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Abstract expressionism

 Subject
Subject Source: Sackner Database

Found in 76 Collections and/or Records:

Piccolo Chau / Carrega, Ugo., 1987

 Item
Identifier: CC-17125-17483
Scope and Contents

Text of painting reads "Io qui adesso respiro" or "I who at present... breathes" and is based upon a phrase by Marcel Duchamp. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1987

Progressives for Line 4 / curry, jw., 1981

 Item
Identifier: CC-20773-21178
Scope and Contents

The Letraset letters on the first page have been fragmented such that the words they form are unrecognizable. The three line drawings are based on tracings from the Letraset version. Two are solid line drawings and the third trace elements. The latter, a tracing of a tracing was used in the published version. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1981

Reflex / Muniz, Vik ; Andre C ; Blake W ; Calvino I ; Close C ; Cocteau J ; Dali S ; Desnos R ; Duchamp M ; Kelley M ; Klein Y ; Lichtenstein R ; Maciunas G ; McLuhan M ; Michals D ; Ray M ; Ruscha E ; Smithson R ; Warhol A ; Wittgenstein L ; Harvey E., 2006

 Item
Identifier: CC-44328-46476
Scope and Contents From Publishers Weekly: "Muniz's cockeyed account of his life and art, when it doesn't sidetrack into irritating displays of the artist's egotism, shines with an inventive charm. Chronicling his rise from poor Brazilian immigrant to highly successful New York artist, the volume is beautifully designed, with the pleasing heft of a high school textbook, and packed with illustrations. Since the early 1990s, Muniz has created densely referential photographs of his own drawings and collages. These generally involve some kind of conceptual trickiness about representations of representations; a copy of a Cezanne still life, for example, composed of tiny circles punched out of magazines, or a recreation in chocolate syrup of a famous photograph of Jackson Pollack. The book is also a mini-museum of the wide-ranging obsessions that fuel Muniz's work, with images drawn from art and science and quirky sidebar quotations from the likes of Emily Dickinson, Henry David Thoreau and, yes, Vik...
Dates: 2006

[Season's Best] / Horndeski, Gregory., 1999

 Item
Identifier: CC-33638-35297
Scope and Contents

The painted drawing expressing "Happy 2000" on an abstract blue background is collaged to the inside cover of the commercial Hallmark card. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1999

Secret Panel / Jack A. Hirschman., 1986

 Item
Identifier: CC-49666-70719
Scope and Contents

Several poems in this book are written like limericks. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1986

Secret Panel / Jack A. Hirschman., 1992

 Item
Identifier: CC-09306-9489
Scope and Contents

The poem sums up the seedier side of New York city. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1992

Secret Panel / Jack A. Hirschman., 1992

 Item
Identifier: CC-09306-9489
Scope and Contents

The poem sums up the seedier side of New York city. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1992

Secret Panel / Jack A. Hirschman., 1986

 Item
Identifier: CC-49666-70719
Scope and Contents

Several poems in this book are written like limericks. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1986

Sisters of Menon / Hiller, Susan., 1983

 Item
Identifier: CC-09251-9432
Scope and Contents

This book was published on the occasion of Hiller's exhibition at Gimpel-Fils gallery in London in March-April 1983. The text of this book was produced by the technique of "automatic writing" in May 1972 during the artist's stay in France. The artist states that "my hands made the marks that form the inscriptions, but not in my characteristic handwriting (i.e., personal style of mark-making) or voice (i.e., usual tone or mode of utterance)." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1983

Sovidents or The Black Book of Mutual Hijacks / Hirschman, Jack., 1986

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Identifier: CC-46352-49077
Scope and Contents

According to Hirschman in a letter to the Sackners, the title is a combination of Soviet and Dissidents. The works are put together in the same book-box.These drawinngs are of the very essence of the influence of the artists of revolutionary Russia. The title is meant to be humorous as these pieces and the box were conceived in relation, or rather in synchronous time with the goodwill games in Moscow. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1986

Steinigung Der Nacht / Schuldt ; Platschek H., 1960

 Item
Identifier: CC-50298-71365
Scope and Contents

Hans Platschek made the three abstract expressionist black drawings included in this book. The poster is stored folded within the book. Two additional poster announcements for this book are stored in an unfolded state in a large looseleaf notebook. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1960

Steinigung Der Nacht / Schuldt ; Platschek H., 1960

 Item
Identifier: CC-50299-71366
Scope and Contents

Hans Platschek made the three abstract expressionist black drawings included in this book. The poster announcements for this book are stored in an unfolded state in a large looseleaf notebook. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1960