Harvey Quaytman by Dore AshtonHarvey Quaytman by Dore Ashton

Harvey Quaytman

byDore Ashton

Hardcover | February 17, 2014

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Harvey Quaytman's interpretation of 1960s minimalism and hard-edge abstraction culminated in work that swayed between two and three dimensions. The result was sometimes odd but always elegant: arching forms appear like wedged shoehorns within the pictorial space, gently exposing painting's material infrastructure. During the 1970s, Quaytman delved further into abstraction, experimenting with rich, heavy pigments as well as his signature medium, rust. From 1985 onwards his work focused on the intersection of lines in cruciform shapes, giving his lifelong curiosity about the nature of painting a strict, mathematical logic. This book explores his work.--
Dore Ashton was born Dorothea Shapiro in Newark, New Jersey on May 21, 1928. She received a bachelor's degree in literature from the University of Wisconsin in 1949 and a master's degree in art history from Harvard University in 1950. After leaving Harvard, she began writing reviews for Art Digest and soon became an associate editor. I...
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Title:Harvey QuaytmanFormat:HardcoverDimensions:10.75 × 8.5 × 1 inPublished:February 17, 2014Publisher:Phaidon PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:071486580X

ISBN - 13:9780714865805

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