Chicago artists

Paul Kelpe: Paintings and Works on Paper, 1925-1935

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Book Kelpe
Date: 
2007
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Catalog for an exhibition of works by German-born painter Paul Kelpe at the Valerie Carberry Gallery, Sept. 8-Oct. 27, 2007. Kelpe, devoted to geometric abstract painting, was resident in Chicago during 1925-26 and 1931-35. The seventeen works in the exhibition are mainly oil and watercolor. Includes interpretive essay by art history professor Susan Weininger of Roosevelt University.
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English
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ISSN/ISBN: 
9780977768653

Ellen Lanyon: Paintings From the 1960s

Catalog Number: 
Book Lanyon
Date: 
2005
Abstract: 
Exhibition book for a show of paintings by Chicago/New York artist Ellen Lanyon at Valerie Carberry Gallery, April 29-July 2, 2005. Lanyon's 1960s paintings are distinctive for being based on photographs, contradicting the abstract expressionist movement of the post-WWII era. Introductory essay is by art historian Franz Schulze.
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English
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ISSN/ISBN: 
0972483772

Ben Gest: Photographs

Catalog Number: 
Book, Gest
Date: 
2006
Abstract: 
Exhibition catalog for a 2006 show of photographer Ben Gest's work at the Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago. Includes reproductions of Gest's portraits.
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English
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ISSN/ISBN: 
09415548511

Dreaming of a Speech Without Words: The Paintings and Early Objects of H.C. Westermann

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Book, Rooks
Date: 
2006
Abstract: 
Exhibition catalog for the exhibit, "Dreaming of a Speech Without Words: The Paintings and Early Objects of H.C. Westermann," curated by Michael Rooks and on display at The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Montclair Art Museum, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford University. "'Dreaming of a Speech Without Words: The Paintings and Early Objects of H.C. Westerman' attempts to shed light on the artist's early enthusiasm for painting and the implications this had for his development as a mature student who had already reached his 30s at the close of his years at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago." (p. 14).
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English
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ISSN/ISBN: 
0972726667

The Suburban, The Early Years

I Read It For the Art: Chicago, Creativity, and Playboy

Catalog Number: 
Book Hyde Park Art Center
Date: 
2004
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Catalog for an exhibition of works by predominantly Chicago artists that appeared in Playboy Magazine from its founding onward. Exhibition took place at Hyde Park Art Center from March 7 to April 24, 2004. Includes an essay by Playboy writer and History Channel contributor James R. Petersen, exploring not only the art and the artists but also Playboy's contributions to American pop culture.
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English
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