Fletcher Benton: An American Artist: An American Artist by Carter RatcliffFletcher Benton: An American Artist: An American Artist by Carter Ratcliff

Fletcher Benton: An American Artist: An American Artist

byCarter Ratcliff, Collette Chattopadhyay, Jolei Leisegang

Hardcover | September 16, 2009

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Towering large-scale painted steel forms that evoke grids, crystals, and the structural practicality of architecture, Fletcher Benton's sculptures can hold their own amid the glass and steel towers of the contemporary city while being equally compatible with the vineyards and fields where they are also often sited. His work has garnered attention and commissions from museums and collectors from California to Italy. In this career monograph, Benton's work is discussed in three different essays, each honing in on a specific period in his career. It is the first inclusive and thorough examination of this major American sculptor and how his work fits into the art timeline of the twentieth century.
Born in Seattle in 1941, Washington, Carter Ratcliff grew up in Michigan and Ohio. In 1963, he earned a B.A. in English from the University of Chicago. By 1967, he had settled in New York. His books on art include John Singer Sargent (Abbeville Press, 1982); Robert Longo (Rizzoli, 1985); The Fate of a Gesture: Jackson Pollock and Postw...
Title:Fletcher Benton: An American Artist: An American ArtistFormat:HardcoverDimensions:392 pages, 12.66 × 10.08 × 1.49 inPublished:September 16, 2009Publisher:Hudson Hills Press, IncorporatedLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1555952968

ISBN - 13:9781555952969