It is: a magazine for abstract art 2, Autumn 1958. Sebastian. Pavia Gallo, ed., Philip G., pub.
It is: a magazine for abstract art 2, Autumn 1958

It is: a magazine for abstract art 2, Autumn 1958

New York: Second Half Publishing Co., Autumn 1958. 2 hors-texte color plates + 24 b/w plates & 24 b/w ills. 60 pp. Original paper cover by Franz Kline.. 29 x 22.9 cm. The second issue of one of the most important of any of the relatively few publications with direct contributions from Abstract Expressionist and New York School artists. This issue contains work by nearly 60 artists and writers, including Dore Ashton, Philip Guston, Thomas Hess, Harold Rosenberg, Paul Jenkins, Willem & Elaine de Kooning, Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, Piet Mondrian, Ad Reinhardt, Jack Tworkov, and dozens of others. This copy very good, with signs of handling and slight rubbing; the front cover has a small dot of green pigment; the rear cover has a large number (teiephone?) written on it with a marker or brush; it also suffered some kind of studio accident, when the bottom left corner of the cover came in contact with some wet white oil paint; the oil bled through the cover and affected a sliver at the edge of the last four or five pages. The scans are of this copy. Three other roughly comparable copies are available at slightly different prices. Arntzen/Rainwater Q193. Item #74974.2

Price: $55.00

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