN: no

Condition: Good


Monograph Number 7 of the American Artists Group series. Numerous black&white illustrations of works, many including ownership; color frontispiece. Chronology; Clubs and Associations; Awards at the back. Worn at the spine; clean within, no marks. View more info

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Al Taylor, Early Work

By: Storr, Robert

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Gottingen / New York, Steidl / Zwirner & Wirth: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003661

ISBN: 3865216366

Condition: Fine


141 pages; 131 catalogued works illustrated in full-page color. Works include Taylor's drawings, paintings and sculptures. Opening essay by Storr; "A Conversation" between Taylor and Ulrich Loock; full-page photoportrait of Taylor. Clean throughout, as new. View more info

Image for Maurice Prendergast: Large Boston Public Garden Sketchbook

Maurice Prendergast: Large Boston Public Garden Sketchbook

By: Szabo, George (Introduction)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller with The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002858

ISBN: 0-8076-1184-0

Condition: Fine


In facsimile the entire contents of Prendergast's folio sketchbook containing mostly watercolors with some pencil and pen-and-ink drawings. Also inclusding preliminaries with Preface, Introduction, Bibliography and Provenance. Sturdy pictorial slipcase is bumped on some corners. View more info

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Frederic Taubes

By: Taubes, Frederic

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, American Artists Group: 1946

Seller ID: 004899

ISBN: no

Condition: Good


Monograph Number 20 of the American Artists Group series. Numerous black&white illustrations of works, many including ownership; color frontispiece. Biography at the back. Worn at the edges; clean within, no marks. View more info

Image for To See Is to Think: Looking at American Art

To See Is to Think: Looking at American Art

By: Taylor, Joshua C.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: City of Washington, Smithsonian Institution Press: 1975

Seller ID: 002495

ISBN: 0874741777

Condition: Very Good


117 pages; 94 illustrations, most b&w some color. Clean and tight; spine lightly worn at the head. View more info

Image for The Art of William Edmondson

The Art of William Edmondson

By: Thompson, Robert Farris; Bobby L. Lovett; Rusty Freeman; Judith McWillie; Grey Gundaker; Lowery Stokes Sims

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee, Cheekwood Museum of Art: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002852

ISBN: 1-57806-181-4

Condition: Fine


232 pages; thoroughly illustrated, including 58 catalogue works, numerous text illustrations. Illustrations include photographs by Edward Weston, Louise Dahl-Wolfe and Consuelo Kanaga. The sculptor was the first African-American artist to have a solo show at The Museum of Modern Art, New York. He was the son of former slaves who, self-taught, began by carving memorial tombstones. View more info

Image for The American Federation of Arts: Exhibitions Program 1999

The American Federation of Arts: Exhibitions Program 1999

By: Various

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, American Federation of Arts / Yale University Press: 1999

Seller ID: 000128

Condition: Very Good.


127 pages.Brief history of this important institution which organizes and supports travelling exhibitions to American museums. With illustrations of future, current, and developing exhibitions. View more info

Image for American Art: Winter/Spring 1991 - Vol. 5, No. 1-2

American Art: Winter/Spring 1991 - Vol. 5, No. 1-2

By: Various

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York / Washington, Oxford University Press with National Museum of American Art: 1991

Seller ID: 003496

ISBN: 0195070925

Condition: Very Good


216 pages; b&w illustrated throughout. Lucy Lippard, autobiography; Weegee, Coney Island; Captain Gallant; Thomas Moran, The Mountain of the Holy Cross; Georgia O'Keefe, skyscraper painting; Gutzon Borglum, Mount Rushmore; Disneyland. Clean throughout; tight binding; nearly fine condition. View more info

Image for Akagawa, Byrne, Kahn, Leicester, Axelrod, Bjorklund, Herdegen, Sorman: A Two Part Exhibition

Akagawa, Byrne, Kahn, Leicester, Axelrod, Bjorklund, Herdegen, Sorman: A Two Part Exhibition

By: Various

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Walker Art Center: 1975

Seller ID: 003640

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


not paginated. An exhibition including Kinji Akagawa, James Byrne, Barry Kahn, Steven Sorman, Andrew Leicester, Dorothy Axelrod, Lee Bjorklund, Ray Herdegen. Illustrations in b&w. View more info

Image for The River: Images of the Mississippi

The River: Images of the Mississippi

By: Various

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Design Quarterly 101/102 , Walker Art Center: 1976

Seller ID: 003641

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


102 pages; numerous illustrations, including 3-panel foldouts, b&w and color. A thorough overview of images of the Mississippi and of architecture and landscape along and in it. Contents: Exploration and Evolution; 19th Century Images; Boats and River Towns; An Island in the River; 20th Century Images; Bibliography. A separate Checklist of the Exhibition. Clean throughout, tight binding, covers clean and flat. View more info