Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Wolf Kahn” as Want to Read:
Working within a predominantly abstractionist context, a group of younger artists forged a mode of representational art in the 1950s and 1960s that made use of Abstract Expressionist painterly freedom and spontaneity in order to document the life around them. Wolf Kahn, one of the leaders of this group, directed this approach toward the painting of the landscape, which he ...more
Hardcover, 164 pages
Published September 1st 1996 by Harry N. Abrams
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Aug 12, 2012 Sherry (sethurner) rated it it was amazing
I had a hard time putting this coffee table sized book down - I was interested in Kahn's life story, but also in what the author had to say how how the artist's style evolved, and about his choices of color. The plates are luscious - I want to see the actual paintings very much now.
Justin Spring is a New York based writer specializing in twentieth-century American art and culture. He is the author of many monographs, catalogs, museum publications, and books, including the biography Fairfield Porter: A Life in Art (Yale University Press, 2000) and Paul Cadmus: The Male Nude (Universe, 2002). He has been the recipient of a number of grants, fellowships, and awards, including a ...moreMore about Justin Spring...