Delicious Metropolis: The Desserts and Urban Scenes of Wayne Thiebaud Fine Art Book, California Artist Gift Book, Book of Cityscapes and Sweets

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Chronicle Books #ad - This gorgeous hardcover offers fans and newcomers a refreshing and accessible way to enjoy the oeuvre of this iconic American painter. Curators, critics, and artists guide the reader through the book via insightful bite-size essays. The layers of a neapolitan cake echo the shadows cast across a street in the late afternoon.

Delicious metropolis brings together two of Wayne Thiebaud's most celebrated bodies of work: desserts and cityscapes. The pastel hues of iced sponge cakes match California's candy-colored houses. Photos of art along with short essays by curators, critics, counting with Wayne Thiebaud, and artists • Cross multicolored page edges evoke the layers of Thiebaud's mouthwatering cakesFans of Wayne Thiebaud Draftsman, and Richard Diebenkorn: A Retrospective will love this book.

Delicious Metropolis: The Desserts and Urban Scenes of Wayne Thiebaud Fine Art Book, California Artist Gift Book, Book of Cityscapes and Sweets #ad - Between the two, fascinating juxtapositions develop. This book is perfect for:• fine art buffs• Fans of Wayne Thiebaud• Foodies and bakers• Fans of California and city life.

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Counting with Wayne Thiebaud

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Chronicle Books #ad - Counting to 10 has never been so sweet! wayne thiebaud's delectable paintings, etchings, and drawings make Counting with Wayne Thiebaud as much an introduction to contemporary art as it is a delicious first book of numbers.

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Wayne Thiebaud: Draftsman

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Thames & Hudson #ad - A fascinating study of the drawings by american artist wayne thiebaud, published with his cooperationBest known for his luscious paintings of pies and ice-cream cones, American artist Wayne Thiebaud born 1920 has been an avid and prolific draftsman since he began his career in the 1940s as an illustrator and cartoonist.

In subjects ranging from deli counters and isolated figures to dramatic views of San Francisco’s plunging streets, Thiebaud’s drawings endow the most banal, everyday scenes with a sense of poetry and nostalgia. Fully illustrated and beautifully designed, including an extensive interview with the artist, with illuminating texts, Wayne Thiebaud: Draftsman is the first major publication devoted to his lifelong engagement with drawing.

Wayne Thiebaud: Draftsman #ad - This book of 116 drawings―compiled with the full cooperation of the artist to accompany a major new exhibition at the Morgan Library Museum―explores the wide range of Thiebaud’s production on paper, luminous pastels, and watercolors, including early sketches, and charcoal drawings made in connection with his teaching.

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Delicious: The Art and Life of Wayne Thiebaud

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Chronicle Books #ad - Now young readers have the chance to explore the development of a fascinating artist while delighting in the very child-friendly art that has made him so acclaimed. His tasty hot dogs, delectable cakes, dizzy streets, and sleepy deltas have since become icons of twentieth century art. One of the giants of american art, Wayne Thiebaud was at first unappreciated because of the everyday subject matter of his paintings.

Delicious: The Art and Life of Wayne Thiebaud #ad - With her deft touch, critically-acclaimed non-fiction author Susan Rubin tells the story of the man behind the masterpieces.

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Wayne Thiebaud Mountains: 1965-2019

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Rizzoli #ad - With their heroic, exaggerated proportions and unusual perspectives, these paintings seem to combine fiction and reality. Rendered in his signature confectionary palette, these colorful works combine memories of mountains he had seen in childhood and observations of the summits of the Sierra Nevada Range in Yosemite.

Conveying a sense of the sublime and the vast magnitude of our surroundings, they draw upon the history of landscape painting of the American West. Best known for his paintings of pies and cakes, this beloved West Coast painter explores the theme of mountains, capturing the majesty and strength of the forms.

Wayne Thiebaud Mountains: 1965-2019 #ad - In the 2000s, california-based painter wayne Thiebaud began focusing on a series of mountain paintings, a subject he had first addressed in the 1960s and 1970s.

