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Milton Avery

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The highly anticipated reprint of the artist's monograph that is still is considered the most comprehensive presentation of Avery's work Included are many unfamiliar pieces, in oversize color plates that range in date from the early 1920s to 1963 A detailed chronology of the artist's life is included and rounding out the volume are essays that explore Avery's career in det ...more
Hardcover, 264 pages
Published December 1st 2009 by Hudson Hills Press (first published November 15th 1990)
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Jul 17, 2010 Kerfe rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: visual-arts
from an exhibition organized by the American Federation or Arts in 2001

Unlike those artists who explode in youth and then keep repeating their success, having nothing else new or substantial to say, Avery spent years looking, listening, thinking: not only at art and the world, but poetry, words, conversation. His late work was "a culmination of life events."

Like Clement Greenberg, I prefer his landscapes to his figures. The simplicity is deceptive; the combination of realism and abstraction is
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Jan 12, 2009 Christy Draper is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
Milton Avery is an American Modernist. I happened across this book a few months ago. I kept looking at it and then putting it back on the shelves. Last week I finally broke down and purchased it. It is a beautiful example of abstraction combined with representation. I'm only about a quarter of a way through this. More insight to come.
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