Twentieth-century American drawing: Three avant-garde generations
by Diane Waldman
Publisher: Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation 1976
Number of pages: 128
Published in 1976, this survey of American drawing functions almost as a retrospective for the nation. The progression of the medium is traced through the work of Arthur Dove, Marcel Duchamp, Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock, and Roy Lichtenstein, among many others. Displaying extreme variety and conceptual advancement, this catalogue demonstrates the evolution of American artistic expression.
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