[Ebook] Lee Bontecou By Elizabeth Smith – Bassgrotto.co.uk

Lee Bontecou One Of The Leading Female Artists Of The Late 20th Century Lee Bontecou B 1931 Became Widely Known For Her Welded Steel Sculptures And Plastic And Epoxy Molded Assemblages From The 1960s And 1970s Her Powerful And Original Constructions, Which Were Both Critically Acclaimed And Actively Collected, Evoked Natural Phenomena And Organic Biological Life Even As They Grew Abstract This Monograph The First Extensive Analysis Of Her Art Presents Some 50 Sculptures And Than 100 Drawings, Including Her Celebrated Early Works As Well As Later Pieces That Are Little Known And Have Never Been Publicly Exhibited Or Published Along With Four Original Essays, This Volume Also Includes A Reprint Of Donald Judd S Influential 1965 Arts Magazine Article On Bontecou At Last, Through This Major Survey Of Her Work Which Accompanies An Exhibition Organized By The Museum Of Contemporary Art, Chicago, And ULCA Hammer Museum We Are Able To Reevaluate The Career Of An Artist Who Has Become Legendary In The Art World Because Of The Impact Of Her Striking Early Work And The Enormous Influence She Continues To Have On Younger Artists.


10 thoughts on “Lee Bontecou

  1. says:

    i was a little obsessed after an intriguing new yorker profile on this artist her work is like a post modern industrial, post civilization, yet beginning of civilization hybrid of living organism it could be the beginning and ending of time just looking a...


  2. says:

    An iconoclastic mixed media artist, Bontecou has been faithful to her vision for decades resulting in a singular ouevre that is really incomparable Great images in this book that do justice to the breadth of her work, inspirational.


  3. says:

    A beautiful book full of beautiful art from one of the most under recognized artists of the 20th c Bontecou s work is both entrancing and horrifying.


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