NEW in NEW jacket. Large Octavo size (8vo) in blue boards, blind embossed lettering to spine, 128pp, plates in colour and b/w, etc. To accompany the touring exhibition of the same name...............[ CONDITION DETAILS: NEW copy in NEW unclipped Dust Jacket ].......Unless otherwise noted: 1st Edition means First Printing; books are in the original publishers binding; wrappers (present only if mentioned above) are complete, un-clipped and provided with transparent protectors.
New. 208013597X. IN STOCK AND IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE FOR SHIPMENT-Flawless copy, brand new, pristine, never opened--128 pp. With 89 ills. (39 col. ). 23 x 18 cm. Description: " Exploring new modes of portraiture in recent American art and their links to traditional approaches to the genre, this catalogue features reproductions of some 75 paintings, photographs and drawings that include works by Warhol, Close, Sherman, Neel, Katz, Weems and other contemporary artists as well as representative portraits by such late 19th-and early 20th-century figures as William Merritt Chase and Robert Henri. Five essays discuss postwar trends in American portraiture from a variety of perspectives, examining such topics as the political portraits of Leon Golub, elements of performance in portraits by contemporary photographers, and the significance of images of celebrities used in advertising."; 0.7 x 9.15 x 7.12 Inches.
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