Item description for Julian Schnabel by David Moos, Julian Schnabel, Gian Enzo Sperone, Marco Voena, Thomas M. Payette, David Banks & Cory Doctorow...
Overview Documents the thirty-year career of the neo-expressionist artist through photographs of his work and a chronology of his life.
Publishers Description Julian Schnabel (b. 1951) is regarded throughout the world as one of the most important artists of our time. He burst onto the neo-expressionist art scene of the early 1980s with huge, arresting paintings on collaged shards of smashed plates, but is probably best known today as a successful filmmaker. His works combine oil painting and collage techniques, classical pictorial elements inspired by historical art, and neo-expressionist features. This volume provides a precise account of Julian Schnabel's artistic output over the last thirty years, describing the personality of a metamorphic and unpredictable artist and his bold, somewhat confrontational style reminiscent of the energy and daring of Picasso and Pollock. From the broken-plate paintings that brought him fame, to the recent, massively scaled Big Girls series, the artist's work is set in the context of his overall sensibility, becoming part of an ongoing pictorial diary of a life.
David Moos is Curator of Contemporary Art at the Art Gallery of Ontario. He served as Curator of Contemporary Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama. In this position he organized the traveling exhibitions: Jonathan Lasker: Selective Identity, William Wegman: Fashion Photographs, and Radcliff Bailey: the Magic City.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.25" Width: 9" Height: 11.25" Weight: 5.65 lbs.
Release Date Mar 10, 2009
ISBN 886130317X ISBN13 9788861303171
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More About David Moos, Julian Schnabel, Gian Enzo Sperone, Marco Voena, Thomas M. Payette, David Banks & Cory Doctorow
Julian Schnabel was born in 1951 in Brooklyn, New York. He came to prominence in the 1980s New York art scene as a leading figure of the Neoexpressionist movement, and has ever since been a figure of immense controversy and respect. Schnabel has directed three feature films, "Basquiat, Before Night Falls" and the 2007 Cannes Film Festival favorite, "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly". His designs for Ian Schrager's Gramercy Park Hotel received a great deal of attention in 2006, when it opened to critical acclaim. Schnabel lives and works in New York, Montauk and San Sebastian, Spain.