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Wayne Thiebaud: 1958-1968

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University of California Press #ad - Organized in close cooperation with the artist, this is the first study of the emergence of Thiebaud’s mature style and the only museum exhibition to date to delve into a specific period of his production, a time that coincides with the start of his teaching career at University of California at Davis.

This exhibition takes as its starting point an understanding of Thiebaud’s painterly language—its historical sources and contemporary affiliations. The “soft” nature of thiebaud’s famous subjects, his creamy pies and dripping ice creams, positioned his art as fodder for social-political review on occasion, but rarely for serious historical analysis.

With contributions by margaretta Lovell, Alexander Nemerov, Francesca Wilmott, and Arielle Hardy. Published in association with the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, University of California, Davis. Wayne thiebaud: 1958–1968 examines thiebaud’s ongoing impact on contemporary art through in-depth analysis of the paintings and drawings made at the launch of his career, at a seminal moment when the art world was moving beyond Abstract Expressionism and redefining itself.

Wayne Thiebaud: 1958-1968 #ad - Thiebaud’s art, like that of the celebrated Pop artists with whom he shared early exhibitions, is ripe for critical reappraisal. Portraits and landscapes now joined the food that prevailed in early exhibitions, and all pictured in the artist’s now signature style of objects deployed in neutral space, bounded by halated light and casting long shadows of saturated color.

By questioning thiebaud’s relationship to pop art, his self-imposed distance from the movement, and the popular urge to affiliate him with it, Teagle explores the role of his painting in the traffic of images at the end of the twentieth century. Since the beginning of his career Thiebaud reminded critics of his formal interests and his deep affiliation with the history of painting.

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The Cat and the Bird: A Children's Book Inspired by Paul Klee Children's Books Inspired by Famous Artworks

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Prestel Publishing #ad - This lovely story unfolds in a series of playful, brilliantly colored illustrations based on the artist Paul Klee's work. Prestel Publishing. Finally with the bird's help, she is able to escape and dance on the roofs of the city by moonlight. Influenced by the artist's bright palette and use of shapes and line, the book culminates in a dazzling reproduction of Klee's Cat and Bird.

A treasured painting by paul klee is the basis for this whimsical tale about a cat and a bird, and about the themes of freedom and friendship. A cat lives in a house filled with toys, but everyday she dreams of being free like the bird she watches through the windo. Accompanied by information about the artist and this iconic painting, the book invites appreciation of the unfettered joyfulness that makes Klee one of the most universally loved artists of all time.

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Jonas Wood Phaidon Contemporary Artists Series

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Phaidon Press #ad - The first monograph on a rising star who is one of contemporary art's most celebrated paintersLos Angeles-based artist Jonas Wood creates vivid images, where space and everyday life are rendered with compressed perspective in bold graphic hues. With contributions by curator and writer helen molesworth, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York Ian Alteveer, and a conversation between Wood and fellow Los Angeles-based artist Mark Grotjahn.

Jonas Wood Phaidon Contemporary Artists Series #ad - . Prestel Publishing. This monograph - the first on the artist's work - brings together his most significant paintings and drawings. In doing so, and other people's art, including the ceramics of his wife, which include family photographs, it offers a unique insight into the vast array of his sources, baseball cards, found imagery, the artist Shio Kusaka.

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California Landscapes: Richard Diebenkorn / Wayne Thiebaud

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Rizzoli #ad - Inspired by the environs of the ocean park neighborhood in Santa Monica, where he lived at this time, these works from the 1960s are characterized by geometric abstractions of subtle line and suffused with Californian luminosity. Richard diebenkorn and wayne Thiebaud were close friends; they shared the inspiration of California and experimented with perspective to capture their surroundings.

The book includes important examples from Diebenkorn’s Berkeley series in addition to several works from the artist’s Ocean Park series. Included are his works from the early 1970s through 2017, flattened aerial views of the Sacramento River Delta, including his dramatic depictions of San Francisco, and close-ups and cross-section views of mountains and beaches.

