Painting Abstract: New Elements in Abstract Painting

Painting Abstract: New Elements in Abstract Painting
Author: Bob Nickas
Language English
Pages: 352
ISBN10: 0714849332
Genre: Art
Goodreads Rating: 4.12
ISBN13: 9780714849331
Published: November 18th 2009 by Phaidon Press

In recent years, abstract painting has developed a rich complexity that, now more than ever, rewards intensive viewing; this authoritative book guides the reader through the key issues in the field. Painting Abstraction profiles 80 of today?s most vital contemporary abstract painters, such as Mark Grotjahn and Amy Sillman, featuring large full-color reproductions of their work and incisive texts by author and curator Bob Nickas. The product of years of research and count studio visits, Painting Abstraction is a major statement on the last five years of this exciting new wave of creativity in painting.