Sigmar Polke: Works On Paper 1963 - 1974. 1999. VG SC Artist Exhibit Catalog

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Sigmar Polke: Works On Paper 1963 - 1974
Rowell, Margit; Bice Curiger; Michael Semff
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
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Notes: Very Good 8vo 10 1/2" x 8 1/2" white and orange gatefold softcover with multi-color polka-dot illustration, white, red, and blue lettering to front, back, spine, and interior flaps, minor foxing along side-edge of front and back panels, slight shelfwear, otherwise, sharp tips, tightly bound, and unmarked throughout. [5] 199 + 1 pp., replete with 326 illustrations, 299 in color, Preface and Acknowledgments and essay by Margit Rowell, essays by Michael Semff and Bice Curiger, Catalogue of the Exhibition, Checklist of the Exhibition, Chronology, and Selected Exhibition History and Bibliography. Published in conjunction with the exhibition "Sigmar Polke: Works On Paper 1963 - 1974" at the Museum of Modern Art, New York from April 1 to June 16, 1999, which then traveled to the Hamburger Kunsthalle from July 16 to October 17, 1999. From the inside of gatefold: "Embedded in these images are incisive and parodic commentaries on consumer society, the postwar political scene in Germany, and classic artistic conventions...This selection of Polke's drawings offers an exciting introduction to the artist's early work." 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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