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Steinberg, Saul

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1914-06-05 - 1999-05-12

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

A Creator of More Than New Yorker Covers / Wilken, Karen; Steinberg S., 2007

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Identifier: CC-46235-48954
Scope and Contents

This review of Saul Steinberg's exhibitions at the Morgan Library and the Museum of the City of New York describes "mysterious documents [that] appear often: sheets of impenetrable pseudo-writing punctuated with the featureless photographs, fictive seals and stamps, and incomprehensible signatures of nightmare bureaucracies." The Sackner holds one such documentary drawing. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2007

American Short Stories / Steinberg, Saul ; Pettibon, Raymond ; Clearwater B., 2003

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Identifier: CC-41493-43480
Scope and Contents

Bonnie Clearwater, curator of the exhibition, contributed an essay relating the works and underlying themes of the work of Steinberg and Pettibon. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2003

Le Masque / Steinberg, Saul ; Butor M ; Rosenberg H., 1966

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Identifier: CC-30425-31845
Scope and Contents

Butor and Rosenberg wrote introductory essays to Steinberg's illustrations that feature viewers gazing at a cubist painting, photographs of people wearing Steinberg decorated paper bag masks, landscape, cityscapes, air mail motifs, cartoons with micrographic calligaphic markings, images involving music records, labyrinths, feigned ancient battles, pyramids, and bird-like people among others. Three hundred copies of the book were released with a signed lithograph; this copy is not part of that edition. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1966

Post War and Contemporary Art / Sotheby's ; Michaux H ; Steinberg S ; Jorn A ; Acconci V ; Kolar J., 1987

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Identifier: CC-30263-31670
Scope and Contents

Auction catalogue. Depicts an Untitled drawing by Saul Steinberg (No.128) that was purchased by the Sackers at this auction. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1987

Saul Steinberg by Harold Rosenberg / Steinberg, Saul., 1978

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Identifier: CC-39678-41637
Scope and Contents

This catalogue was printed for the retrospective exhibition of Steinberg's work at the Whitney Museum of American Art in 1978. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1978

Saul Steinberg, Epic Doodler, Dies at 84 / Boxer, Sarah; Steinberg S., 1999

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Identifier: CC-32407-33978
Scope and Contents

The art critic Harold Rosenberg described Saul Steinberg as "a writer of pictures, an architect of speech and sounds, a draftsman of philosopical reflections." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1999

Steinberg at The New Yorker / Steinberg, Saul ; Smith Jo., 2005

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Identifier: CC-43858-45956
Scope and Contents

Joel Smith is the writer of the texts and editor of the images. The covers are catagorized into sections including At War, Art World, On a Pedestal, Steinberg's Century. Ian Frazier contributed a forward. In addition to the covers, many black and white drawings from the interior pages of The New Yorker are included. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2005

The Labyrinth / Steinberg, Saul., 1960

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Identifier: CC-29921-31310
Scope and Contents

This book is a collection of line drawings that appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's Magazine, Life, etc. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1960

The Labyrinth / Steinberg, Saul., 1954

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Identifier: CC-30396-31813
Scope and Contents

This book is a collection of line drawings that appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's Magazine, Life, etc. It deals with false dicuments, passports, diplomas, certificates, false photographs, false etchings, false wine labels, letters, manuscripts, fingerprints, cowboys, games, rubberstamp architecture, slums, skyscrapers, cacography, etc. There are 350 drawings in this book. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1954

The Passport: Revised Edition / Steinberg, Saul ; Hollander J., 1979

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Identifier: CC-30397-31814
Scope and Contents

This book is a collection of line drawings that appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's Magazine, Life, etc. It deals with false dicuments, passports, diplomas, certificates, false photographs, false etchings, false wine labels, letters, manuscripts, fingerprints, cowboys, games, rubberstamp architecture, slums, skyscrapers, cacography, etc. There are 350 drawings in this book. This revised edition has a critical analysis of Steinberg's book as an introduction. There are several newly added drawings as well as deletions, from the long out of print 1954 edition of the book, also held by the Sackner Archive. The dust jackets differ between the two editions. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1979

Uninterrupted Flux: Hedda Sterne - A Retrospective / Sterne, Hedda ; Steinberg S ; Janco M ; Arp H ; Duchamp M ; Reinhardt A., 2006

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Identifier: CC-46574-49304
Scope and Contents In the Diary series, Sterne is quoted, "Maybe I am saying something which is a truism, but I feel that my work all along was like a dairy." The artist "effortlessly weaves paraphases of quotes by poets, novelists, philosphers, and theologians throughout her conversations, enjoying their ability to communicate a polyphony of diverse yet interrelated ideas. She has noted, 'all in all my greatest mentors were always books.' Although establishing direct corollaries between her paintings and books that have influenced her remins impossible, Sterne's Diary series reveals the central role they play in her thought process as well as her work. For several months in 1976, Sterne placed blank, unstretched canvases on the floor of her main living space (which then, as now, functions as kitchen, dining room, and living room), and then drew a grid patterrn on each. Daily, she filled one square grid with either a quote of her own thought and the date. The handwriting in each square alternates...
Dates: 2006

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