Color Creates Light : Studies With Hans Hofmann

Color Creates Light : Studies With Hans Hofmann

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Baker & Taylor
The ateliers of German emigrant Hans Hofmann (1880-1966) in Munich, New York and Provincetown lured talented students later to become some of the most significant artists and educators of the time. From how Hofmann taught to what he taught, artists talk shop about the inner workings of the visual language, a discussion essential to the contemporary dialogue in the visual arts. First edition. Media kit at www.colorcreateslight.com.

Trillistar Books
Color Creates Light: Studies with Hans Hofmann brings together the man, the schools, the painting, the ideas, and the teaching. Jed Perl of The New Republic calls this book "enormously important... nothing less than the missing chapter in the history of the period," for Hofmann's decade of painting in Paris prior to World War I, combined with his observations of the masters of all cultures, enabled him to explain Cubism to the avant-garde and catalyzed the later Abstract Expressionism.In the ateliers of German emigrant Hans Hofmann (1880-1966) in Munich, New York, and Provincetown, talented students later to become some of the most significant artists and educators of the time rubbed shoulders with critics, collectors, and curators, who in turn transmitted and transmuted Hofmann's ideas across Europe, America, Canada, and beyond.From how Hofmann taught to what he taught, artists talk shop about the inner workings of the visual language, a discussion essential to the contemporary dialogue in the arts and required reading for those engaged in creative composition, whether visual, verbal, musical, architectural, cinematic, or choreographic.
The ateliers of German emigrant Hans Hofmann (1880-1966) in Munich, New York and Provincetown lured talented students later to become some of the most significant artists and educators of the time. One book brings together the man, the schools, and the painting to show how his decade in Paris prior to World War I enabled him to explain Cubism to the avant-garde and catalyzed the later Abstract Expressionism. From how Hofmann taught to what he taught, artists talk shop about the inner workings of the visual language, a discussion essential to the contemporary dialogue in the visual arts.

Publisher: Salt Spring Island, B.C. : Trillistar Books, [2011]
Edition: First hardcover edition
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9780986651106
0986651109
Branch Call Number: 759.13 HOFMA DICKE
Characteristics: 422 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 29 cm

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