California Landscapes: Richard Diebenkorn / Wayne Thiebaud #ad - . A must-have for anyone interested in these two beloved West Coast artists, best known for their geometric abstractions of the California landscape. Featuring the pairings of more than 50 paintings, this book shows the connection of these two artists like never before. Wayne thiebaud began producing landscapes in the 1960s, experimenting with perspective to capture his Californian surroundings.

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Landscape Painting Now: From Pop Abstraction to New Romanticism

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D.A.P. #ad - The reasons why, if speculative, surely include our imminent environmental collapse and increasingly digitally mediated existence. With over 400 color reproductions, including many details, this ambitious survey makes a compelling case for the continued relevance of landscape painting in our time. Featured artists are etel adnan, ali banisadr, alfredo and isabel aquilizan, jules de balincourt, jane freilicher, hurvin anderson, daniel heidkamp, amy bennett, tim gardner, hernan bas, inka essenhigh, mamma Andersson, Franz Gertsch, Lois Dodd, John Beerman, Ayman Baalbaki, Genieve Figgis, Tim Eitel, Will Cotton, Nigel Cooke, Rackstraw Downes, Cecily Brown, Vincent Desiderio, Pat de Groot, Maureen Gallace, Peter Doig, Adrian Ghenie, Francis Alÿs, Richard Estes, Isca Greenfield-Sanders, April Gornik, Andreas Eriksson, Lucas Arruda, Cynthia Daignault, Noa Charuvi, Gillian Carnegie, Barnaby Furnas, Verne Dawson, Barkley L.

From fantastical worlds to political topologies: a global survey of landscape painting in the 21st centuryAlthough the fact may be surprising to some, landscape painting is positively thriving in the 21st century―indeed, the genre has arguably never felt as vital as it does today. Van scoy introduce each artist, situating the importance of landscape within their practice and addressing key works.

Landscape Painting Now: From Pop Abstraction to New Romanticism #ad - . Hendricks, shara hughes, mark tansey, corinne wasmuht, neo rauch, liu xiaodong, kay walkingstick, george shaw, antonio lópez garcía, matvey levenstein, jonas wood, lisa sanditz, jean-pierre roy, david hockney, wayne thiebaud, justin mortimer, luc Tuymans, Matthew Wong, Yvonne Jacquette, Merlin James, Damian Loeb, Silke Otto-Knapp, Alexis Rockman, Sylvia Plimack Mangold, Tomás Sánchez, Serban Savu, Enrique Martinez Celaya, Eggert Pétursson, Makiko Kudo, Maki Na Kamura, Alison Elizabeth Taylor, Alex Kanevsky, Alex Katz, Li Dafang, Cinta Vidal, Anselm Kiefer, Per Kirkeby, Israel Hershberg, Celia Paul, Yishai Jusidman, Jordan Nassar, Julie Mehretu, Lisa Yuskavage and Luiz Zerbini Prestel Publishing.

Shorter texts by art historians Robert R. Schwabsky’s text weaves throughout the book, through its transformation in the 20th century, tracing the history of landscape painting from its origins in Eastern and Western art, to its present flourishing.

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Disrupted Realism: Paintings for a Distracted World

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Schiffer #ad - The artists’ impulses toward disruption are as individual as the artists themselves, but all share the need to include perception and emotion in their artistic process. Helping art lovers, and artists approach and understand this compelling new phenomenon, collectors, it includes the works of 38 artists whose paintings respond to the subjectivity and disruptions of modern experience.

Disrupted realism is the first book to survey the works of contemporary painters who are challenging and reshaping the tradition of Realism. Six sections lay out and analyze common themes: "toward abstraction, and Formations, " "Emotions and Identities, " "Patterns, " "Myths and Visions, Planes, " "Disrupted Bodies, " and "Between Painting and Photography.

Disrupted Realism: Paintings for a Distracted World #ad - Interviews with each artist offer additional insight into some of the most incisive and relevant painting being created today. Widely published author and blogger john seed, who believes that we are “the most distracted society in the history of the world, ” has selected artists he sees as visionaries in this developing movement.

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