In the late 1940s, several prominent artists of the New York School--among them Robert Rauschenberg, Ad Reinhardt, Mark Rothko and Frank Stella--were intently studying the color black. That work, interrelated but not collaborative, resulted in an astonishing number of almost monochromatic black paintings, which today are considered treasures of many major collections, including the Whitney Museum of American Art's. For the first time, "Black Paintings" gathers all of the best of the title artist's black works together: ...

Black Paintings 2007, Hatje Cantz

ISBN-13: 9783775718608