June 9, 2021

Stuart Davis A Catalogue Raisonné

$300.00

Stuart Davis (1892–1964) made a mark on the art world early in his career, helping establish American modernism as a force that could rival its European counterpart. Documenting the life’s work of this prolific and highly influential artist is a monumental achievement. In these three volumes, the editors have catalogued 1,749 artworks by the artist, including more than 600 works never previously illustrated, providing extensive documentation and information about each one. A detailed chronology of Davis’s life, as well as an enlightening discussion of the compositional relationship between certain works spanning his oeuvre, rounds out this monumental catalogue. Exquisitely designed and produced, Stuart Davis: A Catalogue Raisonné will be the definitive reference on the artist’s work for many years to come.

Ani Boyajian and Mark Rutkoski are the editors of the Stuart Davis catalogue raisonné project. William C. Agee is Professor of Art History at Hunter College, The City University of New York. Karen Wilkin has written numerous books on 20th-century art, including Color as Field.

3-volume set. 9 1/2 x 12 inches, (vol. 1) 60 b/w + 100 color illus. ; (vol. 2) 950 b/w + 400 color illus.; (vol 3) 210 b/w + 390 color illus.

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Stuart Davis (1892–1964) made a mark on the art world early in his career, helping establish American modernism as a force that could rival its European counterpart. Documenting the life’s work of this prolific and highly influential artist is a monumental achievement. In these three volumes, the editors have catalogued 1,749 artworks by the artist, including more than 600 works never previously illustrated, providing extensive documentation and information about each one. A detailed chronology of Davis’s life, as well as an enlightening discussion of the compositional relationship between certain works spanning his oeuvre, rounds out this monumental catalogue. Exquisitely designed and produced, Stuart Davis: A Catalogue Raisonné will be the definitive reference on the artist’s work for many years to come.

Ani Boyajian and Mark Rutkoski are the editors of the Stuart Davis catalogue raisonné project. William C. Agee is Professor of Art History at Hunter College, The City University of New York. Karen Wilkin has written numerous books on 20th-century art, including Color as Field.

3-volume set. 9 1/2 x 12 inches, (vol. 1) 60 b/w + 100 color illus. ; (vol. 2) 950 b/w + 400 color illus.; (vol 3) 210 b/w + 390 color illus.