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Art at Lincoln Center: The Public Art and List Print and Poster Collections

Art at Lincoln Center: The Public Art and List Print and Poster Collections

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Overview


The first volume to showcase both Lincoln Center's fabulous public art and the List Poster and Print collection, Art at Lincoln Center begins with a tour of the campus and the art that has been collected since its inception. A brief history of how the pieces were selected and brought to Lincoln Center follows (featuring Frank Stanton, David Rockefeller, and Philip Johnson who were the leading figures in building the collection) with charming anecdotes about the artists and the politics behind the selections of the artists and their works. The story of the creation of the List collection, with a focus on Vera List's formidable role, close the text portion of the book. The last portion is a complete catalog of the List print and poster collection.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470284940
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 05/18/2009
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 9.60(w) x 12.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Charles A. Riley II, a professor of English at Baruch College at the City University of New York, is the author of The Art of Peter Max, The Saints of Modern Art, and The Jazz Age in France. He has appeared on CNN, NBC, MSNBC, CBS, ABC, and Fox News.

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Table of Contents

Foreword.

Introduction.

One. A Private Tour of Lincoln Center.

Marc Chagall 11, Jasper Johns 20, Lee Bontecou.

David Smith 42, Henry Moore 55, Alexander Calder.

Two. The Story Behind a Great Art Collection.

David Rockefeller 74, Philip Johnson.

Three. A Brief History of the Lincoln Center/List Art Poster and Print Program.

The Screen-Printing Process 101, Vera List.

Four. Catalogue Raisonné of the Lincoln Center/List Art Poster and Print Program.

Acknowledgments.

Photo Credits.

Index.

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