Unfinished Business

Unfinished Business Paintings from the 1970S and 1980S by Ross Bleckner, Eric Fischl and David Salle

Hardback (27 Jul 2016) | English

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Ross Bleckner, Eric Fischl and David Salle each came intotheir own during the 1980s when they graduated from theCalifornia Institute of Arts and developed painting stylesthat would characterise their work for decades to come. Thisbook examines nine paintings and accompanying drawingsby each artist made between 1975 and 1985, juxtaposingthem in aspects of structure and purpose that have not beenpreviously acknowledged. Featured texts include a reflectionby Mary Heilmann, a timeline organised by Witt Kegel andSarah Silverstein, an analytical essay by David Pagel and anintroduction by Terrie Sultan that draws on intimate interviewsin which the artists expound upon their vision and goals in artschool, their subsequent move to New York and the friendshipthat continues to inspire and motivate each of them in theircurrent homes on Long Island.

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Book information

ISBN: 9783791355153
Publisher: Prestel
Imprint: Prestel
Pub date:
DEWEY: 759.13
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 88
Weight: 770g
Height: 270mm
Width: 261mm
Spine width: 14mm