The Paintings of Cynthia Polsky
Interior, Exterior, and Scenic
By (author) Karen Wilkin
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Paintings of Cynthia Polsky by Karen Wilkin
Book DescriptionThe book includes Cynthia Polksy's best paintings and works on paper, each of which is illustrated in full colour, either as a one-page illustration or as a double-page spread. An illuminating introductory essay by Karen Wilkin discussed the artist's own observations about her works which are generally conceived as landscapes 'in which the observer can locate himself'. Wilkin also examines the emotional range of Polsky's paintings which are 'lush, seductive, reticent, explosive, slow, tender, aggressive, gorgeous, austere', and they way in which elusively defined colour masses are used to convey these different moods.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780856676284
(272mm x 242mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Philip Wilson Publishers Ltd
Publisher: Philip Wilson Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Karen Wilkin
Karen Wilkin is a New York-based curator and critic specializing in twentieth-century modernism. Educated at Barnard College and Columbia University, she was awarded a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship and a Fulbright Scholarship, to Rome. Ms. Wilkin has organized numerous exhibitions internationally and is the author of monographs on Stuart Davis, Hans Hofmann, David Smith, Anthony Caro, Kenneth Noland, and Helen Frankenthaler.
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