Mary Heilmann

Mary Heilmann

Looking at Pictures

Book - 2016
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Born in California in 1940, Heilmann studied ceramics and poetry before moving to New York in 1968 and taking up painting. A pioneer of infusing abstract painting with influences from craft traditions and popular culture (especially rock music and California's beach culture), Heilmann is one of the most important yet still under-recognised artists working today. This publication explores Heilmann's approach to abstraction from two distinct but interrelated perspectives: the formal and the personal. As well as a new essay by Briony Fer and writings by the artist on key works, the publication will feature over 100 beautiful full-colour illustrations of paintings, works on paper, furniture and ceramics from Heilmann's five-decade career.
Publisher: London, [England] : Whitechapel Gallery, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780854882472
0854882472
Branch Call Number: ND237.H427 A4 2016x
Characteristics: 175 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm

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