Art Treasures from the Vienna Collections
A catalog of the 1949 - 1950 traveling exhibition of works on loan from the Austrian Government, shown at The National Gallery of Art, Washington; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; The Art Institute of Chicago; and the M. H. De Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco. 6" x 9", black and white text and illustrations, color pictorial paper cover. Very good.
The Avant Garde Heritage
Exhibition of Russian avant-garde works at The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia from January 12 - February 21, 1994, in association with the William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs, who loaned sculptures by David Bakalar for the exhibit. Booklet, 9" x 10½", 36 pages with saddle-stitched heavy paper wrapper; text in English and Russian, together with color photographs of artworks from the State Russian Museum and the Bakalar sculptures. Fine.
Masterpieces of French Tapestry
Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1948. Catalog of the exhibit of French tapestry loaned by several French collectors and public institutions through the auspices of the French Government, and exhibited March 17 - May 5, 1948. Booklet, perfect binding, 7½" x 10", 88 pages. Text on gloss paper, with black-and-white illustrations; Pictorial cover in color; binding intact but largely separated from the spine. Very good.
La Belle Epoque
New York: Richmond/New York, 1980. Catalog for an exhibition of 100 works of the Art Nouveau era by Gisbert Combaz, Léo Jo, and Privat Livemont from the collection of L. Wittamer-De Camps, organized by The International Exhibitions Foundation. Paperback, 11" x 9", 64 pages, perfect bound, with text and illustrations in black and white, with pictorial cover in color.Fine.
Stephanie Terenzio: Robert Motherwell & Black
Storrs, Connecticut: The William Benton Museum of Art, 1980. Paperbound, 8½" x 11", 156 pages, printed by The Meriden Gravure Company in black-and-white and color. A narrative history of the exhibition of works by Robert Motherwell presented at the University of Connecticut from March 19 - June 3, 1979. An interesting insight into the entire process of organizing, staging, and celebrating a complex undertaking such as this. Fine.