Martin Puryear. by Martin Puryear

Cover of: Martin Puryear. | Martin Puryear

Published by Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington .

Written in English

Read online

Subjects:

  • Puryear, Martin, -- 1941-

Edition Notes

Pamphlet to accompany an exhibition held at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, 5 February - 10 May 1992.

Book details

ContributionsHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 folded leaf :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16494468M

Download Martin Puryear.

Verified Purchase Martin Puryear, like Louise Bourgeois, defies categories and this makes him a challenge for anyone organizing an exhibition or a book for that matter. His workmanship is outstanding and this tends to lead viewer astray into Martin Puryear.

book that fine finish is really what he is after/5(10). Martin Puryear book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Over the last 30 years, Martin Puryear has created a body of work tha /5.

"Amidst the continually shifting postmodernist landscape, Martin Puryear has maintained a constant and singular vision: unafraid of beauty, the well-made object, and the viability of meaning in art and in our world, he is without question one of America's preeminent sculptors."--from the Introduction Puryear has always stood apart, outside the prevailing 5/5(1).

Martin Puryear: Multiple Dimensions explores that process, featuring numerous drawings, prints, and small-scale sculptures that have never before been published. This catalogue is the first to examine Puryear’s work across media, providing invaluable insight into his visual thinking, from sketches to working drawings and constructions for sculpture/5(5).

Accompanying the landmark exhibition by renowned Hudson Valley–based artist Martin Puryear (born ), who is representing the United States at the 58th Venice Biennale, this book captures a high point in the career of one of today’s most acclaimed artists.5/5(2).

American Craft, February / March with a piece on Martin Puryear by Nancy Princenthal and a piece on Henry Halem by Ben Marks. Other essays by Cynthia Schira and Margaret Bruzelius.

88 pages, paper with stiff cover. Martin Puryear: Multiple Dimensions explores Martin Puryear. book process, featuring numerous drawings, Martin Puryear. book, and small-scale sculptures that have never before been published. This catalogue is the first to examine Puryear’s work across media, providing invaluable insight into his visual thinking, from sketches to working drawings and constructions for.

Martin Puryear is the author of the book. Books Our Pinnacle Work, The Pleasure of My Father's Fellowship is designed to cultivate within one’s soul an.

Over the last 30 years, Martin Puryear has created a body of work that defies categorization, creating sculpture that examines identity, culture and history. Departing from the impersonal and machined aesthetic of Minimalism, Puryear's work combines Modernist abstraction with the traditions of crafts and woodworking, in shapes informed by the natural and by ordinary.

One of the most important American sculptors working today, Martin Puryear (born ) is known for refined, handmade constructions, primarily in wood. Puryear's abstract forms, while evocative and familiar, elude specific or singular :   Martin Puryear has been described as one of the most important sculptors working in America.

His work is Martin Puryear. book in the collections of nearly every major US museum, and in he won first prize at the Sao Paula Bienal/5. Martin Puryear book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Published here for the first time, this new body of work by Martin Puryear /5(2).

Verified Purchase Martin Puryear, like Louise Bourgeois, defies categories and this makes him a challenge for anyone organizing an exhibition or a book for that matter. His workmanship is outstanding and this tends to lead viewer astray into thinking that fine finish is really what he is /5(10).

Published here for the first time, this new body of work by Martin Puryear (born ), renowned American sculptor, incorporates a range of materials, from bronze, cast iron and mirror-polished stainless steel to a variety of woods, including red cedar, tulip poplar and ebony.

Puryear Author: Martin Puryear. From: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Limited Edition: 20 Exhibition: Martin Puryear Material: Printed vinyl Dimensions: 35" x 72" (88cm x cm) Hanging Hardware Included. Summary.

Speaking of interlocking materials, check out Martin Puryear's sculpture, C.F.A.O. Interestingly, Puryear named this piece after a late 19th century trading company: Compagnie. “Big Bling” by artist Martin Puryear, Association for Public Art Born in in Washington, D.C., Martin Puryear began exploring traditional craft methods in his youth, making tools, boats, musical instruments, and furniture.

Accompanying the landmark exhibition by renowned Hudson Valley–based artist Martin Puryear (born ), who is representing the United States at the 58th Venice Biennale, this book captures a high point in the career of one of today’s most acclaimed : $ Martin Puryear’s practice is dedicated to craftsmanship and traditional building techniques.

Puryear, whose distinctive style has been considered a descendant of Minimalism, began studying many forms of craft in his youth; his variegated training includes carpentry, stone masonry, boat building, basketry, construction, and woodworking—many of which directly influenced Puryear.

Martin Puryear, (bornWashington, D.C., U.S.), American sculptor whose streamlined and evocative sculptures made from materials such as wood and wire are associated with Postminimalism. Puryear grew up in Washington, D.C., and there attended Catholic University of America (B.A., ). After graduating, he joined the Peace Corps for two years.

Martin Puryear (–), Ladder for Booker T. Washington, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth "I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed.".

‎This substantial new body of work by Martin Puryear, published here for the first time, incorporates a range of materials, from bronze, cast iron, and mirror-polished stainless steel to a variety of woods, including red cedar, yellow poplar, and ebony.

