Painters painting: a candid history of the modern art scene, 1940-1970

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Abbeville Press, 1984 - Architecture - 192 pages
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Artists including Andy Warhol, Frank Stella, Jasper Johns, Willem de Kooning, Barnett Newman, and Robert Motherwell discuss the postwar art scene

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Contents

Preface
9
Introduction by Emile de Antonio
15
How can you be an artist and still be American?
36
Copyright

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About the author (1984)

Josef Albers, one of the most influential artist-educators of the twentieth century, was a member of the Bauhaus group in Germany during the 1920s. In 1933 he came to the United States, where he taught at Black Mountain College for sixteen years. In 1950 he joined the faculty at Yale University as chairman of the Department of Design. The recipient of numerous awards and honorary degrees, Albers was the first living artist ever to be given a solo retrospective at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Nicholas Fox Weber is Executive Director of the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation.

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