Marisol : sculptures and works on paper / Marina Pacini ; essays by Bill Anthes, Dore Ashton, Deborah Cullen, and Douglas Dreishpoon.

Title: 
Marisol : sculptures and works on paper / Marina Pacini ; essays by Bill Anthes, Dore Ashton, Deborah Cullen, and Douglas Dreishpoon.

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Description: 
191 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm
Other Authors: 
Cullen, Deborah, author.
Dreishpoon, Douglas, author.
Anthes, Bill, author.
Ashton, Dore, author.
Marisol, 1930- Works. Selections.
Pacini, Marina. author. Marisol.
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art.
Albright-Knox Art Gallery.
Museo del Barrio (New York, N.Y.)
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
143184
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Notes: 
"Published on the occasion of the exhibition Marisol by Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. Exhibition schedule: Memphis Brooks Museum of Art: June 14-September 7, 2014, Albright-Knox Art Gallery: October 16, 2014-January 11, 2015, El Museo del Barrio: February 14-May 10, 2015."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-185) and index.
"The Paris-born, Venezuelan artist Marisol (b. 1930) burst onto the 1960s New York art scene with large figural sculptures in a wild amalgam of mixed media. Often satirical, Marisol's art is inspired by sources as diverse as Pre-Columbian art, folk art, Cubism, and Surrealism. For the past several decades, however, Marisol has shunned the spotlight and her artwork has been overlooked as a result. Accompanying the first retrospective of Marisol's work in more than a decade, this long-awaited and beautifully illustrated volume offers a much-needed corrective, reestablishing her role as a major figure in postwar American art. Essays by leading scholars of Latin American and 20th-century art explore all facets of her work including her influences, the theme of family, American politics and pop culture, Native American rights and poverty, her role as a female artist, and her relationship to Latin America and Latin American art"-- Provided by publisher.
c. 1 Gift ; Kelly Conway; 2015
Contents: 
Marisol : A Biographical Sketch / Marina Pacini --
Marisol's Families / Marina Pacini --
Reframing Marisol : Latin American Contexts / Deborah Cullen --
The Voice behind the Silence / Douglas Dreishpoon --
Marisol's Indians / Bill Anthes --
Musings about Marisol / Dore Ashton.
ISBN: 
9780300203790 (hardback)
0300203799 (hardback)