Puryear has adapted his techniques from t. MARTIN PURYEAR 20 b Ladder for Booker T. Washington, 88PICTURING AMERICA ARTWORK, ESSAYS, AND ACTIVITIES The titles of Martin Puryear’s sculptures might best be consid- ered as metaphors that expand rather than limit the meaning of his works, which are spare, carefully crafted, evocative, and profound.

MARTIN PURYEAR Selected Bibliography Books and Catalogues English, Darby, Tobi Haslett, Brooke Kamin Rapaport, and Anne M. Wagner. Martin Puryear: Liberty / Libertà. Martin Puryear was born in Washington, DC, in In his youth, he studied crafts and learned how to build guitars, furniture, and canoes through practical training and instruction.

After earning his BA from Catholic University in Washington DC, Puryear joined the Peace Corps in Sierra Leone, and later attended the Swedish Royal Academy of Art. Accompanying the landmark exhibition by renowned Hudson Valley–based artist Martin Puryear (born ), who is representing the United States at the 58th Venice Biennale, this book captures a high point in the career of one of today's most acclaimed artists.

Free PDF Martin Puryear: Multiple Dimensions, by Mark Pascale. In getting this Martin Puryear: Multiple Dimensions, By Mark Pascale, you could not always go by walking or riding your motors to guide the queuing, under the rain or warm light, as well as still search for the unidentified book to be in that publication store.

Martin Puryear was born in in Washington, DC, and was educated at Catholic University in Washington, the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts in Stockholm, and Yale University. His first one-person exhibition was inand since then he has exhibited throughout the world, including public commissions in Europe, Asia, and the United States.

Martin Puryear was one of the first African American artists to receive international recognition. His art was a fusion of cultures and of categories, such as sculpture, architecture, and craft.

The result was an art that functions between "fine art" and. Martin Puryear is the author of Algorithm Challenges ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 reviews), Algorithm Challenges, Paperback ( avg rating, 0 ratings, /5(4).

Martin Puryear. Published by Matthew Marks Gallery. Text by Alex Potts. Published here for the first time, this new body of work by Martin Puryear (born ), renowned American sculptor, incorporates a range of materials, from bronze, cast iron and mirror-polished stainless steel to a variety of woods, including red cedar, tulip poplar and ebony.

Estimate: $ - $ Description: Martin Puryear () - American sculptor, respected for his craftsmanshipJean Toomer () -American authorSan Francisco: Arion Press, Signed and limited edition of copiesComplete set of 10 woodcuts, comprising title page, text by Jean Toomer, table of contents, and justification, the prints on Kitakata Japon paperIn.

Accompanying the landmark exhibition by renowned Hudson Valley based artist Martin Puryear (born ), who is representing the United States at the 58th Venice Biennale, this book captures a high point in the career of one of today's most acclaimed artists. Martin Puryear, installation view of “Martin Puryear: Liberty/Libertà,” with (left to right): A Column for Sally Hemings,cast iron and painted tulip poplar, 80 x x in.; and Cloister-Redoubt or Cloistered Doubt?,American hemlock, Eastern white pine, tulip poplar, and red cedar, x 96 x 53 in.

Photo: Joshua White –Courtesy. Washington, DC— Forty-six powerful works by internationally acclaimed sculptor Martin Puryear (b. ) will be on view at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, in the artist's first retrospective in the United States in more than a decade.

Martin Puryear includes sculptures dating from to the present, including one monumental work created especially. Martin Puryear’s “Swallowed Sun (Monstrance and Volute),” at the United States Pavilion of the Venice Biennale, which opens May.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Algorithm Challenges: The Dojo Collection by Martin Puryear at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Which artist published the Americans, a book of 83 photographs documenting the social landscape of the US in the s.

Robert Frank. Martin Puryear's Plenty Boast refers to Minimalism in all of the following except. the handcrafted material the use of abstraction. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Get this from a library. Martin Puryear. [Martin Puryear; Alex Potts; Matthew Marks Gallery,] -- Published here for the first time, this new body of work by Martin Puryear (born ), renowned American sculptor, incorporates a range of materials, from bronze, cast iron and mirror-polished.

"The thing shines, not the maker": the sculpture of Martin Puryear / Neal Benezra --Martin Puryear: the hand's proportion / Robert Storr --Documentation / Nancy Owen and Carole Tormollan. Responsibility: by Neal Benezra ; with an essay by Robert Storr. “Big Bling” coincides with “Martin Puryear: Multiple Dimensions,” a survey of the artist’s works on paper, studies for his sculptures, currently on view at the Smithsonian American Art Museum (May 27–Sept.

5, ). Puryear appreciates the dichotomy between the two appearances of “Big Bling.”.In Martin Puryear. In the piece Ladder for Booker T. Washington (), Puryear transformed a useful tool into sculpture.

The ladder quickly narrows as it rises, impeding function while suggesting an infinite climb. Puryear also designed a series of circular benches () whose elegant abstract forms confuse the distinction between furniture.Martin Puryear.

[Neal Benezra; Robert Storr] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Martin Puryear; Martin Puryear: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Neal Benezra; Robert Storr.

Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number.

67135 views Wednesday, November 11, 2020