It is. A Magazine for Abstract Art; Winter-Spring 1959, P. G. Pavia, Very Good

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It is. A Magazine for Abstract Art; Winter-Spring 1959
P. G. Pavia (Editor and Collator) et al.
Second Half Publishing Co. Inc.
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Used: Very Good
Sku: 02213
Notes: Very Good, 4to, 11 1/2" x 9 1/4." White paper wrappers with color illustration by Robert Motherwell on front. Black lettering on white and blue spine. Covers have light to moderate age toning, slight wear to edges and tips, a few tiny spots on front and back, and several vertical creases on front, else clean and intact, binding tight. Pages have light age toning, else pristine and intact. Replete with illustrations in black-and-white and color. 80 pp., including illustrations. The Winter-Spring 1959 issue of _It is. A Magazine for Abstract Art_, an art magazine founded by Abstract Expressionist Philip Pavia. Contributors for magazine included noted artists of the time. The magazine was published from Spring 1958-Autumn 1965. This issue was the only one of the series to have sewn binding. Included in this issue are artists' statements by Paul Brach, Kenneth Campbell, Enrico Donati, John Grillo, Hans Hoffman, Landis Lewitin, Robert Motherwell, Theodoros Stamos, and George Sugarman; articles by Hubert Crehand, Sidney Geist, Allen Ginsberg, Elaine de Kooning, Merle Marsicano, Mercedes Matter, George McNeil, P. G. Pavia, John Stephan, and May Natalie Tabak; and additional texts by different authors under "Cahier Leafs" and "Panel Members." Acquired from the private library of photorealist, Robert Bechtle and art historian, Whitney Chadwick. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.

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