Documents one of the most important private collections of modern and contemporary art in the United States. Published in conjunction with an exhibition held from 7th October 2000 to 15th January 2001 at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, this volume features large-scale colour plates of over 250 artworks by 140 artists of international renown, along with a series of in-depth essays by leading art critics and scholars including Jack Flam, Bill Berkson, Neal Benezra, Michael Brenson and John Elderfield. Divided into five sections: "The New York School" features works by Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock, Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol, and Roy Lichtenstein, among others: "Art in California" includes works by Robert Arneson, Richard Diebenkorn, Sam Francis, and Wayne Thiebaud; "Contemporary Art" presents work from the 1970s and 1980s by Scott Burton, Susan Rothenberg, Terry Winters, Elizabeth Murray, and others; "Modern Sculpture" offers an impressive array of works by such artists as Alberto Giacometti, Auguste Rodin, and Alexander Calder; and "Works on Paper" features works by Philip Guston, Emil Nolde, Pablo Picasso, Saul Steinberg and others. Introductory essay written by Gary Garrels, curator of the museum. Includes a catalogue of the exhibition.
Very good condition for a second-hand book: very light edge-wear and soiling to covers and spine with light crease to rear cover top corner; internally fine.