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Description - Brice Marden by Paul Hills

Brice Marden has furthered the traditions of abstraction with his exploration of surface, material, and color, from his early monochromatic work to his more recent calligraphic compositions. In this body of work, Marden has turned his attention again to the qualities of monochrome, exploring the possibilities of terre verte (green earth), an iron silicate/clay pigment, which came into use during the Renaissance. The catalogue highlights ten new, identically sized paintings measuring eight by six feet, employing ten different brands of terre verte oil paint in order to explore variations in hue and chromatic nuances.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780847863426
ISBN-10: 0847863425
Format: Hardback
(311mm x 260mm x 0mm)
Pages: 80
Imprint: Rizzoli International Publications
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
Publish Date: 18-Sep-2018
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Paul Hills

Paul Hills is a British art historian and professor emeritus at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London. He has written several books on light, color, and veils in Renaissance art. Noah Dillon is a writer who lives and works in New York. Gary Hume is an artist who lives and works in London and Accord, New York. Tim Marlow is Artistic Director of the Royal Academy of Arts, London.

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