Tony Smith: Architect, Painter , Sculptor, 1998, Fine in Near Fine DJ

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Tony Smith: Architect, Painter, Sculptor
ISBN:
0810961881
Author:
Tony Smith, Robert Storr, John Keenen, and Joan Pachner
Publisher:
The Museum of Modern Art; Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
Release Date:
1998
Seller Category:
ART MONOGRAPHS
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1
Condition:
Used: Excellent
Sku: AFAB0100
Notes: Fine, First Edition thus, 4to, 10" x 11 1/4." Black cloth over boards, blind stamped to cover, blue lettering to spine. Clean and unmarked, sharp tips, binding tight. Near Fine pictorial dust jacket with color photograph to front and painting to back cover. Slight rubbing to back panel, else, clean, intact and unmarked. Replete with photographs and reproductions of Tony Smith's work. 200 pp., including 237 illustrations (108 in color), Chronology, Selected Bibliography, and Exhibition History. Tony Smith (1912-1980) was an American sculptor, architect, and painter best-known for his abstract, large-scale sculptures. As an architect, he worked with Frank Lloyd Wright and founded his own architectural firm during the 1940s. Smith found his true calling as a sculptor in the 1950s. Excerpt from front flap: "This book is published to accompany a major retrospective exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art in the summer of 1998, which is the first comprehensive showing of Tony Smith's work as an architect, painter, and sculptor." Includes essays by Robert Storr, John Keenen, and Joan Pachner discuss Storr's life, artworks, and his relation to Abstract Expressionism and Minimalism.