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Reported Sightings: Art Chronicles, 1957-87 Paperback – 11 Apr 1991

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  • Paperback: 442 pages
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press; New edition edition (11 April 1991)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0674762258
  • ISBN-13: 978-0674762251
  • Product Dimensions: 23.5 x 17.8 x 2.4 cm
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,863,107 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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[Ashbery's] art criticism strives for accessibility. It's a mixture of gossip, reportage, artists' shoptalk, and barstool philosophizing, and at times it has a you-were-there vividness.--Deborah Solomon "New Criterion "

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Detailed Table of contents. 12 Jan. 2012
By Christel Klein - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
Just a detailed table of contents to give you an idea of topics and people.

I. Surrealism and Dada
In the surrealist tradition
The heritage of Dada and surrealism
Space and dream
Joseph Cornell
Yves Tanguy
II. Romantics and realists
French painting 1820-1870
Realist Tradition
Delacroix Drawings
Constantin Guys
Jean Helion paits a picture
Victorian high renaissance
Blake and the Fuseli Circle
The Cambden Town painters
John F. Peto
The New Realists
III. Americans abroad
American sanctuary in Paris
Joan Mitchell - James Bishop - Gertrude Stein
Patrick Henry Bruce - Marsden Hartley
Andy Warhol in Paris
IV. Portraits :
Max Klinger - Toulouse-Lautrec - Odilton Redon and Maurice Denis
Jean Fautrier - Yves Klein - Raol Dufy
Georges Mathieu - Niki de Saint-Phalle
Christian Berard - Georges Braque - Andre Derain
Leon Spilliaert - Michelangelo Pistoletto - Francis Bacon - Rodrigo Moynihan
Ann Dunn - Trevor Winkfield
Gustave Moreau and his museum
V. American artists
Grandma Moses - Willem de Kooning
Mark Tobey
Bradley Walker Tomlin - Leland Bell - Esteban Vicente
Brice Marden
Larry Rivers - John Cage and Jules Olitski - Red Grooms - Carl Andre
Neil Welliver and Alex Katz
Nell Blaine - Jane Freilicher
VI. Group shows
Art about art
Four American Exhibits in 1968
Abstract expressionism the formative years
American socialist and symbolist painting
Metropolitan Museum of Art American Wing MoMA
VII. Recurring figures
Saul Steinberg - Joseph Shannon - Jess - R.B. King - Fairfield Porter
VIII. Architecture and environments
Frank Lloyd Wright
Fantasic architecture
Piranesi and Michaux
Visionary drawings of architecture and planning
Aldo Rossi
Sarah Winchester Llanda Villa
Environmental art
Siah Armajani
Robert Wilson Drawings
Owen Morrel
Scupture in Gardens
IX. Objects
Astrological automobiles
Galle Vases
Japanese tea ceremony
Japanese folk art
Textiles and pattern art
American ceramics
Fantastic British illustration and design
X. Poets and painters
The invisible avant-garde
Interview with Henri Michaux
A de Chirico retrospective
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