Philip Guston's Poor Richard / Edition 2

Philip Guston's Poor Richard / Edition 2

by Debra Bricker Balken, Philip Guston
     
 

ISBN-10: 0226036227

ISBN-13: 9780226036229

Pub. Date: 05/28/2003

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

In 1971, the artist Philip Guston (1913-1980) created this series of caricatures of Richard Nixon, now available for the first time in book form. Produced two years before Watergate and three years before Nixon's resignation, these provocative, searing condemnations of a corrupt head of state are both a remarkable, prescient political satire and an aesthetic

Overview

In 1971, the artist Philip Guston (1913-1980) created this series of caricatures of Richard Nixon, now available for the first time in book form. Produced two years before Watergate and three years before Nixon's resignation, these provocative, searing condemnations of a corrupt head of state are both a remarkable, prescient political satire and an aesthetic landmark-one of few instances of an artist in the late twentieth century engaging caricature in his work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226036229
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
05/28/2003
Edition description:
1
Pages:
104
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)

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