Hans Hofmann (Modern Masters Series #10)
As a young man in Paris, Hofmann participated in the artistic revolutions before World War I, than ran an influential art school in Germany between the wars. He came to America in 1930 and established schools in New York and Provincetown that has had a profound impact on the development of American art. By presenting his life's work, from the rare landscapes and portraits...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published May 1st 1986 by Abbeville Press
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A fairly brisk overview of an often under-discussed 20th century American (German-born) artist. Some of the best material in the book is toward the back, where the author has collected a number of speeches and articles by the artist himself in which he elucidates his theories about color, design, and the nature of art.