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My Life in The New York Times: An Artist and His Work
     

My Life in The New York Times: An Artist and His Work

by Ross Bleckner
 

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From renowned American artist Ross Bleckner comes this stunning and thought-provoking collection of more than one hundred collages assembled from clippings of New York Times articles. Chosen for their personal significance to Bleckner and for the ways in which they later affected his work, the fragments of text and image in some pieces are unadorned; in

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From renowned American artist Ross Bleckner comes this stunning and thought-provoking collection of more than one hundred collages assembled from clippings of New York Times articles. Chosen for their personal significance to Bleckner and for the ways in which they later affected his work, the fragments of text and image in some pieces are unadorned; in others, the artist has painted around the clippings in watercolor and then photographed them in order to create a timeless and meaningful work of art. In My Life in the New York Times these pieces are brought together in a magnificent paperback collection.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581159035
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
10/16/2012
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author

Ross Bleckner is an American artist and the current goodwill ambassador to the United Nations. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum had a major retrospective of his works in 1995, summarizing two decades of solo shows at internationally acclaimed exhibition venues such as SFMoMA, Contemporary Arts Museum, Stockholm Moderna Museet, and the Carnegie Museum of Art. Works by Bleckner are also held in esteemed public collections throughout the world, including MoMA, MoCA, Astrup Fearnley, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Not only has Bleckner had a profound impact on the New York art world, his philanthropic efforts have enabled many community organizations to perform their vital work. He lives in New York City.

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