Newsletter   Secure Checkout   Shopping Cart (0 Items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

Companion To Modern And Contemporary Art, A [Hardcover]

By Christiane Berndes (Author), Anna Hakkens (Author), Henriette Heezen (Author), Frank Lubbers (Author), Rene Pingen (Author), Jan Debbaut (Author), Georges Braque (Author) & Marc Chagall (Author)
Our Price $ 27.97  
Retail Value $ 39.95  
You Save $ 11.99  (30%)  
Item Number 183099  
Buy New $27.97
Out Of Stock!
Currently Out Of Stock
Currently unavailable...

Item description for Companion To Modern And Contemporary Art, A by Christiane Berndes, Anna Hakkens, Henriette Heezen, Frank Lubbers, Rene Pingen, Jan Debbaut, Georges Braque & Marc Chagall...

In the early 1930s Henri van Abbe began to dream of building a center in Eindhoven where its people could be introduced to the mysteries of contemporary art--a place where they could enjoy art. In 1936 he realized this dream by donating to the city the Van Abbemuseum, which, at that time, still consisted primarily of artworks purchased and placed on loan by Henri van Abbe himself. Sixty years later, the Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum has grown into one of the most prominent museums for modern art in the world. Through the course of its history, the visionary acquisition policies of its often distinguished directors have given rise to an impressive collection that includes works by modern masters such as Picasso, Braque, Chagall, Kandinsky, El Lissitzky, and Mondrian, as well as by contemporary artists like Douglas Gordon, Pierre Huyghe, Mike Kelley, and Marijke van Warmerdam. This publication of this first reference work on the Van Abbemuseum's collection marks the opening of the museum's new building in January 2003. A lavishly illustrated book, it offers detailed descriptions of the collection, the history of the museum, and its collecting policies. Each chapter examines a theme, such as De Stijl, CoBrA, conceptualism, and minimal art, and considers works from the collection in their historical context. The catalog offers a representative overview of the Van Abbemuseum collection, but also serves as a general introduction to the art of the 20th century. Published in conjunction with Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven.

Edited by Jan Debbaut and Monique Verhulst.
Essays by Christiane Berndes, Frank Lubbers, Anna Hakkens, Henriette Heezen, Ren Pingen and Bert Steevensz.

Hardcover, 8.75 x 11 in., 192 pages, 140 color illustrations

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Studio: NAi Publishers
Pages   192
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 11.48" Width: 8.64" Height: 0.86"
Weight:   2.4 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Apr 2, 2003
Publisher   NAi Publishers
ISBN  9070149850  
ISBN13  9789070149857  

Availability  0 units.

More About Christiane Berndes, Anna Hakkens, Henriette Heezen, Frank Lubbers, Rene Pingen, Jan Debbaut, Georges Braque & Marc Chagall

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Art > Art History > Schools, Periods & Styles > Modern
2Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Art > Art History
3Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Art > Art Instruction & Reference > General
4Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Art > Art Instruction & Reference > Reference
5Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Graphic Design > Design > General

Reviews - What do customers think about Companion To Modern And Contemporary Art, A?

Be the first to write a review about Companion To Modern And Contemporary Art, A

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding Companion To Modern And Contemporary Art, A

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy