Gene Koss: Sculpture by: Tina Oldknow, James Yood, Erik Neil, Andrew Page, Mary Koss Published by Arnoldsche Verlagsanstalt, 2019 Hardcover, 112 pages Gene Koss is an artist in glass, but he is not content with dainty vessels or delicate compositions; rather he creates downright monumental works in which he elaborately forms glass and combines it with steel. Koss belongs…
The River and the Painter: Simon Gunning, New Orleans, the Mississippi River and its Bayous includes over 90 full-color plates of artist Simon Gunning’s paintings and sketches and includes an introductory essay and interview with the artist by author John M. Barry. This book is the very first survey of Gunning’s work and depicts his three collections of paintings: The River, The City, and The Bayous and Swamps.
Get a glimpse inside Dale Chihuly’s creative process in Chihuly Faxes. With 21 color photographs and 130 faxes handpicked from an archive of 7,500, this publication, featuring a foreword by renowned author Francine Prose, boasts an analysis of technology’s role in communicating bold ideas.
Chihuly On Fire encompasses four decades of his breathtaking work in an extensive, illustrated chronology with 177 illustrations, including 166 full-color plates and a comprehensive essay by art historian and acclaimed author, Henry Adams.
In his series “Opera,” photographer David Leventi captures the interiors of more than 40 opera houses spanning four centuries and four continents. Shot meticulously over five years, Opera presents a typology; each empty hall is seen from the place at center stage where the singers would stand.
Three years ago, the artist James Drake (born 1946) began the ambitious project of creating 1,242 drawings that would trace and reference all of the developments of his multifaceted career. Known as both a sculptor and video artist, Drake has always considered draftsmanship to be a key to his process, and this body of drawings does not disappoint. It is both a fascinating tour of Drake’s creative thinking and a testament to the simple power of graphite and ink on paper in the hands of a master of the craft.
Viewers familiar with Alexander’s work will recognize some of the characters who have populated his swamps, oceans, jungles, and dinner parties over the years. In the paintings and drawings gathered for this exhibition, the artist had identified works that play off the themes that have sustained him throughout his career.
A comprehensive monograph on the life and work of Amer Kobaslija, 126 fully illustrated pages in hardcover with essays by Michael Amy, Edward M. Gomez, and Patterson Sims. The books examines all of the artist’s different bodies of work, including: his paintings of the aftermath of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, for which he won a 2013 Guggenheim Fellowship; his ongoing series depicting artist studios; and his recent paintings of Florida’s everglades.