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Marsden Hartley : the earth is all I know of wonder / edited by Lærke Rydal Jørgensen & Mathias Ussing Seeberg ; translations: Glenn Garner, James Manley.

Publication:
Humlebaek : Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, [2019]
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143 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), facsimiles, portraits ; 26 cm
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Other Title:
Earth is all I know of wonder
Subjects:
Hartley, Marsden, 1877-1943 -- Exhibitions.
Hartley, Marsden, 1877-1943.
Local subjects:
Hartley, Marsden, 1877-1943. (search)
Form/Genre:
Exhibition catalogs.
Exhibition catalogs.
Language:
Translated from the Danish.
Summary:
Hailed as "America's first great modern painter of the 20th century" and "one of the most intriguing art historical subjects of all time", Marsden Hartley remains relatively unknown to a European audience. This Louisiana presentation marks the first major retrospective exhibition of his work in Europe in over 60 years. The work of the American painter and poet Marsden Hartley (1877-1943) can be regarded as a bridge between European and American modernism. Hartley lived much of his life nomadically between Europe and the USA, and his travels produced a number of profoundly original groups of works from 1906 until 1943. Among these we can count a series of abstract paintings created with a point of departure in military symbols from the horrors of the First World War; desolate, almost surreal landscapes from New Mexico; feminized figure paintings of muscular working men. Exhibition: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark (19.09.2019-19.01.2020).
Contents:
Introduction to Marsden Hartley's life and work / Mathias Ussing Seeberg
Works in the exhibition 1905-1935
Paul Cézanne: through-line / Randall R. Griffey
Selection of Marsden Hartley's poems
On the necessity to poetize sensations in order to comprehend them: Marsden Hartley as a writer / Edyta Frelik
Painters on Marsden Hartley: Alex Katz, Shara Hughes, David Salle, Karin Mamma Andersson, Sam McKinniss, Tal R, David Hockney and Dana Schutz
Works in the exhibition 1936-1943
Flat men, round feeling: on homoeroticism in Marsden Hartley / Jonathan D. Katz
Pedestrians of the solid earth: Marsden Hartley and the matter of kinship, 1930-1943 / Elizabeth Finch
Pathways to Marsden Hartley
people, places, words.
Notes:
Catalogue of the exhibition held at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, September 19, 2019-January 19, 2020.
Includes bibliographical references.
Local notes:
On the occasion of an exhibition held at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, September 19, 2019 - January 19, 2020.
Contributor:
Rydal Jørgensen, Lærke, editor.
Ussing Seeberg, Mathias, editor.
Garner, Glen (Translator) translator.
Manley, James (James Alexander Kennedy), translator.
Louisiana (Museum : Humlebæk, Denmark), host institution.
Contains:
Container of: Hartley, Marsden, 1877-1943. Works. Selections.
ISBN:
9788793659230
8793659237
OCLC:
1121193537